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Eldorado Man Facing Charges in Connection to Harrisburg Walmart

Eldorado Man Facing Charges in Connection to Harrisburg Walmart

HARRISBURG – An Eldorado man will face charges in connection to a New Year’s Eve fire at the Harrisburg Walmart. According to a release from the Saline County State’s Attorney’s Office, James Curtis of Eldorado has been charged with arson, reckless conduct and three counts of criminal damage to property. The Harrisburg Walmart closed for three…read more »

IL Dept. of Commerce Awards 117th District Grants to Improve Community Development

IL Dept. of Commerce Awards 117th District Grants to Improve Community Development

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) announced over $1.4 million in Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) were awarded in the 117th District represented by Republican State Rep. Dave Severin of Benton. The grants, stemming from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, support local community development activities, such as affordable…read more »

Bryant: Nurses Could Be Ineligible for State Jobs if Schools Didn’t Pay for Accreditation

Bryant: Nurses Could Be Ineligible for State Jobs if Schools Didn’t Pay for Accreditation

SPRINGFIELD – According to State Representative Terri Bryant, nurses could become ineligible for state and federal employment if they attended state-funded colleges in southern Illinois which didn’t pay to receive their accreditation. Bryant said colleges pay between eighteen and $25,000 to become accredited, adding the lack of accreditation could cost an already licensed nurse a future state gig.…read more »

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