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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 set a company record last week when employees said...
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...
09/09/2014 - 11:19am
Hampton physician Dr. David Dennis will hang up his stethoscope for the final time Sept. 30 after 38 years of service to Franklin County and the surrounding area.      Dennis, a native of Denison, spent his entire medical career in Hampton. He started at the Franklin Medical Center (currently Public Health) in 1976 and...
09/09/2014 - 11:17am
It was an eventful Labor Day Weekend in Hansell as TownsEnd Winery held their fifth annual Fall Wine Release celebration.      Hundreds visited Vernon and Judy Harper's farm over Saturday and Sunday to sample wine, play games, and enjoy live entertainment.      "It's expanded and gotten...
09/03/2014 - 11:16am
  An investigation into an alleged stabbing incident yesterday in Hampton found that the victim’s wounds were self-inflicted. Police and emergency personnel responded to a 911 call in the 900 block of First Avenue Southeast around 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday. There, they discovered the victim, Jessica Speake, and transported her to the...
09/02/2014 - 8:47pm
  The description of a suspect in a Hampton stabbing crime was still unavailable Tuesday night four hours after the incident took place. Emergency medical personnel and police officers responded to a 911 call at 4:24 p.m. Tuesday afternoon in the 900 block of First Avenue Southeast. Responders found a teenage female stabbing victim in a...
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