Local Government

County clerk explains new vote by mail legislation

POSTED June 2, 2020 at 12:15 a.m. Since the March 17 Primary in Illinois toward the start […]

Sheriff: Plexiglass barriers to be installed at courthouse

By: DANIEL WINNINGHAM Enquirer~Democrat managing editor In an effort to help in the ongoing battle with the […]

New board member sworn in

Chi Ebert-Pelo was sworn in at the start of Tuesday’s meeting. It is for an unexpired term […]

Officials brief board members on COVID-19 pandemic

By: DANIEL WINNINGHAM Enquirer~Democrat managing editor Local officials provided an update on the pandemic at the May […]

County approves $700,000 courthouse project

By: DANIEL WINNINGHAM Enquirer~Democrat managing editor A bid of $702,400 by Joiner Sheet Metal and Roofing of […]

COVID-19: Elected officials answer constituents’ concerns

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, the Illinois General Assembly was last in session Thursday, March 5. […]

Benld City Council to vote on police agreement

By: DANIEL WINNINGHAM Coal Country Times managing editor An agreement between the cities of Gillespie and Benld […]

Sen. Manar encourages mental wellness amid COVID-19 pandemic

State Sen. Andy Manar (D-Bunker Hill) is emphasizing the importance of mental health wellness and encouraging Illinois […]

City Council approves state of emergency ordinance

By: CHRIS BEST Enquirer Democrat contributor On Monday, April 6, to address concerns of the ongoing coronavirus […]

County Board adopts emergency declaration proclamation

The Macoupin County Board approved an emergency declaration proclamation in a 16-0 vote April 2. The board […]