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    Tuesday, November 13, 2018
    Celebrating local and handmade, shop304 will host a pop-up sale on Sunday, November 18, 1 PM - 5 PM at Artspace 304. This curated showcase features Southern Illinois artists who currently have work for sale in shop304, and other local artists whose craftsmanship we admire.  Artists and craftspeople working in a variety of media from ceramics, jewelry, fibers, printmaking, woodworking, metals, and ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Tuesday, November 13, 2018
    FOCUS FEATURES Ziyi Zhang stars in ‘House of Flying Daggers,’ playing at The Varsity Thursday at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29.  Martial Arts Masterpiece “House of Flying Daggers” wraps Varsity’s Art House Film Series  CARBONDALE – In its last presentation in the Art House Film Series, The Varsity will show the Zhang Yimou’s 2004 martial arts romance film “House of Flying Daggers” at 7 p.m. ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
    Wednesday, November 07, 2018
    Highland Recycling and Shredding, owned by Luke Harris, is excited to announce that effective 11/1/18 the confidential shredding division of the business has been sold to Iron Mountain Secure Shredding, Inc.  Iron Mountain is a global business dedicated to storing, protecting and managing information and assets. Iron Mountain will begin servicing the confidential shredding customers starting ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Wednesday, November 07, 2018
    The Varsity is excited to announce six weekends of fantastic holiday movie fare. Opening the schedule is “Planes, Trains and Automobiles” on Friday, Nov. 16, followed by “The Sound of Music” on Nov. 23.The entire movie lineup is a perfect chance to take a little break from the holiday crush. “Planes, Trains and Automobiles” is a 1987 comedy that was written, produced and directed by John Hughes. ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Friday, November 02, 2018
    The Varsity will show the Columbian film “Embrace of the Serpent” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, as part of its Art House Film Series.   At once blistering and poetic, the ravages of colonialism cast a dark shadow over the South American landscape in this third feature by Columbian filmmaker Ciro Guerra. Filmed in stunning black-and-white, Embrace of the Serpent” centers on Karamakate, an ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Thursday, November 01, 2018
    Unless we are awake in the middle of the night in some of Southern Illinois’ most beautiful places, few of us have seen our world as captured by Matt Linsin. Linsin, of Carterville, is a nightscape and nature photographer with 20 years of creative leadership in Southern Illinois. His photography is so amazing it has been featured on the Star Talk Facebook page of Bill Nye and Neil deGrasse ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Thursday, November 01, 2018
    I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now ChangeBook & Lyrics by Joe DiPietro; Music by Jimmy Roberts.(Musical/Comedy)  I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change is presented in the form of a series of vignettes connected by the central theme of love and relationships. The play’s tagline is “Everything you have ever secretly thought about dating, romance, marriage, lovers, husbands, wives and in-laws, but were ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Press Release, Community, General News Article
    Thursday, November 01, 2018
    CARBONDALE:   Improving recycling in Carbondale is a goal of Keep Carbondale Beautiful, which is organizing an evening on “The Future of Recycling in Carbondale,” on November 15, America Recycles Day.  The evening begins at 6 pm in the Carbondale Civic Center.   Recycling is something that people want to do more of, but in some ways it’s getting harder. Currently, only # 1 and 2 plastic bottles ...read more
    Categories: Education, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Fun Facts, Press Release
    Thursday, November 01, 2018
    Carbondale – Matina King is only 8-years-old, but she is already an accomplished stained glass artist. She has completed several masterpieces over the last three years at the For Kids’ Sake (FKS) Stained Glass Workshops. Last year, her stained glass art was auctioned at the FKS Art Auction, and it raised enough money to support a girl her age for over two months in Bangladesh!  Students of all ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release, General News Article, Community, Human Interest
    Thursday, November 01, 2018
    Carbondale Ill.- the Carbondale City Clerk’s Office, located at 200 South Illinois Avenue, Carbondale, Illinois, will accept nominating petitions for one (1) four-year Mayoral term and three (3) four-year City Council member terms for the 2019 Consolidated Election (or Primary Election, if required) between November 19 – November 26, 2018. The dates and hours during which petitions will be ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Political, Community, Human Interest, Press Release
    Tuesday, October 23, 2018
    Greg Carter has been named Director of Sales for KFVS-TV and The Heartland’s CW (WQWQ-TV). The announcement comes from KFVS12 Vice President and General Manager Chris Conroy.  Carter comes to KFVS12 from sister Raycom Media station WXIX, the Fox affiliate in Cincinnati, Ohio, where he served as Local Sales Manager.   “Greg has a track record of success,” said Conroy. “And his extensive ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Monday, October 22, 2018
