Story of Carterville

5 Historic Carterville

Carterville is a charming, small town in the heart of Southern Illinois, an area many refer to as the “heartland.”  Within 1.5 to 4 hours from favorite American cities of St. Louis, Nashville, Louisville, Lexington, and Memphis, Carterville is nestled as a gateway to fast-growing Southern Illinois Wine Country.  In fact, this town...

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Fri, 8/22/2014 @ 2:29pm

101st Annual Lions Club Free Fair
The Carterville Lions Club will be hosting the Annual Carterville Free Fair. This years Free Fair will be held September 3, 4, 5, & 6. Festivities will begin on Wednesday with Dollar’s in the Straw! The Baby Show and Little Mr & Miss Carterville, Jr Miss Carterville, & Miss Carterville Free Fair Scholarship Pageant and Talent Show will be held on Thursday, September 4th. Carnival rides will begin Friday night...

Mon, 7/21/2014 @ 3:05pm
Effective with the August 1, 2014 billing, there will be a slight increase in your water and sewer bill to cover the Rend Lake Intercity Water System annual increase.  Also, the garbage rate just increased from $12.00 to $14.00 per month on our new contract with Republic Services.  Click here for a rate comparison.
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Carterville Water Department
Mon, 7/07/2014 @ 5:20pm

The City of Carterville contract for trash service with Republic Services expired on May 31, 2014. City officials advertised for bids on municipal trash service and entered into a new contract with the lone bidder, Republic Services. The increase given to the city by Republic Services was $2.07 per month, and the city absorbed seven cents of the increase to make the new residential trash bill $14.00 per month.  This new contract also requires that all trash be placed in the blue containers provided by the contractor. If you have questions or concerns about the residential trash...