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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.


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Census Day is April 1, 2020

February 11, 2020

We are excited to announce that we’ve partnered with the US Census Bureau to support the 2020 Census! As a partner, we’ll be working to ensure that our community is accurately represented. The count is mandated by the Constitution and conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau, a nonpartisan government agency. The 2020 Census counts the population in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and five U.S. territories (Puerto Rico, American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, and the U.S. Virgin Islands). Each home will receive an invitation to respond to a short questionnaire—online, by phone, or by mail. For more information click here.

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February 2020 Utility Billing Information

February 3, 2020

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

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Inviting Proposals for the Operation of the Anna Park & Pool Concessions

January 8, 2020

Notice is hereby given that the City of Anna is inviting proposals for the OPERATION OF THE ANNA PARK AND POOL CONCESSIONS for the 2020 Season.  Sealed proposals from qualified vendors will be received by Anna City Hall at 103 Market St. Anna Illinois, 62906 until 12:00 p.m. on March 3, 2020. Proposals will be opened at the March 3, 2020 Council meeting held at 5 p.m. at Anna City Hall.  Qualified vendors must be in compliance with all City of Anna insurance requirements and in compliance with all Illinois Department of Public Health requirements. For more information contact Anna City Hall at 1-618-833-8528.

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A-J Blood Drive

January 22, 2020

The Anna-Jonesboro High School will be hosting a blood drive on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 from 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. For more information click here.

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National Wild Turkey Federation Banquet

January 24, 2020

Trail of Tears Hunting Heritage Banquet will be held on March 14, 2020. The doors will open at 5:30 p.m. and dinner will start at 7 p.m. For more information call or text Austin Pender at 697-4618 or click here.  

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Anna Kiwanis Club Community Easter Egg Hunt

April 12, 2019

Bring the kids out for a fun filled morning of egg hunting on Saturday, April 4, 2020 at the Anna City Park.  The fun begins at 10 a.m. for ages toddler through 10 years. If inclement weather, the event will be moved to Saturday, April 11, 2020.  

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2020 Census Takers

January 2, 2020

The U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting to fill hundreds of thousands of temporary positions across the country to assist with the 2020 Census count. The hourly rate is $17.50.  You may apply online by clicking here.  For more information or help applying, please call 1-855-JOB-2020.

The U.S. Census Bureau is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Anna Kiwanis Club Fish Fry

March 22, 2019

The Anna Kiwanis Club is holding a Fish Fry in support of AJ Band Boosters, Band & Choir Students on Saturday, March 14, 2020 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Kiwanis Building at Anna City Park.  There will also be bake sale items for sale. Tickets are $10 and you may purchase them from any band member, band booster, or on the day of the event. All proceeds will go toward band student accounts for extracurricular events as well as a locker storage system for band instruments. For more information click here.  

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Anna – Jonesboro Community High School Presents “Bye Bye Birdie”

March 22, 2019

AJCHS will be presenting its Annual Musical this year as "Bye Bye Birdie" on March 13 & 14 at 7 p.m. and March 15 at 2 p.m. Doors open 30 minutes prior to showtime. Tickets are $10 for Adults and $7 for Child. For more information click here.

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Anna City Cemetery

October 16, 2019

The City of Anna will start spring clean-up on March 1, 2020.  All arrangements left on the ground after this date will be taken up and disposed of by the cemetery staff. If you have further inquiries, please contact the Anna City Garage at 833-7813.

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