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Russell City Council Votes to Purchase Vacant Land for Housing Development

Russell City Council 5-19-15The Russell City Council voted Tuesday afternoon to purchase a block of vacant land in the city for housing development.

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Outgoing Commissioners, Register of Deeds Honored

RCC Years of Service Plaques 1-3-17Two outgoing Russell County Commissioners and the longtime Russell County Register of Deeds were honored at Tuesday's County Commissioners meeting for their years of service.

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Blood Shortage Spurs Emergency Call for Donors

red cross logoThe American Red Cross has a severe winter blood shortage and is issuing an emergency call for blood donors to make a donation appointment now and help save patient lives.

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New Season of Doctors on Call Premieres Jan. 10

Doctors on CallA popular local program returns for a new season on Smoky Hills Public Television in 2017. Doctors on Call, back for its 12th season, will premiere January 10 at 7 PM.

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Russell Community Theater Announces Auditions for Spring Production

Russell Community Theater PlayhouseAuditions have been announced for the Russell Community Theater's spring production of Escanaba In Love by Jeff Daniels and directed by Angel Roe.

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Russell Backpack Program Fundraising Campaign Surpasses Its Goal

John Dumler Shaving 1The Russell Backpack Fund has surpassed its fundraising goal of $5,000 in a matching grant challenge.

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Apply Now for Local Scholarships

Russell County Area Community Foundation LogoThe Russell County Area Community Foundation is accepting applications for student scholarships.

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