County News

Proposed order released on transmission line project

By Kathleen Clark A proposed order has been filed by ICC administrative law judge Janis VonQualen concerning […]

County Board writes off half the debt owed

By Jan Dona At the Oct. 13 meeting of the Macoupin County Board, members voted to accept […]

Public hearing held regarding mine expansion

Several representatives of the city of Gillespie, as well as a handful of concerned community members, spoke […]

Lake Hollow Minor subdivision approved for full board

A subdivision northwest of Mount Olive was voted upon and okayed by the General Adminisrative Committee Thursday […]

County settles with Connexus

Following an executive session, the Macoupin County Board voted Tuesday night to accept a settlement with Connexus, […]

Family Trunk or Treat Oct. 24 in Gillespie

A family-friendly Trunk or Treat event will be held from 3-6 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 24, near the […]

Agenda set for county board meeting

The Macoupin County Executive Committee met Tuesday and set the agenda for a busy county board meeting, […]

Old clinic building topic of discussion at county

Discussion at Monday’s Macoupin County Building and Grounds Committee meeting Monday centered around the old clinic building […]

Unemployment in area sees decrease

HEADLINE: Macoupin County unemployment rate unchanged in August, while area counties see decrease in unemployment   The […]

Public hearing Oct. 7 for mine expansion

A public hearing on the proposed expansion of Shay Mine will be held at 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, […]