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

LLLCC hosts 12th Multicultural Fest

By Ryne Turke on October 8 at 9:10am


Lincoln Land Community College is showcasing a celebration of various cultures outside the Jacksonville campus on this afternoon. The 12th annual Multicultural Fest will feature entertainment, samples of ethic food Read More

City finance committee gets update on website update

By Ryne Turke on October 8 at 7:22am


The Jacksonville Finance Committee received an update on the city’s new website this morning. Mayor Andy Ezard appointed a committee in February to look into the possibility of updating the Read More