WAKO News

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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LAWRENCE COUNTY BOARD

The Lawrence County Board met in regular session Wednesday and passed an ordinance establishing a cannabis retailer’s occupation tax. The measure allows the county to tax recreational

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LOCAL MAN FOUND DEAD

A missing Lawrence County man has been found dead this week. Unofficial reports indicate that the body of 70 year old Stanley Shoulders of rural Bridgeport was discovered deceased in a rural area.

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