SLIDESHOW: Cross at the Crossroads celebrates 10th anniversary
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Clay City Schools will be dismissing at 11:30 a.m. today, Thursday, Dec. 5.
- Stakes now even higher for retirees in Detroit Shirley Lightsey’s phone keeps ringing. As head of a group of Detroit retirees, she’s trying to keep up with calls from anxious pensioners who fear their monthly payments are at great risk now that a judge says the bankrupt city can cut them.
Council hears proposals at busy meeting
In a busy meeting Tuesday, Effingham City Council discussed a variety of proposals, from financial assistance to liquor licenses.
Police searching for girl
Effingham police are seeking information about the whereabouts of a 15-year-old girl who reportedly ran away this weekend.
Police search for missing Effingham girl
Effingham Police Department are seeking information about the whereabouts of a 15-year-old girl who reportedly ran away this weekend.
Illinois pension fight likely shifting to courts
The passage of a landmark bill to address Illinois' worst-in-the-nation pension crisis means the yearslong fight over how to address the massive shortfall now likely shifts to the courts, where its fate — and much-needed relief for the financially troubled state — remains highly uncertain.
Newton paves way for 'affordable' housing
Newton City Council unanimously approved rezoning 11 acres of land for affordable housing.
Technicality abruptly ends health board meeting
The Effingham County Board of Health was expecting to hire a new Health Department administrator Monday.
Event boosts small business kick-off to holiday season
In spite of a shorter shopping season and challenging economic environment, Small Business Saturday helped jump start the holiday shopping season for small businesses across the country.
City council to hear sales tax proposal
Unit 40 Superintendent Mark Doan will present to Effingham City Council members Tuesday an update on the countywide sales tax proposal to benefit the district.
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