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04/25/2017 - 4:36pm
The Franklin County Board of Supervisors approved its annual five-year road plan earlier this month, establishing eight projects as goals to be completed this year. County Engineer Jay Waddingham explained that the state requires counties to create five-year road and bridge plans every year, as a way to forecast the condition of infrastructure, and to keep aware of funding requirements and...
04/18/2017 - 3:52pm
Dozens show up at Council meeting to support Sam Cain      Dozens of people were packed into the Sheffield City Hall for an explosive City Council meeting on Monday night, which involved a performance review of the Police Chief and the review of ride along policies with the Sheffield Police Department.     ...
04/11/2017 - 4:20pm
     Franklin County residents recently received letters from the county assessor, indicating their property value assessment had gone up. The degree to which property values rose — between $7,000 - $15,000 for some properties — has many residents concerned not only about the tax implications, but also about the market...
04/11/2017 - 4:18pm
Mitch Vanness’ priorities in life didn’t include visiting Haiti with his daughter Madi, 17 — yet on March 9, 2017, he found himself air-bound to the island nation. It wasn’t for a vacation or a tour, or a field trip; the two were traveling with the sole purpose of volunteering and community service.    ...
04/11/2017 - 4:17pm
     First Bank of Hampton donated $2,500 to the Hampton Tree Board for the purchase of several trees to be placed along Rolling Prairie Trail.      “I think it’s a good opportunity, from the bank’s perspective, it’s an important project for the community,” said President and CEO of...
04/04/2017 - 4:24pm
Hampton-Dumont senior Mahlon Miller, 18, Hampton, has announced his candidacy for Mayor of Hampton in the 2018 election, ahead of his graduation in 2017. Miller is a member of the H-D High School student government, as well as a participant in speech club, specifically, individual improvisation and spontaneous speaking. Miller is oldest of seven...
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