Opinion

09/18/2019 - 11:01am
Alternative column: I'm writing this on the 18th anniversary of Al-Qaeda's at-tack on the World Trade Cen-ter. Yesterday John Bolton resigned or was fired. Who's to know which when the words come out of the mouth of a politician? I stopped be-lieving them when they said to hide under our desks to sur-vive an atom bomb back in the 60s. John Bolton didn't have any more respect for...
09/18/2019 - 11:00am
Editorial: This space has been used to laude community organizations for determination and stick-to-it-ness. In recent years, we’ve seen individuals and organizations team together to fund raise and raise awareness for causes meant to improve the community. We’ve seen those efforts lead to splash pads, events and other causes that...
09/11/2019 - 11:16am
Age of the Geek Column: Sayonara. Barring a catastrophic change of plans, by the time this column sees print yours truly will be half a world away to spend two weeks in Tokyo. I originally thought that I would play this trip by ear, getting lost in the foreign metropolis and seeing where my adventure would take me. After all, this is a very...
09/11/2019 - 11:15am
Editorial: With September rolling in, Franklin County organizations have strived to let people in unfortunate circumstances know they are not alone. September marks both Suicide Awareness and Prevention Month and National Recovery Awareness Month. Both are geared towards those who suffer from mental illness, addiction and impossible obstacles in...
09/11/2019 - 11:09am
To the editor: This letter was written in regard to Sandee Brouwer's Letter to the Editor in the Sept. 4 issue of the Hampton Chronicle. To me, it is the pot calling the kettle black. How many years did she own Sandee's Flower Shop–a bright red two-story house in a residential area that the residents had to go by to get home? We don...
09/11/2019 - 11:07am
To the editor: On Thursday September 12th, the Hampton City Council will hold a Public Hearing to receive input from citizens of Hampton on a proposed zoning amendment. This amendment, if approved, would change the zoning of the property in question from R-1 Single Family Residential to AT Arterial Transitional. AT allows for a variety of uses...
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