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Two Mahomet-Seymour graduates are using their background in musical theatre to tackle a new challenge: opera.
Sidney Megeff and Destiny Przytulski are part of the cast of the Illinois State University College of Fine Arts production of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” which opened last weekend.
During Mahomet native Tanya Riddle’s stint in the Peace Corps, it was sometimes hard to explain life in the African nation of Mozambique to family and friends back home.
For example, finding a snake in the house.
Her mother was alarmed by the story, she said, but “to me, it just became normal.”
Some residents are asking the village board to consider allowing golf carts on Mahomet streets.
The board last discussed the possibility of drafting an ordinance allowing the vehicles to use Mahomet’s roadways in 2011, but trustees opted not to act.
As a long winter drags on, local governments are finding their supplies of road salt running low.
“We’re scraping the barrel,” Mahomet Streets and Maintenance Superintendent Eric Crowley said. His crews have used 285 tons of salt so far this winter, and now he’s making calls to try to secure more.
Organizers of the 2014 Sangamon River Music Festival have announced the headliners for this year's event.
Friday night will feature classic rock band Head East, which got its start in the Champaign-Urbana area over thirty years ago. Their hit "There's Never Been Any Reason (Save My Life)" is still a staple on rock radio stations across the country.
Members of the Mahomet Area Chamber of Commerce came together to mark another year of doing business in Mahomet at their annual dinner on Tuesday night.
At the event, which was held at Mahomet-Seymour High School, First Mid-Illinois Bank and Trust was named Mahomet’s “Business of the Year,” beating out Bridle Brook and the Mahomet-Seymour school district.
When Mahomet-Seymour boys basketball takes to the court on Jan. 31, Normal University High won't be the only opponent.
The game will be the setting for Hoopin' for a Cure, M-S Basketball's annual Coaches vs. Cancer event, which raises money for the American Cancer Society. In past years, the even has raised several thousand dollars for the cause.
Mahomet-Seymour’s school board has picked a name for the district’s new early childhood center: Middletown Prairie.
Nobody was hurt after a Mahomet-Seymour school bus collided with another vehicle at the intersection of Main and Lombard Street on Monday afternoon.
The accident occurred around 3:45 p.m. About 60 junior high and high school students were on board the bus, headed home at the end of the school day.