WHEN it comes to financial literacy, ignorance is not bliss. The Center for Financial Literacy at Champlain College issued a report late last year giving a failing grade to 11 states.
CHECKS to cover back pay for Illinois state workers, dating back to 2011, are now being issued. Lawmakers have called this the oldest debt on the state's books and approved $63 million in this year's budget to catch up on delinquent pay.
WHEN members of the Quincy Next Strategic Plan met for the first time this week they discovered that lots of progress already has been made toward ideas meant to grow the community.
THIS week, the United Way of Adams County announced the start of its annual campaign, setting a goal that the organization believes is well within reach. The fundraising target for the annual campaign that runs through January is $1,050,000.
WHILE there are days set aside to honor retired and active-duty military personnel -- notably Memorial Day, the Fourth of July and Veterans Day -- the message of thanking those men and women for their service should echo all year. Heroes at Heartland is one
JUST down the street from a future Habitat for Humanity project at 622 Lind are other examples of how newly constructed homes can transform neighborhoods and how home ownership can transform lives. Quincy Area Habitat for Humanity will start building a ho
TWO bills overwhelmingly approved by the Illinois General Assembly and signed into law last week by Gov. Bruce Rauner are expected to expedite the rehabilitation of the Illinois Veterans Home campus in Quincy.