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HOOPESTON — City Council members approved a resolution Tuesday authorizing Mayor Bill Crusinberry to execute all documents with FL Real Estate, LLC doing business as Subway Restaurant for the requested Tax Increment Financing funds for Subway’s redevolopment on the southwest corner of Illino…

DANVILLE – The Vermilion County Illinois Federation of Labor thanks those who participated in the 84th “Annual Salute to Labor” Parade.

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DANVILLE – The 45th annual Vermilion River Fall Festival and Farmers Market features a lot of returning favorite activities, food vendors and four large tents full of craft and commercial/flea market vendors.

DANVILLE – Aqua Illinois’ East Central Division, which includes Danville and Vermilion County, will see a new area manager.


DANVILLE — Just like in the movies, mannequins and characters from the past will come alive for one night at the Vermilion County War Museum.

DANVILLE – An announcement on the selection of a casino operating partner again was postponed Tuesday night.

CAYUGA, Ind. – The Indiana Department of Transportation announced Tuesday that Indiana Route 234 will close at 7 a.m. EDT Monday, Sept. 23, for repairs to the railroad crossing located.

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DANVILLE – A barbecue dinner planned for the end of the month will help Danville Area Community College raise funds to keep growing and maintaining its farm on North Daisy Lane.

DANVILLE — Danville District 118 school board members on Wednesday will consider whether to approve the proposed spending plan for the district for the 2019-2020 school year.


DANVILLE – When the snow starts flying in the next few months, it will be the first winter in 40 years where Danville Streets Department Lead Worker Bill Wear won’t be getting ready to salt the roads and plow.

General Motors has no auto plants in Illinois but the nascent strike by the United Auto Workers against the automaker could affect Chicago-area parts suppliers — if it lasts long enough.

Cynthia Cunningham recently announced she is again running for state representative for Illinois’ 104th legislative district, which includes much of Vermilion County. The seat is held by first-term incumbent Republican Mike Marron.

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DANVILLE – Preparations will be ongoing right up until show time Saturday for the grand opening concert of The Lettermen at the Fischer Theatre.

DANVILLE – The Fischer Theatre is full of memories for a lot of people already and will be for generations into the future.

Eastern Illinois Foodbank will distribute a truckload of food to area families struggling with food insecurity 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday South View Upper Elementary School, 133 E. 9th St.

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DANVILLE – Illinois Supreme Court Justice Rita Garman was the special guest at Friday morning’s opening ceremony for the Bicentennial of Illinois Law traveling exhibit. The exhibit will be on display at Danville Area Community College until the end of the month.


DANVILLE – Jason Rome said it's as if he won the lottery and he's taking his next ideal position as executive director of the Fischer Theatre.

DANVILLE – Announcement of a chosen casino operator, a resolution accepting recommendation of the casino operating partner and a vote on allowing the sale of cannabis in the city highlight Tuesday’s Danville City Council agenda.

SPRINGFIELD —Vermilion County has been issued a tentative property assessment equalization factor of 1.0000, according to David Harris, director of the Illinois Department of Revenue.

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DANVILLE – Ridership numbers might not be big yet, but Greyhound Government Program Manager Lori Buzzerio said “if you build it they will come.”

DANVILLE – Danville Area Community College’s Adult Education Division seeks several individuals who are interested in earning their GED and a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) certificate at little to no cost.

DANVILLE — In observance of Suicide Prevention Month, Veterans Affairs Illiana Health Care System is bringing awareness to its #BeThere campaign.

DANVILLE — The Danville Public Library in September is joining the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries nationwide for Library Card Sign-Up Month, a time to remind parents, caregivers and students that a library card is the first step towards academic achievement and lifelong learning.

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SPRINGFIELD – The state of Illinois is about to overhaul the way it provides health care to an estimated 74,000 of the state’s most vulnerable children and young adults, and the prospect of that is making many lawmakers and health care providers nervous.

Maurice Brooks pleaded guilty to first degree murder Monday and received a sentence of 32 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections, according to Vermilion County State’s Attorney Jacqueline Lacy.

DANVILLE – As the local United Way begins its new campaign, United Way of Danville Area President Sherri Askren said the campaign “has gone big this year.”

CHRISMAN – Ten small businesses will be featured during a weekend “road trip” later this month that will guide shoppers through Danville and southern Vermilion County and end up in Chrisman.

DANVILLE – Debris is now being hauled away from the sixth building as part of the first phase of demolitions at Fair Oaks.

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DANVILLE -- Project Success after school programs have begun for the new school year at several locations around Vermilion County, but it’s not too late to enroll students.

DANVILLE – Danville Senior Planner Tyson Terhune talked to the city council’s Public Works Committee Tuesday night about zoning requirements the city can put in place for the sale of adult-use or recreational cannabis that will be allowed in Illinois starting Jan. 1.

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DANVILLE — It was the reactions of adults to a popular children’s program that has led to a week of new experiences at the Vermilion County Conservation District.

DANVILLE – A group of Danville Area Community College students plan to remember a significant day in American history on Wednesday with a film and discussion about 9/11.

DANVILLE – After not meeting for about six months, the Vermilion County Land Bank Authority will meet Thursday and consider how it’s moving forward with a new name and as a regional land bank.

WESTVILLE – Additional police presence will be seen around Westville High School the next couple of days after district officials were made aware of an alleged threat to school safety on Monday.

WESTVILLE —The installation of a piano lab at Judith Giacoma Elementary in Westville in the fall of 2017 now allows all Giacoma students to receive a weekly piano lesson as a part of the school day.

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of Potomac, passed away Tuesday, September 17, 2019, at Hawthorne Inn, in Danville. Arrangements are pending at Blurton Funeral Home, in Potomac.

Lewis "Nick" Pryor pass-ed away September 16, 2019, at the age of 57. Nick is preceded in death by his parents, Jim and Astrid Pryor, and his brothers, Jimmy and Johnny. Nick is remembered by his daughters, Terri Largent, Leather Birge and Lacey Flowers; 13 grandchildren; nephews, Jacob Pryo…