​​​ ​​​Randolph County Animal Shelter  
 
104 Animal Shelter Road, Wedowee, AL. 36278 

Tuesday - Saturday 9am - 3pm    (256)357-0101

RCAS in the News!

                  Unless otherwise noted, the media coverage is from our local Randolph Leader newspaper.

We no longer list our weekly ad for RCAS spay/neuter service.





8/16/17      5,000 Adoption event takes place 8/12/17, front page, page 3A

8/9/17        5,000th Adoption Celebration, front page

5/31/17      Spay and Neuter services available for ANY dog/cat, pg 8A         (same story as 4/26/17, click that link)

5/24/17      Spay and Neuter services available for ANY dog/cat,pg 11A       (same story as 4/26/17, click that link)

5/10/17      Spay and Neuter services available for ANY dog/cat,pg 9A         (same story as 4/26/17, click that link)

5/3/17        Spay and Neuter services available for ANY dog/cat,pg 10A       (same story as 4/26/17, click that link)

4/26/17      Spring Book Sale and Raffle earn $7,188  page 2A

                  RCAS offers Spay and Neuter services for any dog or cat   page 2A

3/29/17      Spring Book Sale same as below, page 7A, also on 4/5 and 4/12.

3/22/17      Spring Book Sale and Raffle on April 8 and 15, page 2A

3/1/17        Publisher Stevenson editorial asking you to donate locally to RCAS where you see results, page 6A      

                  Spring Book Sale, same as below, page 4A

2/22/17      Spring Book Sale April 8 and 15, Raffle April 15 noon.  NEW: Canine DNA testing, page 2A

2/22/17      RCAS President Smith thanks Randolph Leader, Penny Pool and community, page 7A

2/15/17      Wedowee Elementary students collect donations for RCAS pets, page 10A

12/28/16    Progress at shelter, donation needs, page 1A, page 2A  

11/2/16      Seattle adopter arrives at Barktoberfest to take Juno home!, page 8A
10/26/16    
Rotary and Interact Club collect donations for RCAS, page 8A, 
10/19/16    Rotary, as above, page 8A

10/5/16      Barktoberfest event, Book Sale, Spay Neuter sign up, page 4A

9/28/16      Barktoberfest event, page 2A  Book Sale,  page 7A,  
                 
Paw It Forward Spay/Neuter program, page 7A
9/21/16      
Barktoberfest event, book sale, new Paw It Forward Spay/Neuter program, front page
9/7/16        
Barktoberfest event, book sale pending, new Paw It Forward Spay/Neuter program, front page
5/25/16      
Wedowee Marine makes $9,070 donation to RCAS,page 2
5/25/16     
Randolph County Boys and Girls Club host Dog Show results, page 9A
5/11/16     
Randolph County Boys and Girls Club hosts Dog Show, front page 
4/20/16     
Book sale raises $8,613, progress with Spay and Neuter services, page 4A
11/25/15   
Boat races to be continued with RCHS PTO, front page
11/4/15     
Book sale nets $5,131 profit, page 4A
10/28/15   
Volunteers needed at RCAS, page 6A
10/21/15   
Spay and Neuter program launched at RCAS, front page and Ed page 6A
10/7/15     
RCAS youth program at Wedowee Elementary School, page 3B
9/23/15     
Book sale matching funds by Woodman of America, page 2A
10/7/15      Book Sale, as above, pages 7A  and 10A
9/2/15       
Book sale donations needed, and puppy nursery needs, page 4A
6/24/15     
Shelter donations from boat race and bake sale, page 1B
6/24/15     
Shelter and others receive donations from boat races, page 5B
6/10/15     
Red Hatters donate to RCAS, page 9A
5/6/15       
RCAS involvement in rescue, page 2A
4/22/15     
Book Sale proceeds $6,996,page 5A
4/15/15      Same as 3/18/15, page 8A
4/8/15        Same as 3/18/15, page 8A
3/25/15      Same as 3/18/15, page 2A
3/18/15     
Book sale April 11 and 18, pg 2B
1/28/15    
  Boat Builder's clinic and t-shirt art winners 2015 boat races,pg 4A
1/7/15       
RCAS wins Chamber of Commerce 2014 Community Service award, front pg
12/17/14   
Fur baby donation trees at local banks, page 10A
12/10/14    Same story as above 
12/3/14     
Pumpkin Spice and her12 pups found half frozen at our gate, front page
12/3/14      Same story at 11/26/14
11/26/14    
Kitty special through 12/25/14 page 3A
11/19/14    
State Representative Bob Fincher and Sheila Fincher work the cat room, pg 2A
11/12/14    
Roanoke Rotary and Handley Interact Clubs donate pet supplies to our shelter, page 2A
10/15/14    
RCAS Final book sale of the year page 2A
10/8/14       Same story as above, page 3A
10/1/14       
Roanoke Rotary Club and Interact Club collect supplies for RCAS page 2A
10/1/14       
RCAS Book sale Oct 11 & 18, with silent auction too! page 9A
9/24/14       Same story as above,  page 9A,
9/10/14       
RCAS Ride a Hawg and Save a Dog Bike Rally Results page 11A
9/3/14         
RCAS book sales October 11 and Oct 18, page 5A
8/20/14       
RCAS fun-raiser bike ride   Page 10A
8/13/14       
RCAS requests additional funding from Roanoke City Council Page 2A
                   
