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  1. Agency wins $800,000 in grantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The News-Gazette

    More than 500 students in the Danville, Westville and Georgetown-Ridge Farm school districts will receive additional academic support and learning enrichment opportunities thanks to a local agency. Project Success of Vermilion County won two 21st Century Community Learning Center grants that will bring in more than $600,000 a year over the next five years to run extended-day and summer school programs at sites in those districts.


  2. Mother of girl killed in crash wanted leniency for driverRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | The News-Gazette

    ... curve. The jeep went off the road and rolled over. Erickson and two other passengers - Aissa Wright, then 21, of Georgetown, and Michael Francis, then 26, of Westville - were also injured. Toxicology tests showed that Erickson's blood alcohol ...


  3. St. Johna s point guard Anthony Cowan Jr. commits to MarylandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... versatility. Rated a four-star by Scout and a three-star by Rivals , Cowan also has scholarship offers from Georgetown, Illinois, West Virginia, Penn State, Florida State and Xavier. Cowan, who transferred from Good Counsel to St. John's after his ...


  4. Telling the Story of Georgetown, Person by PersonRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2015 | The George Towner

    "I grew up in a small town," said developer Richard Levy, one of those recently interviewed for the oral history project of the Citizen Association of Georgetown. He meant both Georgetown and Washington, D.C., he said.


  5. Townhomes and Condos For Sale in Crystal Lake, Illinois - January 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 |

    ... and single family neighborhood located in Crystal Lake, Illinois. Four Colonies is on Barlina west of McHenry. Georgetown At Turnberry - 1 home for sale Georgetown at Turnberry is a townhome community built in the late 1990's. Georgetown at ...


  6. Illinois man accused of posing Belchertown children in the nude...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 |

    ... set bail at $500,000 cash. A hearing was scheduled for March 12. Zack Sawyer, also known as Joshua Nield, 29, of Georgetown, Illinois, solicited the boys to send him naked pictures of themselves after meeting them online in an Xbox Live chat room in ...


  7. Man due in court on child sexual misconduct chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | CBS 3 Springfield

    An Illinois man who is facing multiple counts of posing a child in the nude will be arraigned in Hampshire Superior Court on Friday afternoon. According to the Northwestern District Attorney's Office, Zack Sawyer, who is also known as Joshua Nield, 29, of Georgetown, IL, was indicted on three counts of posing a child in the nude and two counts of extortion in connection with incidents involving two 13-year-old boys from Belchertown in 2010.


  8. Alleged child predator due in court FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | WWLP

    A man who allegedly lured two 13 year-old boys into sending him nude pictures of themselves will be arraigned in a Northampton courtroom Friday afternoon. Mary Carey, spokesperson for the Northwestern District Attorney's Office, told 22News that 29 year-old Zack Sawyer of Georgetown, Illinois is set to be in Hampshire Superior Court to face charges of extortion and posing a child in the nude.


  9. Grand jury indicts Illinois man on charges of posing children in the nudeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2014 |

    NORTHAMPTON - A Hampshire County grand jury has indicted an Illinois man on charges of posing a child in the nude and extortion involving two 13-year-old Belchertown boys. Zack Sawyer, who is also known as Joshua Nield, 29, of Georgetown, Illinois, will be arraigned on three counts of posing a child in the nude and two counts of extortion.


  10. Truck driver accused of child sex crimes in WMassRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | WWLP

    A cross-country truck driver accused of preying on children he met online has been arrested, and will face charges here in western Massachusetts. The U.S. Marshal's Service announced Tuesday that Zack Sawyer , 29, was arrested Tuesday morning at a relative's home in Georgetown, Illinois.


  11. Cross-country trucker, wanted in Northampton for charges involving...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 |

    U.S. Marshalls arrested an Illinois truck driver on Monday who was wanted in Northampton for five felony counts related to lewd acts involving minors that he contacted over the Internet, officials said. Zack Sawyer, 29, was apprehended in Georgetown, Illinois by marshals at the request of members of the Massachusetts State Police Crime Prevention and Control Unit assigned to the Northwestern District Attorney's Office.


  12. Top 10 Subdivisions in Batavia, IL for Decemeber 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 |

    ... built in the 1970's. Breton Manor is located in Batavia, Illinois north of Pine Street and west of Kirk Road. Georgetown is a townhouse community built in the mid 1990's. Georgetown is located in Batavia, Illinois on Western north of Wilson. Harvell ...


  13. Georgetowners of the YearRead the original story

    Dec 17, 2014 | The George Towner

    A Georgetowner newspaper tradition for decades, the naming of Georgetowners of the Year include: a person who has devoted time and talent to keeping a lively band of senior citizens even more active with programs that range from recitals to lectures and field trips; a non-profit relocated to town that is making an impact in the world of music, science and social innovation; and an everyday service business that has stressed a personal touch and community involvement that leaves you feeling you've known them for years. When co-founder Virginia Luce Allen died in 2009, the future of the Georgetown Senior Center seemed uncertain.


  14. Formal hearing on coal mine permit setRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... people made comments in opposition to the Bulldog mine permit during an informal conference in early October in Georgetown. That first meeting, which is part of the public participation portion of the state's mine application process, drew about 100 ...


  15. Hunters crossing fingers for better resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... the last day of the second half of Illinois' firearm deer season. The first half was Nov. 21-23. Siegal Hall of Georgetown hunts public land at Harry "Babe" Woodyard State Natural Area in Vermilion County. He, too, didn't have much luck the first ...


  16. Many GOP candidates enjoy victoryRead the original story

    Nov 5, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    It was a big day for the local Republican party in Vermilion County as GOP candidates won the circuit judge's race, increased their majority on the Vermilion County Board and ousted Lynn Foster, the long-time Democratic county clerk. Just two years after winning election to the Vermilion County Board, Republican Cathy Jenkins, 61, of Georgetown, beat Foster, 65, who was seeking her seventh term as county clerk.


  17. Election could shift power on Vermilion boardRead the original story

    Nov 1, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... 14 years and has worked in finance and business for 40. Hart is a foreman with Hart Construction and has been a Georgetown alderman since 2009. - In District 6, two newcomers are vying for the seat of Republican John Alexander, who decided not to ...


  18. Foster, Jenkins seek Vermilion clerk postRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    The long-serving trio of Vermilion County Sheriff Pat Hartshorn, Treasurer Sue Stine and Clerk Lynn Foster have a combined 68 years in office heading into Tuesday's election, when Hartshorn and Foster will be seeking their seventh four-year terms and Stine her sixth. But only Foster, 65, a Democrat from Danville, faces a challenger this time - Republican Cathy Jenkins, 61, a former Georgetown alderman, who's served as a Vermilion County board member since 2010.


  19. G-RF students work to stop bullyingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    Social worker Jo Ann Wilson passes out cookies decorated with blue sugar sprinkles to students at Pine Crest Elementary School in Georgetown on Tuesday as part of the Georgetown-Ridge Farm school district's first annual Stomp Out Bullying Day. Students throughout the district wore blue shirts to signify the importance of ending bullying and cyberbullying.


  20. Storm sewer work underway in GeorgetownRead the original story

    Oct 22, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    Work has begun to install a new storm sewer that will intercept rainwater from 300 acres west of Georgetown along Whittier Street and then allow it to run east past Seminary Street and into the Ellis Branch Creek. Currently, the rainwater enters commingled stormwater and sanitary sewer lines, which can overload the sewers on the west side of the city and overwhelm the wastewater treatment plant.


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