Snow Emergency declared for Jacksonville

By Jim McCabe on February 27 at 9:50pm

The City of Jacksonville has issued a Snow Emergency for expected winter weather this weekend. The emergency will be declared Saturday night at 7:00. Officials say it’s being declared in Read More

117 superintendent says class cancellations happen when necessary

By Jim McCabe on February 27 at 1:05pm


District 117 Superintendent Steve Ptacek is responding to the concern of some parents about the decision to not cancel school this week. Classes went on as scheduled this morning despite Read More

PORTA and A-C Central agree on academic/sports co-op

By Ryne Turke on February 27 at 1:03pm


A-C Central and PORTA have come to an agreement on a sports and academic co-op. The decision became final during the monthly school board meeting between the districts on February Read More

“Boss of the Year” named in Jacksonville

By Jim McCabe on February 27 at 1:03pm

Boss of Year

The “Boss of the Year” in Jacksonville is a franchise owner of Home Instead Senior Care. The Jacksonville Area Chamber of Commerce announced yesterday that Jerry Best received the honor Read More

South Jacksonville Police report successful 2014

By Ryne Turke on February 27 at 7:20am

South Jacksonville squad car

South Jacksonville’s Police Chief says 2014 was a successful year for the South Jacksonville Police Department, and the statistics back that up. According to department’s annual crime report, the number Read More