DANVILLE — Last year, Sara Mahorney's life was turned upside down when she and her children unexpectedly became homeless and had to move into a shelter.
At the time, the Rossville woman was a first-year student in Danville Area Community College's office systems/accounting program.
WESTVILLE — Kaitlyn Foster was born with a weak heart, though that hardly defined her, friends said this week.
CHAMPAIGN — As a social studies teacher, Christine Adrian feels she needs to teach her students about the world.
She does that in various ways, including using technology in class and teaching students how to responsibly use the Internet.
She also requires her students volunteer four hours each semester, including an act of kindness Tuesday to remember Sept. 11, 2001.
DANVILLE — The air is still cool when small groups of people begin gathering Tuesday morning at a home construction site in a Danville neighborhood, a block west of Garfield School.
URBANA — Twitter founder Jack Dorsey said he knew Twitter hit the big time in 2009 when he watched a presidential speech and saw senators using their phones while the president spoke.
A steam locomotive that went through East Central Illinois last week is scheduled to go back through the area on Tuesday and you can track the train online.
URBANA — The events of Sept. 11, 2001, will be remembered again this year in a brief observance on the University of Illinois campus.
Music by the Jupiter String Quartet will begin promptly at 7:46 a.m. Tuesday, to coincide with the time 11 years ago that the World Trade Center in New York City was first struck by a hijacked jetliner.
Getting Personal is an email Q&A with a local personality. Here, Paul Wood chats with Habeeb Habeeb, the CEO of Benefit Planning Consultants, and chairman of the Champaign County Republican Party. In the Sept.