MT. VERNON — The new industrial park in Mt. Vernon brought out members of the community We..
Continental Tire announces projects07-Dec-2016
MT. VERNON — On Tuesday, Continental Tire of the Americas announced it has applied for bui..
City Approves Armory Project06-Dec-2016
MT. VERNON — After being tabled twice, the Mt. Vernon City Council has approved a resoluti..
Continental Tire Plans $28 Million Expansion06-Dec-2016
MT. VERNON — A major expansion at Continental Tire of the Americas pushed the total value..
Oil pump company eyes Mt. Vernon30-Sep-2016
Mt. Vernon - A California-based oil pump company is eyeing Mt. Vernon as a possible site for a p..
Groundbreaking marks the first project the Mt. Vernon’s new industrial park ..
Housing incentives offered24-May-2016
BLUFORD — Mayor Mike Bullard unveiled a housing incentive program being offered by the vil..
Career workshop slated in Mt. Vernon, Marion15-Apr-2016
MT. VERNON — Good news for those who thought they had little chance of getting a job..
Kroger eyes Starbucks opening13-Apr-2016
MT. VERNON - Kroger plans to open a Starbucks at its local store, likely by early September. ..
Menards purchases land for Mt. Vernon store01-Mar-2016
MT. VERNON — The city of Mt. Vernon announced last week that Menard, Inc. has purchased 28..
MT. VERNON — The Kroger Company will be implementing a $6 million renovation development p..
Panera Bread coming to Mt. Vernon11-Feb-2016
MT. VERNON — Construction is set to begin in April on a Panera Bread restaurant planned fo..
County looks at boat ramp project22-Jan-2016
MT. VERNON — Jefferson County may fund a study to determine the feasibility of developing ..
Park to get first tenant07-Dec-2015
Park to get first tenant MT. VERNON — Phoenix Modular Elevators seeks a tax increment fi..
Continental Tire increases support of JCDC24-Nov-2015
Continental Tire of the Americas is now a sustaining partner of the Jefferson Co. Development Co..
Airport board talks enterprise zone12-Nov-2015
MT. VERNON – The Mt. Vernon Outland Airport Board Tuesday approved signing on to an Enterp..
CTA plans expansion12-Nov-2015
MT. VERNON — Continental Tire the Americas is planning its fourth expansion in five years...
Kay Jewelers coming to city26-Jun-2015
MT. VERNON — Kay's Jewelers is expected to open at Times Square Marketplace by September. ..
City and county planners are looking for more input about the future of the local housing market..
CEO course set to launch next year18-Mar-2015
MT. VERNON — A new business class to be offered to local students could eventually have a ..
Sales tax receipts up11-Mar-2015
MT. VERNON — Sales tax receipts from December are up, with the city seeing a 7.4 percent i..
Hotel tax receipts on upswing11-Feb-2015
MT. VERNON — The final hotel/motel tax and bed surcharge numbers are in, showing a big inc..
City building Tops $30M22-Jan-2015
MT. VERNON — More than $30 million in building permits were issued in the city during 2014..
MT. VERNON – Mt. Vernon will develop another industrial park through a federal grant that ..
Mt. Vernon Issued $3.25 Million Grant18-Sep-2014
Grant to Aid the Construction of Upcoming Industrial Park Washington, D.C. - U.S. Sen. Dick ..
MOUNT VERNON — A boom in career and vocational center instruction has Mount Vernon on t..
Plans begin for Industrial Park16-Dec-2013
MT. VERNON — The city has located 100 acres for a new industrial park, and will be discuss..
City Wins Governor's Cup Award07-Nov-2013
Highest award for volunteerism given to Lifeboat Alliance MT. VERNON — The city has r..
MVTHS students placed at National Railway12-Sep-2013
MT. VERNON – Local teen Jacob Williamson wasn’t entirely sure he wanted to pursue a ..
Housing plan enters phase 230-Aug-2013
MT. VERNON — The city is entering its second phase in a program designed to bring housing ..
JCDC event to help home business26-Aug-2013
Jelly to help at home workers and business MT. VERNON — The Jefferson County Developm..
Hobby Lobby to come to mall22-Aug-2013
MT. VERNON — A tenant has been found at Times Square Mall to fill the vacancy left by the..
Test scores are higher at MVTHS20-Aug-2013
Reading, math and science scores are highest since 2007 Mt. Vernon - Test scores at Mt. Vern..
City projects updates08-Aug-2013
An update of city capital projects was presented to the council Monday, and bids were accepted f..
Council discusses TIF change08-Aug-2013
The City Council will be presented with an ordinance to amend the redevelopment plan for the Ind..
Fracking conference a success31-Jul-2013
Fracking conference a success REND LAKE COLLEGE INA — Nearly every seat was ..
Local student excels with engineering program (http://register-news.com/local/x1145373473/Local-..
South Davidson Avenue Opens26-Jun-2013
MT. VERNON — A second artery to the west side of Mt. Vernon opened to the public on Frida..
Council approves agreement with Zanola28-Jan-2013
Council approves agreement with Zanola (http://register-news.com/local/x964882314/Council-approv..
CTA announces new expanssion project28-Jan-2013
CTA announces new expansion project (http://register-news.com/local/x2056596873/CTA-announces-ne..
Drury Inn plans new hotel, restaurants03-Dec-2012
Drury Inn plans new hotel, restaurants (http://register-news.com/local/x942839709/Drury-Inn-plan..
JCDC sets five major goals for year21-Jun-2012
JCDC sets five major goals for year (http://register-news.com/local/x1561294143/JCDC-sets-five-m..
Land purchased for new high school14-Apr-2012
Land purchased for new high school (http://register-news.com/local/x1789088146/Land-purcha..
MT. VERNON — — Construction funds for a new Mt. Vernon Township High School have bee..
City approves track construction plans08-Feb-2012
Resolution to allow a rail spur to be built onto Continental Tire the Americas property MT...
Coal Mining Equipment Company Expected to Create and Retain 150 Illinois Jobs Over Four Years..
Groundbreaking (http://register-news.com/local/x229366427/Groundbreaking) Representatives..
Power Holdings Project Will Provide Major Boost to Regional Economy and Create More Than 1,650..
MT. VERNON — Good Samaritan Regional Health Center celebrated two milestones on Monday wi..
Increased demand for Continental tires in North and South America is the driving force beh..
Crossroads breaks ground on expansion27-Apr-2011
MT. VERNON — The $20 million expansion of Crossroads Community Hospital officially broke..
JCDC commissions study, strategic plan 21-Apr-2011
JCDC commissions study, strategic plan MT. VERNON — The Jefferson County Development Cor..