Housing trends locally aren’t matching statewide numbers

By Jim McCabe on September 29 at 1:27pm


We’re finding out today that the local housing market numbers aren’t following the statewide trends. Illinois median home prices continued to see robust annual gains last month, according to an Read More

Passavant earns accreditation

By Jim McCabe on September 29 at 1:24pm


The Laboratory Department at Passavant Area Hospital has been awarded an accreditation. It comes from the Commission of Laboratory Accreditation of the College of American Pathologists, based on the results Read More

Unemployment numbers show continued improvement in Illinois

By Ryne Turke on September 29 at 7:25am


August was the fifth consecutive month in which local unemployment numbers dropped and the third straight month in which every Illinois county recorded over-the-year declines. Ron Payne with the Illinois Read More

Documentary about Paul Findley to be shown at Illinois College

By Ryne Turke on September 29 at 7:25am


On Monday, Illinois College will present a documentary on the life and career of former Illinois Congressman, and Jacksonville native, Paul Findley. “Courage to Speak Out”, produced by Stewart Nestor, Read More

Pool fix costly, federal mandates questioned by Parks and Lakes chief

By Jim McCabe on September 28 at 4:49am

Nichols park Pool

If you ask the superintendent of Jacksonville’s Parks and Lakes Department, the fixing of the Nichols Park Pool this summer was another case of unnecessary government intervention. Bruce Surratt informed Read More