Adams County clerk hopes Quincy mayoral race will boost election turnout
Quincy News

Adams County clerk hopes Quincy mayoral race will boost election turnout

A test Thursday morning of the voting machines in Adams County went smoothly.

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Firm presents initial findings for Quincy strategic plan update
Quincy News

Firm presents initial findings for Quincy strategic plan update

Development Strategies says in its initial findings for Quincy's strategic plan that the key to effectively fill vacancies left by retiring baby boomers will be adaptability.

Jail meetings targeted to contractors, public
Illinois News

Jail meetings targeted to contractors, public

Two consecutive meetings are scheduled with the intention of garnering attention for the new Adams County Jail from local contractors and community members.

Board buys fifth K-5 school site
Education

Board buys fifth K-5 school site

The Quincy School Board finalized buying the fifth, and final, site for a new K-5 elementary school.

Decision to table Baldwin site design could jeopardize school construction schedule
Education

Decision to table Baldwin site design could jeopardize school construction schedule

A Quincy School Board vote Wednesday night to table a schematic design for the new elementary school at the Baldwin site could jeopardize a construction timeline to have all K-5 students in new schools by the fall of 2019.

Quincy teacher takes spin on Friday's 'Wheel of Fortune'
Quincy News

Quincy teacher takes spin on Friday's 'Wheel of Fortune'

Ben Dombroski of Quincy will be a contestant on "Wheel of Fortune" in an episode being broadcast Saturday. Dombroski is a high school math teacher who enjoys spending time with his friends and running in his free time.

VanCamp takes issue with Moore mailer during YP mayoral debate
Elections

VanCamp takes issue with Moore mailer during YP mayoral debate

Mayoral challenger Jeff VanCamp called a political mailer put out by Citizens for Kyle Moore a "Chicago-style" attack piece during a debate Wednesday, while Mayor Kyle Moore defended the ad, which blames VanCamp for Park District tax increases.

Quincy School Board adopts K-5 boundary plan for new schools
Education

Quincy School Board adopts K-5 boundary plan for new schools

The Quincy School Board adopted a plan Wednesday night proposed by the Boundary Advisory Task Force that assigns students to the five new elementary schools.

Local voices remain optimistic in light of bleak report for Sears, Kmart
Business

Local voices remain optimistic in light of bleak report for Sears, Kmart

Charlie Burrell remains optimistic, feeling the reports of Sears' death are being greatly exaggerated."I don't see us going anywhere -- we're hiring right now," said Burrell, one of the managers at the Sears outlet in the Quincy Mall.

Probable cause found against Quincy man facing sexual assault charges
Police & Courts

Probable cause found against Quincy man facing sexual assault charges

Probable cause was found against a Quincy man facing sexual assault charges Wednesday in Adams County Circuit Court.