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Project updates were shared at last week’s regular meeting of the Anna City Council. The meeting was Tuesday evening, Aug. 15, at Anna City Hall in Anna. City administrator Steve Guined reported that final details and walk-throughs were being completed on improvement work and construction of a new...
The Illinois Department of Transportation, IDOT, has announced plans to temporarily close part of a local highway due to a construction project. IDOT reported that Illinois Route 146 is scheduled to be closed Aug. 23-24 at the Interstate 57 overpass in Union County. The highway will be closed so...
Visitors enter the new Meridian Elementary School in Mounds during an open house on Thursday, Aug. 10. Photo by Lindsey Rae Vaughn.
Meridian Elementary School in Mounds held an open house to showcase its new building on Thursday, Aug. 10. The new facility is located directly behind the junior/senior high school. Five years ago, the elementary building was condemned because of mold. For two years, the schools had to do a split...
The Illinois Department of Transportation, IDOT, has announced plans to temporarily close part of a local highway due to a construction project. IDOT reported that Illinois Route 146 is scheduled to be closed Aug. 23-24 at the Interstate 57 overpass in Union County. The highway will be closed so...
Construction of a new concessions/restroom building is underway as part of a major improvement project at the Anna City Park in Anna.
Construction of a new concessions/restroom building is underway as part of a major improvement project at the Anna City Park in Anna. Wissinger Construction of Cairo is the general contractor for the project; local subcontractors also have been working on the project. The building project is slated...
The Anna City Council had a busy and wide-ranging agenda for its regular meeting on Tuesday evening, April 18. The meeting was at Anna City Hall. A project update was shared by city administrator Steve Guined. In related business, the council approved a bid for one of the city’s improvement...
An old concession stand near the grandstand at the Anna City Park was razed last week.
An old concession stand near the grandstand at the Anna City Park was razed last week. The demolition work was done by the city. Plans are moving forward on construction of a new concession stand building with restrooms as part of a major improvement project at the park. The project includes...
The new gymnasium at Meridian Elementary School. Photo by Lindsey Rae Vaughn.
Construction continues at the new Meridian Elementary School in Mounds. Faculty and students have been in trailers for the last couple of years due to mold in the old elementary building. Construction was halted momentarily due to the state not having a budget.  The school is now receiving funds...
In the late summer and fall of this year, the Anna-Jonesboro Water Commission will be constructing the first major upgrades to its water treatment facility since the mid-1990s.   The water treatment facility supplies water to customers of the City of Anna, the City of Jonesboro, the Shawnee Valley...
The next phase in an Anna downtown improvement project is scheduled to begin soon. A bid for the project was approved at a regular meeting of the Anna City Council. The meeting was held Tuesday evening, Aug. 16, at Anna City Hall. The city received two bids for the project. An engineer’s estimate...

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