SPRINGFIELD –The number of nonfarm jobs decreased over-the-year in May in all fourteen Illinois metropolitan areas, with six 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.
SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) and local offices of emergency management are encouraging residents to stay aware of local forecasts and be prepared for potential flooding. The National Weather Service is forecasting a chance of rain for several days beginning mid-week... Read More.
Due to the Stay at Home Executive Order, we will be changing the council meeting dates to the 14th and 28th of April.
HARRISBURG, Ill. (March 18, 2020) -- Based on state and federal guidelines as well as Illinois Community College Board recommendations in consultation with the various Illinois higher education organizations plus the latest available health care evidence, beginning immediately, Southeastern Illinois College will provide remote educational... Read More.
Addison Elliott, of Carmi, won the State's Elks Hoop Shoot last Saturday. She will now move on to compete in the regionals in Iowa City.
The NCOE District School Board meeting was held Wednesday, May 16th. The minutes and the bills were approved as presented. The meeting was highlighted with personnel moves for the 2018-2019 school year. Those employed were Marsha Humphrey as a Jr. High reading teacher at NCO... Read More.
The Carmi City Council met on Tuesday night for their second meeting of October. Following the approval of minutes and financial matters, the Council delved into a full agenda. The Council unanimously approved to allow Police Chief Jason Carter to list on Ebay a 2003... Read More.
Carmi will play Highland at 7 PM on Monday, July 17. Game will be played at Glik Park (1 Nagel Drive, Highland, IL). Carmi will then play either at 3 PM or 7 PM on Tuesday, July 18. 1 2 3 ... Read More.
Traditionally the first week in August, unforeseen circumstances will force the White County Fair up two weeks. The 139th annual Fair will kick off on Monday, July 17th and wrap up on the 22nd. The move will place the Carmi fair in between the Wayne County and... Read More.
Legislation introduced by State Representative Dave Severin (R-Benton) that would provide additional assistance to veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) or depression received unanimous approval from the Illinois House of Representatives on Wednesday, March 15th. HB 2897 dictates that veterans suffering from PTSD or... Read More.