Committee picks East Vandalia acreage for dog park

By Jim McCabe on May 21 at 1:14pm


Members of the Jacksonville Parks and Lakes Committee believe they have a suitable location for a potential new dog park. The committee met this morning and decided an area of Read More

Work wrapping up on streets north of downtown

By Jim McCabe on May 21 at 1:14pm


Activity is winding down on follow-up construction work to the area of downtown Jacksonville around North Main Street. Following the opening of North Main to traffic last November, several road Read More

New majors being offered at MacMurray

By Jim McCabe on May 21 at 1:14pm


Two new majors are being offered at MacMurray College in the upcoming fall semester. The school announced today it’ll offer Marketing and Data Analytics majors to undergraduate students. Approval to Read More

District 117 down to three construction manager candidates for Turner Project

By Ryne Turke on May 21 at 7:24am


District 117 board members narrowed the list of potential Vision 117 construction managers to three candidates during Wednesday’s monthly meeting. Superintendent Steve Ptacek announced that five construction managers had applied Read More

Liens against McCann’s construction companies questioned

By Jim McCabe on May 21 at 7:23am


Jacksonville’s state senator is facing more scrutiny over tax liens filed against his businesses. The State Journal-Register reports Sam McCann’s two construction companies face liens filed by the Internal Revenue Read More