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Scherer Celebrates Upcoming Tax Holiday for School Supplies

       As the new academic year quickly approaches, State Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur, is highlighting the upcoming sales tax holiday on certain clothing and school-related items that will take place August 5-14. During that ten day period, sales tax for school supplies and qualifying clothing and footwear will be reduced by 5 percent.       “As…

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An update on new ambulance services for Decatur & Macon County

    Decatur, IL – The Decatur Macon County Ambulance group has begun reviewing a number of proposals from companies interested in providing ambulance services to Decatur & Macon County. City staff and our medical providers and first responder partners are encouraging interested companies to finalize and submit their formal proposals so the review process…

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Decatur Public Transit fares resume July 25

      Decatur, IL – Bus fares are returning for riders of the Decatur Public Transit System (DPTS) beginning Monday, July 25, 2022. Fare collection was suspended in April 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The return of fares will allow DPTS to move forward with improvements and enhancements that have been delayed.…

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Dove’s Domestic Violence Education And Volunteer Training Announced

                  Training is available for individuals interested in educating themselves on the issues surrounding domestic violence. The training will take place September 19 through October 5, Monday through Thursday, from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m., at Dove, 302 S. Union, Decatur. This 44-hour training is approved by ICADV, Illinois Coalition Against…

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Decatur Police Department releases Fourth of July enforcement numbers 

      The Decatur Police Department made 20 impaired driving arrests and issued 2 seat belt citations during the recent Fourth of July “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” and “Click It or Ticket” safety campaigns.  The Decatur Police Department joined forces with more than 200 other state and local law enforcement agencies to…

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