Category: News

Mayor’s Ball Awards $60,000 in Scholarships

Mayor’s Ball Awards $60,000 in Scholarships

Last week, students from Central High, Glenwood, and Russell County High were awarded a total of $60,000 in scholarship money from the Phenix City Mayor’s ... Read More

Russell County employees to get 3% raise

Russell County employees to get 3% raise

Most departmental budgets receive cuts as the county tightens its belt By Toni Stauffer The two biggest points of interest from the Russell County budget ... Read More

Growth, changes make RCSD the place to be

Growth, changes make RCSD the place to be

By Mark Clark Are you looking for a place that is right for you as a teacher? Are you looking for a place that is ... Read More

Home dedicated after tornado

Home dedicated after tornado

By Denise DuBois On Monday, representatives from the City of Smiths Station and Samaritan’s Purse dedicated a home in Smiths Station.  Jeffrey Rowell lost his ... Read More

History: Seale United Methodist among earliest churches in county

History: Seale United Methodist among earliest churches in county

By Mark Clark Editor’s Note: Russell County has a long history that is important to the State of Alabama and its evolvement from an area ... Read More

Adventures are calling and the Hargroves must go

Adventures are calling and the Hargroves must go

From kayaking and traveling the world to fostering, the Hargroves welcome life’s adventures By Denise DuBois Mason Hargrove may have just won the ICF Canoe ... Read More

Secretary Merrill removes Russell County registrar from office

Secretary Merrill removes Russell County registrar from office

On July 16, Secretary John Merrill announced Monday that he removed Jimmy Adams from the Russell County Board of Registrars. The case went before an ... Read More

Fish Advisory: No restrictions for Chattahoochee

Fish Advisory: No restrictions for Chattahoochee

The Alabama Department of Public Health, in cooperation with the Alabama Department of Environmental Management, and the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, and ... Read More

Phenix City native publishes first novel

Phenix City native publishes first novel

By Toni Stauffer The Decision of a Loving Son is a new novel by first-time author and Phenix City native Adeline Marie Howell. Howell, 58, ... Read More

Netflix subscriber drop hints at streaming-service fatigue

Netflix subscriber drop hints at streaming-service fatigue

NEW YORK (AP) — How much is too much for streaming video? A dramatic slowdown in worldwide growth at Netflix — including the first quarterly ... Read More

Budget hearing set, lawsuits against the city settled

Budget hearing set, lawsuits against the city settled

By Toni Stauffer The Phenix City Council approved the following resolutions at its July 16 meeting: Public Safety Building  The council approved contracting services from ... Read More

Reps Blackshear, Gray meet with citizens to discuss session

Reps Blackshear, Gray meet with citizens to discuss session

By Denise DuBois Alabama State Representatives Chris Blackshear and Jeremy Gray held a Town Hall meeting at the East Alabama Board of Realtors office to ... Read More

Beson graduates management program

Beson graduates management program

By Denise DuBois East Alabama Chamber of Commerce President Dennis Beson recently graduated from the 96-hour program for nonprofit management by the Institute for Organization ... Read More