The White County Farm Bureau Board of Directors, at their October 19, 2020 meeting, expressed their opposition to the 1% public safety sales tax proposed for White County. After careful consideration of the potential revenue... Read More.
Mount Carmel, Ill.— Wabash Valley College has been awarded an Illinois Green Economy Network’s sub-award for its proposed solar project at the college’s Industrial Studies building. The college has been awarded $150,597 to complete the project. The award funds were made available through the Renewable... Read More.
Egyptian Health Department was notified on October 20, 2020, of ten Southeastern Illinois residents who have tested positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19). The individuals include: Saline County a female, in her 20’s, at home and in isolation a female, in her 40’s, case status in... Read More.
During National Teen Driver Safety Week, White encourages parents to talk to teens about safe driving behaviors Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced today that teen driver deaths are down 74% since 2007. According to the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT),... Read More.
Rides Mass Transit District will be providing transportation to the polls at no cost, to all residents of the RMTD service area for the general election taking place Tuesday, November 3. Residents will be able to ride to the polls on regular existing routes throughout... Read More.
CARMI, ILLINOIS – First Bank (First National Bank of Carmi) recently received a $15,000 grant from the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago’s Targeted Impact Fund, which supports relief efforts for populations hardest-hit by COVID-19. First Bank chose to distribute these funds to local senior... Read More.
The Enfield Village Board met last night. The board approved the amended Fiscal Year 2020 Budget based off of numbers from the previous year. The tax levy ordinance was also approved. A 30 minute public hearing on the budget was held prior to the regular... Read More.
Carmi’s Hannah Lueke and Jasmine Smith placed third at Tennis Sectionals Saturday in Herrin. This qualifies them for the State Tournament. Due to COVID-19, the State... Read More.
The Carmi-White County School Board met last night. The district is now accepting letters of interest to fill a board member vacancy. The individual selected will serve on the school board from the date of appointment to the seating of the new board in the... Read More.