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The Pekin Daily Times
Pekin Daily Times seeks full-time sports editor/reporteretc.) and have excellent photography skills. This editor will cover high school
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 9 hours ago
etc.) and have excellent photography skills. This editor will cover high school sports in Pekin and neighboring towns in Tazewell County for our daily newspapers and our three Tazewell County weekly publications. The sports editor will work with... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Tazewell County Schools to dismiss early for solar eclipse Tazewell County School District will be dismissing early on Monday in anticip
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 12 hours ago
Tazewell County School District will be dismissing early on Monday in anticipation of the solar eclipse due to an eclipse glasses... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
No eclipse glasses? No problem. There's a hack for thatTazewell County Schools to dismiss early for solar eclipseTazewell County Schoo
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 12 hours ago
Tazewell County Schools to dismiss early for solar eclipseTazewell County Schools to dismiss early for solar eclipse Tazewell County School District will be dismissing early on Monday in anticipation of the solar eclipse due to an eclipse glasses... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
New furniture store moving into Beckleyhas been located. Monroe County Sheriff Sean Crosier notified WVVA News that H
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 15 hours ago
has been located. Monroe County Sheriff Sean Crosier notified WVVA News that Harley Mullins has been located. Some Tazewell County residents could be without health insurance next yearSome Tazewell County residents could be without health... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Vandals damage $5,000 in Tazewell County highway equipmentNick Vlahos Journal Star reporter @vlahosnick Tazewell County Highway Departme
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 17 hours ago
Nick Vlahos Journal Star reporter @vlahosnick Tazewell County Highway Department equipment parked overnight at job sites might be vandalized once a year. Maybe once every couple of years. Police and officials at the Tremont-based department are... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Justice too sick to attend Governor's Day at the State Fairhas been located. Monroe County Sheriff Sean Crosier notified WVVA News that H
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 18 hours ago
has been located. Monroe County Sheriff Sean Crosier notified WVVA News that Harley Mullins has been located. Some Tazewell County residents could be without health insurance next yearSome Tazewell County residents could be without health... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Some Tazewell County residents could be without health insurance next yearthe health plans they offer to Virginians in 2018. So what's with the uncertain
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 20 hours ago
the health plans they offer to Virginians in 2018. So what's with the uncertainty, and how does this impact residents of Tazewell County? Earlier this year, Aetna pulled out of the Affordable Care Act public exchange in southwest Virginia. Now,... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
SLIDESHOW: 22 wanted in Fayette County drug sweephistory books in Beckley as WVU Tech celebrated their first day of class since
WVVA Bluefield / Posted yesterday
history books in Beckley as WVU Tech celebrated their first day of class since completing the move from Montgomery, W.Va. Tazewell County Visitor Center to host "Eclipse Party"Tazewell County Visitor Center to host "Eclipse Party" The Tazewell... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
MISSING: Monroe County manhistory books in Beckley as WVU Tech celebrated their first day of class since
WVVA Bluefield / Posted yesterday
history books in Beckley as WVU Tech celebrated their first day of class since completing the move from Montgomery, W.Va. Tazewell County Visitor Center to host "Eclipse Party"Tazewell County Visitor Center to host "Eclipse Party" The Tazewell... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Woodford rezoning for Dollar General still uncertainEast Peoria and Spring Bay is at the northeast corner of that intersection. It
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
East Peoria and Spring Bay is at the northeast corner of that intersection. It also is a few yards north and across the Tazewell County boundary from a similar plot upon which a new Dollar General had been proposed. Last July, the Tazewell... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Tazewell County Visitor Center to host "Eclipse Party"after a violent white nationalist rally in Virginia that was sparked by plans t
WVVA Bluefield / Posted yesterday
after a violent white nationalist rally in Virginia that was sparked by plans to take down a similar statue there.More >> The Tazewell... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Peoria man accused of choking, punching Pekin girlfriendof choking his Pekin girlfriend and breaking two bones in her face with a punch
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 2 days ago
of choking his Pekin girlfriend and breaking two bones in her face with a punch. Lawrence Smith, 44, will appear in Tazewell County court Sept. 7 on two felony counts of aggravated domestic battery, each punishable by probation to up to... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Pekin Council to recognize explorers, consider parking change and Taser purchaseidea of no parking limit because people may leave their cars downtown overnight
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 6 days ago
