Make the most of the upcoming summer months by enrolling in classes at Rend Lake College. Staying busy this summer can help students catch up to stay on track or get ahead for graduation. RLC is offering up a schedule of online and hybrid... Read More.
LOUISVILLE…State Rep. Darren Bailey (R-Xenia) is informing constituents of the newest laws to take effect at the beginning of the New Year and reminding everyone of the continuing mandated increase of the Illinois minimum wage law another dollar an hour starting January 1, 2021. One... Read More.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced new restrictions Monday for a region of southern Illinois and raised concerns about the spread of COVID-19 across the state. Pritzker said Region 5, which includes Carbondale, Marion, and Harrisburg, had reported a 7-day positivity rate of 8% or more for... Read More.
Louisville, IL – State Representative Darren Bailey (R-Xenia) is assisting the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) get the word out about the new mobile app for outdoorsmen and women called Outdoor Illinois. Launched today by the Illinois Conservation Foundation (ICF), the app is... Read More.
HARRISBURG- Rides Mass Transit District has announced it will be resuming contactless fare collection beginning Wednesday, July 1. Passengers will place money inside fare boxes without coming into contact with drivers. Beginning that same day, passengers riding the agency’s fixed route Saluki Express service in Carbondale... Read More.
Will focus on new drivers, expired DL/IDs and vehicle transactions through July 31 Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced today his office’s reopening plan – beginning June 1 – with the first two months focused on serving ONLY new drivers, customers with... Read More.
Initial Claims Continuing to Slow as Department Prepares for PUA to Go Live SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) today released new statewide data showing the department processed 74,476 new initial unemployment claims for the week ending May 2, and with... Read More.
Relive your memories of Christmas past, create new memories for Christmas future, and all the while revel in the excitement of Christmas present during the 12th edition of Mt. Carmel’s “Christmas Uptown - It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas”. Set to take... Read More.
The Illinois Department of Transportation would like to alert motorists traveling on IL 141 of upcoming BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION. Beginning today, (Monday, September 30), there will be bridge construction to remove and replace the structure carrying IL 141 over a tributary to Cane Creek, 0.25 mile... Read More.