The next executive director of the economic development group Downtown Danville Incorporated may work part-time or for less pay. Those changes are being considered, following Dana Schaumburg’s resignation, effective July 25th, as head of the group that promotes businesses and activities in Danville’s downtown district.
Gov. Pat Quinn has signed legislation aimed at allowing adoptees and birth family members to learn more about their family histories.
Champaign Mayor Don Gerard said the city is a leader in creating jobs. Gerard spoke Tuesday at the newly opened Hyatt Place hotel in downtown Champaign.
On Monday, Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn announced $11.6 million in state relief to communities hit by the Nov. 2013 tornadoes.
Rock musician Eddie Money will be the headline act at the Sweetcorn Festival, August 22-23 in downtown Urbana.
The U.S. Census Bureau recently announced that Champaign County is growing.
An organizer of Saturday’s Gifford Community Celebration says the event is another sign that the community is moving forward after last November’s tornado.
Champaign County residents are in for an eventful weekend. The Bloomington Gold Corvette Show and the Blues, Brews, and BBQ Festival are making their way to Champaign tomorrow.
About 100 people walked through the streets of Champaign’s Garden Hills neighborhood Wednesday evening --- in response to the latest in a string of shootings.
The search for the next University of Illinois president is still underway. The presidential search committee is currently gathering information from the community.