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EDWARDSVILLE – Amazon’s two fulfillment centers in Edwardsville are up and rolling and the company has welcomed more than 1,000 employees. Madison County Chairman Alan Dunstan said several hundred of people are working and it has been such a boost to the Madison County economy. Amazon... read more
The emphasis of this year’s presidential election on personalities over issues and the anger, distrust and frustration of voters are all signs that we are in an early stage of a voter realignment, one of those rare events in American history where there is a massive reshuffling of the voter... read more
GODFREY – In honor of National Adult Education and Literacy Week, Sept. 26 through Oct. 1, Lewis and Clark Community College wants to underscore the continued demand for programs and services for adult learners, who want to obtain a high school equivalency certificate. More than 36 million... read more
Donates Proceeds to Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation in Recognition of National Mesothelioma Awareness Day EDWARDSVILLE - In recognition of Mesothelioma Awareness Day today, Gori Julian & Associates and Global Brew Tap House announced they will donate $20,093 to the Mesothelioma Applied Researc... read more
ALTON - A unique fund-raising approach, Disco Bingo, is set from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday for the Alton Area Habitat for Humanity. Doors open at 6 p.m. at the Godfrey Knights of Columbus on Stamper Lane this Friday. Cost is $20 before Friday night and $25 at the door. All proceeds benefit Habitat... read more
DOW – Autumn has finally arrived and while the pumpkin patches have been packed with patrons, something more sinister is on the horizon: Halloween. Luckily for those love who getting spooked, “R” Acres of Terror is back and better than ever. The haunted attraction opens its doors... read more
SBDC, SIUE Offer Optimize the Madness Small Business Symposium Oct. 29 EDWARDSVILLE - A cadre of local business minds will offer practical expertise to small business owners at “Optimize the Madness,” a one-day conference aimed at arming companies with tools and operational resources the... read more
JERSEYVILLE - Jersey Community Hospital (JCH) recently hired Shane Winters as the new director of Information Technology. Winters comes to Jersey Community Hospital from St. Louis University where he was Manager of Server and Storage Operations. He was responsible for the strategic and architectural... read more
EDWARDSVILLE - 650 Interviews. 650 Reasons. In 2015, the Madison County Child Advocacy Center interviewed 650 children involved in an allegation of abuse. The Madison County Child Advocacy Center (CAC) coordinates a multidisciplinary team that consists of professionals from the Child Advocacy Center,... read more
JERSEYVILLE – Morgan Steckel, a second-grader at East Elementary in Jerseyville, is an inspiration to many with her daily approach to life. She was diagnosed on June 21, 2013, with Type I Diabetes. She was only 4 years old at the time. Morgan now has to take four insulin shots and do countless... read more

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