MAHOMET — Hundreds of auto enthusiasts decided it was time to “get your motor runnin’/head out on the highway” to the annual Mahomet Auto Fest on Sunday, and thousands more people came out to appreciate everything from shiny Jeeps to revving Corvettes, cool classics to sleek modern cars, tou…
MAHOMET — Residents are reminded to lock their vehicles and refrain from leaving valuables in them after several car burglaries were reported at various locations in and near the village.
MAHOMET — Nathan Mills stands amid a handful of student desks sitting close together in a small windowless room and explains that the space hasn’t always been used so directly for education.
SEYMOUR — A hot and humid day on July 4 didn’t dampen enthusiasm in Seymour and Mahomet for celebrating Independence Day with a parade, patriotic colors, food and fun, and evening fireworks that lit up the sky in both towns.
MAHOMET — The air was thick with tension and not just quiet as patrons read books or used computers at the Mahomet Public Library on June 28. And then ...
MAHOMET — Hundreds of vehicles and thousands of auto enthusiasts are expected Sunday, July 14, at the annual Mahomet Auto Fest downtown, with prizes at stake, food to be served and plenty of car talk to go around.
MAHOMET — The village board of trustees agreed unanimously Tuesday to purchase five parcels of land directly east of the Mahomet administrative building on Main Street from the Wayne Perkins Trust.
MAHOMET — The Mahomet-Seymour school district will not have to borrow money to make ends meet this summer after receiving payment installments from property taxes through the Champaign County treasurer’s office.
MAHOMET — The drivers of local businesses aren’t limited anymore to only stereotypical men of the past — lighting up cigars at the country club, making deals over alcoholic beverages and networking as they did decades ago.
MAHOMET — The Village of Mahomet has announced its intention to purchase property east of the village administrative building downtown as part of its commitment to the Downtown Master Plan.
MAHOMET — To the casual observer, it might seem as though new housing and subdivisions are popping up randomly all over the place and practically overnight across Mahomet.
MAHOMET — The Mahomet Area Youth Club hosted its 25th annual fundraiser at Doug and Stacy Schroeder’s barn Saturday night, and before the Burgers, Boots & Bidding themed auction started, MAYC was surprised with big news.
MAHOMET — When it comes to discussing wish lists amid growth, the elephant in the room for the Village of Mahomet Parks and Recreation Department would be wearing swim trunks.
MAHOMET — Honors, awards and scholarships bestowed on members of the Mahomet-Seymour High School Class of 2019 include, but were not limited to, the following.
MAHOMET — At their regular meeting May 28, the Mahomet Board of Trustees approved a 2019-20 appropriation ordinance that is retroactively effective to May 1. It ends April 30, 2020.
MAHOMET — The village of Mahomet is scheduled to perform the oil and chip seal coat program the week of June 10, weather permitting, according to a news release from the transportation department.
MAHOMET — Mid-September is the target date for a new Jimmy John’s sandwich shop to open in Mahomet at the corner of Lombard and Main streets, east across the street from Sangamon on Main.
MAHOMET — Korean War veteran John Ayers, Sr. has a quick answer when asked about his experience on the Land of Lincoln Honor Flight’s trip May 7 to Washington, D.C.
MAHOMET — For the first time in more than 20 years, the Mahomet-Seymour school district expects to issue tax anticipation warrants in order to pay its bills this summer due to a lag in property tax funds due from Champaign County.
MAHOMET — Jason Heid, Mahomet’s water and wastewater superintendent, likely won’t have many late nights driving, perhaps half asleep, to the village’s water and sewer facilities to check on a problem.
MAHOMET — Those who gave their lives in service to this country were remembered and saluted in a Memorial Day ceremony at Riverside Cemetery on a sunny, breezy day that brought out a crowd of dozens of area residents.
MAHOMET — When it comes to challenges in transportation and infrastructure and difficulties in keeping a comprehensive web of roads, bicycle trails, sidewalks and other routes of movement intact to navigate around the village, Mahomet seemingly has them all.
URBANA — More than 200 Mahomet-Seymour High School seniors picked up the diplomas they earned in a May 24 ceremony filled with some pomp, a bit of circumstance and a lot of recounting of good memories.
MAHOMET — Volunteers young and old have stepped up to help create “Bulldog Trails” at Middletown Prairie Elementary School this month.
MAHOMET — Mahomet-Seymour soon-to-be high school graduates heard messages earlier this week to trust in God and rely on Him as they look to graduation and their future plans.
MAHOMET — Nearly 40 area residents are now part of lawsuits that accuse Peoples Gas of contaminating drinking water when a large amount of natural gas was leaked into the Mahomet Aquifer about three years ago.
MAHOMET — Mahomet-Seymour school district growth continues with an expected rise in fall enrollment, and the aging junior high school building is likely to be replaced in about five to seven years, Mahomet Area Chamber of Commerce members learned May 16.
MAHOMET — Members of the Mahomet-Seymour school board clashed in discussions over administrator contracts Monday night, but the pacts on the agenda ultimately were approved on a 4-3 vote, split along lines of new versus longer-term board of education members.
MAHOMET — Approximately 100 people gathered in the Mahomet-Seymour High School Field House on May 10 to salute a man described as “selfless” and “tireless,” and dedicate the high school weight room in his name.
MAHOMET — The annual Mahomet-wide Spring Garage Sales are today and Saturday, and shoppers have an opportunity for purchases this year that haven’t been offered before — items up for sale with nostalgia attached to them.
MAHOMET — It’s no secret that annexations and the annexation process have been hot topics in town this spring, and although some residents seem to be caught off guard by moves to bring more subdivisions into the boundaries of the village, these kinds of things are covered in one existing gui…
MAHOMET — It’s no secret that more and more people are choosing to call Mahomet home, and the village’s growth has been both an underlying and a direct focus of recent school board election discussions and, separately, intense debate over village annexation of multiple subdivisons.
MAHOMET — Flexing Mother Nature’s muscle, the over-its-banks river itself washed out some of the Upper Sangamon River Conservancy’s activities for the annual Sangamon River Showcase on Saturday, but that didn’t stop members from putting the spotlight on some of the workings of this natural beauty.
MAHOMET — The idea of working more with young people helped draw Sara Balgoyen to the executive director post for the Mahomet Area Youth Club.
MAHOMET -- With the help of sponsors, volunteer organizations and U.S. Postal Service employees in 10,000 communities nationwide, the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) will conduct its 26th annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive -- the nation’s largest single-day food drive -- on Sa…
MAHOMET — Three new members joined the Mahomet-Seymour board of education Tuesday, and the reorganizational meeting brought disagreement between them and longer-serving members, with a vote split 4-3 on picking a new president.