Former council member to run in 2021

Justin Burnett seeks the seat currently held by Jan Fisk.

Letter to the Editor: State budget cuts hit home for foster kids

CASA of Southwest Missouri Executive Director Laura Farmer sounds the alarm on budget reductions to the Department of Social Services’ Children’s Division.

Sponsorship, nonprofit dollars threatened by PGA ruling

The Price Cutter Charity Championship is scheduled for play without spectators.

Opinion: It’s time to pass citywide face mask mandate

SBJ Features Editor Christine Temple joins health experts in calling for City Council to pass a face mask mandate.

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“Are we going to let the last five months impact the next 20 years going forward?”
—Randall Whitman of the city of Springfield, on the impact of COVID-19 on Forward SGF

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From the Print Edition

Business Spotlight: A Dash of That

New products and stores are on tap this year for Goodman Manufacturing.

Dreaming Up Development: City takes next step in Forward SGF

After a three-month public pause due to the coronavirus pandemic, city officials have begun crafting a vision for the next 20 years in Springfield.

Car sales spike during pandemic

As stay-at-home orders lift, local car dealerships are experiencing a boom in business.

Open for Business: Feedback School of Music

One music business replaced another; another celebrity chef eatery landed in Taney County; and Bub’s Distillery moved operations.