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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...
10/07/2014 - 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 - 4:36pm
A minor zombie outbreak took place on Saturday as the Hampton-Dumont 5th and 6th grade football program organized the “Run of the Walking Dead.”      Starting out like a typical 5K run, the race began at the Hampton-Dumont Middle School building. The course took runners around Hampton’s northeast...
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...
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...
09/30/2014 - 3:08pm
Antiques, junk and everything in between was up for sale at The Market during their fall event last Friday and Saturday at Maynes Grove. The two-day shopping event brought in hundreds of customers looking for hidden treasures among the vintage antiques and homemade crafts.      Started last year by Geneva Betterment, The...
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