Investigators find 92 meth labs in Franklin Co. home
Both Sheriff Shannon Oliver and one of his investigators said this is the largest number of meth labs they've ever recovered from one location.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
After-school program cut in Russellville elementary schools
A federally funded after-school and summer program in Franklin County is being cut when the grant expires at the end of September.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
In Russellsville today, an old movie theater trying to live again
The last time the Roxy Theater in Russellville showed a movie, Hollywood was dominated by stars like Burt Reynolds, Charles Bronson, Steve McQueen, John Wayne and Clint Eastwood .
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Franklin County man pleads guilty to murdering father, stepmother
A Russellville man pleaded guilty to the capital murder of his father and stepmother Wednesday.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
A bright spot in the Shoals: Leaders welcome SEHomes facility employing 270 in...
The housing manufacturing industry has faced tough times in recent years, but Southern Energy Homes has recovered with a new home building facility employing 270 workers in Franklin County.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Fri Aug 01, 2014
Clayton Homes adding Alabama jobs with opening of homebuilding plant
Clayton Homes is opening a new homebuilding plant in Russellville, where the company plans to add more than 50 new jobs.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Russellville police looking for woman who left the scene of an accident
A car pulls up to the cash spot in downtown Russellville last week, but it fails to stop in a parking place and smacks right into the building.
New Franklin County school security plan forgoes armed volunteers, at least for now
Franklin County will not put armed volunteers in its schools this fall, despite a state law that gives it the right to do so.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Several firearms listed missing after Russellville theft
Russellville Police Department is currently investigating a burglary and theft involving several firearms.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Clayton Homes opens facility employing 270 in Russellville, expects to add 50-70 new jobs
Each of the three SBRA test homes represents a different level of energy efficiency: one complies with HUD thermal standards, one is an ENERGY STAR qualified home and one meets the requirements of a DOE Zero Energy Ready Home.