Area Breaking News

JOINT CCT REPORTS 63 NEWLY-CONFIRMED CASES OF COVID-19 IN MACON COUNTY

    Today, the Joint CCT is reporting 63 newly-confirmed cases of COVID-19.Therefore, since the start of the pandemic, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Macon County residents is 8,801. Please acknowledge that every person affected by this pandemic is a human being with family, friends, and a future that is changed by…

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KOOL & THE GANG COMING TO THE DEVON LAKESHORE AMPHITHEATER IN MAY

        The Devon Lakeshore Amphitheater in Decatur, Illinois, has announced the headliner act Kool & The Gang will perform on Saturday, May 22. Tickets go on sale Friday, February 12 at 10:00 A.M. at devonamphitheater.com, or by calling the Decatur Park District Administration office at (217) 422-5911.      Due to COVID-19 restrictions, only three people at…

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DECATUR SCHOOL DISTRICT POSTPONES IN-PERSON LEARNING UNTIL FEB. 8

The following message was shared with DPS families this afternoon, on behalf of Dr. Paul Fregeau, Superintendent of Decatur Public Schools:  Good afternoon DPS family. We have an important update to share on our planned return to in-person learning.  DPS administration established a series of metrics to guide our decision making in bringing students back…

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