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News in Coles County, Illinois
Handful of contested races set for area county offices
Mon, 02 Dec 2013 23:15:00 -0800
Macon County voters will have a contested race for treasurer in November, one of several contested county races in the area emerging from the just completed filing period.
Heritage Woods of Charleston Affordable Assisted Living to Host Macy's Parade Pastry Party
Mon, 25 Nov 2013 21:33:47 -0800
Heritage Woods of Charleston, a BMA Management affordable assisted living community, is hosting a Macy's Parade Pastry Party on Nov. 28. The community in Coles County, Illinois serves seniors of all incomes, including those on Medicaid. (PRWeb November 25, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/Assisted-Living/Charleston-Illinois/prweb11368981.htm
Police say they've found more driveway repair frauds involving same suspect
Tue, 05 Nov 2013 07:27:31 -0800
CHARLESTON — Police say they’ve found more instances of driveway repair fraud likely performed by a man already accused of overcharging for shoddy work at five Coles County locations.
Experts discuss homeless youth in area schools
Thu, 07 Nov 2013 19:13:35 -0800
CHARLESTON — Ninety students are considered homeless in Coles County, and that figure will only increase, according to Bobbi Mattingly, regional superintendent of Schools for the Regional Office of Education #11.
Elders in Action: Deadline set for retirees to choose a health program
Thu, 14 Nov 2013 14:20:59 -0800
The LifeSpan Center held the Coles County Retired Teachers meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 12.
Area sheriff's races feature competitive primaries
Tue, 03 Dec 2013 22:01:00 -0800
Voters in Douglas, Effingham, Fayette and Shelby counties will be asked to decide contested primary races for sheriff.
County board gives employees additional holiday after Christmas
Tue, 12 Nov 2013 20:28:10 -0800
CHARLESTON — On a night when the Coles County Board didn’t need to talk about a $12 million budget before giving it the OK, the group was more divided on whether to give county employees an ad…
Heritage Woods of Charleston Affordable Assisted Living to Offer Veterans a Meal in November
Mon, 11 Nov 2013 00:49:32 -0800
Heritage Woods of Charleston, a BMA Management affordable assisted living community, will honor veterans by offering a free meal during the month of November. The community in Coles County, Illinois serves seniors of all incomes, including those on Medicaid. (PRWeb November 11, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/Assisted-Living/Charleston-Illinois/prweb11315319.htm
Former Coles public defender Lutz agrees to disbarment for sexual misconduct allegations
Wed, 06 Nov 2013 08:57:21 -0800
CHARLESTON — Former Coles County Public Defender Lonnie Lutz has agreed to a voluntary disbarment in connection with allegations of inappropriate sexual conduct with clients.
Storm fronts largely spare Coles County area
Sun, 17 Nov 2013 13:28:10 -0800
MATTOON (JG-TC) — The severe weather that crossed the state Sunday afternoon left Coles County without the significant damage that some parts of Illinois suffered.