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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 - 4:35pm
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...
09/30/2014 - 3:10pm
A recent evaluation of Hampton’s downtown district will provide invaluable information for future improvements and possible business expansion, according to the study’s coordinators.      Main Street Iowa, a statewide organization dedicated to economic development, conducted a market analysis in downtown Hampton...
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...
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