The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

Charleston Mayor Brandon Combs stacks his papers while after reading an ordinance for regulating low-speed gas-powered bicycles during the City Council meeting Tuesday evening at City Hall.

City Council approves $101K for Sister City Park fencing

Kyara Morales-Rodriguez, Campus Reporter October 4, 2022

The Charleston City Council unanimously approved a bid award for the construction of a chain link fence at the Sister City Phase II Facility for $101,231 Tuesday evening. The bid was awarded to BJ’s...

Kenton Macy, a retired USDA-NRCS biologist, along with the Charleston Tree Commission, talk about how they plant trees in Charleston for the new Charleston rec area at the Charleston Carnegie Public Library.

City tree commission educates community

Adriana Hernandez-Santana, Feature Junior Editor September 7, 2022

The Charleston Tree Commission made an appearance at the Charleston Carnegie Public Library to help educate listeners on the work they’ve done across town and their plans for the future.  The commission's...

Charleston Mayor, Brandon Combs, reads out a ordinance which provides an additional amount of Tax Increment Financing funds to The Body Club at 618 Jackson Avenue at Tuesday afternoons City Council meeting at City Hall.

City Council approves $318K bid award for park improvement

Madelyn Kidd, News Editor September 6, 2022

The Charleston City Council unanimously approved a $318,339 bid award to NeCo Asphalt Inc. for a multi-use paths plan for Sister City Park on Tuesday. The council approved the bid award for $318,339,...

Charleston City Mayor Brandon Combs introduces an ordinance for the Tax Increment Financing during the City Council meeting on Tuesday.

City Council approves $1 million for Sister City Phase II project

Rob Le Cates, Assistant Photo Editor April 19, 2022

The Charleston City Council approved two resolutions obligating $1,075,000 in the Rebuild Illinois Funds to Sister City for construction and repair fees on Tuesday night at City Hall.   $255,000 were...

Mayor Brandon Combs reads the resolution for the declaration of a local state of emergency at the city council meeting in City Hall on Tuesday.

City Council approves 40.5K purchase of 3 acres from Christ First Church

Justin Levesque, Campus Reporter February 15, 2022

The Charleston City Council approved a $40,520.82 purchase of three acres of land from Christ First Church on Tuesday night.  The purchase is three additional acres of land that are part of the phase...

SACIS prepares for upcoming 5K run/walk

Travis Moody, Contributing Writer September 27, 2017

Community members and students will “Take Back the Day” on Saturday at Sexual Assault Counseling and Information Service’s annual 5K Run/Walk at Sister City Park. Amanda Feder, the preventionist...

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