    The second performance in The Varsity’s Classical Guitar Concert Series features “From Back to the Beatles” with the Gateway Guitar Quartet on Nov. 17. The series is sponsored by First Southern Bank. Classical guitar refers not to the music being played – which can be any music from Bach to Rock and Roll and beyond – but to the type of guitar being played. The Gateway Guitar Quartet has ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Monday, October 22, 2018
    The Varsity is celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Martin Scorsese film documenting The Band’s final concert on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 25, 1976, at Winterland Ballroom in San Francisco. “The Last Waltz” was released in 1978 to critical acclaim. The Last Waltz 40th Anniversary Concert at The Varsity is Saturday, Nov. 24, and features music performed that historic night 42 years ago. The show ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Monday, October 22, 2018
    The Boys & Girls Club of Carbondale was honored at the BGCA Midwest Leadership Conference in Indianapolis, Indiana last week with 2 awards.  Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s National Headquarters based in Atlanta, Georgia honored BGCC for achieving the Silver Level of the League of EAGLES Award Program and the Board Transformation Project Completion and 2nd place award of $500.  The League of ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Monday, October 22, 2018
    Jackson County Health Department continues to seek participants for a research project looking at the presence of lead in private water wells. The Health Department is working with researchers from the University of Illinois and Northern Illinois University to provide eligible Jackson County residents served by private water wells with free testing. While public water supplies have strict ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Monday, October 22, 2018
    Centerstone, a national leader in behavioral health care, announced today that Cathy Moehring, Vice President of Quality Improvement for Centerstone, will retire at the end of 2018 after nearly 40 years of service.   “Cathy has left her mark on the people she has served over the years, her team members and peers, along with our funders, and members of our board and the community,” said John ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Tuesday, October 16, 2018
    Carbondale, IL.  Never have so many people called in to nominate a place for the Bright Spot award, according to the director of Keep Carbondale Beautiful.  The latest recipient is Budslick Management, for improvements to landscaping at Murdale Shopping Center.  CLC Landscaping realized the vision of John W. Budslick. Originally the plan was for make smaller changes, but one thing led to another, ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Human Interest
    Tuesday, October 16, 2018
    Carbondale Ill.- Shop Southern Illinois is back for the 2018 holiday season! Shopping in local communities promotes employment, boosts local economies, and provides communities with thriving businesses. This holiday season, Shop Southern Illinois asks our communities to take the pledge to shop locally by using the #IbuySI Facebook profile frames.We encourage residents to Like “Shop Southern ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Chamber of Commerce, Community, Economic, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Wednesday, October 10, 2018
    HireLevel works with many clients, from small businesses and Fortune 500 companies. But as a locally-grown business, they make a point of supporting their communities. Through the #HireLevelDifference Campaign, HireLevel donates to a different charity each month, supporting the good these organizations do for their community and helping them continue to make a difference. While HireLevel ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, October 09, 2018
    Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike is a comedy play written by Christopher Durang. The story revolves around the relationships of three middle-aged single siblings, two of whom live together, and takes place during a visit by the third, Masha, who supports them. They discuss their lives and loves, argue, and Masha threatens to sell the house. Some of the show's elements were derived from works of ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Thursday, October 04, 2018
    Director of Marketing, Erin Kopec, named a 2018 St.louis Top Employee. The St. Louis Small Business Monthly honors 5-star employees at growing businesses in their area with the St. Louis Top Employees list. It is with great excitement that HireLevel announces Erin Kopec, Director of Marketing, has made the 2018 Top Employee list. “I’m honored to make the list,” says Erin, on receiving the ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Wednesday, October 03, 2018
    HireLevel, headquartered in St. Louis, MO won the 2018 American Staffing Association (ASA) Care Award for their social responsibility initiative #HireLevelDifference in the award class of Staffing Firms with $25 million – $100 million in annual sales. The 2018 ASA Care Award, a national awards program, honors companies with exceptional social responsibility initiatives; working for the ...read more
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