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Tavio Headley, Vice-President of XPO Logistics in Chicago Heights Looking to Expand its Workforce in 2022

“The truck driving shortage has been around for decades,” said Headley, vice president of investment relations at XPO Logistics, Inc #XPOLogistics

Station One Smokehouse in Plainfield Focuses on Being the Best for Customers

“Whenever I worked in these restaurants I always fell in the meat area of the kitchen. I would be responsible for the butchery, sauce making and cooking of meats." #StationOne

Business Owner Earnest Sutton Talks With The Southland Journal

“The easy way is the hard way. The harder you work, the easier things become,” confirmed Sutton. #EarnestSutton

Professor Shanina Thomas Reflects on her Time in Higher Education

“It’s not just about taking courses to get a piece of paper to obtain a job. We need to teach these students how to critically think,” she stated. #CCC

ComEd Announces $500,000 Now Available to Fund Community Improvement Projects

This program has dramatically helped communities meet their safety and sustainability goals," said David Bennett, executive director of the Metropolitan Mayors Caucus. ComEd

Illinois Fuel and Retail Association Calls on Lawmakers to Oppose New Legislation Allowing More Local Gas Taxes

“There is never a good time to increase the cost of gasoline for working families, but this is especially true during a period of record inflation,” said Josh Sharp, CEO of the Illinois Fuel and Retail Association. #IllinoisFuelAndRetailAssociation

Does Country Club Hills Play Favorites When it Comes to Business Licenses?

Davis said he would not have poured as much money into the project as he did if he had known that Mayor James Ford has the final say in which businesses are and aren’t granted licenses to operate in the city. #CountryClubHills

14-Year Old Joliet Boxer Taking the Southland and the Nation by Storm

Nine time National Silver Gloves boxing champion, Awinongya Jr. has taken the amateur sports world by storm, rising to the top and ranking first or second for much of the past several years. #JosephAwinongyaJr

Bella Mia Offers Fine Italian Dining in the Southland

“I am here seven days a week and I served tables as a senior a few years ago with an apron and tie. I would introduce myself as Randy your server because I wanted to see what the actual servers’ life was like because it is a difficult profession,” said Spears, owner of Bella Mia, 4648 147th St. in Midlothian #BellaMia

VTC Delivery – The Newest Final Mile Delivery Partner

Expansion is top of mind with plans to start pickups and deliveries in Florida, North Carolina, and South Carolina soon #DeliveryPartners

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