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12/13/2018 - 12:06pm
Christmas spirits were high in Hansell this weekend as TownsEnd Winery hosted their holiday open house. From 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday the winery invited visitors to try samplings of their stock while taking in the Christmas décor and enjoying a range of snacks. “We’ve had a busy day,” said Judy Harper. “We started out busy and we stayed busy....
12/06/2018 - 5:09pm
West Fork Middle School has a new resource to encourage creative problem solving. Set up in the middle school’s library, West Fork teachers have been working diligently to establish a “Maker Space,” an environment for students to independently tackle projects at their own pace. Whether that means tinkering with electronics,...
11/29/2018 - 3:20pm
One of Hampton’s most prominent musical groups is ready to celebrate its 40th year with a fun and festive Christmas concert. This year’s Franklin Chorale annual Christmas concert will be Sunday, Dec. 2 at 2 p.m. at the First Congregational United Church of Christ, 22 First Ave. SW in Hampton. Founded by Mary Lou Semler in 1978, the...
11/29/2018 - 3:17pm
The Franklin County Alcoholism Service Center is scheduled to close at the end of the year. Larry Fanny, director of the center since 2010, informed the Franklin County Board of Supervisors last week that he is retiring and services will end on Dec. 31st. Fanny said that Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-Anon meetings will still be held at the center on...
11/29/2018 - 2:54pm
With the recent resignation of council member Adam Wedmore, the council examined their options for filling the now vacant seat during their regular meeting on Wednesday, November 21. The city has two options for filling the vacancy. The first is to appoint a member of the community to carry out the remainder of Wedmore’s term. The second...
11/21/2018 - 12:13pm
The Sheffield city council met on Tuesday, November 13 for their regular meeting at city hall. At the meeting, Police Chief Sam Cain reported that several applications have been submitted from people interested in becoming the city’s second police officer. “We’ve got several good applicants,” said Cain. None of the...
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