MAHOMET — The first Mahomet Soda Festival, formerly the Homer Soda Festival, has been moved from June this year to September in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
EDITOR’S NOTE: By now, every corner of the Champaign County community has been touched by the coronavirus pandemic. As he will until the crisis subsides, Anthony Zilis spent a third week telling 10 stories of those impacted via The Champaign News-Gazette on April 5. For that latest installme…
MAHOMET — Village leaders continue to work to encourage residents to support local businesses as the COVID-19 pandemic response curbs the ability of most establishments to continue normal operations.
MAHOMET — After four out of seven members voiced agreement, the Mahomet-Seymour school board on Monday verbally directed Superintendent Lindsey Hall to cease all hiring processes until board of education members can discuss future district finances later this month.
MAHOMET — Champaign County Forest Preserve District officials on April 3 announced a postponement of trout fishing season’s opening day, fulfilling a request from the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District.
MAHOMET — Residents in the village and area are being encouraged to shop locally and, in a fresh promotion by the Mahomet Area Chamber of Commerce, participate in “Takeout, Mahomet” starting today (April 3).
MAHOMET — Just a day before Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker ordered k-12 schools in the state closed through April 30, the Mahomet-Seymour board of education met in a special session to gauge the district’s ongoing response to ripple effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
MAHOMET — Two people were injured Monday night (March 30) when the motorcycle they were on collided with a car as the cycle driver illegally tried to pass the car at an intersection.
MAHOMET -- Students and educators in the Mahomet-Seymour school district begin Remote Learning Days on Tuesday, March 31, due to continued social distancing in the fight to curb spread of the COVID-19.
MAHOMET — The halls of Middletown Prairie Elementary School are eerily quiet, and educators have a simple message for students mandated to stay at home to help stop the spread of COVID-19:
MAHOMET — Lyn M Ferdinand, CIC of Mahomet Insurance Centre, Inc. of Mahomet, was recently recognized for professional leadership and advanced knowledge by The Society of Certified Insurance Counselors (CIC) a leading national insurance professional organization.
MAHOMET — Local business leaders want Mahomet residents to remember one website and one phone number in particular as the community continues to respond to the threat of the COVID-19 pandemic.
MAHOMET -- Superintendent Lindsey Hall confirmed Friday night with staff and parents that Mahomet-Seymour schools join the rest of the state of Illinois in keeping k-12 schools closed through April 7.
MAHOMET — If there’s anyone who knows the history of Mahomet and its evolution from small town to bustling village, it’s Cheryl Sproul.
MAHOMET -- Officials are reminding Mahomet area residents that village parks and Champaign County Forest Preserve District parks remain open, while also reminding people of social distancing guidelines.
URBANA — A former member of the University of Illinois faculty who admitted he stole travel reimbursement money from the UI has been ordered to repay almost $15,000 as a condition of his probation.
MAHOMET — The global fight against the coronavirus (COVID-19) is directly impacting Village of Mahomet and area residents as the efforts to stop its spread ramp up.
The below letter has been issued to families in the Mahomet-Seymour school district as of this afternoon. See Friday's Mahomet Citizen for more coverage of how COVID-19 is affecting Mahomet and watch our website at citizen.com for continuing coverage.
MAHOMET — The Village of Mahomet issued a reminder to residents this afternoon that while the administration office remains open downtown, those with village business are advised to conduct it electronically or via means that create no public contact.
MAHOMET -- John Howard, director of the Mahomet Public Library, said Thursday that the library has canceled all of its programs through April 13 due to coronavirus or COVID-19 health concerns for the community.
MAHOMET -- Officials at the Mahomet-Seymour school district are monitoring the status of the coronavirus situation and will act accordingly as the situation develops.
MAHOMET — Discussion of administrator contracts ended with a tally that had one Mahomet-Seymour board of education member voting “present” and another voting “no.”
MAHOMET — The Museum of the Grand Prairie kicked off its exhibit, “How Long Must Women Wait: Woman Suffrage and Women’s Rights in Champaign County,” with a preview from museum staff and first-person interpretations from the Living History Project on Saturday afternoon (March 7).
Several businesses and individuals were honored March 6 at the Mahomet Area Chamber of Commerce’s ‘Putting on the Ritz’ annual awards dinner auction to benefit the Mahomet-Seymour High School scholarship fund.
MAHOMET — It’s time for a new chapter for the Mahomet Public Library, according to its director, and the library district board is at work on plans for a building expansion.
MAHOMET — The financial picture for the Mahomet-Seymour school district has changed significantly over the years since Trent Nuxoll, chief school business official, took over his post in January 2011.
EDITOR'S NOTE: Emmie's essay is the first-place winner in this year's Rotary Club of Mahomet Young Writers Contest. Students at Mahomet-Seymour Junior High School were tasked with writing essays to convince a wealthy donor, who plans to build a new facility to benefit young people in Mahomet…
EDITOR'S NOTE: Lauren's essay is one of two third-place winners in this year's Rotary Club of Mahomet Young Writers Contest. Students at Mahomet-Seymour Junior High School were tasked with writing essays to convince a wealthy donor, who plans to build a new facility to benefit young people i…
EDITOR'S NOTE: Audra's essay is the second-place winner in this year's Rotary Club of Mahomet Young Writers Contest. Students at Mahomet-Seymour Junior High School were tasked with writing essays to convince a wealthy donor, who plans to build a new facility to benefit young people in Mahome…
EDITOR'S NOTE: Amelie's essay is one of two third-place winners in this year's Rotary Club of Mahomet Young Writers Contest. Students at Mahomet-Seymour Junior High School were tasked with writing essays to convince a wealthy donor, who plans to build a new facility to benefit young people i…
MAHOMET — Sixth-grader Emmie Flores envisions a great water park in Mahomet, named after fictional donor “Mr. Fin” and dubbed “Mr. Fin’s Fin-tastic Water Park.”
MAHOMET -- A Danville school official is in line to be the next chief school business officer for the Mahomet-Seymour school district.
MAHOMET — Latex balloons are the No. 1 culprit when it comes to childhood deaths by choking, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), and as confirmed Saturday in Mahomet by Dr. Paul Jezior-
MAHOMET — Illinois Sen. Chapin Rose, R-Mahomet, has good news from the state Capitol, and he wants to be clear on what he says is key:
MAHOMET — Without comment, the Village of Mahomet Board of Trustees unanimously approved its consent agenda Tuesday night, which included support for a 12-year extension of the east Mahomet tax increment financing (TIF) district.
MAHOMET — Sprucing up of the field house at Mahomet-Seymour High School to the tune of more than $1.5 million got big support from the state via the capital budget bill, Illinois Sen. Chapin Rose, R-Mahomet, announced Tuesday night.
MAHOMET — A resolution and letter to support extending by 12 years Mahomet’s east end tax increment financing (TIF) district was debated for more than 45 minutes at Tuesday’s regular Mahomet-Seymour board of education meeting.
MAHOMET — The Village of Mahomet Board of Trustees on Tuesday night agreed to move to its consent agenda for the Feb. 25 regular meeting a resolution and letter in support of extending the east Mahomet tax increment financing (TIF) district for another 12 years.