After much consideration, the Sons of the American Legion have finalized the decisions on the 2020 Veterans Day Program.
Effingham County Case Manager is available Monday through Thursday, 9 to 1 p.m., at Effingham Public Library, 200 N. Third, Suite 2 to assist those filing for stimulus payments or needing other social services.
District 12 Commander Captain Cory Ristvedt announces the ISP will conduct Alcohol Countermeasure Enforcement (ACE) patrols in Effingham and Clay counties during October. ACE patrols allow the ISP to focus on preventing, detecting, and taking enforcement action in response to violations asso…
The 37th annual Special Olympics Family Festival (SOFF) kicks off online Saturday, Sept. 19, for Special Olympics athletes, past volunteers and the general public to join in the fun.
The Effingham Performance Center will host an online auction to raise funds to support Arts Connection of Central Illinois, the nonprofit organization that operates the theater.
Members of the Effingham Fire Department completed a three-part Rail Car Safety program conducted by Mark Allen, Dangerous Goods Officer for the Canadian National Railway.
Wasps have an undeserved bad reputation. While some species can be a tad on the aggressive side, they are, as a whole, rather beneficial, says Ken Johnson, University of Illinois Extension horticulture educator. Admittedly they can be intimidating insects, particularly large ones.
The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) is asking educators, parents, students and community organizations to give their input on state funding for public education.
As the demand for essential human services like food, shelter and direct financial assistance quickly increased, Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation looked for ways to support local organizations through its existing charitable assets, technologies and partnerships.
The Effingham Performance Center announces the addition of events to its Social Distancing Event Series, including popular Christmas and holiday shows.
Effingham County Case Manager is available Monday through Thursday, 9 to 1 p.m., at Effingham Public Library, 200 N. Third, Suite 2 to assist those filing for unemployment, needing help finding stimulus payments or needing other social services.
Lake Land College will host a site visit for continuing accreditation of its Associate Degree and Practical Nursing programs by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).
The Effingham Driver Services facility (444 S. Willow) will reopen on Tuesday, Sept. 8. Out of an abundance of caution, the facility was closed because of an employee who tested positive for COVID-19. The facility has been thoroughly cleaned and disinfected.
The state treasurer is reminding residents to should check to see if the State of Illinois is holding any cash or property that belongs to them. The process is free to check the I-Cash search option online at https://icash.illinoistreasurer.gov.
United Way of Effingham County Board of Directors recently made the decision to cancel the 2020 United Way Kickoff Luncheon due to COVID-19 and current restrictions.
Sept. 21 is the deadline to apply for several grant opportunities available through the Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation. The following applications are available online at www.enrichingourcommunity.org/grants and are due by 11:59 p.m. on Sept. 21.
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