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Banterra community room will be temporary courtroom
With the county’s large courtroom still off limits to the public, Tuesday morning, the dilemma of where to locate a temporary courtroom was solved. After little over an hour in closed session to di...
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Spring Spectacular is Saturday
Press Release Metropolis businesses will open their doors this Saturday as the third annual Spring Spectacular gets underway. The Spring Spectacular open houses will take place from 10 a.m - 4 p.m....
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House fire results in teen’s death
A house fire that occurred Sunday night has resulted in the death of 13-year-old William Elmore. Massac County Sheriff Ted Holder said county dispatch received the call from Livingston County, Ky. ...
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County discusses the safety investigation
Even though the official report from Illinois Department of Labor (IDOL) is still not complete, and will not be for about 30 to 45 days, according to Massac County Sheriff Ted Holder, he did talk w...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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...
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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.
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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...
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