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A paramedic from the Fenton Fire Protection District, above, gives a COVID-19 vaccine shot to a woman in the community room at the Affton Fire Protection District headquarters on Gravois Road while St. Louis County Executive Sam Page visited Friday, Feb. 12, 2021.

Anyone 16 and over can schedule a COVID-19 vaccine now in St. Louis County

April 15, 2021

It is now easier to make a vaccination appointment in St. Louis County, County Executive Sam Page announced Monday morning. Residents are now able to make appointments directly from the home page of...

Affton woman dies in crash at intersection of Interstate 55 with Union, Reavis Barracks

Affton woman dies in crash at intersection of Interstate 55 with Union, Reavis Barracks

April 15, 2021

An Affton woman died in a crash Thursday at Interstate 55 and Union Road. Rhonda Weedman, 57, of the 9000 block of Villa Ridge Court, 63123, was taken to a local hospital and pronounced dead following...

Students at Wohlwend Elementary, above, held up thank-you signs for Mehlville School District voters the day after Mehlville’s first bond issue since 1992, Proposition S, passed April 6. The money will fund a new secure entry at all schools.

Mehlville voters approve 1st bond issue since ‘92

By Gloria Lloyd, Staff Reporter April 15, 2021

Voters approved the Mehlville School District’s Proposition S bond issue with more than 80 percent of the vote April 6, the first time Mehlville voters have passed a bond issue since 1992. South County...

The Starbucks in Affton, 10015 Gravois Road, is the newest Starbucks built in South County.

New Oakville Starbucks with drive-thru is up for public hearing

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor April 14, 2021

A new drive-thru Starbucks in Oakville and a new residential house near Hancock Place School District headquarters are the public hearings slated to be heard by the St. Louis County Planning Commission...

Mehlville Fire Protection District employee Kelly Pettit administers a Johnson & Johnson vaccine dose at a state-run vaccination event at Bernard Middle School Saturday, April 3.

Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine paused in U.S. after six ‘extremely rare’ cases of blood clots out of 6.8 million

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor April 13, 2021

Federal drug regulators announced Tuesday they are pausing the administration of the Johnson & Johnson one-dose COVID-19 vaccine in the United States due to six rare cases of blood clots out of the...

Buffaloes along Lemay Ferry Road? Inflatable turkeys along Telegraph? Supporters of the Mehlville School District’s Proposition S bond issue donned eye-catching costumes at the March 13 ‘donut drive-thru’ at Mehlville High that featured MHS students, above, with junior Emma Maxwell as the Bierbaum Buffalo mascot. Similar sign rallies were also held in Oakville. Another ‘donut drive-thru’ to rally for Prop S was set at the same schools Saturday, April 3.

Mehlville School District voters pass first bond issue since 1992

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor April 7, 2021

Voters approved the Mehlville School District’s Proposition S bond issue with more than 80 percent of the vote Tuesday, the first time voters passed a bond issue since 1992. South County voters also...

Students at Oakville Elementary participate in 'Kids Voting' for the November 2018 election.

South County election results: Here’s who and what won

April 6, 2021

These are final unofficial election results for South County, with 100 percent of precincts reporting. Look for continuing coverage this week online and in print. The Mehlville School District's Proposition...

South County Election Guide 2021

South County Election Guide 2021

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor April 6, 2021

The St. Louis Call has full election coverage for the April 6 municipal election in South County cities and school districts. You can still vote in person at satellite voting sites through Monday, April...

County sets a precedent for storage units to look better; Gravois up first

County sets a precedent for storage units to look better; Gravois up first

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor April 5, 2021

After a series of self-storage facilities have been opposed by neighbors across South County in recent years, one proposed along Gravois Road in Sappington is the first in unincorporated St. Louis County...

Proper Cannabis, 7417 S. Lindbergh Blvd., near South County Center. The store will open in mid-April as a high-end retail store, and needed no zoning from St. Louis County because it is in a C-3 Commercial Shopping District, where dispensaries are allowed as a use.

Take our poll: Will you visit the new medical marijuana dispensaries?

April 3, 2021

Medical marijuana dispensaries are opening in South County ahead of marijuana high holiday 4/20. Our poll question this week asks: Will you visit the new medical marijuana dispensaries?

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