The Carmi Chamber of Commerce is growing and expanding it’s reach beyond the city limits as evidenced by new membership. A small contingent braved the rain Thursday afternoon traversing to Enfield to formally welcome Country Financial agent Trudee Wynn as a member of the... Read More.
CARMI, ILLINOIS (March 15, 2021) – Carmi, Illinois-based First Bank announced today that it has successfully completed its acquisition of Lawrenceville, Illinois-based Heritage State Bank. Three former branches of Heritage State Bank in Lawrenceville, Illinois and Haubstadt and Vincennes in Indiana are now offices of First... Read More.
Uber is coming to a neighborhood near you in Southeastern Illinois. A press release from the ride service says it will expand operations to 39 counties throughout Illinois including 25 southern Illinois counties. White, Wayne, Gallatin, Hardin, Edwards, Pope, and Wabash Counties are all... Read More.
--CARES Act provides $160,000 in supplemental funding to WISBDC-- ELDORADO, Ill. (Sept. 16, 2020) -- The Workforce and Illinois Small Business Development Center at Southeastern Illinois College is able to expand opportunities to area small businesses through an expansion of funds provided to the... Read More.
Spinal Muscular Atrophy added as the 49th disorder SPRINGFIELD – Beginning Monday, the Illinois Department of Public Health will test every baby born in Illinois for Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA). SMA is a group of hereditary diseases that progressively destroys motor neurons—nerve cells in... Read More.
Department expands medical sales hours; emphasizes need to prioritize patient access CHICAGO – The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation granted medical cannabis dispensing organizations the ability to remain open until 10 p.m. to make medical cannabis sales. The Department provided additional guidance to dispensaries... Read More.
Secretary of State Jesse White’s legislation allowing 16- and 17-year-olds to register for the state’s First Person Consent Organ/Tissue Donor Registry when they receive their driver’s license or identification card will take effect on Jan. 1, 2018. “Our main priority is to save lives,” said... Read More.
Gov. Bruce Rauner today signed HB 313, which will grant greater authority to registered and licensed nurses in administering health services and lift burdensome licensing regulations. “This will empower nurses to administer the services that they are fully equipped and educated to... Read More.
Wabash Valley College recently added two new courses to its Summer 2017 schedule. WVC continues to draw online students from across the nation and the world. “We recently added Quantitative Reasoning, MTH 1104, and Calculus and Analytical Geometry III, MTH 2173, to our summer schedule,”... Read More.
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) Administrator Val Dolcini today announced that USDA will accept over 300,000 acres in 43 states that were offered by producers during the recent ranking period for the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) Grasslands enrollment with emphasis... Read More.