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Alee Quick is the local news editor for thesouthern.com, and the editor of weekly local entertainment guide Scene618. She is a columnist and a member of The Southern Illinoisan editorial board.
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Illinois Department of Public Health announced Saturday that Southern Illinois’ Region 5 is now in Tier 1 mitigations, meaning limited indoor dining can resume.
Health care workers in Southern Illinois began receiving COVID-19 vaccinations on Wednesday.
The Shawnee National Forest's famous "Snake Road" closed Tuesday to allow reptiles and amphibians — some of which are considered threatened and endangered — to migrate to their hibernation spots for the winter.
John A. Logan College will continue remote learning at least through Aug. 21 after a fire on the first day of school Wednesday caused the camp…
A Carterville man is facing charges of involuntary manslaughter and aggravated battery in connection to the death of a Du Quoin man in July ou…
The Illinois Department of Natural Resources on Tuesday announced five more events scheduled this fall at the World Shooting and Recreational …
The Jackson County Health Department on Sunday issued a public health alert as it reported a record 38 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in the past 24 hours.
In case you missed us on WDBX 91.1 FM this morning, you can listen to the latest episode of The Southern Radio Hour here. This week, we discuss the protests around Southern Illinois in response to the death of George Floyd.
The Southern Seven Health Department on Saturday said two additional people in Union County have died after being diagnosed with COVID-19.