Interact Club working to bring “Elm City” nickname back to Jacksonville

By Ryne Turke on May 3 at 7:16am


Jacksonville High School is teaming up with the local Rotary Club to increase the elm tree population in the city. Rotarian Paul Kluge oversees the Interact Club, made up of Read More

Local McDonald’s offering “Cyber Hiring Day”

By Ryne Turke on May 3 at 7:14am

New career opportunities are being offered at McDonald’s restaurants in Central Illinois. Various opportunities, such as crew, shift managers, assistant managers, restaurant managers and supervisors will be explained at Cyber Read More

Local tourism officials fixing up Lincoln exhibits, offering glimpse at old Jax post office this week

By Jim McCabe on May 2 at 1:01pm


It’s expected to be a busy week this week for tourism officials in Jacksonville as they celebrate the third annual National Travel and Tourism Week. The Jacksonville Area Convention and Read More

Chamber of Commerce doing Springfield “Drive-In” tomorrow

By Jim McCabe on May 2 at 1:01pm

Members of the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce are preparing for an annual pilgrimage to the state capitol tomorrow. A carpool will depart for the Springfield Drive-In, as it’s called. Chamber Read More

Jacksonville Main Street still in running for $25K grant

By Jim McCabe on May 2 at 10:19am


Jacksonville Main Street is a quarterfinalist in a national contest to win a $25,000 grant. The non-profit is in the Independent We Stand “America’s Main Streets” contest. Jacksonville Main Street Read More