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Zoning ordinance brings sign change April 30
After years of work, the City of Metropolis Zoning Ordinance received its stamp of approval when it was adopted by a 5-2 vote of the Metropolis City Council in November 2013. Just over four months ...
Apr 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Interstate North TIF, BD approved
After some three years of work, the Interstate North Tax Increment Financing (TIF) and Business District areas have been finalized. The voting took place during the Metropolis City Council’s March ...
Apr 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hollywood Dreams: Giltner is in L.A. pursuing acting career
When Roger Giltner Jr. was younger, he was involved in church plays and active in the drama club at Massac County High School, “I enjoyed being in the spotlight,” he admits. Nowadays, Giltner has l...
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Carter, Crestview sewer break being maintained
For the last several years, the subject of Carter/Crestview sewer main issue has come before the Metropolis City Council several times, whether as discussion at committee meetings or at council mee...
Mar 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Courthouse is under investigation
An anonymous complaint that the courthouse is an unsafe work environment led to Tuesday's Department of Labor investigation.
Mar 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sunday is anniversary of Lisa Carnes murder
Staff Report In March 1984, 26-year-old Lisa Ann Carnes had been reported missing on March 29. Her nude body was found the afternoon of Friday, March 30 near Mermet Lake. According to the story pub...
Mar 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Joppa business boosts county’s general fund
Massac County’s general fund received a big boost last week from the Village of Joppa, in the form of a $191,388 check from former Joppa Village President Sue Sandusky. Some sales tax money from Il...
Mar 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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At The River marks first anniversary
It’s going to be a time of celebration when At The River Ministries (ATR) hosts its monthly meal next week. The organization will mark its one year anniversary on Monday. “We’re happy with what God...
Mar 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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No charges issued following two-car Pope vehicle accident
Press Release The following preliminary information is being released by Illinois State Police district 22 regarding the two-vehicle crash in Pope County on Sunday, with a single fatality. The cras...
Mar 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Quality workmanship makes models come alive
Massac County native Bernard Reineking recently shared his love of making wooden models to the residents of Misty Meadows Assisted Living Facility in Metropolis. A resident of the facility, Reineki...
Mar 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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