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    Thursday, March 26, 2020
    Jackson County Health Department was notified this evening of a Jackson County resident who tested positive for Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19).  The individual, a male in his late teens, is doing fair and is at home on isolation.  This is the second laboratory-confirmed positive of COVID-19 in Jackson County.  This individual is thought to have been exposed to the novel coronavirus through recent ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, March 25, 2020
     In response to the economic impact of COVID-19, the City of Carbondale is making an effort to ease the financial burden on local business owners by extending the due dates for collection of the Motor Fuel, Hotel/Motel, Food and Beverage, and Package Liquor Taxes. The City of Carbondale will allow businesses a 30-day extension and waive any associated late fees. The new due dates are as listed ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Economic
    Monday, March 23, 2020
    Centerstone, a national leader in behavioral health care, has instructed most of its staff of thousands of therapists, counselors and other professionals to provide services to clients and communities through virtual care – the use of video and telephone – during this Coronavirus pandemic. “We are going to use all of the technology at our disposal – including telehealth, video and telephone ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, March 18, 2020
    Jackson County Health Department was notified late this afternoon of a Jackson County resident who tested positive for Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19). The individual, a female in her 50s, is doing well and is at home on isolation. This is the first laboratory-confirmed positive of COVID-19 in Jackson County. This individual is thought to have been exposed to the novel coronavirus through recent ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, March 17, 2020
    The 20th Annual For Kids’ Sake Art Auction is now open at the Longbranch Café & Bakery (100 East Jackson Street, Carbondale, IL 62901). Everyone is invited to stop by to bid on fantastic art made by local students, professional artists, and international students. All proceeds from the Art Auction benefit 550 orphans and 4,000 students in Bangladesh.   Due to concerns over the recent spread ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, March 16, 2020
    Due to the evolving COVID-19 situation, staff shortages and concern for the health of Club members and their families the Club has decided to not provide regular programming starting March 16th through March 28th.  What we will provide is to-go lunches and suppers for Club members as well as some ready-made activities and books each day.  Members can pick up lunches and supper during these set ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
    Friday, March 13, 2020
    Centerstone, a national leader in behavioral health care is asking the community for nominations for the 2020 Community Champions awards.In 2005, Centerstone’s board of directors created the Community Champions Awards to recognize those in its communities who have: Shown tremendous compassion and understanding of those experiencing mental illness and/or substance use disorderHeightened community ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Friday, March 13, 2020
    The City of Carbondale has been monitoring the COVID-19 issue closely over the past few weeks and has maintained close communications with our federal and state health officials, the Jackson County Health Department, Southern Illinois Healthcare, Southern Illinois University, regional public transportation agencies, public schools, Amtrak, and the Illinois Governor’s office to maintain the most ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, March 11, 2020
    Mike Skelton has been named Local Sales Manager for KFVS12 and The Heartland’s CW (WQWQ-TV). The announcement comes from KFVS12 General Sales Manager Greg Carter.  Skelton comes to KFVS12 from Spectrum Reach where he served as an Account Executive. While there he earned numerous honors including the Spectrum Reach Elite Award for the Midwest region.   Prior to Spectrum, Skelton served as Sales ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Monday, March 09, 2020
    We all need trees: they filter the water and clean the air; they lower cooling costs and mitigate flooding; they add beauty and value to a property, and they provide habitat and food for fauna.  Start thinking about adding trees and shrubs to your landscape.  Keep Carbondale Beautiful will be selling native trees and shrubs at the Carbondale Town Square Pavilion (northeast corner of Main and ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, March 09, 2020
    Steve Payne has been a good neighbor in Carbondale for nearly 45 years. While still in college, he purchased Quatro’s Deep Pan Pizza, which continues to be a local favorite today. In honor of Payne’s growing contributions to community organizations, and the top-notch Quatro’s pizza, he has received a 'Neighborly' Award. Inspired by educator and all-around great neighbor, Fred Rogers, this ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, March 03, 2020
    Sticks and stones were enough to convince the Keep Carbondale Beautiful board that 704 West Sycamore deserved a Bright Spot award.   Talib-Mark Fletter selected local sandstone to earth-scape a dry creek bed that, in combination with a buried French drain, helps to channel water away from the house. “Now we have a dry basement!” proclaimed Flora Fletter. Durable cedar boughs were used to create ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Tuesday, March 03, 2020
    Over 400 people took a leap into natural health on leap day, February 29, at the Carbondale Civic Center for the 4th Annual Women's Health Naturally! Expo and Workshops. This marked the biggest turnout for the event so far. Event organizers, Dayempur Herbals and the Dayemi Health Services, saw their vision of creating a nurturing, dynamic environment come true. "We are ecstatic that so many ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release