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Final Election Results Released Following Canvass

Vote 2016The final Russell County results of the November 8 General Election have been released following November 17's canvass by the Russell County Commissioners.

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Commodity Distribution is Nov. 29, 30

foodGovernment surplus commodities will be distributed in Russell at two locations next week.

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Angels Care Home Health Launches Angel Tree Program for Seniors in Need

Christmas presentChristmas is right around the corner and Angels Care Home Health in Russell is hosting an Angel Tree Program for area seniors in need.

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RCACF Awards $82,000 in Grants to Support Russell County Area

Russell County Area Community Foundation LogoThe Russell County Area Community Foundation (RCACF) has awarded more than $82,000 in grants to organizations that benefit the Russell County area, including support for education, the arts, city-led programs and public health.

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1,530 Gift-Filled Shoeboxes Collected in Russell for Operation Christmas Child

Operation Christmas ChildA record 1,530 gift-filled shoeboxes were collected in Russell last week for Operation Christmas Child, a project of Samaritan's Purse that delivers these shoebox gifts to children overseas living in extreme poverty or affected by war, disease and natural disaster.

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Russell County Commissioners OK Hospital Addition

Russell County Commissioners 10-19-15The Russell County Commissioners met with Russell Regional Hospital Board and staff members Monday to discuss the hospital's addition and renovation project.

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Two Men Arrested in Russell for Drugs Following Stranded Motorist Report

Drug Arrest 2Two men were arrested Monday night in Russell for possession of drugs following the initial report of a stranded motorist on Interstate 70 west of Russell.

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