An attempted theft and criminal damage occurred at a solar farm in Carmi on February 21st. Caleb Johnson, who works for the PER MAR Security Service, called a report to the White County Sheriff’s Office and stated that he noticed a large black power... Read More.
The White County Board is in solid financial standing headed into 2024. With more than $1.9 million in investments including $142,824 left in American Rescue Plan funds, the month end position for 2023 is around $11.9 million. Outside of that, getting new procedures in... Read More.
A handful of county residents, a landowner/lessee and the project manager for Invenergy agree that after weeks of aggravation and high anxiety, things around the solar farm being built in the Centerville area are getting better. Brooks York, Craig Williams, Martin Rae Barbre, and... Read More.
The White County board met for a little over an hour for their monthly board meeting Tuesday evening. Prior to the regular meeting a public hearing was held in regards to the Greenkey Solar Project just outside of Norris City.Following reports from County Officers,... Read More.
The Carmi City Council met for the second of their two monthly meetings Tuesday. The meeting got underway with the council approving the July 11th Council meeting minutes, the 2023 financial reports for the City of Carmi and Light and Water Departments and the... Read More.
The White County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the theft of a side by side in Enfield. On Wednesday afternoon Deputy Matt Wicker was dispatched to Big River Solar and met with Benjamin Faulkner of Vandalia who stated that he is a worker for Midwest... Read More.
The White County Board will meet Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. at the White County Courthouse. The meeting will be preceded by a Public Hearing on the new Solar Farm by Invenergy LLC at 6:30 p.m. The Board will consider the appointment of Braden Willis to... Read More.
A White County man made it clear Tuesday night he was disappointed in the new Ranger Power Solar Farm coming to the county. Waylon Chapman addressed the County Board raising concerns about the future decommissioning of the industrial solar farm, damage to roads to... Read More.
Mount Carmel, Ill.— Wabash Valley College has been awarded an Illinois Green Economy Network’s sub-award for its proposed solar project at the college’s Industrial Studies building. The college has been awarded $150,597 to complete the project.The award funds were made available through the Renewable... Read More.
Despite mail in balloting not being a requirement for the 2020 election, White County Clerk Beth Sell says there has been a lot of action on that front. Her office has over and over again reminded the public that they are not required to... Read More.