FFRF complains baptisms on RHS football field were “unconstitutional”

FFRF complains baptisms on RHS football field were “unconstitutional”

Officials with the Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) sent a letter of complaint to Russellville City Schools on Thursday citing “constitutional violations” due to recent ... Read more

Latest news

‘Made in Franklin’ event set

Franklin County is home to many different businesses and industries that play an important role in the local as well as state economy. Franklin County is ... Read more

  1. Local amendment up for vote
  2. Veterans’ events set
  3. Halloween observances

The Latest

Firefighters talk about safety

Firefighters talk about safety

Each October, firefighters with the Russellville Fire Department spend several days at West Elementary School making sure the students there learn the importance of fire ... Read more

Two killed in wreck

A two-vehicle crash last week claimed the lives of two people. According to officials with the Alabama State Troopers, Jimmy D. Stanphill, 73, of Golden, Miss., ... Read more

Unemployment down in September

Unemployment rates for the month of September were recently released and showed Franklin County had a decrease in unemployment from August to September. Franklin County’s unemployment ... Read more

RCS Engineering prepares for competition

RCS Engineering prepares for competition

The RCS Engineering team is gearing up for their first competition of the year and they gave the large crowd gathered at Monday’s Community Night ... Read more

Putting safety first this Halloween

There will be many trick-or-treaters out and about over the next couple of days in Franklin County, but local law enforcement officials said while they ... Read more

  1. Cost share assistance available
  2. New site to help crime victims
  3. Toy drive applications still available
  4. Scam targeting families of murder victims
  5. Students attend youth council
  6. County DVRC holds candlelight vigil
  7. Students, parents explore space
  8. NW-SCC PTK holding forum on medical marijuana
  9. United Way accepting appications
  10. Smith presents school with check
  11. New district lines for Franklin County
  12. Students travel to ‘Europe’
  13. Meet the Candidates: State Senate – District 6
  14. Meet the Candidates: Franklin County Revenue Commissioner
  15. Grand jury indictments
  16. Cattlemen donate beef to schools
  17. Relay For Life kick-off next week
  18. Affordable Care Act info sessions available
  19. Zombie Walk and Movie this weekend
  20. Shoals Ambulance now operating
  21. ARC plants trees at PCHS
  22. Cattlemen give back through reading
  23. Meet the Candidates: Franklin County Sheriff
  24. Meet the Candidates: State Representative – District 7

Sports

Golden Tigers snag high-scoring win

Golden Tigers snag high-scoring win

The Russellville Golden Tigers found their offensive momentum again with a win on the road against Pope John Paul in Huntsville Oct. 24. The Golden Tigers ... Read more

  1. Red Bay ends region play in top spot
  2. Vina falls to Shoals Christian
  3. Lady Tigers come up short at Super Regionals

Lifestyles

Schools host Red Ribbon Week

Schools host Red Ribbon Week

The Russellville City School system will be participating in Red Ribbon Week Oct. 27 through Oct. 31 in an effort to make students aware of ... Read more

Students enjoy newspapers

Students enjoy newspapers

Students in Jessica Hamilton’s seventh grade English class compete in a classroom newspaper scavenger hunt contest, using the Franklin County Times. Read more

Pilgrim’s employees raise awareness

Pilgrim’s employees raise awareness

Employee’s at Pilgrim’s in Russellville have been raising awareness this month for breast cancer with early intervention being the key. On Oct. 15, Pilgrim’s employees ... Read more

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Editorials

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

Lifestyles

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

Food

Soup the perfect choice for cold winter nights

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

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