Greg Forbes

06/12/2018 - 3:54pm
An unexpected rainstorm didn’t dampen the excitement for the return of Tuesday on the Town. The June concert series began last Tuesday with a performance by Nashville recording artist Julia Capogrossi and accompanying guitarist Adam Scott. Rain delayed the concert by a few minutes, but once the clouds cleared, the duo entertained the crowd with both original and cover songs. The Hampton...
06/12/2018 - 3:52pm
Margaret Hearn’s title at South Side Elementary School is technically “classroom volunteer,” but to the students, she has a much bigger role. “They call me grandma,” said the 97-year-old Hearn. For the last 34 years, Hearn has served as a volunteer in the Hampton-Dumont district, cutting out materials, correcting...
06/12/2018 - 3:49pm
Rain didn’t stop La Luz Hispana from celebrating its fourth annual Gran Festival at Band Shell Park on Saturday, June 9. The celebration featured musical acts, dance performances, games, a raffle with 35 prizes, food and more. Fifty volunteers pitched in to make sure the day ran as smoothly as possible. Rain fell in the early evening, but La...
06/12/2018 - 3:45pm
Students at Hampton-Dumont’s elementary schools closed out the school year with a celebration for good behavior. This year, students were challenged to lead as examples through Positive Behavior Interventions and Support (PBIS). “The basis is creating a positive environment for students to feel safe and secure to do their best every...
06/12/2018 - 3:43pm
The Franklin County Fairgrounds were alive with the sound of banjos and basses as the fourth annual Hampton Bluegrass Festival returned last weekend. The stage inside the convention center played host to open jams and established bluegrass and country bands from across the state and country. Outside, musicians gathered at the gazebo during...
06/05/2018 - 5:08pm
Summertime and ice cream go hand in hand, but for one Hampton native, the frozen treat is a year round commitment. Dereck Lewis, a 2004 Hampton-Dumont graduate, is the man responsible for Thelma’s Treats, the ice cream sandwich brand that combines homemade cookies and soft serve ice cream. Thelma’s, the name an homage to his...
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