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06/20/2018 - 10:50am
UPDATE: Thomas Craighton, Franklin County Emergency Management Coordinator, has reported that Hampton's McDonald's restaurant and Crossroads convenience store are open and the carbon monoxide threat has been controlled.   McDonald’s restaurant and Crossroads convenience store in Hampton were evacuated at around 10:30 a.m. this morning (Wed, Jun 20). The Hampton Police...
06/15/2018 - 12:54pm
The names of the three candidates applying for the Franklin County Sheriff position have been released by the Franklin County Board of Supervisors. Deputy Aaron Dodd has been serving the community since August of 2003. Rick Rieken, a deputy for Franklin County since 2003, ran against the late Sheriff Linn Larson in the regular election of 2016....
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...
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...
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