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IDPH Thursday Announced 2,166 New Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in Illinois

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Thursday reported 2,166 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 25 additional confirmed deaths. This brings the total number of cases since the pandemic started to 295,440 cases, including 8,696 deaths in Illinois. The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent

Man Facing Charges Following Wednesday Incident in Carmi

CARMI – A Grayville man is facing charges following an incident with Carmi Police Wednesday afternoon. According to a press release from Carmi Police, 20-year-old Eric Sadler was arrested near the railroad tracks behind Pundrakes Convenience Store on a failure to appear warrant for burglary. He was also charged with aggravated battery on a peace

IDOT Development Engineer Announces Commitment to Safety during I-57/64 Interchange Upgrade in Mt. Vernon

MT. VERNON – The Illinois Department of Transportation announced Monday that the ongoing expansion of Interstate 57 from Mount Vernon to Johnston City highlights a commitment to improve safety, reduce congestion and encourage economic growth throughout the region. Carrie Nelsen is the District 9 Program Development Engineer with IDOT. She says the project will create

Delta Regional Authority Awards Man-Tra-Con Corporation Over $1M in Grant Funding to Support Workforce Development Initiatives within Southern Illinois

MARION – The Delta Regional Authority, in partnership with the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) and the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Employment and Training Administration (ETA), announced a $14,587,500 investment into 13 organizations throughout the Mississippi River Delta and Alabama Black Belt to expand the impact of workforce development efforts in a second round of

IDPH Wednesday Reported 2,273 New Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in Illinois

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Wednesday reported 2,273 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 35 additional confirmed deaths. This brings the total number of cases to 293,274 cases, including 8,672 deaths, in Illinois. The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from