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Local area McDonald’s restaurants plan to hire approximately 1,000 new employees in surrounding communities over the next few weeks to staff up for summer. According to a news release, area McDonald’s locations which are looking to hire new employees include those in: Anna, Carbondale, Marion,...
As warmer weather returns and our nation’s agricultural communities gear up for summer events, the leaders of the agricultural departments in six Midwestern states have released a video message encouraging people to get vaccinated for COVID-19 when they are eligible. Echoing a similar message...
Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White has issued a reminder urging the public to visit his office’s website at www.cyberdriveillinois.com to conduct transactions online when possible instead of visiting a driver services facility.  Over the last nine months, more than 3.8 million transactions...
Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White has unveiled a new ad campaign featuring Chicago White Sox All-Star relief pitcher and longtime radio voice of the team Ed “Farmio” Farmer, who died last year.  The campaign marked the beginning of National Donate Life Month in April. In the public service...
Illinois hunters support the health of ecosystems, conservation efforts and local economies.  Successful hunts also provide lean, local protein for families and communities. University of Illinois Extension, in cooperation with Illinois Learn to Hunt, plans to share basic field dressing, post-hunt...
The Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity, DCEO, on Monday, April 5, announced the recipients for the 2020 Community Development Block Grants, CDBG, for Public Infrastructure.  A total of $18.2 million will be awarded to 34 communities across the state. The funds will enable...
Southern Seven Health Department plans to have a free community electronics recycling event in Union County. The event is scheduled from 8 a.m. to noon on April 10 at Anna-Jonesboro Community High School. This manufacturer-supported e-waste program is administered by the Illinois Environmental...
A spring 2021 homecoming celebration is underway this week at Anna-Jonesboro Community High School. Homecoming traditionally is a fall event at the Union County school.  Like so many other activities, that tradition has been impacted by the ongoing coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic. A traditional fall...
Record low temperatures were posted late last week in some parts of the Southern Illinois, Southeast Missouri and Western Kentucky region. The National Weather Service office in Paducah posted information on its website about spring frost/freeze climatology for the region. The weather service noted...
Illinois American Water is urging customers with a past due balance to access the company’s financial assistance program, H2O Help to Others.  The program, along with payment plans, is available to help prevent service interruption for nonpayment. Illinois American Water said in a news release that...

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