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From the sidelines of the AFC Championship game (podcast)

January 21, 2019 – Get the inside scoop from the sidelines of the AFC Championship with Soy City Buzz Host Kevin Breheny in a new Byers & co podcast. Breheny is part of the CBS Camera crew for the NFL  and was on-hand to see the Patriots advance to the Superbowl over the Kansas City Chiefs.   Continue Reading


Schools, Government Offices to Close for MLK Holiday

January 20th – In observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday, schools and government offices will be closed Monday. This includes City of Decatur offices, with the next biweekly regular City Council meeting rescheduled to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. All Macon County offices will also be closed to observe the holiday. Decatur Public School District…Continue Reading

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Sheriff Tony Brown and winter weather reminders (Podcast)

January 18- 2019 – Sheriff Tony Brown joined Byers & Co Thursday morning after what was expected to be a winter storm overnight on Wednesday.  Our area dodged a bullet that time, however a winter weather advisory is now in effect as we are dealing with blowing snow and chilly conditions.  If you missed the…Continue Reading

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Snow Emergency Announced for Mt. Zion

January 18 – The Village of Mt. Zion will be under a snow emergency from 11:59 p.m. Friday until 6 a.m. Sunday. During the snow emergency, parking is prohibited on all village streets, and no one is allowed to leave any vehicle unattended. The Mt. Zion Police will tow vehicles in violation of the snow…Continue Reading

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NWS Issues Winter Storm Warning for Saturday

January 18 – The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for the entire day Saturday. The warning covers Macon, Piatt, Champaign and Vermilion counties and will be in effect from midnight Friday and until midnight Saturday. Precipitation may begin as a mix of rain, snow, and freezing rain between Interstates 72 and…Continue Reading

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Hickory Street Fire Damages Residence

January 18 – A kitchen fire at a Hickory Street residence Thursday caused significant smoke damage and displaced a woman and her two children. Decatur Fire Department crews arrived at 1212 E. Hickory Street shortly after 11 p.m. Thursday and found heavy smoke coming from the kitchen. Firefighters had the blaze under control in about…Continue Reading

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IEMA Urges Residents to Prepare for Winter Storm

January 18 – The Illinois Emergency Management Agency encourages all Illinoisans to prepare for another blast of winter weather. The National Weather Service forecast calls for a winter storm with accumulating snow to arrive Illinois beginning today, followed by a blast of cold arctic air that will bring single digit wind chills to our state.…Continue Reading

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