Church holds traveling VBS

Church holds traveling VBS

Bo Lloyd said when he and other members of his church began brainstorming for this year’s Vacation Bible School program, they had one example that ... Read more

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Ambulance ordinance rescinded

After six months of discussions, debates and decisions, the Franklin County Commission voted on Monday to rescind all actions pertaining to the county’s ambulance ordinance ... Read more  | 1 comment

  1. ADOC to help with cleanup projects
  2. Unemployment increases locally
  3. Officials discuss broadband service

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Recent changes to FCT website

Franklin County Times readers who enjoy getting the latest news and sports updates from the award-winning FCT website will notice some changes recently made to ... Read more

School personnel decisions

The following are the most recent personnel decisions approved by the Russellville City School Board: Read more

Council addresses commercial truck issue

At Monday’s meeting, the Russellville City Council discussed a potential ordinance that would address some residents’ concerns about commercial truck traffic in residential areas. According to ... Read more

ADVA using cellular technology to give out info

The Alabama Department of Veterans Affairs announced that the state agency has launched the Alabama Veterans Cellular Broadcasting Network, a new cellular technology that delivers ... Read more

RHS students earn MOS certification

RHS students earn MOS certification

The Russellville High School Business Department began offering industry recognized Microsoft Office credentials to their students last year. Through a pilot program with the ... Read more

  1. K-9 Unit assists in arrest
  2. Culvert work closing Underwood Road
  3. Russellville burglar caught in the act
  4. Arrests made in theft cases
  5. Roxy hosting Great Pretenders
  6. Ambulance contract still unsigned
  7. Woman charged with giving child alcohol
  8. RPD establishes sub-station
  9. Safeplace paving the way for ‘change’
  10. Smith attends Girls State
  11. Arrington finalist in nursing home pageant
  12. PCHS Alumni Day set
  13. AMLA offers ways to stay cool
  14. Sub-station named for Pace
  15. Man arrested for child abuse  | 1 comment
  16. Man caught breaking into officer’s home
  17. Green named city fire marshal
  18. ‘Movie in the Park’ has good turnout
  19. Bank Independent sponsoring School Share drive
  20. RHS students attend governor’s school
  21. AT&T enhances wireless service
  22. Man stabs himself to avoid jail
  23. Police seek ATM shooter
  24. City hosts successful event


Tucker leaves behind a legacy

Tucker leaves behind a legacy

Former Russellville High School basketball coaching great, Jack Tucker, passed away last week at the age of 88. Tucker coached the Russellville Golden Tigers for ... Read more

  1. NFL’s Fluker visits Russellville camp
  2. Roberts hosts girls basketball camp
  3. RB football team gearing up for new year


King named 2014 Watermelon Queen

King named 2014 Watermelon Queen

The 2014 Franklin County Watermelon Pageant was held this past Saturday at the RHS Auditorium. Russellville resident Tori King was crowed the 2014 Watermelon Queen ... Read more

Scott honored for service

Scott honored for service

Franklin County Arts and Humanities Council member Fletcher Scott was honored this past Saturday for his 30 years of service to the council. Scott was ... Read more

New sign goes up at sub-station

New sign goes up at sub-station

Russellville Electric Board chairman Tom Pace poses by the new sign placed at the Jackson Avenue sub-station on July 10 renaming it in honor of ... Read more

Special Sections


Quarterly chamber breakfasts could make a difference

The next quarterly Chamber Breakfast will be held Thursday, Sept. 12, at 7:30 a.m. at Fourth Street Grill in Red Bay. Franklin County Chamber of Commerce ... Read more

Columns & Opinions

Providing the best community news is still our mission

Today’s paper may look quite different than it has in recent years, but those of us ... Read more


Have ball, will travel

Travel ball in the United States has seen a large growth in participation over the past several years. Both high schoolers and youngsters alike have taken ... Read more


Soup the perfect choice for cold winter nights

Soups are the perfect choice for cold winter nights. Read more

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