Breaking: Broaddus returning as South Jax Police Chief

By Ryne Turke on July 3 at 1:57pm

Village president Steve Waltrip confirmed with WLDS/WEAI News that Mike Broaddus has returned as South Jacksonville Police Chief.

South Jax trustees overturn veto for former chief’s retirement package

By Ryne Turke on July 3 at 12:09pm


South Jacksonville trustees listened to over an hour of comments from the public and handled a full agenda during Thursday’s village meeting. The most significant action from trustees last night Read More

New study shows Illinois lacks patriotism

By Tiffani Homer on July 3 at 12:07pm

4th of July

Illinoisans may be surprised to find out their state ranks 43rd in the country when it comes to patriotism. The study conducted by WalletHub, determined each state’s patriotism by involvement Read More

New requirements impacting Child Care Assistance Program

By Ryne Turke on July 3 at 12:06pm


A change to the Child Care Assistance Program could leave an impact on thousands of families across the state. New state requirements taking effect this week mean a lot fewer Read More

South Jax Chief Broaddus, Trustee Smith stepping down from positions

By Ryne Turke on July 3 at 6:02am


The newly appointed South Jacksonville police chief and a trustee under fire for ethics allegations have stepped down from their positions with the village. Chief Mike Broaddus and trustee Sonnie Read More