Jonathan Willis

Jonathan Willis is a 1998 graduate of Russellville High School and a 2002 graduate of the University of Alabama where he received his Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Information Sciences. He majored in journalism and received a minor in history. Jonathan joined the FCT in January 2003, shortly after graduating from college. He worked in advertising sales until May 2004 before being named a staff writer. He served in that capacity until May 2005. Following a two and a half year stint with an area daily newspaper, Jonathan re-joined the Times staff in January 2008. He was named publisher in June of that year. He is a member of Calvary Baptist Church, Rotary International, Gideons International, the Franklin County Cattlemen's Association and serves on the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce board of directors. He is married to Mandi Malone Willis, of Russellville. The couple has two sons, Ty, who was born on March 26, 2007, and Cade, who was born May 28, 2010.

Recent Articles

Russellville beats Lawrence County 38-19, sets up must-win against Hartselle

The Russellville Golden Tigers’ 2013 playoffs begin in earnest next Friday night against Hartselle. Russellville overcame an unusual amount of penalties and momentum swings Friday to ... Read more

Officials share status of ATRIP projects

Elected officials from across Franklin County were quick to praise one another last week. Members of the Franklin County Commission and representatives from each town’s city ... Read more

Local officials give update on ‘historic’ ATRIP program

Elected officials from across Franklin County were to quick to praise one another Wednesday. Members of the Franklin County Commission and representatives from each town’s city ... Read more

Council takes no action on zoning request

The lack of action by the Russellville City Council Monday night seemed to kill plans for the construction of a housing complex on North Jackson ... Read more

More Articles

  1. Tough night for Golden Tigers in 30-7 loss to Cullman
  2. County commission passes $12 million budget
  3. Defense shines in Golden Tigers 20-14 win over Walker
  4. Injuries strike again, hurt Tharptown in 41-6 loss to Cherokee
  5. County school system receives grant for pre-school classrooms
  6. Golden Tigers put together ‘complete game’
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