Category Archives: WVEL News

WVEL News Scope Now: Dollar General Will Be Hiring 50,000 Plus Nationwide

WVEL News Scope Now: Dollar General Will Be Hiring 50,000 Plus Nationwide

(Photo By Flickr User Mike Mozart)   Dollar General plans to nearly double its normal hiring rate and add up to 50,000 employees by the end of April during the COVID-19 crisis. Candidates can learn more about a variety of opportunities across the Dollar General network and apply for available openings here. While Dollar General currently…MORE

Peoria CityLink 2020 IHSA March Madness Transportation Shuttle Cancellation Reminder

Peoria CityLink 2020 IHSA March Madness Transportation Shuttle Cancellation Reminder

(Photo By  (Photo By Flickr User Varela ©) Peoria CityLink is cancelling the continuous bus shuttles from participating hotels to the Peoria Civic Center for the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Boys Basketball State Finals on Friday, March 13th and Saturday, March 14th for the Class 1A and 2A games, and Friday, March 20th and…MORE

WVEL News/Safety Scope Now: Peoria CityLink Suspending Fare Collection On All Transportation Services

WVEL News/Safety Scope Now: Peoria CityLink Suspending Fare Collection On All Transportation Services

(Photo By Flickr User Photo By LHOON)   The Greater Peoria Mass Transit District (GPMTD) is suspending fare collection on all transportation services beginning on March 17, 2020. This includes CityLink fixed route bus service, CityLift paratransit service and CountyLink rural transportation service. As of right now, the anticipated date on which passengers will be required…MORE

WVEL Sports Scope Now: 2020 Boys Basketball State Finals Has Been Cancelled

WVEL Sports Scope Now: 2020 Boys Basketball State Finals Has Been Cancelled

(Photo By Flickr User franchise opportunities)   The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) announced on Thursday evening March 12, 2020, that it has cancelled its remaining winter State Series postseason tournaments, which include Boys Basketball, Scholastic Bowl, Drama & Group Interpretation, Music, Debate and Journalism, over concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic. “We appreciate the patience…MORE

WVEL Community Scope Now: 36th Annual Foodshare Can-A-Thon Drive

WVEL Community Scope Now: 36th Annual Foodshare Can-A-Thon Drive

  (Photo By Flickr User Matthew Hurst) The PEORIA Area Anti-Hunger Colalition will sponsor the 36th Annual Foodshare Can-A-Thon on Sunday March 15, 2020. Just in case you want to help with this can drive, Here are some of the ways YOU can help: • Recruit teams to collect cans door to door from 1PM-4 PM on…MORE

WVEL/IHSA Insider Scope: 2020 Class 3A/4A Girls Basketball State Finals Rewind

WVEL/IHSA Insider Scope: 2020 Class 3A/4A Girls Basketball State Finals Rewind

(Photo By Flickr User Photo By Marcus  Balcher)   Who was crowned “IHSA Queens Of The Court?” The Road To Redbird, Part Two (The Final Chapter) concludes on this past weekend in Normal. IL for Class 3A & 4A; just in case you missed it, here is a quick glance to see who made “Top Queen” of…MORE

WVEL Sports/News/Health Scope Now: IHSA Update- Coronavirus (COVID-19) Protocol

WVEL Sports/News/Health Scope Now: IHSA Update- Coronavirus (COVID-19) Protocol

(Photo By Flickr Joe Terrasi)   The IHSA continues to monitor the recommendations of our Sports Medicine Advisory Committee, the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as it relates to coronavirus (COVID-19). While there have been more but limited incidences of confirmation of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in…MORE