Auburn loses heartbreaker in final minutes of BCS National Championship

Florida State’s Heisman Trophy quarterback didn’t really look the part Monday night until it counted. Just after Auburn’s Tre Mason broke free and sprinted toward the ... Read more

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

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 here at the Franklin County Times hope you will ... Read more

Hosting exhibit is quite an honor

In my three years of covering news for Franklin County, I have come to realize that when the city of Red Bay sets out to ... Read more

Capitol Report for July 2013

It’s certainly good to see the construction beginning on our two schools destroyed by the tornados of 2011, those being Hackleburg and Phil Campbell. I ... Read more

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Magic power of shimmery lip gloss

Most days at clinic revolved around beeping IV machines hooked up to children in various stages of treatment. But this day in clinic was like ... Read more

Letters to the Editor

Letter to the editor: Thanks to tractor show sponsors

I would like to especially give a big thank-you to O’Reilly Auto Parts for providing a “goodie bag” for each exhibitor. Read more

Letter to the editor: Thanks to all for another great Hoedown

Dear editor, To the citizens of Phil Campbell and all others who attended this year’s Phil Campbell Hoedown Festival: I just want to thank everyone ... Read more

Letter to the Editor

The ultimate criteria is not our love as humans for each other, but rather our love for God our Creator and whether we are willing ... Read more

Thanks to Community Spirit Bank

We would like to thank Community Spirit Bank for partnering with the EverFi - Financial Literacy Program and allowing Russellville High School to be part ... Read more

‘Go local’ and support your community bank

Dear Editor, The word “sustainability” can be linked to a lot of our local activities these days – whether it’s reusing or recycling products that ... Read more