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Don Wiese and Pat Snack are firing up their second Jet’s Pizza store in Champaign.
MARTIN CRUTSINGER, AP Economics Writer
5 takeaways from First Busey's fourth-quarter report, courtesy business writer Don Dodson:
URBANA — The general manager of Common Ground Food Co-Op plans to leave in May to take a new job with the Food Co-Op Initiative, Common Ground's board of directors announced.
Jacqueline Hannah has accepted a position as a co-op development specialist with the initiative, a national organization that advises startup cooperatives.
DANVILLE — Developers are planning to build a new hotel on Lynch Drive in Danville and expand an existing hotel in that area.
CHAMPAIGN — Cody Morris spoke at 66 Illinois schools last fall in his capacity as state FFA president.
But nothing on his speaking tour prepared him for the response he got from one high school freshman.
RANTOUL — Illinois ridership on Amtrak in fiscal year 2014 was down 4 percent from the previous year, the passenger rail service reported.
Amtrak had about 4.97 million boardings and alightings in Illinois from Oct. 1, 2013 to Sept. 30, 2014, compared with about 5.18 million the preceding year.
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, description, site and cost.
Signature Homebuilders, new single-family home at 1109 English Oak Drive, $235,000.