July sees better unemployment rate for Knox County, big loss in labor force
Knox County’s unemployment rate dropped slightly in July, a month after a nearly one point jump halted a stretch of unemployment near 4 percent.
Long running Abingdon Community Festival kicks off Thursday
The Abingdon Community Festival got underway today, the long time fair that draws the town’s residents together over the course of four days.
County board approves engineering/architectural survey for nursing home
The Knox County Board approved an Engineering, Architectural, and Surveying agreement with Klingner and Associates for an inspection of the county’s nursing home.
Carl Sandburg College’s “fresh look” patio almost ready to reopen
The walkway and patio that is adjacent to a large part of the Carl Sandburg College campus are nearing completion on renovations.
Semi rolls into ditch near Spoon River Rest Area, police say driver was under the influence
A Davenport, Iowa man was taken to OSF St. Francis in Peoria Wednesday morning following an alcohol-involved crash that occurred on I-74 in Knox County.
District 205 holding community feedback meeting for buildings study tomorrow
A community feedback meeting is being held Thursday night by Galesburg District #205 to gain input on district buildings and facilities.
Bond set for Galesburg woman on several drug charges
A Galesburg woman made a video appearance in Knox County Circuit Court on felony charges of meth delivery, possession of meth, and four counts of possession of a controlled substance.
County board could approve nursing home architectural/engineering survey
The county board meets tonight for their monthly meeting where an engineering, architectural and surveying agreement could be approved for the Knox County Nursing Home.
Sornberger talks ROWVA Finances
ROWVA has done very well with finances and haven’t accepted early tax money.
Wellness policy, and the start of the school year, discussed by Knoxville School Board
The Knoxville School District may soon update its six-year-old wellness policy.