Monday Dec 9
Plans for Savoy McDonald's shelved
A long planned restaurant for the Village of Savoy is now off the table. Village officials said McDonald's told them that it does not plan to build the restaurant in Savoy at this time.
Health insurance signup? Your mileage may vary
How much better is the newly improved federal website to sign up for Obamacare health insurance working? It depends on whom you ask.
Football official to return to court in January in gun incident
A Savoy man charged with weapons offenses for allegedly pointing a gun at a co-worker in jest and possessing brass knuckles will be back in court next month.
A Life Remembered: Artist-citizen architect had 'spirit of an angel'
The arts community is mourning the death of Jack S. Baker, a University of Illinois emeritus professor of architecture and architect whose buildings stand as a testimony to a minimalist and poetic aesthetic.
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G4S Technology LLC completes Fiber To The Home Network For UC2B In Illinois
G4S Technology, a pioneer in the design and construction of high performance broadband networks and reliable electronic security systems for over 25 years, has completed a fiber to the home project that will greatly enhance the quality of living for over 200 customers in Champaign/Urbana, Illinois.
Health administrator wants uniform restaurant rules
Two of the three members of the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District board want the agency to go ahead with a color-coded food service rating system on Jan. 1, even though restaurants, bars and food stores outside of Champaign-Urbana wouldn't be subject to the same regulation.
Same restaurant chain, different rules
Effective Jan. 1, the Applebee's restaurant in north Champaign will operate under a different food sanitation ordinance than the Applebee's in Savoy, at least as of now.
Parkland OKs contractor to manage pilot-training program
Parkland College trustees have approved a three-year operations agreement with a Champaign company to manage its new pilot-training program, set to start next August.