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RHS, THS rocket teams notch top 10 finishes at nationals

Russellville and Tharptown high school rocketry teams competed in The American Rocketry Challenge national competition in mid-June and came away with high finishes among the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by María Camp.

Council approves resolution declaring Mahan Malone tennis courts obsolete

In Monday night’s meeting, the Russellville City Council approved a resolution declaring the Mahan Malone tennis courts obsolete. Nov. 29, 1974, the city was awarded ... Read more

2 weeks ago by María Camp.

Two Bobcats get college scholarships

Phil Campbell Bobcat baseball players continue to reap the rewards of their 2021 run to the Class 3A state championship. Utility player Austen Baker and ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Bart Moss.

Melon majesty: Pageant names Watermelon Queen

“I have been in this pageant since I was little, and it’s such a big honor to be chosen as queen. I have enjoyed not ... Read more

2 weeks ago by María Camp.

Commission passes on ADECA grant application

Following a special meeting July 12, the county commission has determined it will not proceed with plans to apply for an Alabama Department of Economic ... Read more

2 weeks ago by María Camp.

County BOE hires new personnel

The Franklin County Board of Education met July 13, with personnel decisions dominating the agenda. Aside from approving personnel changes, the board also approved an ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alison James.

Franklin County Commission handles monthly business

The Franklin County Commission met in its monthly work session July 12, followed by the voting meeting July 19. The commission discussed and approved a ... Read more

2 weeks ago by María Camp.

Franklin County student earns $1,000 college scholarship

A local college student is one of 100 who earned $1,000 scholarships awarded through the competitive Alfa Foundation Scholarship Program. Destiny Deaton, a Red Bay ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Author bases book in Phil Campbell

When Florida-based author Brenda Richardson-McGhee began writing her second novel, a prequel to her first book “A Harlot’s Heart,” she knew she wanted part of ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ciera Hughes.

NW-SCC BEST Robotics students provide birdhouses for nursing home

Northwest Alabama BEST Robotics student Logan Sledge had an idea to do something special this summer for the residents of Burns Nursing and Rehab in ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

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