An audience of hundreds attended Community Unit School District No. 1’s meeting on Jan. 20, as the district's board of education assessed the Illinois budget impasse’s impact on the district’s immediate fiscal needs.
Eastern Illinois University’s (EIU) Academy of Lifelong Learning will host a presentation on March 11 detailing the experiences of one of the first women to serve in World War II as a member of the Women’s Army Corps (WACs).
As part of “Charting Our Course,” Charleston Community Unit School District (CUSD) 1's long-term fiscal strategy, the Community Unit School District met on Feb. 17 to consider the district’s financial options.
In a recent meeting with Eastern Illinois University (EIU) President David Glassman, the faculty senate heard updates on high-priority issues for the university, especially regarding potential ramifications of how the ongoing budget stalemate might affect EIU.
Responding to Springfield’s current budget crisis, the faculty senate of Eastern Illinois University (EIU) recently communicated its frustration and astonishment to state legislators, protesting the seven-month span the institution has endured without state funding.
Coles and Cumberland counties’ Community Unit School District No. 1 held a special meeting on Nov. 11 at the administration building, located at 410 West Polk Ave., Charleston, to tackle two important, time-sensitive issues.
In a departure from the norm, Gov. Bruce Rauner recently came out in favor of farmer, businessman and “superstar” Brad Halbrook, heartily endorsing the fellow Republican as a candidate for the state legislature in Illinois’ upcoming elections.
The 2015 standardized test scores for Charleston CUSD 1 elementary schools were below average while the school district spent more than any other elementary school in the region, according to a report recently released by the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE).
Former Mattoon baseball and academic standout Ryan Hutchinson has earned the starting spot at third base for Illinois State University (ISU) when the team opens the 2016 season at Belmont University in Nashville.
Charleston chamber members are being urged to join 55 fellow affiliates who have already taken advantage of the Stone River Group’s exclusive annual savings incentive program by applying for utility discounts from now until March 10.