A White County man made it clear Tuesday night he was disappointed in the new Ranger Power Solar Farm coming to the county. Waylon Chapman addressed the County Board raising concerns about the future decommissioning of the industrial solar farm, damage to roads to... Read More.
A town hall meeting will be held Monday, Aug. 3 at 6 p.m. to explore educational options for school children during the continued COVID-19 situation. At a recent CWC Unit 5 school board meeting a significant number of parents were denied entry into the... Read More.
Rumors swirled around an alleged positive Covid-19 case in Saline County and Harrisburg specifically for a couple days prior to the confirmation on Saturday. That report has helped fuel further speculation here in White County. A social media post from the co-owner of Dr.... Read More.
Due to COVID-19 prevention measures, several upcoming events have been cancelled for the next two weeks. Please be aware and spread the word: 1.) March 31 event in White County with speakers Jeff McPeek and Mark Sanders is CANCELLED until further notice. We will attempt to reschedule... Read More.
One of the subjects that kept coming up at the Truth in Taxation Public Hearing Tuesday night was adding to property taxes while residents were anticipating being asked to help fund a new Unit 5 School. Hand in hand with that, some are expressing... Read More.
Officials in Grayville have quite a decision ahead of them. Two gentlemen from different companies gave presentations to the Grayville Council at Monday night’s regularly scheduled meeting with regards to water tower maintenance. Phil Knight from Suez and Darrin Clarke from Maquire Iron, Incorporated... Read More.
More than 6,000 pounds of ready-to-eat pork and turkey products are being recalled by George’s Prepared Foods, according to a USDA press release. The items are sold under Walmart’s Great Value brand and were produced in April and May of this year. George’s says a... Read More.
Several residents addressed the Board for about thirty minutes to voice their concerns about giving out a gaming license to Smith Co. They said there are enough places where there were gaming machines and liquor being served and it would encourage more drinking. There... Read More.
The Southeastern Illinois College Board of Trustees met Tuesday, March 21 at 6 p.m. in the Rodney J. Brenner Board Room to hire an auditordiscuss state and federal budget impact on the college, as well as... Read More.
House Democrats expressed concern over a number of items contained in a report released last week by the panel considering changes to the state’s education funding formula. In a letter to Gov. Bruce Rauner’s appointed secretary of education, House Majority Leader Barbara Flynn... Read More.