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Public Health Officials Monday Announced 5,059 New COVID-19 Cases

SPRINGFIELD – State health officials Monday reported 5,059 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois, including 79 additional deaths. This brings the total number of cases in Illinois to 984,880, including 16,834 deaths. The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from Dec. 28 through Jan. 3 is 8.6 percent. The preliminary

Burglary Reported Sunday at Crossville Post Office

CARMI – The White County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating a burglary that was reported Sunday morning at the U.S. Post Office on West Main in Crossville. According to an incident report from the sheriff’s office, an employee noticed that someone has entered the restricted access of the building and said it appeared as though

Curbside Christmas Tree Recycling Underway in Carbondale

CARBONDALE – The City of Carbondale Forestry Division will conduct its Curbside Christmas Tree Recycling now through Jan. 29. Residents desiring to participate in this program should place their Christmas trees curbside on their normal garbage and recycling collection day. Please note that the actual collection and chipping of the trees will happen the following day.

Carmi Chamber 2021 Scholarship Application Now Available

CARMI – The Carmi Chamber of Commerce announced Monday that the 2021 Carmi Chamber of Commerce scholarship application is now available. The scholarship application is available to all qualifying seniors in the Class of 2021 at Carmi White County High School as well as those home or church schooled living in the Carmi White County

Public Health Officials Sunday Announced 4,469 New COVID-19 Cases

SPRINGFIELD – State health officials Sunday reported 4,469 new COVID-19 cases including 81 additional deaths with one being reported in Jefferson County. This brings the total number of cases to 979,821 including 16,755 deaths in Illinois. The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from Dec. 27–Jan. 2 is 8.3