Word Around Town

If you’re interested in staying up-to-date with various events, news, and other cool stuff going on around town, book mark this page! We’ll be posting here as often as we can to keep you informed about what’s going on in and around our community.


If you have a community event that you would like to be posted please contact Caron at csullens@cityofanna.org.

November 2020 Utility Billing Information

February 3, 2020

To view the November 2020 Utility Billing Information please click here.  

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Republic Services Thanksgiving Day Schedule

November 19, 2020

Republic Services drivers and staff will be celebrating Thanksgiving Day with their families; therefore, the following holiday schedule will be in effect for all routes: Thursday, November 26th will be picked up on Friday, November 27th Friday, November 27th will be picked up on Saturday, November 28th (Recycling) Have a Happy Thanksgiving Day!

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Reindeer 5K Run/Walk

October 16, 2019

Wear your most festive Christmas running gear to the 7th Annual Reindeer 5K Run/Walk on November 28, 2020, registration will begin at 7:15 a.m. and the 5K will begin at 8 a.m.  Runners and walkers will begin the race at the Anna Arts Center, 125 West Davie St and head into the “fruit bowl” section […]

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Anna Holiday Parade

October 24, 2019

Due to the new Covid restrictions that have been put in place, the City of Anna has to cancel the Giving Parade. But because we refuse to let Covid stop us from helping bring a brighter Christmas to the children, this is our plan; November 28th from 5:30pm-6:15pm we will be doing a drive-thru present […]

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Gumdrop Drive

November 3, 2020

Join us in Downtown Anna this weekend for all your holiday shopping.  We are asking that everyone wear a mask, social distance and stay safe. Although this year may look a little different, we still plan on it being a big success.  We hope you take a stroll through Anna to see Gumdrop Drive and […]

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New Coats, New Hope Campaign

November 25, 2020

The 10th Annual WIBH New Coats, New Hope Campaign is underway and we need your help more than ever before.  For just $20 you’ll provide a NEW, WARM, winter coat to a child living in Southern Illinois. Call Moury at WIBH at 618-833-9424 or Shawnna at Southern Seven Health Department at 618-634-2297 for more information. […]

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Food Drive

October 22, 2020

The Union County Sheriff’s Office is holding a Food Drive from November 9 – December 16, 2020.  They are collecting non-perishable food items to benefit those in need.  All donations will go to the Shawnee Development Food Pantry. You may drop off donations at the Union County Sheriff’s Office at 309 W Market St, Room […]

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Leaf Removal

October 6, 2020

The City of Anna will be offering leaf pick-up the week of November 30 – December 4, 2020.  Leaves must be raked to the curb, but not in the street, and free from all debris including limbs, bags, trash, etc.  In order to have leaves picked up, contact Anna City Hall at 833-8528 by November […]

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Honor Wreaths for Veterans

September 5, 2019

The not-for-profit group, Honor Wreaths for Veterans and Wreaths Across America is asking for help to ensure fallen veterans are remembered and honored this Christmas. Each December, on National Wreaths Across America Day, the mission to Remember, Honor and Teach is carried out locally through a wreath-laying ceremony at Mounds National Cemetery.  The City of […]

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Anna City Cemetery

October 16, 2019

Ground arrangements may be placed out starting November 1, 2020 and stay down until March 1, 2021.  Remember no glass or Shepherd’s Hooks and do not block the aisles.  If you walk your dog, please clean up after it. The Cemetery is open from dawn till dusk. For questions, call the Anna City Garage at […]

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City of Anna FY 2020 – 2021 Budget

April 8, 2020

To view the City of Anna FY 2020 – 2021 budget please click here.  

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Call before you dig!

July 26, 2019

Thinking of doing a project?  Did you know that a building permit is required to build any structure in the city limits of Anna?  Stop by City Hall to pick up a zoning application or click here. If you have further questions, contact Zoning Administrator Gary Dahmer at 833-7813. Remember you must call Julie before […]

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The City of Anna is now on Facebook

October 18, 2019

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Did you know?

June 7, 2019

The City of Anna would like to remind you that there are specific permits and licenses that need to be obtained prior to any project or event. For more information click here for Applications, Permits and Licenses.

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Union County Emergency Notification System “Hyper-Reach”

April 15, 2019

Union County is proud to announce the Hyper-Reach Mass Notification service to the citizens of Union County.  This service was a joint purchase between Union County Emergency Services, A-J, Anna, Cobden, Dongola, Jonesboro, Lick Creek, Shawnee and Tri County School Districts, City of Anna, Village of Cobden, Village of Dongola and the City of Jonesboro. […]

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New Alert System

May 25, 2018

Depending on when you visited our new website lately, you might’ve noticed an orange bar across the top of the pages! This orange bar is our all new community alert system. When the need arises, we’ll use this system to bring your attention to information of all kinds, such as boil water orders, road closures […]

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Say “hello” to the all new CityofAnna.org!

May 25, 2018

Welcome citizens, visitors, tourists, businesses and passers-by to the all new cityofanna.com! We’re proud of the new website and hope you’ll find it useful and informative, and see it as the great resource it is for our community. We’ve worked hard to improve the overall user experience by making the information you need most easier […]

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