A commitment of support

In Swaziland, the school year runs from January to December, so students there are now completing classes and preparing for exams. Bev Harrison has recently returned from his visit to Piggs Peak where he and Linda Mathunjwa interviewed students at the primary schools (grade 1-7) to identify candidates to receive our support to attend high […]

Christmas Cheer at the Hampton Fire Hall

When Norm Garnett was a teenager, his father was unemployed. He recalls members of the Rothesay Fire Department stopping in at his house with a box of Christmas items – food and gifts. Then, 13 years ago, as a member of the Hampton Fire Department, when he caught word that there was a Hampton family […]

Pickwauket Lions Club Update

November was Diabetes awareness Month in Canada. The Pickwauket Lions Club, again this year, held a $500.00 “Ca$h for Christmas Raffle” to raise money to support the Green Hill Lake, Kids Diabetic Camp in the summer of 2019. We sold tickets from the lobbies, with the support of the Hampton Pharmasave and Hampton Home Hardware […]

Nicky Scott, costume director for Hampton High's production of A Christmas Carol

‘Not always about sewing’: Scott discusses her process to costume design

Theatregoers have come to expect top quality productions from the Hampton High School Theatre Company; powerful performances, top quality direction, fantastic sets, and of course fancy costumes. For the last number of years, Nicky Scott has led the costume team for the productions. “I don’t have a background in costuming or in sewing, but I […]

Hampton dancers to represent Canada on the world stage.

The Dance World Cup Finals are happening this summer in Braga, Portugal and the Greater Hampton Region will be well represented. Ella Harrison, 16, and Julia Lamb, 15, will be competing at the event in June. “I was shocked when I found out I made the team,” says Lamb. “I didn’t expect to earn something […]

Aaron Law has brought new technology to the family farm.

Local egg farmer uses technology on the family business.

Shiny floors and computer automation may not be the first things that come to mind when you think of a third-generation family farm, but that’s the reality on Law’s Horizon Egg Farm. “I’m very happy to continue to build on an amazing foundation that my parents and my grandparents built,” says Aaron Law, Innovator/Owner of […]

Kings County Museum marks 100th anniversary of WWI at their location in Hampton.

Kings County Museum marks the 100th anniversary of WWI Armistice

In September 1918, in the remaining weeks of WWI, Pte. Percy Leonard Robertson was killed in action while serving in the 44th battalion of the Canadian Infantry. At home, his family waited over six months to receive the official details of his death. When the documents came, no clear explanation of what happen was given […]

Community support for a busy Food Basket season.

It’s almost impossible to describe the impact that the Hampton Food Basket has on the community. It’s even harder to describe the type of impact the community has on them. “I really can’t stress enough that the generosity of this community is heartwarming, it’s appreciated, we’re grateful and our clients are grateful,” says Dee Dee […]

Winter plans for the Credo Project

It would be hard to imagine the courthouse lawn without the statue of John Peters Humphrey, but it’s something the residents and visitors of the Greater Hampton Region will have to get used to, at least for the winter. “We came to the conclusion, with the permission of the artists, that we would like to […]