“If you don't know where you've come from, you don't know where you're going.”-Maya Angelou Carlin Smock, a self proclaimed history nerd, history teacher, and 2005 Carmi White County High School graduate was approached to be on the White County Historical Society board last spring. ... Read More.
A Mt Vernon IN woman is being held in the White County jail following a joint detail between the U.S. Marshals and the Carmi Police Department. On Wednesday evening, 28 year old Tyler N Gomez of 509 Green Valley Drive was arrested and found... Read More.
The governor sent about 160 members of the National Guard to support the hurricane relief effort, especially in hard-hit Louisiana. Soldiers from Urbana and Mattoon, Normal and Macomb will provide assistance with the clean up.Illinois governor J.B. Pritzker has activated National Guard troops in... Read More.
Vaccine Appointment Call Center open 7 days a week at 833-621-1284 SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today launched the Vaccine Appointment Call Center to assist people who do not have access to or who have difficulty navigating online services in... Read More.
State will disburse federal funding to communities seeking reimbursement for emergency costs beginning in July SPRINGFIELD - Governor JB Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) today announced the State will expedite a portion of Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) dollars... Read More.
Funds to Boost Outreach, Training and Professional Guidance Available at No Cost for Small Businesses throughout Illinois SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) today announced a new $7.3 million investment from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) for... Read More.
Grants Will Help Communities Build Capacity for Remote Learning, Work from Home and Other Essential Elements of Digital Access During the COVID-19 PandemicSPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) Office of Broadband today announced the new Illinois Connected Communities grant program designed... Read More.
Springfield, IL – The Illinois State Police (ISP) Division of Forensic Services (DFS) is assisting the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) during the COVID-19 pandemic. Ten forensic scientists and one DNA research coordinator, have volunteered to lend their expertise to assist the IDPH at the Chicago,... Read More.
Pam Barbee with Southern 14 Workforce Investment Board wants small businesses that will not be reopening after this crisis or will be slow in opening backup to take advantage of the WIOA program. WIOA (Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act) can offer information and assistance... Read More.
The Workforce and Illinois Small Business Development Center is offering webinars at no-cost to assist small business owners with the SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans.How to Prepare & Apply for SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) Program The U.S. Small Business Administration... Read More.