• News for Community

    Friday, January 03, 2020
    The City of Carbondale has once again teamed up with the Carbondale Park District and SIU Recreation Center to host group fitness classes during the Winter Farmer’s Market at Carbondale Community High School.   The “Fresh Fitness” program will be held on Saturdays from January 18 to March 28. The hour-long class will begin at 10 a.m. Please use Walnut Street entrance at CCHS.  Southern ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Friday, December 27, 2019
    Centerstone CASTLE (Centerstone Autism Services: Think! Learn! Explore!) was one of four beneficiaries of this year’s Carterville Area Rotary Club Gala funds.  More than $6400 was donated to the CASTLE program to provide evaluations and counseling for children without a funding source. CASTLE Manager Marty Price spoke at the check presentation; he said afterward, “I was honored to once again get ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Monday, December 23, 2019
    The City of Carbondale is excited to announce the winners of the Second Annual ‘Let it Glow’ holiday lights contest. The City received 11 entries. All submissions were judged on creativity, use of lights and originality. The contest was open to businesses and residences in city limits. Residential Winner: Marcia Moore, 1018 South Glenview Drive Business Winner: Century Assisted Living, 701 ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
    Monday, December 23, 2019
    When Regions Bank moved to 816 W. Main, they added color and vibrancy to the streetscape. The Keep Carbondale Beautiful Board gave it December’s Bright Spot award. The board also commented on the landscaping including several large trees that have been planted. Branch Manager Doug Cash takes pride in his workplace and sets a great example by keeping up the property, including picking up ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, December 02, 2019
    The Carbondale Warming Center will open at 8 p.m. on December 1, 2019. Organizers say their mission is to provide nighttime sleeping space on cold nights as a supplement to the city’s existing shelter system. The after-hours center is open to everyone and will be open every night from 8 p.m. to 8 a.m. until mid-March.   Upgrades were made this year to better sanitary conditions and strengthen ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community