Police chief believes some of the violent crime wave is linked to stresses imposed by COVID-19.
“You can’t tell me that it’s safe to walk into Walmart when every single person in the community goes in and out of that door, but you can’t go to restaurant,” said County Board Vice Chairman. John Jackson
The Macon County Health Department could maintain some COVID enforcement authority when it comes to the operation of bars and restaurants under a revised food sanitation ordinance being considered Thursday by the county board.
A committee is recommending that the restaurants and bars in Macon County be allowed to provide indoor service, with precautions in place, despite any restrictions that may be imposed by the state.
Republican U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis of Taylorville was in Washington D.C. Wednesday, Jan. 6, when rioters broke into the nation’s capitol building
Marty Watkins, Decatur City Council candidate, hosted an event addressing solutions regarding the violence in the community.
More candidates file for Macon County community elections
The registration deadline to be on the April ballot for local villages and townships has passed. The following is a roundup of candidate filings for Macon County communities.
Jobs and revenue — both spending cash and saving it — were among the big themes at Monday evening’s Decatur City Council meeting.
WASHINGTON (AP) — After months of shadowboxing amid a tense and toxic campaign, Capitol Hill's main players are returning for one final, perhaps futile, attempt at deal-making on a challenging menu of year-end business.