idea of no parking limit because people may leave their cars downtown overnight after a night of drinking in local bars or Tazewell County employees may leave their vehicles on the street all day. If problems arise during the trial, changes can be... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Police honored for cellphone ticket campaignon hand-held cellphones, since it was enacted in 2014. The city has accounted f
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 6 days ago
on hand-held cellphones, since it was enacted in 2014. The city has accounted for about half of all tickets issued in Tazewell County over that period. Enforcement alone, however, hasn’t had the effect the department seeks, Dossey said. “It... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Real-estate transactions: Aug. 11, 2017$430,000. 11312 N. Stone Creek Drive, Dunlap, Cartus Financial Corp. to Daniel
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 6 days ago
$430,000. 11312 N. Stone Creek Drive, Dunlap, Cartus Financial Corp. to Daniel P. and Tracey D. Magee, $464,900. TAZEWELL COUNTY 117 Glendale Lane, East Peoria, U.S. Bank Trust National Association to Brand of Brothers LLC, $88,500. 306... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
McDowell County Farms teaches residents new skillsdoor is open, you walk through it. Now you embark on a career." One of the AYA
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 9 days ago
door is open, you walk through it. Now you embark on a career." One of the AYAA students is 21-year-old Chris Hall from Tazewell County. He explains the purpose of the AYAA. "We try to learn everything we can through our mentors. Then we come... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Governor McAuliffe & Board of Education Announce Va Index of Performance Awards— Colonial Forge High, Margaret Brent Elementary, Mountain View High, Rockhill
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 9 days ago
— Colonial Forge High, Margaret Brent Elementary, Mountain View High, Rockhill Elementary and Rodney E. Thompson Middle · Tazewell County — Tazewell Elementary · Virginia Beach — Alanton Elementary, Arrowhead Elementary, First Colonial High,... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Fire guts South Pekin house, kills petby the blaze, which Clifton said will require the structure’s destruction. Cli
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 9 days ago
by the blaze, which Clifton said will require the structure’s destruction. Clifton could not identify the residents. Tazewell County records list the home’s owner as Travis Hilst. “I don’t have a clue yet,” he said, to what caused the fire... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Fire guts South Pekin house, kills petby the blaze, which Clifton said will require the structure’s destruction. Cli
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 9 days ago
by the blaze, which Clifton said will require the structure’s destruction. Clifton could not identify the residents. Tazewell County records list the home’s owner as Travis Hilst. “I don’t have a clue yet,” he said, to what caused the fire... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
TAPS needs help with kittensof the applicant to make sure animals are approved for the rental property, ver
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 10 days ago
of the applicant to make sure animals are approved for the rental property, verifies home owner applications with the Tazewell County Assessor’s Office Web Site and requires two personal references if the person adopting has not had an animal... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Pekin woman charged with trying to run over man with his carwoman accused of driving into a yard and trying to run over an acquaintance wit
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 11 days ago
woman accused of driving into a yard and trying to run over an acquaintance with his own car was indicted recently by a Tazewell County grand jury. Chandra A. Duckett, 28, of 1102 Oxford Ave., Apt. 2, was indicted July 20 on charges of... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Traffic Safety Committee to recommend parking trialenvision things. “Needed?” said Lovell. “Probably — it depends. “I think we a
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 11 days ago
envision things. “Needed?” said Lovell. “Probably — it depends. “I think we are going to have some problems with it if (Tazewell) County employees don’t use their lot that they’re designated for. If they want to park on the street, that could be... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
A few controversial bumps in the road for Tazewell clerk candidateJournal Star political reporter @ChrisKaergardNick Vlahos Journal Star reporter
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 11 days ago
Journal Star political reporter @ChrisKaergardNick Vlahos Journal Star reporter @vlahosnick Shelly Hranka’s campaign for Tazewell County clerk and recorder isn’t off to the smoothest of starts. Hranka, who last year was elected Tazewell County... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Tazewell and Woodford counties marriages and divorces for Aug. 6, 2017MARRIAGES Tazewell County Vernon Bennett, 32; Brittany Vanderwerf, 32; both N
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 11 days ago
MARRIAGES Tazewell County Vernon Bennett, 32; Brittany Vanderwerf, 32; both North Pekin. Casey Brewer, 58; Cynthia Brewer, 58; both East Peoria. William Coensgen, 48; Donnella Straker, 42; both Peoria. Justin Decanter, 27; Kristen Seymoure, 30;... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Helping vets and miners learn new skillsDOJ program focused on protecting childrenTazewell Co. Sheriff attends DOJ prog
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 12 days ago
DOJ program focused on protecting childrenTazewell Co. Sheriff attends DOJ program focused on protecting children The Tazewell County Sheriff's Office announced Friday that Sheriff Brian Hieatt has just returned Arlington, Virginia, where he... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
LIVE with The Church Sisters at Mercer FairDOJ program focused on protecting childrenTazewell Co. Sheriff attends DOJ prog
