South Jax board votes to rescind retirement agreement of outgoing police chief

By Jim McCabe on May 29 at 12:01am


South Jacksonville village trustees voted to rescind a separation agreement for the village’s long-time police chief during a special meeting last night. The retirement of Richard Evans was announced in Read More

Local public TV station could raise nearly half a million through challenge grant

By Jim McCabe on May 28 at 1:01pm


Jacksonville’s public broadcasting television station is looking for help to cash in on a unique fundraising opportunity. Dr. Jerold Gruebel, the CEO of WSEC-TV, talked to Gary Scott on this Read More

North Greene to get $63k in grants

By Ryne Turke on May 28 at 1:00pm

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It appears North Greene School District will be receiving the $63,000 in grants they were originally promised. Since the beginning of the school year, the North Greene School Board has Read More

Nichols Pavilion rental rates going up

By Jim McCabe on May 28 at 8:39am


Jacksonville aldermen approved rate increases for renting out the Nichols Parks Pavilion during Tuesday’s meeting. Community Development and Recreational and Facility Director Kelly Hall requested that the current $150 fee Read More

Carrollton police chief reportedly placed on leave

By Jim McCabe on May 28 at 8:39am

Carrollton Police Chief Kenny Kallal  has reportedly been placed on administrative leave. The Greene Prairie Press reports Kallal was placed on leave by the Carrollton City Council after Tuesday night’s Read More