Greater Freeport Partnership announces Mark Williams as executive director

The Greater Freeport Partnership is pleased to announce the hiring of Mark Williams as its executive director to lead the organization in promoting and supporting business and communities in the City of Freeport and Stephenson County. Williams has more than thirty...

Be Smart, Stay Sane!

Be Smart. Stay Sane! This is the start of what promises to be a trying couple of weeks for most of us. This is the first full week of the statewide Stay at Home order from the state of Illinois. Over the weekend, the first case of coronavirus in Stephenson County was...

Planning

Last week, I had the opportunity to sit in on a meeting of area information technology professionals and experts discussing the problem of ransomware and the best strategies for addressing it. I also participated in a meeting put on by Workforce Connections on...