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LOCAL ARRESTS

Lawrenceville Police have arrested 34 year old Steven Kelly of Lawrenceville Sunday. He is charged with Aggravated Battery and Unlawful Use of Weapons. No other arrest details were given. Kelly was

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LOCAL ARRESTS

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department arrested 20 year old Matthew Paddick of Lawrenceville Friday for Unlawful Use of a Firearm and Possession of a Weapon Without an F.O.I.D Card. He was booked

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FOUR HURT IN CITY ACCIDENT

Lawrenceville Police say four people were injured in a two vehicle collision late Friday morning. At around 11:15 a 2016 Dodge CargoVan owned by Tracy Electric of Lawrenceville and being driven by

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UNIT 10 PASSES TAX LEVY

The Red Hill Unit 10 Board of Education has approved the 2019 Certicicate of Tax Levy for 2019 for the district. The move was made after a public hearing.  It anticipates an increase of around 6%

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OPPORTUNITY ZONES PROMOTED

Illinois economic officials are touting the use of Opportunity Zones across the state to spur development. Mike Pomeranz is with the real estate office of the Illinois Department of Commerce and

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LAWRENCEVILLE HIT AND RUN

Lawrenceville Police investigated a two vehicle hit and run incident Thursday evening at the Walmart parking lot at 2200 James Street. Reports indicate that a 2001 Chevrolet Silverado Truck being

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