A company that creates and delivers meal kits featuring organic ingredients has expanded its southern Illinois distribution center, with Gov. Bruce Rauner marking the occasion at a recent ribbon-cutting ceremony.
Celina Maniece and her new business are being touted as proof positive that the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale is an entrepreneurial dream, according to the Carbondale Chamber of Commerce.
The men and women chosen as "Leaders Among Us" by the Southern Business Journal will be celebrated by the Southern Illinois Regional Chamber of Commerce at a luncheon on Sept. 19, according to a Facebook post from the chamber.
Illinois students will continue to be informed about how oil and gas are critical to the state thanks to a 10-year extension of the Petroleum Education and Marketing Act (PEMA), according to a press release from Rep. David Severin (R-Benton), who sponsored the legislation extending the act.
Gas prices could soon be rising by as much as 10 cents per gallon in Illinois, courtesy of the state’s new record-setting budget plan that removed a six-year-old 20 percent tax exemption on wholesale gas prices.
Rep. Dave Severin (R-Benton) came to the West Frankfort City Council meeting on July 25 with a special message of thanks to three members of the city's police department, two city firefighters and two residents, according to a press release.