Nick Pedley

04/16/2015 - 8:28pm
      A national anti-abortion organization has claimed Hampton-Dumont High School Principal Steve Madson violated a student’s free speech rights by prohibiting her from forming an official anti-abortion club at the school.     Lawyers representing Students for Life of America contest that Madson infringed on senior Isabell Akers’ First Amendment...
04/07/2015 - 3:39pm
The Hampton City Council will choose between two candidates vying for the open Ward 1 council seat during its meeting Thursday night. Current Ward 1 representative Meghan Freie and resident Mark Siciliano were the only candidates to apply for the job. Freie, who submitted her resignation in March, reapplied for the position because the council...
04/07/2015 - 3:34pm
Unexpected construction costs and communitywide backlash have canceled plans for a $4.1 million apartment building in downtown Hampton, the project’s developers announced Monday. KL Holdings owners Kyle Pralle and Landon Plagge will no longer pursue the construction of a 26-unit apartment complex known as The 101. Recent soil tests revealed...
04/07/2015 - 3:32pm
From food to furniture, a new discount retail store in downtown Hampton has it all. Main Street Market held its grand opening Monday following five months of interior renovations and upgrades. The business is located in the former Dollar General building across from the courthouse and features a diverse inventory like health and beauty products,...
04/07/2015 - 3:31pm
Hampton woman memorializes loved ones with homemade teddy bears         A hobby that began as a way to remember departed family members has transformed into a growing business opportunity for Hampton resident Robbi Stevens.      Sietsema-Vogel Funeral Homes recently expanded their memorial offerings with a...
03/31/2015 - 2:54pm
The Hampton City Council voted to expedite the early planning stages of a water main replacement project during a short meeting last Thursday.      The city intends to replace water mains between Fifth, Sixth and Seventh Avenue Southwest early this summer by boring in new pipe. The project’s estimated price tag doesn...
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