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 12 days ago
DOJ program focused on protecting childrenTazewell Co. Sheriff attends DOJ program focused on protecting children The Tazewell County Sheriff's Office announced Friday that Sheriff Brian Hieatt has just returned Arlington, Virginia, where he... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Peoria and Tazewell restaurant inspections for Junehazardous foods should be at 41 or below); observed bare hand contact with lett
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 12 days ago
hazardous foods should be at 41 or below); observed bare hand contact with lettuce and bread to make a sandwich. TAZEWELL COUNTY Inspections conducted by the Tazewell County Health Department for June have been released. Monthly results... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Princeton man arraigned for attempted murder in MohawkDOJ program focused on protecting childrenTazewell Co. Sheriff attends DOJ prog
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 12 days ago
DOJ program focused on protecting childrenTazewell Co. Sheriff attends DOJ program focused on protecting children The Tazewell County Sheriff's Office announced Friday that Sheriff Brian Hieatt has just returned Arlington, Virginia, where he... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
More than 40,000 fish died in Virginia chemical spillDOJ program focused on protecting childrenTazewell Co. Sheriff attends DOJ prog
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 12 days ago
DOJ program focused on protecting childrenTazewell Co. Sheriff attends DOJ program focused on protecting children The Tazewell County Sheriff's Office announced Friday that Sheriff Brian Hieatt has just returned Arlington, Virginia, where he... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Justice faults Democrats for his switch to Republican PartyDOJ program focused on protecting childrenTazewell Co. Sheriff attends DOJ prog
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 12 days ago
DOJ program focused on protecting childrenTazewell Co. Sheriff attends DOJ program focused on protecting children The Tazewell County Sheriff's Office announced Friday that Sheriff Brian Hieatt has just returned Arlington, Virginia, where he... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
New games and comics shop relocates to UptownDOJ program focused on protecting childrenTazewell Co. Sheriff attends DOJ prog
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 13 days ago
DOJ program focused on protecting childrenTazewell Co. Sheriff attends DOJ program focused on protecting children The Tazewell County Sheriff's Office announced Friday that Sheriff Brian Hieatt has just returned Arlington, Virginia, where he... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Area districts could end up losers in school funding battleimpact of revenue-reducing local actions such as tax-increment financing (TIF)
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 13 days ago
impact of revenue-reducing local actions such as tax-increment financing (TIF) districts and so-called tax caps, as in Tazewell County. “These were all kind of a surprise to everybody,” Jacoby said after details of Rauner’s rewrite were... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Tazewell County 4-H Show and Jr. Fair gives youth a chance to showcase talentsBy Julie SchimmelpfennigTimes Correspondent The three-day Tazewell County 4-H
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 13 days ago
By Julie SchimmelpfennigTimes Correspondent The three-day Tazewell County 4-H Show and Jr. Fair kicked off Monday at the Cultural Arts Building, Livestock Arena, and Veterans Memorial Arena with beekeeping activities, a horse show, an ice cream... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
West Nile mosquitoes found in Pekinon the long sleeves and make sure the loved ones are protected with mosquito re
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 13 days ago
on the long sleeves and make sure the loved ones are protected with mosquito repellent — West Nile is back. The Tazewell County Health Department catches batches of mosquitoes and tests them. It announced Thursday that the first... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Real-estate transactions: Aug. 4, 2017N. Orange Prairie Road, Peoria, Plaza at Grand Prairie LLC to Michael T. Neal a
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 13 days ago
N. Orange Prairie Road, Peoria, Plaza at Grand Prairie LLC to Michael T. Neal and Shauna J. Gardner Neal, $3,325,000. TAZEWELL COUNTY 305 Riverview Drive, Creve Coeur, Michael Vanoppen to Tyler A. Benson, $78,000. 1106 Eisenhower Drive, Unit... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Tazewell Co. Sheriff attends DOJ program focused on protecting childrenThe Tazewell County Sheriff's Office announced Friday that Sheriff Brian Hieatt
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 13 days ago
The Tazewell County Sheriff's Office announced Friday that Sheriff Brian Hieatt has just returned Arlington, Virginia, where he attended an Exploited Children Seminar for Chief Executive Officers. The program took place near the nation’s capital, at... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile in Tazewell CountyPEKIN — The Tazewell County Health Department has confirmed the first mosquitoe
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 14 days ago
PEKIN — The Tazewell County Health Department has confirmed the first mosquitoes to test positive for West Nile virus in the county this year. Health department staffers collected the mosquitoes in late July in Pekin, according to a news release... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Richlands man sentenced to life in prison for forcibly sodomizing 4-oldA Richlands man has been sentenced to life in prison for forcibly sodomizing a
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 14 days ago
