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Hearing will address sign ordinance changes
For months, discussion has been kicked around concerning a few changes to the sign section of the City of Metropolis Zoning Ordinance. A public hearing to set those changes in motion has been sched...
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Charity projects need help during Christmas
Staff Report Several local organizations are working to make Christmas better for local children, but they need community help. Gifts are given anonymously, so the names of the donors and the recip...
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Highway Department layoff may be rescinded
After Tuesday morning’s Massac County Commissioners meeting, it appears next week the county may already be rescinding the layoff plan for Massac County Highway Department employees. The layoff pla...
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J-MG board meeting brings packed house
Parents, students show support
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Four candidates seek election for coroner
Initially, it looked as though no one would be running for the position of Massac County Coroner, as incumbent Mark Fitch decided not to run again. But, as of the filing deadline on Nov. 30 at 5 p....
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Metropolis retail stores accepting donations
From now until Christmas, retail stores in Metropolis will offer customers a new way to donate to the community. Customers can enter to win a gift certificate at participating stores simply by brin...
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Holiday parades to Advent Walk, Christmas events are underway
Staff Report From parades to Advent Walk, numerous holiday events are planned throughout the next few days. This weekend’s lineup includes something for everyone The Metropolis Kiwanis Pancake Day ...
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Steckenrider returns as tourism director
Metropolis’ first tourism director has returned. But Trish Steckenrider didn’t go far when she left the Metropolis Area Tourism Commission (MATC) six years ago. In fact, she’s been in the Metropoli...
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Annual Tour of Homes is Sunday
Staff Report Massac County Historical Society Annual Tour of Homes and Open House will be Sunday from 1-4 p.m. On the tour are homes from the 19th and 20th centuries, plus a church and the Elijah P...
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Unit One discusses adding addition on to MES building
Monday night, Massac Unit One board members had more discussions regarding the current Metropolis Primary building and what to do about the building. At last month’s meeting, Unit One Superintenden...
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