(NEWTON/OLNEY) All area residents are encouraged to make sure they’re ready to cast their votes for the upcoming March 20 Primary Election. There are various forms of voting available, from early voting, grace period voting and voting by mail. Call the Jasper County Clerk’s office in Newton, the Richland County Clerk’s office in Olney, or any other County Clerk’s office where folks reside for more information and/or details about voting. They’re all open Monday through Friday, from 8:00 to 4:00, each weekday.
(OLNEY) Ticket sales continue for the upcoming OCC Theater’s production of “Sister Act,” sponsored by TrustBank. The $12 tickets can be purchased online at www.iecc.edu/occtheater or by calling OCC at 618-395-7777, extension 2408. The tickets are also on sale at the OCC box office. Seven performances are scheduled for the Dr. John D. Stull Performing Arts Center stage, including night time shows at 7:30 each night on March 16, 17, 22, 23, and 24. The two Sunday performances begin at 2:00 on March 18 and 25.
(OLNEY/NEWTON) With an urgent call for all eligible blood donors to get out and give blood, here’s the list of upcoming area blood drives : today at the Blood Donation Center in Effingham from 12:15 to 6:45 : tomorrow at the Salem High School from 8:15 to 2:00 : both tomorrow and Saturday at the Blood Donation Center in Effingham from 7:45 to 2:15 : next Monday afternoon at The Holiday in Olney from 2:00 to 6:00 : all blood types and platelets are very much needed to replenish low area blood supplies.