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County Executive Sam Page appears in a mask at the July 2020 ribbon cutting for 9 Mile Garden food truck plaza in Affton.

St. Louis County reinstating mask mandate Monday

By Erin Achenbach, News Editor July 23, 2021

St. Louis County and St. Louis will require masks in all indoor public places regardless of vaccination status starting Monday.  The health order requires everyone 5 and older to wear a mask regardless...

The Affton School District vaccinated every teacher and staff member who wanted a COVID-19 vaccine at an event at Affton High School Monday, March 15, 2021, seen above.

Increase in daily new cases and high positivity rates put county in CDC red zone

By Lucas Irizarry, Staff Reporter July 23, 2021

St. Louis County is now in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention red zone after an increase in new daily COVID cases and a high test positivity rate.  As of July 21, the county is seeing an...

Heat advisory in effect for St. Louis area until Saturday night

Heat advisory in effect for St. Louis area until Saturday night

July 23, 2021

The National Weather Service issued a heat advisory Friday for St. Louis and the surrounding areas. The warning is in effect until 8 p.m. Saturday. The report said heat index values may reach up to...

Westbound I-44 near I-270 will close for bridge work Friday

Westbound I-44 near I-270 will close for bridge work Friday

July 21, 2021

Drivers who use westbound Interstate 44 near Interstate 270 should look for alternative routes as the Missouri Department of Transportation will close the highway for bridgework on beginning Friday, July...

Charges issued for Affton bank robbery

Charges issued for Affton bank robbery

July 21, 2021

A Columbia, Missouri, man is charged with robbing a bank in Affton, 9111 MacKenzie Road, after police asked for help from the community to identify the robber using security camera footage. Robert...

Lemay 7-Eleven sells winning scratchers ticket worth $55,558

Lemay 7-Eleven sells winning scratchers ticket worth $55,558

July 21, 2021

One St. Louis resident is $55,558 richer after purchasing a winning scratchers ticket in the 7-Eleven at 260 Hoffmeister Ave. in Lemay. Larry Musick redeemed his prize at the Lottery's St. Louis regional...

The demolished Crestwood Plaza property in 2017.

Dierbergs withdraws TIF request for Crestwood mall; cancels public hearing

By Erin Achenbach, News Editor July 14, 2021

Dierbergs Markets has reversed its request for millions of dollars in tax incentives for its redevelopment of the former Crestwood mall site, now stating the project will move forward using incentives...

A nurse at Mercy Hospital South prepares the first dose of Pfizer/BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine for Mercy's Chief Medical officer Aamina Akhtar Monday, Dec. 14. Mercy South planned to vaccinate 20 workers Dec. 14 and another 20 staffers Dec. 15.

Page says ‘tidal wave’ coming for those who aren’t vaccinated

By Erin Achenbach, News Editor July 12, 2021

Rates of new COVID-19 infections are rising in St. Louis County, and County Executive Sam Page issued a warning to those who have not been vaccinated: “a tidal wave is coming.”  At a media brief...

Warrants issued in case of theft and attempted vehicular highjacking in Sunset Hills

Warrants issued in case of theft and attempted vehicular highjacking in Sunset Hills

July 8, 2021

Two St. Louis city residents were charged Tuesday for multiple felonies related to vehicle highjacking in Sunset Hills. Steven Jaminson, 34, of the 2900 block of Rutger Street, and Denise Heggins, 29,...

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