A celebration of beef

A celebration of beef

The second largest County Cattlemen’s Association in the state of Alabama joined together under one roof for arguably biggest event of the year – aside ... Read more

Latest news

Send in your pet photos

The deadline has been extended – but very little time is left – for Franklin County citizens to submit their pet photos for our upcoming ... Read more

  1. Council talks Fourth of July
  2. Local banks help make Relay for Life happen
  3. Seekers of the Past invite public to meeting

The Latest

Ozbirn named president of Tennessee Valley Historical Society

Ozbirn named president of Tennessee Valley Historical Society

To her knowledge, she’s the first woman president and the first Franklin County president for the Tennessee Valley Historical Society, in a role she was ... Read more

Wyman Pounders vies for County Commission District 2

Wyman Pounders vies for County Commission District 2

Wyman Pounders’ favorite thing about living in this area in the people – people he has been serving as a Franklin County Commissioner Districts 2. Read more

Terry Bolton vies for County Commission District 2

Terry Bolton vies for County Commission District 2

“The people of Franklin County make this a great place to call home. They are friendly, genuine and hard working. Our communities boast exceptional school ... Read more

FCBOE receives recognition from elementary students

FCBOE receives recognition from elementary students

With this month being Alabama’s 23rd Annual School Board Member Recognition Month, the Franklin County Board of Education members were in for a treat at ... Read more

NW-SCC offers skills training

A number of short courses are now available that might be of interest to local employers for their employees to hone their skills, through Northwest ... Read more

  1. RBHS rocketeers gear up for TARC
  2. RCS holds monthly meeting
  3. PCES celebrates 100 days of school
  4. Judge orders injunction for PBAS
  5. Relay for Life kicks off in Franklin County
  6. County urges citizens to renew sales tax
  7. Citizens weigh in on downtown
  8. Send us your pet photos
  9. RFD probes weekend house fires
  10. Grand jury returns indictments
  11. Red Bay’s Holly Hardin reflects on DYW competition
  12. Advisory committee review progress at Bear Creek Education Center
  13. Go Red for Women Luncheon planned to promote heart health
  14. PC Elite Rocketry Team gears up for TARC qualifier
  15. Weekend honor band brings students together to create beautiful music
  16. Red Bay’s Holly Hicks joins Phi Theta Kappa
  17. FHWA announces $2 million in relief for flood-damaged roads, bridges
  18. Back Country Horsemen hold state meeting at RBCEP
  19. Community Action Agency seeks citizen input with survey
  20. Space heaters to blame in many fatal home fires
  21. County sees slight uptick in unemployment
  22. BTCPA invites audience to ‘Dearly Beloved’
  23. Belgreen native returns to Redneck Island
  24. Belgreen kindergartener donates hair to Wigs for Kids

Sports

Vina hits record books

The Vina Red Devils have been involved in some shootouts recently, and the Alabama High School Athletic Association has taken notice. The AHSAA keeps an ... Read more

  1. RHS junior commits to Auburn Tigers
  2. Golden Tigers bring strong showing to the court
  3. County schools basketball round-up

Lifestyles

Junior and Margaret Oliver, 65th Anniversary

Junior and Margaret Oliver, 65th Anniversary

Junior and Margaret Oliver will celebrate their 65th anniversary Jan. 31 from 2-4 p.m. Read more

Book Lovers Study Club kicks off 2016

GFWC-AFWC Book Lovers Club had its first meeting of the year at the home of Michelle Sibley with Brenda Oliver serving as co-hostess. Club members ... Read more

Put your pet in the spotlight

Put your pet in the spotlight

The current Franklin Living came out today, but we're already looking forward to and planning the March/April edition, which is my personal favorite: the pets ... Read more

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Editorials

He daily bears us up

Conviction poured heavy over my heart and mind. All the ways I try to bear myself up. All the times I lean into my own ... Read more

Columns & Opinions

Abide: Intentionally slow down

Well, y’all, we’ve made it to the third week of ABIDE. So far we’ve looked at ... Read more

Lifestyles

Junior and Margaret Oliver, 65th Anniversary

Junior and Margaret Oliver will celebrate their 65th anniversary Jan. 31 from 2-4 p.m. Read more

Food

Cooking and gardening with Sam

The key to success with winter spinach is planting the seeds early enough so they reach maturity before the first frost. Read more