PCES establishes fine arts program

PCES establishes fine arts program

Oftentimes in the South, it’s typical to hear more about a school’s sports program than it is to hear about the school’s fine arts program, ... Read more

Latest news

Manslaughter conviction upheld

The conviction of a Franklin County man who stood trial for manslaughter in 2013 was upheld by the Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals this past ... Read more

  1. Officer resignation sparks discussion
  2. Officials gathering toys at parade
  3. Getting ready for life after high school

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Seniors learn about technology

Seniors learn about technology

Being able to communicate with friends and family is becoming increasingly easier by the day thanks to all the new technology that continues to permeate ... Read more

PCHS receives free AED

Twelve Alabama schools were recently named “Heart-Safe Schools” by Alabama LifeStart for committing to add automated external defibrillator (AED) training to their classroom curriculum. Phil Campbell ... Read more

Program helping area seniors

This season, many Franklin, Colbert, Lauderdale and Lawrence counties seniors who are alone or impoverished will receive some holiday cheer thanks to the Be a ... Read more

VFW honors paramedic, firefighter and law enforcement officers of the year

VFW honors paramedic, firefighter and law enforcement officers of the year

Members of the local Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5184 are considered heroes for the sacrifices and contributions they have made to this country, but ... Read more

Recount possible in Senate race

Sen. Roger Bedford has been a staple in the Alabama political scene for 28 years, but unless the district’s provisional ballots tell a different story, ... Read more

  1. Students learn more about local industries
  2. RCS Engineering heading to championship
  3. Relay committee holds kick-off
  4. BTCPA presenting “Fruitcakes” this week
  5. Operation Christmas Child soon underway
  6. Bank participates in Wish Comes True program
  7. Two injured in accident on South Jackson
  8. Crews contain brush fire
  9. UPDATE: Teens charged in school threats
  10. Juvenile in custody in connection to RHS bomb threat
  11. Tharptown schools now evacuated for similar bomb threat
  12. UPDATE: Students given all clear to return to campus
  13. RHS students evacuated due to bomb threat
  14. Oliver still Franklin County’s sheriff
  15. Stancil named new revenue commissioner
  16. Bedford, Stutts race too close to call
  17. Morrow re-elected to House
  18. Local amendment passes
  19. Johnson defeats Letson
  20. Cochran wins BOE seat
  21. IHP holds grand opening
  22. Agee sentenced to life in prison
  23. K-9 unit assists in arrests
  24. Students learn about freedom


PC opens season in new gym

PC opens season in new gym

After three seasons of playing their home basketball games at Northwest-Shoals Community College, the Phil Campbell Bobcats finally got to tip off their 2014-15 season ... Read more

  1. THS girls and boys snag wins
  2. Red Devils fall to Cherokee
  3. Golden Tigers end season at home


Book Lovers holding fundraiser

Book Lovers holding fundraiser

Members of the Russellville Book Lovers Club are currently selling tickets for their “Christmas Dinner” fundraiser featuring chicken and dressing, green beans, sweet potato casserole, ... Read more

Farmers Federation scholarships available

Applications for the Alabama Farmers Agriculture Foundation’s $1,750 college scholarships, now available online, are due Feb. 1, 2015. High school seniors and college students from participating ... Read more

DeFoor promoted at First Metro

Kyle DeFoor, branch manager of First Metro Bank’s Tuscumbia location, was promoted to Vice President. Kyle began his employment with First Metro Bank over fourteen ... 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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