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Chairman brings up proposal for second sales tax

After months of publicly making his opposition to the proposed 1 percent sales tax known, Massac County Commission Chair Jeff Weber announced Tuesday morning his intent to propose another sales tax, t ...

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‘Silent Suffering’

Editor’s Note: This is the first in a series of stories on suicide awareness. By Areia Hathcock Planet General Manager ahathcock@metropolisplanet.com Illinois currently ranks 44th in the nat ...

Chairman brings up proposal for second sales tax

After months of publicly making his opposition to the proposed 1 percent sales tax known, Massac County Commission Chair Jeff Weber announced Tuesday morning his intent to propose another sales tax, t ...

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Chairman brings up proposal for second sales tax

After months of publicly making his opposition to the proposed 1 percent sales tax known, Massac County Commission Chair Jeff Weber announced Tuesday morning his intent to propose another sales tax, t ...

Sports

MCC Junior Golf winds down with tournament

  The beginning of the new school year marks the end of Metropolis Country Club’s (MCC) junior golf program and 30 plus youngsters showed up Aug. 10 to measure their progress.   In th ...

Opinion

Massac Memo: From the driest to the greenest

From the beautiful adobe city of Santa Fe, my son, Christopher, and I headed our modern-day covered wagon north through the hills and mountains to Chama, and then west toward Arizona. We went over a l ...

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