Civic leaders, residents and other community members toasted a plan Thursday at Carbondale Community Arts’ new gallery space that would involve what hopes to be the beginning of a revitalization plan to bring Carbondale into the future. Carbondale Main Street, the city of Carbondale and Connect SI have collaborated on a revitalization plan that utilizes the city’s growing gigabit infrastructure.
A convicted felon living in Murphysboro has been sentenced to two years in prison after police found him with a switchblade knife earlier this year.
The city council approved a change Tuesday evening that prevents the city manager from striking unique terms with soon-to-be employees while negotiating their employment with the city.
Work on Carbondale’s Super Splash Park Outdoor Aquatic Center may be close to resuming.
A Murphysboro man faces a pair of felony charges after he was caught allegedly stealing utility terrain vehicles from around the area.
The city of Carbondale is seeking suggestions from the public as to how a possible half-million-dollar influx of cash annually might be used to enhance sustainability efforts.
SIU President Randy Dunn is seeking the support of alumni in attempting to break the gridlock in Springfield that has prevented the passage of a state budget.
The city council will take action Tuesday to a ratify a newly negotiated contract with Police Chief Jeff Grubbs — one that does away with a contentious housing allowance but greatly increases his overall pay.
Mayor Mike Henry says the bleak state budget situation has Carbondale officials preparing for the worst as preliminary talks on next year’s city finances get underway.
Just three and a half hours into his new job as SIU Carbondale’s interim chancellor, Brad Colwell took a seat, caught his breath and reflected momentarily on what has changed at SIU.
The Carbondale City Council is “going to hustle” in the coming days, Mayor Mike Henry says, to name a temporary city manager after abruptly parting ways with former manager Kevin Baity last week.