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02/21/2017 - 5:13pm
     The Franklin County Arts Council will be holding its sixth annual benefit concert on Saturday, March 4, at 7 p.m., at Faith Baptist Church, Hampton.      Performances on the night will be given by singers Cassandra Douglas and Brian Major. Douglas, a native of New York, is a soprano and earned her master’s in music at the Manhattan School of Music....
02/21/2017 - 5:10pm
     Hampton-Dumont High School is in the process of evaluating its eight-period schedule, according to Principal Steve Madson, with the option of a trimester schedule as a replacement.      H-D currently runs on a semester schedule of eight, 42 minute-periods, with a 50 credit requirement for graduation. At the...
02/21/2017 - 5:08pm
     Republican Senator Charles Grassley paid a visit to Franklin County this past Monday. Grassley was invited to Franklin General Hospital to take a tour of the hospital’s construction projects regarding patient privacy and its new mental health program for senior citizens.      Grassley concluded the...
02/21/2017 - 5:06pm
     Franklin County Conservation will be tearing down the Robinson House this upcoming spring, following an asbestos testing. Director Ned Parker said that the conservation board had decided that it no longer wanted to keep the property as is, though it had been maintained since 2014.      The Robinson House is...
02/14/2017 - 5:25pm
     The Latimer Council agreed to partner with the Latimer Development Corporation to provide access to city addresses and to cover mail expenses for the corporation’s survey of downtown.      Latimer Development Corporation is a non-profit organization that has operated in Latimer over the last 20 years,...
02/14/2017 - 5:24pm
     Following budgetary debates and discussions leading up to the presentation of Hampton’s fiscal year 2018, the council affirmed to let the record show their positions on an increase of $4,500 to the library’s budget.      During budgetary hearings for city entities last month, the council had...
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