A-C Central principal dies

By Jim McCabe on October 9 at 7:25am


Students, faculty and staff are mourning the loss of a principal this week at A-C Central Middle and High Schools. Robert “Bob” Sanders Jr. was 48 years old when he Read More

Passavant CEO looking forward to future development of the hospital

By Ryne Turke on October 9 at 7:24am

Doug Rahn.Board of Governors

It was all good news during Thursday night’s Passavant Area Hospital Board of Governors’ meeting. Passavant President and CEO Doug Rahn noted the hospital had a record year in 2014 for quality and safety Read More

Chicago Cubs roster embraces local fan’s Hands-Helmet creation during postseason run

By Ryne Turke on October 8 at 1:35pm


A lifelong Chicago Cubs fan from Jacksonville is responsible for the infamous hands-helmet social media is buzzing about. On Wednesday night, the Chicago Cubs punched their ticket into the National Read More

Meeting tonight regarding new South Jax hotel

By Jim McCabe on October 8 at 1:13pm


A public hearing will be conducted tonight on site plans for a new hotel in South Jacksonville. The village Plans Commission will hold the hearing at 7 p.m. regarding the Read More

MacMurray “Rooted in Tradition” for Homecoming

By Ryne Turke on October 8 at 1:11pm


Homecoming festivities kick off for MacMurray College tomorrow. The theme for 2015, “Rooted in Tradition,” stems from the 100th birthday celebration of the iconic magnolia tree at the corner of Read More