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Quincy Mall hosting new auto show

QUINCY -- Quincy Mall is hosting an auto show from Thursday to Sunday. Local dealers will bring in the new models of cars, trucks and SUVs for 2018. Sales professionals will be on hand throughout the weekend to showcase what's new for 2018.

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Doors-N-More to hold Operation Renovation

QUINCY -- Doors-N-More is introducing its Operation Renovation: Military Edition promotion, a contest to remodel the home of one area veteran or a current active member of the armed forces. The promotion, which begins Friday, asks area residents to nomina

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QPD reminds individuals that police applications due soon

QUINCY -- Quincy Police Department applications are due Friday, Feb. 23. Applications are available at quincyil.gov/employment/any-city-job/police-department-police-officer-testing or at the police department or City Hall. The department is conducting work

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History Museum holds presentation on local families during WWI

QUINCY -- The Historical Society of Quincy and Adams County will present "Over Here and Over There: The Experiences and Lives of Local Black Families and Soldiers in WW1" at 2 p.m. Sunday, February 25, at the History Museum, 332 Maine. More than 150 black

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Four Seasons Gardening Program offers winter series

QUINCY -- The winter series of University of Illinois Extension's Four Seasons Gardening program, which focuses on environmental stewardship, home gardening and backyard food production, gets underway this month. The first session is Green Pathway to Inva

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Hannibal Library hosts book signing

HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Hannibal Free Public Library, 200 S. Fifth, will hold a presentation and book signing by author Gary Elliott at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, March 10. Elliott will talk about his recent book, "They Came and They Went: A Brief Account of Hannibal Mi

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Shelter Insurance Foundation and Sara Bruns sponsor local high school scholarship

QUINCY -- This spring, the Shelter Insurance Foundation will award a $2,000 scholarship, sponsored and partially funded by agent Sara Bruns, to a graduate of Quincy High School. A committee of local high school officials and community leaders will select

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City of Hannibal plans job fair

HANNIBAL, Mo. -- A city of Hannibal job fair is scheduled from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 27, at the City Council Chambers at City Hall, 320 Broadway. A variety of jobs are available, including lifeguards, concession workers and maintenance crew. Hannibal

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QU to host Exploring Education Day

QUINCY -- Quincy University's School of Education will be hosting an Exploring Education Day at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 24. QU's School of Education includes the following programs: education, special education, American Sign Language, sports management and

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Prairie Land Conservancy's holds annual dinner meeting

MACOMB, Ill. -- The Prairie Land Conservancy will host its ninth annual dinner meeting at 5:15 p.m. Friday, Feb. 23, at the Macomb Country Club. The event is open to the public; the cost is $20 per person for a chicken dinner. The featured guest speaker i