Community care advocates still looking for total shut-down of SIDCs

By Jim McCabe on March 26 at 1:01pm


Not satisfied with the closure of the Jacksonville Developmental Center and others in the state, a group is renewing its push for all state-run institutions to shut down. During a Read More

Fire burns down Franklin-area mobile home

By Jim McCabe on March 26 at 11:21am


The State Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating a fire that burned a mobile home down to the ground overnight. Franklin Fire Chief Gerald Wilson says his department was paged out Read More

District 117 selects BLDD as architect for Turner Project

By Ryne Turke on March 26 at 7:15am


District 117 board members approved an architect for the Turner Renovation Project during a special meeting last night. The board’s top four architectural candidates were given the opportunity to talk about Read More

Wireless reading of water meters coming to Jacksonville

By Jim McCabe on March 26 at 7:15am


Installation of “smart” technology for water meters in Jacksonville is almost complete. The work, being done by the utility department, began in August 2012 and allows workers to read meters Read More

City officials hope 2016 means big improvements for Morton Ave.

By Jim McCabe on March 25 at 1:02pm


“One more winter.” That’s what Jacksonville Mayor Andy Ezard says we need to get through before we get much-needed improvements to Morton Avenue. Aldermen authorized Ezard at Monday’s city council Read More