Illinois Secretary of State and State Librarian Jesse White is awarding $1,142,645 in CARES Act funding to 292 Illinois libraries, school districts and library systems. CARES Act funding was provided to the Illinois State Library from the Institute of Museum and Library Services to... Read More.
The City of Carmi has received a $100,000 grant from the Illinois Housing Development Authority Strong Communities Program. The grant will allow the City of Carmi to attempt to obtain and demolish homes that are considered abandoned under the grant program. The City will... Read More.
A STEM lab in a school setting provides a space where students can explore past the regular classroom and an environment to ask questions, try different ways to solve a problem, and start discussions with one another about what they are doing. STEM is a... Read More.
Story courtesy of Jc Tinsley for TOC News Media A Carmi newspaper plans to hire a photographer now that they’ve become the first winner of a Carmi Chamber of Commerce Business Grant. Steve Hartsock, GM for... Read More.
HARRISBURG, Ill. (Jan. 13, 2021) -- In October 2020, Southeastern Illinois College was awarded the Innovative Bridge and Transition (IBT) grant through the Illinois Community College Board to partner with Eldorado High School. Since... Read More.
Grant Gee, an Edward Jones financial advisor in Carmi, still remembers the day he decided to join the financial services firm. That was 30 years ago. "After learning how Edward Jones financial advisors were required to meet many members of a... Read More.
One of the important questions the Carmi Chamber of Commerce has repeatedly asked itself over several decades is how to best show value to it’s membership. A new initiative aims to deliver on that “what’s in it for me” question in the form of... Read More.
Mt. Carmel, Ill.— The grant that funds the TRIO Student Support Services program at Illinois Eastern Community Colleges, including Wabash Valley College, has been renewed through 2025. TRIO SSS is a 100-percent federally funded program from the U.S. Department of Education that is designed to... Read More.
After a Fast Track grant effort failed and with another funding program pending, the Carmi City Council will make another effort to make some needed improvements to what’s come to be known as the Hillsdale... Read More.
(McLeansboro, Illinois) – United Way, with assistance from the USDA Farmer to Family grant and Cusumano & Sons, donated 200 fresh produce boxes to all Hamilton Memorial Hospital District (HMHD) employees. “On behalf of all HMHD employees, we sincerely thank United Way and Cusumano &... Read More.