A Richlands man has been sentenced to life in prison for forcibly sodomizing a 4-year-old child, Tazewell County Commonwealth’s Attorney Michael Lee Dennis announced Thursday. Daniel Adam Spears, 32, was indicted in September 2016 on one count of... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
DNA tests on remains linked to Robert Bee might take weeks— Test results might not come back for days or weeks regarding remains found in
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 14 days ago
— Test results might not come back for days or weeks regarding remains found in a Pekin backyard last week. The Tazewell County Coroner’s Office had expected results as early as Wednesday. However, Chief Deputy Coroner Rod Wamsley said... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Manito Road bridge expected to reopen early — by year's endSharon Woods Harris GateHouse Media Illinois The Manito Road Bridge constructi
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 14 days ago
Sharon Woods Harris GateHouse Media Illinois The Manito Road Bridge construction is burning up the highway. Tazewell County Highway Commissioner Craig Fink said the $4.4 million project was slated for completion next year, but the mild winter... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
DNA tests on remains linked to Robert Bee might take weeks— Test results might not come back for days or weeks regarding remains found in
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 14 days ago
— Test results might not come back for days or weeks regarding remains found in a Pekin backyard last week. The Tazewell County Coroner’s Office had expected results as early as Wednesday. However, Chief Deputy Coroner Rod Wamsley said... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
CSX train derailment in southern Pennsylvaniaadding new sewage pipesTazewell Public Service adding new sewage pipes If you'
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 15 days ago
adding new sewage pipesTazewell Public Service adding new sewage pipes If you've driven along Route 460 and Highway 19 in Tazewell County, you've undoubtedly passed through some work zones. Though there are several projects taking place, there's... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Confidential settlement reached in Bluefield v. K-VA-T lawsuitadding new sewage pipesTazewell Public Service adding new sewage pipes If you'
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 15 days ago
adding new sewage pipesTazewell Public Service adding new sewage pipes If you've driven along Route 460 and Highway 19 in Tazewell County, you've undoubtedly passed through some work zones. Though there are several projects taking place, there's... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
'Rock Hunting' brings families an inexpensive way to spend Summeradding new sewage pipesTazewell Public Service adding new sewage pipes If you'
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 15 days ago
adding new sewage pipesTazewell Public Service adding new sewage pipes If you've driven along Route 460 and Highway 19 in Tazewell County, you've undoubtedly passed through some work zones. Though there are several projects taking place, there's... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Trump signs bill imposing sanctions on Russiaadding new sewage pipesTazewell Public Service adding new sewage pipes If you'
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 15 days ago
adding new sewage pipesTazewell Public Service adding new sewage pipes If you've driven along Route 460 and Highway 19 in Tazewell County, you've undoubtedly passed through some work zones. Though there are several projects taking place, there's... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Hundreds attend National Night Out in Tazewelladding new sewage pipesTazewell Public Service adding new sewage pipes If you'
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 15 days ago
adding new sewage pipesTazewell Public Service adding new sewage pipes If you've driven along Route 460 and Highway 19 in Tazewell County, you've undoubtedly passed through some work zones. Though there are several projects taking place, there's... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Tazewell Public Service adding new sewage pipesIf you've driven along Route 460 and Highway 19 in Tazewell County, you've undo
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 15 days ago
If you've driven along Route 460 and Highway 19 in Tazewell County, you've undoubtedly passed through some work zones. Though there are several projects taking place, there's one project in particular that the Tazewell Public Service Authority is... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
New brewery and pub coming to Tazewelladding new sewage pipesTazewell Public Service adding new sewage pipes If you'
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 15 days ago
adding new sewage pipesTazewell Public Service adding new sewage pipes If you've driven along Route 460 and Highway 19 in Tazewell County, you've undoubtedly passed through some work zones. Though there are several projects taking place, there's... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
East Peoria council votes 3-2 against Highland Hills annexationsubdivision following a month of pleas from many residents to leave them alone
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 16 days ago
subdivision following a month of pleas from many residents to leave them alone and let them remain in unincorporated Tazewell County. The vote was 3-2 against annexation. Mayor Dave Mingus and commissioners Dan Decker and John Kahl voted... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Manito Road Bridge 'way ahead of schedule'Sharon Woods Harris GateHouse Media Illinois PEKIN— The Manito Road Bridge con
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 16 days ago
Sharon Woods Harris GateHouse Media Illinois PEKIN— The Manito Road Bridge construction is burning up the highway. Tazewell County Highway Commissioner Craig Fink said the $4.4 million project was slated for completion next year, but the mild... Read more
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