Ground breaking ceremony in Effingham nearly 20 years in the making
EFFINGHAM - A new business is coming to central Illinois has been nearly 20 years in the making. Roy Schmidt Honda held a ground breaking ceremony at their location on Fayette Avenue in Effingham Tuesday.
Honda officials and local dignitaries were also on hand for the event. Schmidt has been trying to bring Honda to Effingham since the early 90's. The new car dealership is expected to create 30 new jobs.