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Truck, man's body found along road in Franklin County
According to Sheriff Shannon Oliver, the family found a vehicle matching the description of one owned by a missing man along Highway 23 North, two miles from Vina. Sheriff Oliver says it appears the Nissan truck left the roadway and went down a 30-to-40 foot ravine.
Mon Sep 15, 2014
Students and teachers were welcomed to their new school Monday morning.
It's been more than 1,200 days since a deadly EF-5 tornado ripped through a Franklin County town of Alabama. The town of Phil Campbell is taking another step on the road to recovery.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Small earthquake shakes northwest Alabama, AL.com reports
A small earthquake measuring 2.1 on the Richter scale occurred late Tuesday in northwest Alabama, according to AL.com . The quake happened shortly before 11 p.m. near Russellville, which is in Franklin County.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
Thunderstorms, flash flooding possible across north Alabama through Friday evening
HUNTSVILLE, Alabama - Storms producing heavy rains and gusty winds could develop Friday afternoon and into Friday evening across north Alabama, according to the National Weather Service forecast office in Huntsville. The weather service said the storms, the threat of which is not expected to diminish until just after sunset tonight between 7-8 and could affect high school football games that start at 7. Thunderstorms are expected to develop as soon as early afternoon.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
An emergency worker faces a DUI charge after police say she was working while intoxicated.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
A Franklin County woman died in a one vehicle crash Friday.
A senior Hamas leader says the group signed a pledge to back any Palestinian bid to join the International Criminal Court.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Arab, Red Bay and air wars: Bentley and Griffith gubernatorial campaigns fight over the skies
When Gov. Robert Bentley walked into an event in Arab, one speaker told the crowd that hell had frozen over.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
92 meth labs found at Franklin County residence
Citizen tips have helped Franklin County sheriff's deputies uncover one of the county's largest methamphetamine operations ever, according to AL.com's news partner, WHNT News 19 .
Two arrested; 92 meth labs found on Franklin County property
What may look like just a grown-up lot on Highway 43 North near the Colbert County line, one of the largest meth lab operations in Franklin County history was found.
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.