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Voters will be able to vote anywhere in St. Louis County in upcoming primary

Voters will be able to vote anywhere in St. Louis County in upcoming primary

July 28, 2020

St. Louis County voters will be able to vote at any polling place in any upcoming elections this year, including the Aug. 4 primary, the bipartisan county Board of Elections announced Monday.  The Board of Election Commissioners announced that it would be making several changes for the remaining 2...

St. Louis County shuts down late-night bars, announces restrictions to cut COVID-19 cases

St. Louis County Executive Sam Page attends the ribbon cutting for the 9 Mile Garden food truck garden in Affton Thursday, July 9.

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

July 27, 2020

As cases of COVID-19 rise in St. Louis County ahead of schools possibly reopening next month, County Executive Sam Page announced Monday that he would tighten business restrictions in seven ways for the next month in order to bring the trend of the virus down from where it’s currently headed.   ...

PHOTOS: Gas station and travel plaza/truck stop proposed on site next to JB Bridge and Mississippi River

PHOTOS: Gas station and travel plaza/truck stop proposed on site next to JB Bridge and Mississippi River

July 27, 2020

The St. Louis County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing 7 p.m. Monday, July 27, to hear a proposal for a gas station and travel plaza/truck stop development on vacant land directly next to the Jefferson Barracks Bridge along Interstate 255 and the Mississippi River. See a gallery of the ...

Take our poll: Should schools reopen this fall in person?

Crestwood Elementary students enjoy 'Character Kickball.'

July 25, 2020

Many St. Louis County school districts released their reopening plans this week amid a rise in cases of the coronavirus among younger people. Lindbergh Schools said it will reopen two days a week in person and three days virtual, while the Mehlville School District held off on releasing its plan un...

South County Election Guide August 2020

South County Election Guide August 2020

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

July 25, 2020

A number of local primary races will be decided Tuesday, Aug. 4, and considering how many people are voting by mail or absentee, the Call Newspapers Election Guide is coming your way earlier than ever before. Forward to your friends and relatives who haven’t voted yet, and here’s everything you need...

County executive debate focuses on virus, crime, education

From left: Mark Mantovani, Sam Page, Jamie Tolliver and Jake Zimmerman.

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

July 24, 2020

A debate for the Democratic candidates in the St. Louis County executive race Wednesday night centered around the county’s response to the coronavirus and issues surrounding education, which traditionally hasn’t been a topic for the county executive. Incumbent County Executive Sam Page of Creve Coe...

Man shot at Affton gas station after ‘altercation’ in parking lot

The parking lot of the Phillips 66 gas station in Affton had returned to normal Friday, July 24, following a shooting Thursday.

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

July 24, 2020

A suspect is in custody after allegedly shooting a man in a gas station parking lot in Affton. The St. Louis County Police Department received a 911 call at roughly 4:45 p.m. Thursday reporting a shooting in the parking lot of the Phillips 66 gas station in the 9700 block of Mackenzie Road. The victim,...

White House privately warns St. Louis is among 11 cities that need to take ‘aggressive’ coronavirus action

President Donald Trump is shown Tuesday in his first White House coronavirus briefing in months.

July 23, 2020

This article was originally published by the Center for Public Integrity, a nonprofit newsroom based in Washington, D.C. Dr. Deborah Birx, a leader of the White House Coronavirus Task Force, warned state and local leaders in a private phone call Wednesday that St. Louis is among 11 major cities that are seeing...

St. Louis County courts shut down after employees contract coronavirus, return to hearings by video

St. Louis County courts shut down after employees contract coronavirus, return to hearings by video

July 23, 2020

After several employees tested positive for the coronavirus, the St. Louis County Circuit Court is returning to “Operating Phase Zero,” shutting down in-person court cases and restricting public access to the courthouse. The decision by Presiding Judge Michael D. Burton means that, for the next...

St. Louis County Proposition C: County voters will decide on new Charter Aug. 4

St. Louis County Proposition C: County voters will decide on new Charter Aug. 4

By Erin Achenbach, Staff Reporter

July 23, 2020

St. Louis County residents voting in the election Tuesday, Aug. 4 will not only be deciding primary races for county executive and governor, but whether or not to adopt a new Charter. St. Louis County Proposition C, if passed by a simple majority of voters, would repeal the county’s current Charter ...

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