Local Government

City passes ordinance allowing golf carts, UTVs on

By: Chris Best Enquirer~Democrat contributor At Monday’s City Council meeting an ordinance was passed amending Chapter 24 […]

Residents face nine new taxes in 2020

Coming Jan. 1, 2020, nine new taxes and fees will take $1.7 billion out of Illinois’ economy […]

Rep. Davidsmeyer: It’s important to know new laws,

A number of new laws will ring in the New Year in Illinois.  Over 250 new laws, […]

City passes ordinances, reviews audit

By CHRIS BEST Enquirer Democrat contributor An ordinance amending Chapter 38 of Carlinville City Ordinances, the city’s […]

Benld council debates hire of new police officer

At the Nov. 18 meeting of the Benld council Molly Margaritas was accepted as a full-time officer. […]

Occupation tax established for cannabis retailers

Macoupin County workplaces to become drug-free zones By: JACKSON WILSON Coal Country Times Reporter The Macoupin County […]

Macoupin residents worry bankruptcy loophole allows Shay No.

From left, are Nick M. San Diego, Division Supervisor at the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, Jeffrey […]

County seeks improvement with transportation program

By JACKSON WILSON Enquirer Democrat Reporter Macoupin County Director of Public Health Kent Tarro paid a visit […]

EMT workers and police officers awarded for clinical

From left, are GBAAS paramedic J.O. Kelly, paramedic Mark Hayes, EMT-B Blake Hayes, paramedic Tyler Link, GPD […]

City passes two ordinances, approves hiring of police

By: CHRIS BEST Enquirer-Democrat contributing writer During the brief Nov. 4 City Council meeting, two ordinances were […]