Ordinances have first reading
Five ordinances came before the Metropolis City Council Monday night for their first readings. Three represent issues discussed generally by the council or concerned citizens but never reviewed by ...
Bomb threat leads to arrest
Staff Report According to Massac County Sheriff’s Office, at approximately 11:30 a.m. Friday, security personnel from Honeywell called the Massac County Sheriff Office advising there was a man at t...
Security measures will begin next week
Next week Massac County’s courthouse security, ‘security on a shoestring,’ as Massac County Sheriff Ted Holder described it, will begin. Holder told Commissioners Jeff Weber and Jerel Childers at T...
USEC to cease enrichment
USEC Inc., who has employees in southern Illinois, announced Friday that it had not been able to conclude a deal for the short-term extension of uranium enrichment at the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion ...
Sewer separation work begins
Work began Monday on the first of many projects to separate the City of Metropolis’ remaining combined sewer lines. The project was bid out on Dec. 21, 2012 to Amerent Contracting Inc. and is sched...
Massac Relay raises more than $127,000
Press Release Saving lives faster and celebrating more birthdays is what Relay For Life is all about. Many volunteers and residents, including local cancer survivors, are now celebrating the outcom...
City pool to get $331,000 state grant
When Pris Abell was named manager of the City of Metropolis pool 11 years ago, one of the many things she did was take note of improvements she’d like to see made to the pool’s bathhouse. That wish...
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