Opinion

06/28/2016 - 3:12pm
Rotary and Chamber should be commended for saving fireworks event    Few likely don’t realize it, however, up until about 10 days ago, the skies would have been dark for the Fourth of July weekend.    That’s when Hampton Rotary Club members led by Brad Staley, and members of the Greater Franklin County Chamber of Commerce teamed up to save the annual event. With...
06/07/2016 - 11:56am
And then there were two     Hillary Clinton finally clinched the Democratic nomination this week after six months of gritty campaigning and strong pushback from Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders. Her victory set up a November showdown with Donald Trump, whose candidacy defied the odds to win the Republican nomination against a stiff field...
06/07/2016 - 11:54am
    Captain America is a Hydra spy and always has been.     At least that’s what writer Nick Spencer wants you to believe after reading the first issue of “Captain America: Steve Rogers,” which hit shelves a couple weeks ago.     The details aren’t entirely clear, but it appears...
05/31/2016 - 4:15pm
Connecting our cultures      Local residents will have a unique opportunity to celebrate the community’s diversity June 4 during Gran Festival in Hampton. The new event was spearheaded by La Luz Hispana to showcase local Hispanic culture through music, food, games and other fun events.      The street...
05/31/2016 - 4:14pm
The good, the bad, and the canceled      The title of this column is a lie. Good or bad, they’re all canceled. As the 2015-16 television season comes to an end we’re already looking forward to what’s coming up next fall. However, before we get too excited about what the future has in store, let’s take a...
05/31/2016 - 4:12pm
Time to prioritize      Much is made of the grave threat of Islamic extremism, but an ordinary day in Chicago where handguns are illegal puts Islamic terrorism in its place next to diesel exhaust as a threat to mankind.      People don’t like to find out they’ve been hoodwinked, so they react to...
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