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    Tuesday, March 21, 2017
    Individuals looking to drive for a transportation network company (TNC) in Carbondale can now pick up an application in the City Clerk’s Office. Applicants must provide a copy of their Illinois driver’s license, proof of insurance coverage meeting the state requirements outlined in 625 ILCS 57/1 et seq. and pay $45 for a criminal history check. In addition, a vehicle safety ...read more
    Tuesday, March 21, 2017
    MT. VERNON - The Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce has selected its Citizen of the Year, Small Business Person of the Year, Young Professional of the Year, Ambassador of the Year, and recipient of the President's Award. Jeff Haarmann is the Citizen of the Year. He is the managing partner of Affordable Gas & Electric Company. He also helped spearhead the newly launched Jefferson County ...read more
    Friday, March 17, 2017
    The Carbondale Chamber of Commerce is now accepting applications for the 2017 Saluki Stay Scholarship Program, an effort to assist with the retention of students at Southern Illinois University. One of the most unique scholarship programs at SIU, the Saluki Stay scholarship awards five returning students with in-kind gifts ranging from store gift cards and assistance with utility bills to meals ...read more
    Categories: Chamber of Commerce, Education
    Wednesday, March 15, 2017
    Jackson County Mass Transit District is giving back to the community of Carbondale for a good cause. During the week of spring break March 13-17, all children ages 16 and under can ride JCMTD for free. Children under 12 must be accompanied by a paying adult age 17+. For more information contact the main office at 602 E College Street or at 618-549-0304. The hours of operation are from 7a.m. to ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Tuesday, March 07, 2017
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest
    Wednesday, March 01, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 27, 2017 2017 SOUTHERN IL REGIONAL POETRY OUT LOUD RECITATION COMPETITON PHOTOS: Southern Illinois 2017 Regional Poetry Out Loud contest winner Leah Draper, left, gets advice from judge Elyse Pineau. Southern Illinois 2017 Regional Poetry Out Loud contest runner-up Nicole Bulmer, center, gets advice from contest judges Elyse Pineau and Kevin Purcell while her ...read more
    Categories: Education, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
    Wednesday, March 01, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 22, 2017 Legence Bank Signs Agreement with MidCountry Bank to Purchase their southern Illinois Branches (Benton, Carbondale, Johnston City, Marion Heights, Marion West, Metropolis, Mounds, and Mt. Vernon) Eldorado, IL--Legence Bank, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the holding company First Eldorado Bancshares, Inc. in Eldorado, IL, signed an agreement, on February 21, ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Human Interest, Community, General News Article
    Tuesday, February 28, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE REGIONAL COALITION ATTENDS RESPONSE LEADERSHIP TRAINING Representatives from the Shawnee Preparedness and Response Coalition (SPARC) recently attended the Healthcare Coalition Response Leadership course at FEMA’s Center for Domestic Preparedness in Anniston, Alabama. The purpose of the course was to receive federally-funded instruction and participate in facilitated ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article
    Wednesday, February 22, 2017
    A tireless volunteer, a community-minded banker, and a long-standing Carbondale retailer were among honorees at the Carbondale Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Banquet, Feb. 17 at the SIU Student Center. Nearly 500 individuals attended organization’s 100 th Annual Banquet which featured performances by the 80-piece Southern Illinois Symphony Orchestra, a silent auction, reception and ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Press Release, Chamber of Commerce, Human Interest
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