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  • Officer injured as three men attempt failed escape from Adams County Jail

    Officer injured as three men attempt failed escape from Adams County Jail

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 7:05 PM EDT2014-07-30 23:05:22 GMT
    An Adams County Jail corrections officer was injured Sunday in what jail officials are calling an attempted escape from the facility inside the Adams County Courthouse in downtown Quincy. Adams County Sheriff Brent...
    An Adams County Jail corrections officer was injured Sunday in what jail officials are calling an attempted escape from the facility inside the Adams County Courthouse in downtown Quincy. Adams County Sheriff Brent...
  • Conversion of former school into apartment building showing progress

    Conversion of former school into apartment building showing progress

    Thursday, July 31 2014 11:40 AM EDT2014-07-31 15:40:01 GMT
    Felicia Powell and her husband, Richard, have been converting the former elementary school and Quincy Park District headquarters at 1310 Washington into the Emerson Garden Apartments. Crews continue to transform the building this week, adding the final touches to four apartments that will be move-in ready Friday.
    Felicia Powell has heard that a time capsule has been buried somewhere at the old Emerson School, and she wants to find it. "I just want somebody to tell me it doesn't exist to move on with my life, or (tell me)...
  • United Way sets record $1.25 million goal

    United Way sets record $1.25 million goal

    Thursday, July 31 2014 12:35 PM EDT2014-07-31 16:35:38 GMT
    The United Way of Adams County has established a record $1.25 million goal for its 78th annual campaign. Campaign chairman Chris Niemann made the announcement Thursday morning during a news conference at Upper Moorman Park. Niemann emphasized the United Way's impact in the areas of advancing education, income and health in Adams County.
    The United Way of Adams County has established a record $1.25 million goal for its 78th annual campaign. Campaign chairman Chris Niemann made the announcement Thursday morning during a news conference at Upper Moorman Park. Niemann emphasized the United Way's impact in the areas of advancing education, income and health in Adams County.
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