LISTEN: EDC’s Andrew Taylor Talks July Jobs Report

LISTEN: EDC’s Andrew Taylor Talks July Jobs Report

With the release of the July Jobs Report, the Economic Development Corporation of Decatur/Macon County revealed their analysis of the report to help break down and view trends in Macon County. Economic Development Officer Andrew Taylor says jobs and wages are going up.

Taylor said that because of the upswing in manufacturing jobs in the area, people have been leaving service jobs that paid less money to go to the manufacturing field where the money is better.

WATCH: Tour de Casey’s

WATCH: Tour de Casey’s

August 18th, 2019- The 6th ride of the Tour de Caseys took place this weekend, a self-supported 110 mile bike ride traveling all across town stopping at local Casey’s gas Stations. The journey takes riders to and from every Casey’s between Fairview, Clinton, and Long Creek and is estimated to be 7 hours worth of riding time.  

Fairview Pool and Scovill Zoo Observe Fall Hours

Fairview Pool and Scovill Zoo Observe Fall Hours

August 14, 2019 – You have a little time left to enjoy Fairview Pool before the end of the season and the end of the facility itself.  Fairview Family Aquatic Center will start observing it’s fall schedule now through September 2. The pool will be closed on weekdays and open swim will be offered from noon until 6 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays only. Special Labor Day hours on September 2 are from noon until 5 p.m. with half price admission. 

Fairview Pool Fall Hours

August 12 – 16, Closed

August 17 & 18, Noon – 6 p.m.

August 19 – 23, Closed

August 24 & 25, Noon – 6 p.m.

August 26 – 30, Closed

August 31 & September 1, Noon – 6 p.m.

September 2 (last open day of the season), Noon – 5 p.m.

Scovill Zoo is also observing fall hours now through October 14. Visiting hours will be offered from 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday with the last admission one hour before closing. 

Heritage to Offer Mental Health First Aid

Heritage to Offer Mental Health First Aid

August 13, 2019  – Heritage Behavioral Health Center has facilitated several Mental Health First Aid Trainings over the last year and has a new course available to the public. One in five Americans has a mental health condition, but many are reluctant to seek help or might not know where to turn for care. Unlike physical conditions, symptoms of mental health and substance use concern can be difficult to detect. Heritage Behavioral Health Center is offering a Youth Mental Health First Aid Course on August 22nd and Adult Mental Health Course on September 6th.  The training is free and limited slots are available. Contact JSmiley@Heritagenet.org for more information.  

DMH Medical Group Welcomes Nauman Jahangir, MD

DMH Medical Group Welcomes Nauman Jahangir, MD

August 6th, 2019 – Nauman Jahangir, MD, has joined the DMH Medical Group and is welcoming new patients at Decatur Neurosurgery Associates, 2 Memorial Drive, Suite 202, Decatur. Dr. Jahangir brings his expertise in Neurology to the DMH Medical Group after completing a Neurology Residency with Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield. He also completed an Internal Medicine Residency with Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield.

He specializes in treating neurological diseases and disorders including: strokes, seizures, headaches, tremors, memory loss, multiple sclerosis, neuropathies and blood vessel disease of the brain. Dr. Jahangir is a member of the American Academy of Neurology, American Stroke Association, American Neurological Association, American Headache Society, and American Epilepsy Society

Decatur Celebration!

Decatur Celebration!

NowDecatur is your home for Decatur Celebration news, photos, videos and more!  

Don’t miss the live broadcast from INSIDE the Razzle Dazzle Good Times Parade on Saturday August 3th at 10am! Watch for the NowDecatur team in the “Hot 25” Jeep, powered by Bob Brady Auto Group.  Listen to the broadcast on WSOY-AM 1340/ 103.3 FM or online HERE

See more 2019 Decatur Celebration coverage and photos on the NowDecatur Facebook Page, Twitter and Instagram! Presented by Hickory Point Bank, Dale’s Southlake Pharmacy, Colee’s Corner Drugs, and Brinkoetter Realtors.

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Download the City Scout Decatur App (Free for Apple and Google Play) and carry the Decatur Celebration schedule on your phone! You can see the entire daily schedule and stage times, set reminders on your calendar and even get step by step directions to what your’e looking for right on your maps. Plus, you can get the latest news, updates and more from NowDecatur!  AND having the City Scout app gives you a chance to win prizes!  Download the App now and enter to win a VIP package for the Celebration! 

Decatur Celebration

Decatur Celebration

NowDecatur is your home for Decatur Celebration news, photos, videos and more!  

Don’t miss the live broadcast from INSIDE the Razzle Dazzle Good Times Parade on Saturday August 3th at 10am! Watch for the NowDecatur team in the “Hot 25” Jeep, powered by Bob Brady Auto Group.  Listen to the broadcast on WSOY-AM 1340/ 103.3 FM or online HERE

See more 2019 Decatur Celebration coverage and photos on the NowDecatur Facebook Page, Twitter and Instagram! Presented by Hickory Point Bank, Dale’s Southlake Pharmacy, Colee’s Corner Drugs, and Brinkoetter Realtors.

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Download the City Scout Decatur App (Free for Apple and Google Play) and carry the Decatur Celebration schedule on your phone! You can see the entire daily schedule and stage times, set reminders on your calendar and even get step by step directions to what your’e looking for right on your maps. Plus, you can get the latest news, updates and more from NowDecatur!  AND having the City Scout app gives you a chance to win prizes!  Download the App now and enter to win a VIP package for the Celebration!