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09/30/2014 - 3:08pm
One of Franklin County’s most well-known native sons returned home last weekend for a special ceremony commemorating his 20-year political career.      Alexander native and current Third Congressional District Rep. Tom Latham was honored Saturday night during a special program hosted by the Franklin County Republicans at Sheffield’s Ridge Stone Golf and Country...
09/19/2014 - 2:44pm
09/16/2014 - 5:32pm
They were long, they were heavy and they were certainly hard to move.      “As far as I know, this is the first time we've made anything this large—certainly this heavy, anyway," said Dale Glenn, manufacturing engineer at Seabee Cylinders & Chrome.      The local manufacturer...
09/15/2014 - 1:43pm
      April Hemmes fought back tears as she described the agonizing uncertainty she and her husband, Tom Kazmerzak, have faced in the year since their son’s disappearance.     “To try to explain to you what we’ve been through this past year is impossible,” said Hemmes. “That’s...
09/09/2014 - 11:21am
Superintendents at CAL and Hampton-Dumont are reporting nominal changes in district-wide enrollment at their respective schools for the 2014-15 school year. As of last week, CAL's PK-12 enrollment remained completely unchanged compared to last year, while Hampton-Dumont reported a net loss of six students in that same grade range.  ...
09/09/2014 - 11:20am
Great weather, new attractions and increased attendance combined to make the 2014 Franklin County Fair a resounding success compared to 2013.      Fair officials are reporting profit increases in nearly every category from this year's fair, which was held July 16-20. Last year's event was hampered by poor weather...
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