It's your Business: Danville funeral home expanding to Urbana

After more than two years of planning, Timothy Leek will be breaking ground on a new Urbana location of Leek and Sons Funeral Home.

Construction of the new location of the Danville-based funeral home will begin at 11 a.m. Friday.

Building permits, Aug. 2, 2015

Listed are 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 estimated cost.


McGuire Custom Homes, building at 5025 Trey Blvd., $244,000.

Recruiter: Firms interested in Rantoul

RANTOUL — Seven companies have expressed interest in locating in Rantoul, a national retail recruiter told village leaders.

Tom's Mailbag July 31, 2015

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#SundaySneak: Doughnut truck today, store tomorrow?

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The Pandamonium Doughnuts truck is hard to miss. 

Closed Urbana gym drawing interest

There’s interest in reopening Truly Fit gym, 1305 E. Colorado Ave., U.

Schroeder’s to reopen Sept. 5

DANVILLE — People won’t have to wait much longer to sink their teeth into a 99-cent double cheeseburger from Schroeder's Drive-In.

Urbana gym shuts down

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URBANA — Signs on the door say the Truly Fit fitness center has closed.

Thanks for coming

Who needs the IHSA basketball finals and Farm Aid 30? Apparently not Champaign County, which in 2014 saw across-the-board tourism gains. A few numbers of note, fresh off Wednesday's visit by state tourism officials to Curtis Orchard:

The Health Reporter Is In: July 29, 2015

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