Foundation for Randolph County Schools using boat race funds for schools as promised Page 4A
                   
Saddle A Hawg and Save a Dog motorcycle fun-raiser for RCAS 8/30/14 Page 6A
8/6/14        
Rosie (dog) opens kennels for her playmates while we are not looking Front page
                   
Saddle A Hawg and Save A Dog motorcycle fun-raiser for RCAS 8/30/14  Page 9A
7/02/14      
Smith Sign Dedication Front page photo
6/25/14      
Otto New Shelter Mascot    Page 9A
                  
Schools Announce New Programs  Page 3B
5/14/14       
Front page photo   Front page story   Page 15A photos
5/07/14      
6th Annual Cardboard Boat Regatta Races this weekend, including schedule of events!
4/23/14      
April book sale profit $8,467
4/16/14      
Boat Race Entry Deadlines approach and Final April Book Sale 4/19
3/12/14      
Cowboy, the baby kangaroo, visits RCAS
1/15/14      
Boat Race Clinics   Boat Race Tshirt design winners
12/3/13      
RCAC breaks adoption record again...60 in November!
11/27/13    
RCAS breaks adoption record again
11/20/12    
RCAS Boat Race Transition  Shelter Senior Adoption Special
                  
Book sales earn over $3,500
                  
Book sale October 5, re children's books
5/22/13       Boat race winner list and many photos page 1   Page 4

                   Nathan Young's photo blog for 5/13/13 boat races at GeekAlabama.com  and his 8 minute video
                   Our best photos from 5/11/13 boat races  Album OneAlbum TwoAlbum 3
5/15/13       5th Annual Boat Races make $20,857 profit for our critters!
4/24/13      
5th Annual Boat Races are coming May 11, 2013      Book sale earns $5,750
2/20/13      
29 Christmas adoptions plus upcoming 4/13 auction and book sales in April 
1/30/13      
Paddlin' 4 Paws Boat Builders classes scheduled for Feb 7 and Feb 9
12/19/12    
Santa Paws Adoption event and Cleburne County Nursing Home adopts 'Faith' into their family
11/28/12   
Pork Chop the pig is rescued at RCAS
11/17/12   
Barktoberfest adopts 9 animals.  5 year adoption total 1,152 !
10/17/12   
Book Sale earns $8,926, and Barktoberfest adoption event Oct 23-27

10/10/12    Artist Suzan Scholl donates painting to RCAS book sale
9/19/12      Local officials tour animal shelter improvements 
front page  page 2
                 
October 6 and 13 book sale
                 
Woodmen of America donate up to $2,500 matching funds for October 2012 book sale
7/11/12     
Letter to the Editor; Thank God for the Randolph County Animal Shelter
7/11/12      
RCAS has 1,000th adoption !
7/11/12     
Blind cat adopted by RCAS staff member
5/16/12    
2012 race coverage  Editorial Letters to the Editor
5/09/12    
Races are this Saturday

4/04/12     Our latest RCAS improvements
5/12/12    
Roanoke boat builder's clinic photo
2/08/12    
RCAS speaks to Kiwanis Club about the races
2/01/12    
Cardboard boat race clinic
1/18/12     Cardboard Boat Race:  
Free Builder's Clinics in February
12/21/11  
22 dogs and cats are adopted during Santa Paws Christmas event
12/21/11   Editor's letter encouraging 
Christmas pet adoptions
12/21/11   
Santa Paws Christmas Adoptions in progress
12/07/11   
RCAS enters first float in Wedowee Christmas parade Photos
11/23/11   
RCAS semi-annual book sale earns $5,517
11/16/11  
RCAS rescues 'frozen' iquana
9/21/11    
RCAS rescues starving Wadley pups
8/31/11    
RCAS progress with Roanoke dog/cat rescues
8/27/11     Pell City Civitan Club      
Boat race photos
                    Logan Martin Lake Life   
Vid (at 8, 9, and 12 minutes) and Vid
                    Logan Martin Lake Life  
RCAS kayak competes at Pell city cardboard boat race story + vid
8/26/11     Daily Home newspaper     RCAS Pell City cardboard boat race Story

8/17/11     Rescue of "hoarder's" 80 dogs/cats in Roanoke   
Front Page    Inside Page 
5/18/11     We raise $12,300 @3rd annual boat races 
 Front Page   Inside Page
4/20/11    
RCAS hosts Roanoke boat builders clinic
4/06/11    
Getting ready for the 2011 3rd Annual Cardboard Boat Regatta Races
3/17/11     Anniston Star newspaper  Office Mgr Debbie Moncrief  featured in this 
story about our Shelter
3/15/11     USA Waterski magazine    
RCAS fundraisers pg 28,  our second time in the world's largest ski mag!
2/09/11     Anniston Star newspaper  
RCAS boat builders clinic
2/09/11    
RCAS boat builders clinic
2/02/11    
Cardboard Boat Building Clinic
11/09        USA Waterski magazine   Our ski meet fundraisers featured in the world's largest ski magazine!