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25 Agencies Participate In Greenville Job & Career Fair

A job and career fair was held Wednesday at the SMART Center in downtown Greenville. Approximately 25 businesses and organizations were set up to greet visitors. Elaine McNamara, from the Greenville Chamber of Commerce and SMART...

KPD, KRP & Library Partner For Story Walk

Area youngsters and their parents are invited to participate in a special Halloween story walk next week. Greenville Public Library Director Jo Keillor told WGEL the Kingsbury Park District and local KRP program are partnering...

OctoChem, Inc. Recognized During IL Manufacturing Month

As part of Manufacturing Month during October in Illinois, a tour of local Vandalia company, OctoChem Inc., was provided to local elected officials and staff on Tuesday. The morning was highlighted with the presentation...

Kaskaskia College Hosts Centralia City Council Meeting

The Centralia City Council has proclaimed the month of October as Manufacturing Month that includes a pledge to continue collaborate with Kaskaskia College to increase vocational training opportunities for students to close the skills...

Greenville Police Commissioners Meeting Friday

The Greenville Board of Police Commissioners will meet Friday, October 15 at 1 p.m. in the municipal building. On the agenda are discussions about sergeant and police officer vacancies.

Stefan Neece Appointed Greenville Police Chief

The City of Greenville has a new chief of police. Stefan Neece has been appointed by Interim City Manager Sue Ann Nelson to begin the duties of police chief on November 1, upon the retirement...

Greenville Man Injured In Motorcycle Accident

Information has been received on a car-motorcycle accident that occurred near Pocahontas last Sunday at 1:55 p.m. The motorcycle driver, Henry A. Metzger, age 36 of Greenville, was seriously injured, according to a Bond County...

Sidewalk Approved For Bowman Industrial Drive

The Greenville City Council has approved a bid to install sidewalk along part of Bowman Industrial Drive. The action was taken after a resident voiced concerns about the safety of persons walking on Bowman Industrial...

Unit Two Board Hires Coaches & Fills Extra-Curricular Roles

At as recent meeting, the Bond County Community Unit 2 Board of Education took action on athletic coaching and extra-curricular positions. Heather Edwards was hired as dance team coach at the high school for this...

Carlyle Lake Main Dam Bridge Deck Closure

On Sunday, October 17, 2021, the Carlyle Lake Main Dam bridge deck will be closed for maintenance work. The work will include an annual inspection to ensure the integrity and increase the longevity of...