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Metropolis alderman announces resignation

The gallery was quiet at Monday’s Metropolis City Council meeting as Alderman Bill Carrell, Ward 2, read from a letter tendering his resignation effective June 30, 2016. “It is with a sens ...

State budget discussed at Unit One board meeting

By Michele Longworth Planet Reporter reporter@metropolisplanet.com Illinois’ budget impasse dominated much of what Unit One Superintendent Dennis Smith said to the board members during his repo ...

Welcome Center is set to re-open

After months of sitting idle, the Fort Massac Welcome Center is scheduled to open very soon. An agreement has been reached where the Greater Metropolis Convention and Visitors Bureau (GMCVB) will pay ...

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Free camp to be offered

The sixth annual Massac County Fellowship of Christian Athletes Power Camp will be held at Massac County High School Tuesday, June 28 through Thursday, June 30 for upcoming fifth through eighth grader ...

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Oops, he did it again

Last month Commission Chair Jeff Weber wanted to cut the budget of the sheriff and/or the jail, and at the June 7 commissioners meeting, he brought up the idea of the county “getting out of the ...

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What do you think county officials should do regarding the courthouse dilemma?

  • Renovate the courthouse and use for all offices.
  • Move all offices to the former Banterra Bank building and demolish the existing courthouse.
  • Utilize both buildings.
  • None of the above. Start from scratch.

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