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05/23/2017 - 4:16pm
     The Hampton 2017 HMA Mill and Overlay project will begin on June 20, and last just about a week — weather depending — ending on June 27.      Public Works Director Doug Tarr said at an informational meeting to community residents on May 18, that the nearly 17-block project will be the second largest roads project in 12 years; the last was the...
05/02/2017 - 5:02pm
The basketball courts at Hampton’s Franklin Wellness Center were transformed into a hub for health information during a community health and wellness event held on April 28. The event was coordinated by Franklin County Transitions of Care, a group that determines services needed in the communities in Franklin County. The event welcomed 15...
05/02/2017 - 5:01pm
     This week, after a restoration that fixed holes and other signs of weathered wear and tear, and rust repair, Justice and its friends returned to their homes atop the Franklin County Courthouse.      The week-long process challenged strong winds and weather but ultimately, prevailed over the natural elements...
05/02/2017 - 5:00pm
     Removal of a large hackberry tree at 121 1st St. NE in Hampton has temporarily come to a halt, thanks to a nest of small fluffy visitors.      Del Hamilton, owner and operator of Hamilton Tree Service, started working on cutting down the tree at the residential property on March 31, after the city decided it...
05/02/2017 - 4:58pm
     It was a packed house at the Rustic Brew, Hampton, for Franklin County Relay for Life Team First Bank Hampton’s second annual comedy night fundraiser. In a night full of local comedy acts and one-liners, the team was able to raise $1,144, raising its total donation amount to approximately $7,200, of a goal of $8,000....
05/02/2017 - 3:49pm
     The Hampton Chronicle has a new face in its newsroom now. Serving as the Regional News Editor of the Sheffield Press, Pioneer Enterprise and the Hampton Chronicle, is Caitlin Ware.      Ware, 21, comes from Panora, where she was a news reporter for the Guthrie County Vedette, the Guthrie Center Times, Lake...
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