The unemployment rate in Christian County was estimated at 4.6 percent in December 2020. The rate, estimated by the U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics, is down from the estimated 12-percent level it reached in the spring of 2020, but still higher than the rate from December 2019.
Police department spending came under the scrutiny of the Ozark Board of Aldermen on Feb. 16, when the board examined a contract between the Ozark Police Department and a local business.
Lock the doors, close the garage, turn off the lights -- and we all win. Lt. Jeremy Whitehill won the city of Nixa's 2020 Employee of the Year Award with the simple message found in the already award-winning 9 p.m. Routine.
Trails on a piece of property in northern Nixa would give walkers and runners a picturesque view of rolling farmland and the James River.
Throughout February, McDonald's restaurants in the Ozarks invite customers to support the two Ronald McDonald Houses in Springfield by donating $1, $5 or $20 and "adopting a heart."
The Ozark Board of Education voted to hire two new administrators for the 2021-22 school year at a meeting Feb. 18. Dr. Morgan Kelly was named North Elementary School principal and Tom Colvin was named Ozark Junior High School assistant principal.
Restaurant inspection scores are provided to the public by the Christian County Health Department as part of its ongoing inspection program.
Heavy snow, cold temperatures and rolling blackouts led to a not-so-surprising discovery: many Christian County residents don't know and previously didn't care where their electricity comes from.
Gov. Mike Parson officially announced the launch of the Missouri Vaccine Navigator, a secure registry tool to assist Missourians in receiving a COVID-19 vaccine.
Whether you're with Liberty Utilities, Nixa City Utilities, White River Valley Electric Cooperative or another power provider, you are very likely under a peak power consumption advisory.
Students attending Tiger Paw Early Childhood Center may be small — age 5 and younger — but they are learning big things. Ozark Early Childhood Director/Principal Laura Eakins said preschoolers are in the midst of their biggest developmental growth.