Nick Pedley

07/22/2014 - 8:07pm
Franklin County Auditor Toni Wilkinson issued a warning last week about a possible mail scam regarding property deed documents.      The letter, which recently surfaced in Franklin County and was sent by Record Transfer Services of Westlake Village, Calif., suggests property owners obtain a “current grant deed” and “property assessment profile” from...
07/08/2014 - 3:42pm
      Heavy rainfall throughout the second half of June has created uncertainty among local agriculture experts about the potential success rates for the region’s corn and soybean crop.      Despite a good start during the early growing season, crop development in Franklin County was hampered by...
07/08/2014 - 3:40pm
Long-time barber Bob Meyer will be the man of hour Saturday afternoon when he leads the annual Sandbaggin' Days parade through Dumont as Grand Marshal.      "It's a big honor," said Meyer, owner of Bob's Barber Shop in downtown Dumont.      Meyer was selected to lead the parade...
07/08/2014 - 11:37am
       Call it the local comeback story of the year.      The Hampton Jaycees, faced with dwindling membership and a possible charter revocation as recently as June, have rebounded during the past few weeks to save the club from closure. Seven new people joined the roster during a membership push that...
07/01/2014 - 5:04pm
     A vicious animal hearing ended in compromise at last Thursday’s Hampton City Council meeting when the dog’s owner agreed to make an effort to avoid future incidents.      Mark and Gloria Siciliano’s Border Collie, Zoe, seems to have a beef with Hampton wastewater employee Trevor Murphy...
07/01/2014 - 5:04pm
A potential funding discrepancy for future 911 dispatching budgets created a stir during last Wednesday's meeting of the Franklin County Emergency Management Commission (FCEMC).      The FCEMC, which oversees dispatching services, is a new entity and has no cash reserves. When county and city entities OK'd the 28E...
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