The Haynes House of Hope recently welcomed its new executive director, Tamme Taran. Taran has been on staff as temporary replacement for the organization’s director, who was on medical leave since January 2013. She became the permanent executive director in August 2013. Taran comes to Haynes House with an extensive background in the nursing and […]
Get a warm fuzzy feeling from providing a warm fuzzy feeling. The Granville Rotary Club has a holiday tradition of working to make sure area children who need warm winter clothing the most have it; it’s called the annual Spirit of Christmas spaghetti dinner and it happens at Bernardo’s on Monday, Dec. 10. The spaghetti […]
Third-year head coach Jim Burgey has yet to coach a game this season but he and the girls varsity basketball team have already faced adversity. Junior Kelsey Farley, the team’s starting center and most reliable scorer a year ago, injured one of her knee ligaments this fall and will miss the entire season. Her absence […]
After nearly a decade of planning and a few months after residents voiced their support, officials in Hampton officially broke ground on construction of a new town hall last week. Around 30 people — current and former town officials, members of the Hampton Volunteer Fire Department, and interested residents — attended a ground-breaking ceremony, held […]
The long-time administrator of Indian River Nursing Home has been selected as the new administrator at the Washington County-owned Pleasant Valley Infirmary. The county board of supervisors hired Renee Groesbeck at an annual salary of $84,000. She replaces interim director James DeLuca, who stepped down effective Aug. 15. Groesbeck’s first day at PVI will be […]
Construction of Hampton’s Town Hall should begin within the next month, officials said during last Wednesday’s monthly board meeting. A 30-day permissive referendum during which residents could voice objections to the plan ended Friday and Supervisor Dave O’Brien met with contractors on Monday evening to sign and finalize contracts. He said work on the new […]
Three candidates, one of whom has more than a decade of experience on the Granville Board of Education and two who are relative newcomers to the political scene, are vying for two open seats on the Hampton Town Council. Tamme Taran who was appointed to board earlier this summer will run against fellow Republican David […]
Resident Pam O’Brien questioned the Granville Board of Education’s fiscal responsibility during an appearance at the Nov. 24 meeting for choosing to use grant money to hire a consultant.