TEUTOPOLIS…State Representative Adam Niemerg (R-Dieterich) announced that the next Satellite Office Hours will be for Edwards, Wabash and White Counties this week and next. Thursday, February 25 8:00 – 10:00 AM Mt. Carmel City Hall (631 N. Market St.) 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM Albion City Hall... 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.
With less than $5,000 remaining to reach their goal of $30,000 to help children in White County, tonight (December 24th) is your last chance to see the Christmas Lights of Hope, a drive-thru Christmas Light Display at the White County Fairgrounds, from 6PM –... Read More.
Fairfield Memorial Hospital has been a steadfast leader in healthcare for over 50 years. This has never been more evident than it has been this year due to the COVID Pandemic that has changed how everyone goes about their daily lives. The decision to administer... Read More.
A quick meeting Tuesday evening took place out of the comfort of each Carmi City Council member’s home or place of business as the twice a month gatherings returned to phone meetings while the state and White County especially is dealing with a CoViD... Read More.
The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has several mobile testing teams that are dispatched to various locations around the state each week to provide COVID-19 testing. Anyone can be tested, regardless of symptoms or immigration status. There is no cost to the individual... Read More.
SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) announced today that the unemployment rate fell -0.7 percentage point to 14.6 percent, while nonfarm payrolls added +142,800 jobs in June, a record monthly increase, based on preliminary data provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor... Read More.
Rend Lake – The treasure hunt of the summer continues as Rend Lake College and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers partner for a third year to bring safe adventures to local children with the return of the Search for the Science Stones on... Read More.
HARRISBURG, IL. April 23, 2020 –, In an effort to provide mission critical and essential services despite the historic pandemic, USDA Forest Service staff are continuing to work on projects protecting forest health and improving recreation sites. Despite the virtual workforce, significant work is being done on... Read More.
Representative Darren Bailey says he spoke with Illinois Department of Employment Security officials through a conference call recently and is offering some advice to folks who may still be having trouble with the system. Specifically, he says there have been a lot of questions from... Read More.