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07/16/2014 - 12:38pm
Franklin County Auditor Toni Wilkinson issued a warning to local residents Wednesday about a possible mail scam regarding property deed documents. The letter, sent by Record Transfer Services of Westlake Village, Calif., suggests property owners obtain a “current grant deed” and “property assessment profile” from the company for $83. Wilkinson said the letter was bogus...
06/19/2014 - 12:18pm
              Travel is not advised on gravel roads in Franklin County this week due to relentless rainfall throughout the region.             Nearly 10 inches of precipitation has fallen since Monday. The extreme rainfall has flooded streams, rivers...
06/18/2014 - 4:47pm
              Trees, buildings and power lines throughout Franklin County sustained heavy damage during a barrage of severe weather that sent many local residents to their basements Monday night.             Warning sirens in Hampton were sounded as the...
06/17/2014 - 3:22pm
Hampton-Dumont Elementary Principal Jerry Buseman announced last week that he will resign from his position with the school effective July 3.      Buseman has been with H-D for 23 years. He served as a third grade teacher from 1991-2003, and has spent the past 11 years as principal at North Side and South Side elementaries...
06/17/2014 - 3:20pm
Two new surveillance cameras will be installed at Hampton’s Progress Park soon with the hopes of curbing vandalism and other incidents around that area.      The Hampton City Council approved funding for the cameras, surveillance software and other essential components at its meeting June 12. Jeff Christiansen of...
06/17/2014 - 3:20pm
After a heated debate Monday night, the Hampton-Dumont Board of Education agreed to move the South Side Elementary library into a portion of the cafeteria and a special education class into a smaller room to create space for the 2014-15 school year.      The changes won’t become official until the board approves the...
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