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  1. Georgetowners of the YearRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | 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.


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

    Tuesday Dec 9 | 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 ...


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

    Friday Dec 5 | 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 ...


  4. 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.


  5. 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 ...


  6. 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.


  7. 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.


  8. 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.


  9. Top 10 Subdivisions in Batavia, ILRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 |

    ... neighborhood built in the early-to-mid 1990's. Fox Trail is located in Batavia, Illinois on Pine west of Kirk. Georgetown is a townhouse community built in the mid 1990's. Georgetown is located in Batavia, Illinois on Western north of Wilson. ...


  10. Top 10 Subdivisions in Wheaton, ILRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 |

    ... is located in Wheaton, Illinois south of Roosevelt Road east of President Street. Courthouse Square include 50 Georgetown-style row houses and six condominiums built in 2006 by Airhart Construction. The townhomes have floor plans ranging from 3,037 ...


  11. Georgetown treasurer defends expenses to audit city's financesRead the original story

    Oct 8, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    Treasurer Kathy Galyen defended the city's extraordinary expenditures to audit and clean up the 2012-13 financial books. "This was not our work.


  12. Vermilion County coal mine proposal up for public inputRead the original story

    Oct 6, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    Those for and against development of a new coal mine in Vermilion County are expected at a public meeting Tuesday night in Georgetown, where both sides will make comments that state officials will consider in deciding whether to grant Sunrise Coal a mining permit. That could change if the Illinois Department of Natural Resources grants Terre Haute, Ind.-based Sunrise a permit to develop its Bulldog Mine in southwestern Vermilion County.


  13. Top of the Morning: From the archivesRead the original story

    Sep 22, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... to enjoy fall color is from the viewing tower at Forest Glen County Forest Preserve in Vermilion County, west of Georgetown. From this vantage point overlooking the Vermilion River valley you see mostly forest with very little agricultural land. An ...


  14. Rockets to Compete Against Nation's Top Programs at Golfweek Conference ChallengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2014 | University of Toledo

    ... 22-24, 2014 Where: Tom Fazio Course at Red Sky Golf Club (Par 72, 6,262 yards) Teams: Campbell, Colorado, Denver, Georgetown, Illinois State, Jacksonville State, Lamar, Long Beach State, Louisville, Nebraska, New Mexico, Pepperdine, Stetson, TCU, ...


  15. Audit, bookkeeping help will cost Georgetown $130,000Read the original story

    Sep 16, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... to help fix the problems. In mid-September 2013, Mrugala said he'd spent six days over the prior two weeks in Georgetown city hall, going over the system and helping workers better understand how to input the data. He said the data that had been ...


  16. Four-star shooting guard Eric Davis could pick Texas TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | Burnt Orange Nation

    ... and the No. 2 player in the state of Michigan. He also holds offers from Auburn, Baylor, Boston College, Florida, Georgetown, Illinois, Iowa, Iowa State, Kansas, Maryland, Michigan, Michigan State, Minnesota, Missouri, North Carolina State, Ohio ...


  17. Doris Eileen McKinneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2014 | Breeze Courier

    ... IL died at 10:54 a.m. Tuesday, September 2, 2014, at her residence. She was born September 8, 1939 in Georgetown, IL, the daughter of Milford Edward and Mary Helen Willison Brown. On December 29, 1961 she married Floyd Edward McKinney, Sr. in ...


  18. Wedding: Nestlerode-McBrideRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2014 | The Star Online

    ... is the granddaughter of the late Kenneth and Maxine Goodwin and the late Clay and Lorena McBride. She graduated Georgetown Ridge-Farm High School in Georgetown, IL. She received her bachelor's degree in exercise and sport sciences from the ...


  19. I do's -- and don'ts: Couples share secrets to their longevityRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    Marvin and Imogene 'Jean' Collom of Danville, who have been married 72 years, were at the Golden Wedding Day celebration Wednesday at the Georgetown Fair in Georgetown.


  20. Wisconsin's corn crop behind scheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2014 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    Drought-damaged ears of corn and dry, brown stalks are seen in a field near Georgetown, Illinois July 24, 2012.


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