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Fulton Relay For Life Team Rally Planned

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life will hold its January meeting and team rally Tuesday, January 12, 2016, at 7 p.m., in the community resource (CR) workroom of Fulton County Medical Center. More...

UE Rate Shows Little Change

Fulton ranked 56 out of 67 counties in November

Preliminary unemployment data for November released last week showed that Fulton County’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose one-tenth of a percentage point in November, from 6.0 percent in October to 6.1 percent in November. More...

U.S. Senate Race Could Hinge On Mood Of Voters

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Unseating first-term Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey won’t be easy, and the Pennsylvania Democrats vying for the party nomination will first have to figure out how to capture voters’ imagination.  More...

From Days Gone By

FROM DAYS GONE BY

20 Years Ago  From The Files Of January 4, 1996  ’96   More...

Features

Granddaughter Helps Save Family Business

WOODSTOCK, Ill. (AP) – A business about to enter its 40th year in operation shouldn’t typically be labeled a startup company. More...

Paw’s Honor: Mutts And Their Owners Make Model Scouts

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) – They go on camp outs. Earn merit badges. And sniff out good deeds. More...

Couple Pulled Over For Speeding Before Birth Of Baby

SIOUX FALLS, S. D. More...

County Tackles New Year Agenda

Newly sworn in Fulton County commissioners Stuart Ulsh, Rodney McCray and Larry “Pete” Lynch tackled their first agenda Tuesday, meeting with several department heads and sitting down with Fulton/Franklin County Court of Common Pleas Pres More...

Girl’s Photo On Display At Vice President Biden’s Home

Lily Mellott’s pic was chosen by Nat Geo Kids

This month, a photograph by Lily Mellott of Harrisonville is on display at the Vice President’s Residence in Washington, D.C., along with images from nine other kids from across the country as part of a new collaboration between National Geogra More...

Obituaries

Richard R. Barnhart

Mercersburg, 74

Richard R. Barnhart, 74, Mercersburg, died Tuesday, December 29, 2015, at ManorCare Health Services, Chambersburg. Born November 23, 1941, at Mercersburg, he was a son of the late Ray C. Barnhart and Blanche Bryan Barnhart Mellott. He was a U.S. More...

Robert E. Fox Sr.

Fort Loudon, 68

Robert “Bob” E. Fox Sr., 68, Fort Loudon, Pa., died Thursday, December 24, 2015, at Chambersburg Hospital. He was born February 23, 1947, in Baltimore, Md., the son of the late Donald and the late Elizabeth (Wenderoth) Fox. More...

Robert D. Hixon Sr.

Warfordsburg, 74

Robert Dale Hixon Sr., 74, Warfordsburg, died Friday, January 1, 2016, at Meritus Medical Center, in Hagerstown, Md.  Born April 26, 1941, in Buck Valley, Pa., he was the son of the late Phillip W. More...

Correspondents' Notes

Our Town

Birthday wishes to Kurt Kendall, January 6; Forrest Plessinger, January 5; Christian Hann, January 7; Brooklyn Gelvin, January 6; Melinda Howells, January 9; More...

Family

In Memory

KENDALL  In loving memory of Pat Kendall who passed away December 1987. Her birthday was January 3, and she would have been 83.  Missing her, Sisters: Wanda Souders Kay McGarvey and family   More...