Wednesday October 22, 2014
10/14/2014 - 12:55pm
Prioritizing downtown street renovations a must
A recent in-depth study on Hampton’s downtown district revealed some interesting statistics about future economic development here in the heart of Franklin County. Customers and shop owners completed surveys that gauged their opinions on the local business...
10/07/2014 - 1:53pm
Fired up about 4-H
Oct. 5-11 marks National 4-H Week here in America. 4-H clubs from sea to shining sea are celebrating with community-wide events and membership drives, and it’s certainly a wonderful sight to see our youth excited about such a worthwhile organization.
09/23/2014 - 11:11am
ALICE training a step in the right direction for student safety
With a crack of a handgun and the boom of a rifle, last week's teacher in-service at Hampton-Dumont was transformed into anything but your run-of-the-mill staff development session. Local law enforcement officials walked the halls in three...
09/16/2014 - 1:56pm
Always on our minds
It's been one whole year since Ethan Kazmerzak went missing on Sept. 15, 2013. Monday's somber anniversary was highlighted by a press conference marking the unfortunate date, and it was no doubt a difficult day for the 23-year-old's family, friends and massive group of...
09/09/2014 - 11:12am
Prioritize those properties, people
Recent efforts by the Hampton City Council to keep our town looking nice have been valiant attempts at addressing a perpetual problem – too many people are failing to keep up their properties, and too few are taking city ordinance seriously.