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08/08/2018 - 4:17pm
Franklin County officials are facing a dilemma in regards to raising recycling costs, a crisis that is affecting communities on the national level. The problem stems from the United States’ recycling relationship with China, explained Ned Parker, Conservation Director of Franklin County Conservation. China has accepted American materials to be processed and recycled in past years, but...
08/01/2018 - 2:40pm
The Rockwell Lions Club is hosting an evening of dirt track figure eight racing on Saturday, Aug 11. Residents should be advised of potential higher-than-usual noise and traffic levels in the area, but less than what is anticipated during the National Truck and Tractor Pull. The races begin at 7 p.m., and the Lions Club expects around 1,000 people...
08/01/2018 - 2:40pm
Once a year, communities in Franklin County come together for an evening of live music, good food and bidding wars for a cause: raising money in the name of cancer research. Hundreds of local survivors and their families and friends flocked to the football field in Sheffield for the annual event. Sheri Bogue, Chairwoman of Franklin County’s...
07/25/2018 - 4:54pm
Broken down motorcycles and a tattoo led to a dream come true for Corey Spear. On Saturday, the Hampton resident had the chance to meet the members of his favorite band, Great White, before their performance at the Franklin County Fair that evening. “I was so excited to meet them,” said Spear. “It was my dream.” Spear...
07/25/2018 - 4:51pm
The American Cancer Society (ACS) is the largest voluntary health organization and is the nation's largest private, not-for-profit investor in cancer research. ACS is committed to finding cures and ensuring people facing cancer have the help they need and continues to fight for access to quality health care, lifesaving screenings and so much...
07/25/2018 - 4:47pm
The West Fork School registration information is now available on the school website: www.westforkschool.org. Walk-in Registration will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 7 in the Rockwell Middle School office and the Sheffield High School office from 12-6 p.m. Fees for the 2018-19 school year will be $1.60 for breakfast and $2.50 for lunch. There will be a...
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