Jax fire chief wants more staff for substation

By Jim McCabe on May 5 at 7:21am


Jacksonville aldermen are going to need at least two committee meetings to decide on approving a request for more firefighters in the city. During a Public Protection Committee meeting Tuesday Read More

Welcome sign, Village Celebration on South Jacksonville agenda

By Ryne Turke on May 5 at 7:15am

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The proposed South Jacksonville Welcome Sign has made its way to the monthly village meeting. Trustees introduced the groundwork for the sign during a committee meeting last week. A vote Read More

Illinois eclipse still a while away, but excitement building

By Jim McCabe on May 4 at 12:53pm


If you want to see a total solar eclipse in Illinois in 2017, you might want to start making plans now. That was the message this morning from Bob Baer, Read More

Organ transplant surgery required for Virginia mother

By Ryne Turke on May 4 at 7:28am


A rare disease is requiring a Virginia woman to undergo an organ transplant nearly two months after giving birth to a baby boy. Terri Rutledge reached out to WLDS-WEAI News Read More

City inspects first golf cart

By Jim McCabe on May 3 at 12:45pm


Get ready to hear a lot more of this noise in Jacksonville soon: That’s the sound of a golf cart, which city residents can now drive on non-state roads. The Read More