South Jax trustees overturn veto for former chief’s retirement package

By Ryne Turke on July 3 at 12:09pm


South Jacksonville trustees listened to over an hour of comments from the public and handled a full agenda during Thursday’s village meeting. The most significant action from trustees last night Read More

New study shows Illinois lacks patriotism

By Tiffani Homer on July 3 at 12:07pm

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Illinoisans may be surprised to find out their state ranks 43rd in the country when it comes to patriotism. The study conducted by WalletHub, determined each state’s patriotism by involvement Read More

New requirements impacting Child Care Assistance Program

By Ryne Turke on July 3 at 12:06pm


A change to the Child Care Assistance Program could leave an impact on thousands of families across the state. New state requirements taking effect this week mean a lot fewer Read More

South Jax Chief Broaddus, Trustee Smith stepping down from positions

By Ryne Turke on July 3 at 6:02am


The newly appointed South Jacksonville police chief and a trustee under fire for ethics allegations have stepped down from their positions with the village. Chief Mike Broaddus and trustee Sonnie Read More

Police promoting safety over holiday weekend

By Ryne Turke on July 3 at 6:00am


The Illinois State Police Department is reminding holiday travelers to drive responsibly over the weekend. According to a press release from the ISP, DUI remains the leading cause of fatal Read More