Nick Pedley

10/28/2014 - 4:34pm
Voters in Franklin County will head to the polls next Tuesday to cast their ballots in the Nov. 4 general election. With only two contested races for local offices, most of the attention will focus on other races at the state and federal levels.      The battle for county treasurer is the only contested race for an elected office in Franklin County. Two-term incumbent...
10/14/2014 - 4:26pm
End the War on Drugs, cut ag subsidies and completely blow up America’s immigration policy.      Those three not-so-subtle talking points were the focus of a campaign visit from Independent U.S. Senate candidate Rick Stewart last Friday. Stewart passed through Hampton on his bicycle, which has been the main mode of...
10/07/2014 - 4:38pm
Guests at the Windsor Theatre received a blast from the past Saturday night during the fourth annual “An Evening Like It Used To Be” show. The event, which is held as a fundraiser for the Franklin County Arts Council, featured comedic skits and music from the 1910s and 1920s.      “It was just great,...
10/07/2014 - 4:35pm
City error leads to second appeal hearing for Heyde property        The lengthy battle between the City of Hampton and Milton Heyde continued last week during a special appeal hearing regarding one of the local landlord’s rental properties.      In July, Code Enforcement Officer Doug Tarr...
10/07/2014 - 4:33pm
A change in ownership is now complete at one longtime Hampton business.      Cedar Valley Bankshares, Ltd., recently acquired controlling interest in Hampton State Bank from Hampton Banco, Inc. The change in ownership was announced in July and needed regulatory approval before it could be completed. Hampton State Bank will...
09/30/2014 - 3:11pm
Kristina Raisch will resign from her position as Hampton’s Main Street Iowa coordinator effective Oct. 8 following 18 months of service to the community.      Raisch handed in her letter of resignation on Sept. 22, citing personal reasons as her motive for leaving. She plans to spend more time with her family after...
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