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City of Russell Officials Thank City Staff for Storm Cleanup Efforts

7-14-16 Storm Cleanup 8The Russell community and area are still cleaning up from the July 13 thunderstorm, and city officials and members of the Russell City Council thanked city staff Tuesday for all the hard work.

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Russell City Council Discusses 2017 Budget

Russell City Council 5-19-15The Russell City Council discussed the 2017 City of Russell budget at its meeting Tuesday afternoon.

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Deceased City Council Candidate's Name Will Remain on November Ballot

VoteJerry Crenshaw, who was running for election to the Russell City Council, but died in June, will remain on the November general election ballot.

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Russell County Landfill Will Have Extended Hours Thursday, Friday

7-13-16 Storm 5Due to the tremendous amount of downed trees and branches from last week's storm, the Russell County Landfill will extend its hours Thursday, July 21 and Friday, July 22 from 4:30 to 7 PM to accept trees and branches only, no trash, to aid those who can't get them hauled before the regular 4:30 closing time.

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Ad Astra Music Festival Continues This Week

Ad Astra Music FestivalThis week's Ad Astra Music Festival events in Russell provide another diverse array of offerings for the audiences.

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Russell County Commissioners Approve 2017 Budget with 15 Mill Increase

Russell County Commissioners 10-19-15The Russell County Commissioners approved the 2017 county budget Monday. Most notably, it includes a 15 mill increase.

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RCFD to Bolster Fire Prevention Efforts with FM Global Grant

RCFD FM Global Grant AwardThe Russell City Fire Department has received a $1,900 fire prevention grant from FM Global, one of the world's largest commercial property insurers.

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