State Sen. James F. Clayborne, Jr. D-Belleville, is not running for re-election in 2018 in the 57th state Senate District. He has been in office since 1995.
State Sen. James F. Clayborne, Jr. D-Belleville, is not running for re-election in 2018 in the 57th state Senate District. He has been in office since 1995. File photo Belleville News-Democrat
State Sen. James F. Clayborne, Jr. D-Belleville, is not running for re-election in 2018 in the 57th state Senate District. He has been in office since 1995. File photo Belleville News-Democrat

A black Democrat has been in this seat since 1970. Will that change in 2018?

December 06, 2017 09:50 AM

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  • History shows adding drive-thrus at Panera locations lowers carry-outs

    During Monday’s Shiloh Planning Commission public hearing, Dana Link, a project engineer with Thouvenot, Wade & Moerchen Inc., represents Panera Bread and asks for less parking spaces to pave the way for a drive-thru.