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Natoma Labor Day 5K Results

Natoma Labor Day 5K 2016 WinnersThe Natoma Labor Day Celebration began in the early morning hour with the annual 5K Run/Walk with 111 participants.

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Third Highest Inflows Ever Recorded Lift Wilson Lake Out of Five-Year Slump

Wilson Lake Inflow Sept 2016The third highest inflows ever recorded at a river gage upstream of Wilson Lake raised the water level by almost seven feet, helping the lake replenish from the effects of a five-year drought.

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Russell City Council Approves 911 Operations Agreement, Health Insurance Renewal

Russell City Council 5-19-15The Russell City Council approved renewals of a 911 Operations Interlocal Agreement with Russell County and employee health insurance coverage through the state at a special meeting Tuesday afternoon.

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KRSL.com Special: Rescue Averts Family Tragedy on Saline River

9-4-16 Flood 7A family camping weekend almost turned to tragedy early Sunday were it not for a rescue carried out by "everyday guys."

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Russell County Commissioners Sign Emergency Disaster Declaration

Russell County Commissioners 10-19-15The Russell County Commissioners have signed an Emergency Disaster Declaration for recent flooding in the county.

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Wilson Lake is Full

9-6-16 Wilson Lake LevelFor the first time since May 11, 2012, Wilson Lake in Russell County is considered to be full.

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Major Flooding Reported in Russell County

9-4-16 Flood Julie Counts 1Significant flooding occurred Sunday through Tuesday in Russell County and around the area. Numerous secondary roads in the county, especially in the Saline River and Paradise Creek areas, were underwater throughout the Labor Day weekend.

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