Greenville Police are investigating missing money from a local business. At 11:30 Friday, Charlotte Marchello reported to police that sometime between 7:30 Thursday and Saturday morning, $190.00 was taken from inside Hot Spots Tanning on 3rd Street. It did not appear there was any forced entry into the business.
1500 JOBS ADDED IN DECEMBER IN METRO AREA
Employers in the Illinois Section of the St. Louis Metropolitan Statistical Area boosted payrolls by 1,500 in December 2007, compared to December 2006.
Even with the increase in the number of jobs, unemployment rates locally were still higher in 2007 than in 2006. In Bond County, unemployment was 5.8% in 2007 compared to 4.4% in 2006. Clinton County showed an increase from 3.8% in 2006 to 5.1% in 2007 and the rate in Madison County increased from 4.2% in 2006 to 5.6% in 2007.
Employment gains were reported in a majority of the industrial sectors. Most of the employment increases occurred in Educational and Health Services, Wholesale Trade, Information, Government, Financial Activities and Leisure and Hospitality industry sectors.
LOOK GOOD...FEEL BETTER PROGRAM OFFERED IN GREENVILLE
The American Cancer Society is offering its "Look Good….Feel Better" program, designed to help women overcome the appearance-related side effects of cancer treatment, on Monday, February 11th,from 9:30 to 11:30am, at the Greenville Regional Hospital’s Community Room. The class is open to all women undergoing cancer treatment. Volunteer cosmetologists will demonstrate how to use make-up and skincare techniques to help reduce some of the effects of chemotherapy and radiation. The program and materials are offered free of charge to women in active cancer treatment. For more information or to register call 664-1230 extension 3555.