St. Louis County News

Council asks for investigations of Stenger’s county leases

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The majority of the County Council recommended last week that the full council consider  asking for federal and state investigations into the county’s leases for a North County Government Center at the former Northwest Plaza mall. The move targeting County Executive Steve Stenger comes a little more than a

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New police unit for community engagement funded by Prop P

County Executive Steve Stenger and Police Chief Jon Belmar answer questions about the newly opened Special Response Unit in north county. The officers received special training. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com A new special unit of the St. Louis County Police Department funded by Proposition P could help fight

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Library asks for feedback from its patrons

Pictured above is Grant’s View Library. The St. Louis County Library is planning for the next four years and is inviting residents to attend upcoming focus group meetings in south county to give their opinion on what the library should offer. The library is interested in what patrons like best about the library and its

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Sears at South County Center to close in September

Pictured above is South County Center. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The Sears store at South County Center will close in September, the company announced Thursday. The Sears at 250 South County Center Way is one of the anchors at the south county mall. Liquidation sales can begin as

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John Nations steps down as Metro CEO

Pictured above: John Nations asks the County Council for more funding last year. Photo by Gloria Lloyd. Metro CEO John Nations will be leaving the transportation agency this fall, the Bi-State Development Agency announced Tuesday. Nations will leave Metro as the longest-serving president and CEO in its history, the agency said in a news release.

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