Franklin County

Red Bay welcomes new city attorney

The City of Red Bay has announced the appointment of Mitch McKinney, Esq., as the new city attorney. The City Council unanimously approved the appointment ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Attempted traffic stop leads to high-speed vehicle pursuit, wreck 

The Russellville Police Department reported in a Facebook post that RPD officers attempted to conduct a traffic stop Feb. 7 of a vehicle displaying a ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Vehicle pursuit ends in wreck, arrest 

Last updated: Feb. 8, 2024 – 6:33 p.m. Wednesday night, Russellville police officers assisted deputies of the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office with a vehicle pursuit, ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Local students named to Mississippi State University’s fall 2023 President’s List

More than 4,500 students were named to the fall 2023 President’s List at Mississippi State University. The following local students are included in this honor: ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

PHOTOS: Freezing temperatures make way for fun

Franklin County has a rare experience: week-long freezing temperatures, with freezing rain, sleet and ice. While it proved inconvenient in some ways, including dangerous for ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Electronic edition: Franklin County Times 01-17-2024

Because of the weather conditions, we are delayed on being able to get out the print copies of this week’s paper. Meanwhile, you can check ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Free job training available to qualifying Alabamians

Alabama has won a $4.4 million federal grant to help more of the unemployed in North Alabama gain free jobs skills training. Individuals can sign ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

CollegeCounts scholarship program applications open through Feb. 29

CollegeCounts, Alabama’s 529 college savings fund — offers awards of $4,000 for four-year college enrollees and $2,000 for two-year college enrollees in scholarships to eligible ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Franklin County winter weather brings sleet, ice, freezing rain

With uncharacteristically low temperatures along with sleet, ice and freezing rain, it’s not just time to bundle up and stay warm but also time to ... Read more

2 months ago by María Camp.

Weather prompts state of emergency

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey issued a proclamation Jan. 14 designating a state of emergency to exist, as of 2 p.m., for Franklin County, Lauderdale County ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

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