SPRINGFIELD –The number of nonfarm jobs decreased over-the-year in July in all fourteen Illinois metropolitan areas, with five metro areas at record low payrolls, according to preliminary data released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and the Illinois Department of Employment Security... Read More.
Unemployment in the 9 southeasternmost counties of Illinois continues to improve, but still remains a far cry from year ago numbers. The average unemployment rate amongst White, Hamilton, Gallatin, Wayne, Edwards, Wabash, Saline, Hardin, & Pope Counties for June of 2020 was 11%. For... Read More.
SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) announced today that the unemployment rate fell -3.2 percentage points to 11.3 percent, while nonfarm payrolls added +93,200 jobs in July, based on preliminary data provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and released... Read More.
Carmi, IL – Illinois State Police District 19 Commander, Captain Nathan Douglas, announced today activity and enforcement figures for the month of July. Troopers in District 19, which includes Wabash, Edwards, Wayne, White, Hamilton, Saline, and Gallatin Counties, recorded 1,358 incidents during the month. Enforcement... Read More.
A 29-year-old Mount Carmel man, Zachary Mathis, was arrested Mt. Carmel Police Saturday after Police were called to the 600 block of Vine Street about a male subject acting in a disorderly manner. The complainant signed a probable cause against Mathis for disorderly conduct. ... Read More.
On Wednesday, July 29, the alley between 5th and 6th Streets will be closed between Main Street and Oak Street. The closure will begin at 7am and last all day. The City of Carmi regrets any inconvenience.
The White County Sheriff’s Office received a report from Paula M. Cox, of Crossville, Friday afternoon, someone removed mail from her mailbox. She advised her neighbor had given her a number of items of mail addressed to her that had been located in the... Read More.
Fairfield Memorial Hospital honors an employee each month who has been nominated by their peers for providing extraordinary patient care and customer services within and outside of the Hospital. Emily Rush RN, who works as a... Read More.
The Grayville Pig Out Hog Roast at the pavilion will be held on Saturday, July 25th, hosted by the Friends of Grayville. Among the activities include the Josh Gray Memorial Scholarship Cornhole Tournament beginning at 2pm with registration beginning at 1PM. Bring your bags.... Read More.
The White County Board adjourned just 20 minutes after gathering for their 7pm meeting Tuesday night. County Clerk Beth Sell reminded everyone that while the clerk’s office has been mandated by the state to mail out applications to vote by mail, that it is in... Read More.