By Casey S. Elliottcelliott@civitasmedia.comUrbana officials and community members celebrated Constitution Week on Wednesday with a bell-ringing ceremony at Freedom Grove Memorial Park.
By Nick Waltonnwalton@civitasmedia.comForty-seven employers and over 1,300 job openings were available for prospective employees Thursday during a job fair.
Submitted StorySPRINGFIELD – The Clark County Park District has scheduled the following activities:StargazeAll AgesSaturday, Sept. 208:30-10:30 p.m.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTYAUDITOR'S OFFICEConveyance fees were paid on the following real estate property transfers:
By Lee JonesLjones@civitasmedia.comSt. Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church will celebrate its 190th anniversary on Sept. 21 with a special worship service.
By Casey S. Elliottcelliott@civitasmedia.comThe Urbana City Schools' board approved a three-year teachers' contract at its Tuesday meeting.
By Nick Waltonnwalton@civitasmedia.comMECHANICSBURG – The Village Council heard the first reading of an ordinance that would require lockboxes in certain village buildings.
By Nick Waltonnwalton@civitasmedia.comA St. Marys man indicted this month for burglary charges appeared in court Wednesday for an initial arraignment hearing.
Editor's note: Urbana native Beth Macy wrote “Factory Man,” which was published in July. Macy is a 1982 Urbana High School graduate who became interested in the Bassett business while working for the Roanoke...
Champaign County Master Gardener Deb Ruchty will present a program on “Pumpkin” at 6 p.m. Sept. 24 at the Champaign County Library. She will discuss preparing pumpkins to use in recipes and will hand out some of her favorite pumpkin...
By Lee JonesLjones@civitasmedia.comST. PARIS – Response to the Mahan Road fire on Tuesday was not complete until 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday.
By Casey S. Elliottcelliott@civitasmedia.comUrbana City Schools officials are hoping residents will chip in for new buildings in November by approving a 7.15-mill, 28-year property tax bond issue.
By Casey S. Elliottcelliott@civitasmedia.comArea residents hoping to avert the closing of the Urbana Salvation Army Thrift Store will not have a chance.
Submitted StoryUrbana's newest coffeehouse, the Spotted Cow, will host a free concert featuring several area musicians 4-7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20. The coffeehouse is located at 927 N. Main St.
Staff ReportST. PARIS – Firefighters from three counties responded to a house fire Tuesday on Mahan Road in the St. Paris area.
Submitted StoryTractor Supply Co., located in the Kroger shopping center, will host family and pet activities Saturday, Sept. 20, as part of Pet Appreciation Week.
Submitted StoryCommunity for Education - Urbana Y.E.S. will host a 5K Run/Walk, Kids Mile Fun Run and Homecoming Festival Oct. 11 at the Urbana High School track field at the Boyce Street Athletic Complex.
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By Nick Waltonnwalton@civitasmedia.comA man previously charged with intimidation and drug-related offenses was placed on community control last week during a sentencing hearing.