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Autumn Feast tickets are on sale
Plans for the annual Autumn Feast at Fort Massac State Park are being made. Sponsored by the Friends of Fort Massac, the feast is the major fundraiser supporting educational activities at Fort Mass...
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Johnson County horse tests positive for West Nile
The Illinois Department of Public Health informed the Southern Seven Health Department on Thursday that a horse in Johnson County has tested positive for the West Nile virus. This year, there are r...
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Design phase to begin on 12th Street reconstruction
After years of waiting, Metropolis residents may soon see work being done to 12th Street. In a 7-2 vote, with Aldermen Richard Corzine and Jerry Mizell voting against, the Metropolis City Council o...
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Unit One hears enrollment, funding figures
In what was a rather short meeting on Aug. 27, Massac Unit One board members heard a brief presentation from Massac County Mental Health, which gave a presentation to the board on drug awareness in...
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Upper Salem merges with Weaver Creek
When a fire broke out on May 12 at Upper Salem Baptist Church and destroyed the building, church members from Weaver Creek Baptist Church were there that Saturday night and an offer was made to the...
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Quilts on display this weekend
This weekend, Metropolis Tourism and the National Quilt Museum are proud to combine forces for the fourth year of Super City – Quilt City Connection, A Celebration of the Arts between Two Cities. S...
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Defining the tax bill terms
Fair Cash Value — The amount for which a property can be sold in the due course of business and trade, not under duress, between a willing buyer and a willing seller. Assessed Value — The value pla...
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County continues collecting money from tax bills
Property tax bills have been showing up in mailboxes over the past few weeks and Massac County Treasurer Floyd Sullivan has reported to the Massac County Commissioners that individuals are coming i...
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Ordinance change passed by city council
Before another standing-room-only crowd of landlords, the Metropolis City Council approved an ordinance that repealed the actions of three others during its regular meeting on Monday. After suspend...
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Local contestants to compete Sunday
Excitement is building for the 2013 Miss Metropolis Scholarship Program, set for 4:30 p.m. Sunday. The pageant will be held at Harrah's Special events Center in Metropolis. During the evening, the ...
Aug 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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