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City council votes to lift Halloween bar ban

By Jordan Duncan, @jordanduncanDE

July 28, 2015

Filed under City

Restrictions on the sale of alcohol in Carbondale on the week of Halloween have been fully rescinded for 2015.The Carbondale City Council met Tuesday to discuss the sale of liquor and called for a vote on the restrictions. Two...

Innovation expert talks Internet and economic growth

By Jacob Wiegand, @JacobWiegand_DE

July 21, 2015

Filed under City, News

More than four years ago, Google Fiber announced it would be coming to Kansas City, Kan. offering very high speed, gigabit Internet to the community.The issue of faster Internet access is one of great concern to those in Carbonda...

Carbondale man sentenced for parole violation

By Branda Mitchell, @BrandaM_DE

June 30, 2015

Filed under News

Charles Thomas was sentenced to two years in prison for unlawful possession of a controlled substance on June 22 in the Jackson County Circuit Court.Thomas was arrested on October 3, 2013 for outstanding warrants, according to a pre...

Local music coalition and radio station host free street concert

By Jordan Duncan, @jordanduncanDE

June 7, 2015

Filed under News, Pulse

About 2,000 community members of all ages gathered in the street for bluegrass Saturday evening.The Carbondale Music Coalition, which organizes local concerts, and WDBX, a community funded radio station, teamed up to host the free...

Board of trustees approve a number of positions

By Evan Jones, @EvanJones_DE

May 14, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

The SIU Board of Trustees met for the final time this academic year Thursday in the SIU Student Center ballroom.The agenda included approval of salary and appointment for SIUE’s dean for the School of Business, dean for the Sc...

Cuts could split Continuing Education

By Shawn Bowen, @ShawnBowen_DE

May 6, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

Continuing Education and Outreach, an on-campus department that focuses on the Carbondale community, joins a long list of SIU divisions that could be significantly altered if Gov. Bruce Rauner’s state budget proposal is pas...

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