Tractor Supply Co. Could Locate In Ayr Town Center

Barn Quilt Trail Nears One-Year Milestone

Quilt blocks needed in Bethel, Licking Creek, Union and Wells townships

The clock continues to tick as time winds down to the one-year anniversary marking the creation of the Frontier Barn Quilt Trail of Fulton County and the first gathering of the trail committee that strives to promote local tourism and history. Since first meeting on June 15, 2014, the quilt trail committee headed by Mike Crampton has made great strides […]

Driveway Paving Permits Required In Ayr Township

Code enforcement, Tractor Supply also discussed

Ayr Township supervisors approved an ad reminding township citizens of their driveway paving ordinance, discussed their current Uniform Construction Code inspection contract and said they would meet this week with engineers for Tractor Supply Company regarding plans to build a new store here. The supervisors approved an ad to remind township citizens that a building permit must be obtained for […]

Better Days Animal League Founder Charged

Money allegedly stolen to fund heroin habit

Three individuals, including the founder and former chief executive officer of Better Days Animal League, are scheduled to appear in Franklin County Central Court next week on allegations they misused the organization’s funds and donations. Former CEO Dennis Lee Bumbaugh of Chambersburg faces one felony count each of theft by unlawful taking, theft by failing to make required deposit of […]

Before Voting Get Your Facts Straight

To The Editor: Jerry Gregory’s letter to the editor in last week’s News was just plain wrong. First, the position of “conflicts attorney” is not a new position. There have always been conflicts attorneys ever since the Supreme Court ruled that counties or states had to provide public defenders back in 1963. If a public defender had a conflict of […]

County CFO Responds To Last Week’s “Ridiculous Spending” Letter To The Editor

To The Editor: This letter is in response to a letter tto the editor in last week’s “News.” Hopefully it will clarify and correct a number of concerns raised in that letter. For the 2015 year, the county occupation tax was reduced to zero. While some townships may levy occupation taxes, the county no longer has this tax. Any questions […]

Clarify Confusion About Paws For Hope Thrift Store

To The Editor: To all of our customers, friends and ther residents of Fulton County community. Due to the recent published events in the Public Opinion dated Friday, April 24, 2015, and Saturday, April 25, 2015, we felt compelled to offer some clarification regarding Paws for Hope Thrift Store. Paws for Hope Thrift Store began operation on September 29, 2014, […]

Thank Semper Fi Memorial 5K Supporters

To The Editor: April 11 marked the sixth year that the Semper Fi Memorial 5K was held to support efforts in sending Fulton County high school students to Arlington Cemetery to honor our son, LCPL Steven Szwydek, and all those who sacrificed their lives in the name of freedom. We were blessed with a sunny day and more than 125 […]

Fulton Precision Industries Recognized As Governor’s ImPAct Award Nominee

Harrisburg, PA – Fulton Precision Industries is being recognized for creating jobs that pay and their economic impact within the commonwealth as part of the third annual Governor’s ImPAct Awards. Awards will be presented at a ceremony at the Hershey Lodge in Hershey, May 21, 2015. “We are a state-of-the art modern machine shop with computer-operated equipment and automation. This […]

SFSB OKs Softball Team Use Of Gym

Gym to be used in inclement weather

A fluke accident involving a clock and a practice baseball in the high school gymnasium recently resulted in the Southern Fulton High School’s varsity baseball team as well as the varsity softball team having to cancel practice in inclement weather or brave the elements and muddy conditions to keep their kids conditioned for upcoming games. Last Tuesday during the district’s […]