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Pleasant Park Apartments poised for approval

Draft plans for Pleasant Park Apartments The Springfield City Council is poised to approve a large scale development known as Pleasant Park Apartments. The apartments would be located at 4700 Ash Grove Drive and would include 17 apartment buildings with 12 units each. Springfield developer Corky Joyner is spearheading the project. Joyner is [...]

By |July 5th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Marine veteran opens self-defense course

By Debby Hernandez Instructor Thomas Altevogt (R) demonstrates how to deal with a knife attack with student Jessie Withers. | Photo by Debby Hernandez After retiring from the U.S. Marine Corps in 2010, Thomas Altevogt decided to instruct Commando Krav Maga, an Israeli combat system. Now, he teaches the martial art in Springfield. [...]

By |July 5th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Springfield Chamber earns five-star accreditation

Chris Hembrough, president and CEO of the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce, accepts an accreditation plaque from representatives of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. By Patrick Yeagle The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce received five-star accreditation from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce this week. The accreditation amounts to an endorsement of the Springfield [...]

By |June 29th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Kidzeum to begin construction in July

A children's museum to be located downtown is slated to begin construction early next month, following an eight-year fundraising effort. Kidzeum of Health and Science will be located at 412 E. Adams St., in the Schnepp and Barnes Building. The long-anticipated museum has received support from several partners, including HSHS St. John's Children's Hospital, SIU [...]

By |June 28th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

New assisted living facility planned on Old Jack

A new assisted living facility is planned for Old Jacksonville Road in Springfield. Dover Development, LLC plans to build Cedarhurst of Springfield Assisted Living and Memory Care on Old Jacksonville Road, just west of Koke Mill Road. The $12 million facility is expected to be 65,000 square feet, with 73 units and an estimated 50 [...]

By |May 24th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments
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