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Listed are recent permits for all commercial and industrial work, all new single-family and multifamily residences and all residential remodeling over $50,000. Permits are listed by applicant, location, description of the work and estimated cost.
Unique Homes, addition to Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church, 1310 N. Sixth St., $570,000.
Folks who hated not having a local Hallmark store open for Valentine's Day can take heart.
Kirlin's Hallmark plans to open Friday — and possibly as early as Wednesday — in the former Dena's Hallmark location at Marketview Shopping Center in Champaign.
Kirlin's also plans to open a store March 8 in Danville's Towne Centre, also in a former Dena's Hallmark space.
Old National promotes Miller. Travis Miller has been promoted to assistant vice president, commercial lending, at Old National Bank, Danville.
He has been with the bank since 2001, when he started as a credit portfolio manager.
The News-Gazette won four writing awards and was honored in section judging for the third consecutive year in the annual Associated Press Sports Editors' contest.
Updated 1:35 p.m. Thursday.
RANTOUL — There's been a major shake-up in top management at Easton-Bell Sports.
Paul Harrington is out after five years as president and CEO of the Van Nuys, Calif.-based sports-equipment company, which is building a major assembly and distribution center in Rantoul.
CHAMPAIGN — A government settlement with five of the nation's largest banks over their role in the foreclosure crisis will fund a University of Illinois legal clinic that helps homeowners and tenants affected by foreclosure.
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan visited the UI on Tuesday to announce a $403,271 grant to the College of Law's Community Preservation Clinic.
DANVILLE — In the last few years, local economic development officials at Vermilion Advantage have seen a trend among professionals moving to the area and preferring temporary housing options rather than buying.
CHAMPAIGN — Twenty-seven finalists for nine awards have been announced for the Innovation Celebration event Feb. 28 on the University of Illinois campus.
The annual event recognizes individuals and organizations that promote entrepreneurship in Champaign County.
This year's awards and nominees include:
These applications for assumed business names were recently filed at the Champaign County clerk's office:
Cellco Partnership doing business as Verizon Wireless, 910 W. Town Center Blvd., C, and 504 S. Neil St., C, by PartnerCo LLC, JV, Denver, Colo.; Nucleus LP, PCS, Denver, Colo.; Wireless Inc., GTE, Basking Ridge, N.J.; and Mobile Systems LLC, Bell Atlantic, Basking Ridge, N.J.