Adams County approved for cameras in the courtroom
Police & Courts

Adams County approved for cameras in the courtroom

Adams County will be the first county in the Eighth Judicial Circuit to allow cameras in the courtroom.

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Marion County Commission approves $13.2 million budget for 2017
Local Government

Marion County Commission approves $13.2 million budget for 2017

The Marion County Commission on Tuesday unanimously approved a $13.2 million budget for the 2017 fiscal year.

Quincy Public Library opens branch at County Market
Quincy News

Quincy Public Library opens branch at County Market

The Quincy Public Library is starting off 2017 by checking off one of its long sought goals: establish a branch location.

Hannibal News

Hannibal City Council approves propositions to go on April 4 ballot

The Hannibal City Council spent most of its Tuesday meeting discussing and later approving two propositions that will appear on the April 4 municipal election ballot.

Union starts to vote on contract proposal
Education

Union starts to vote on contract proposal

Quincy Federation of Teachers and Educational Support Personnel heard details and started voting Tuesday night on a tentative contract agreement with the Quincy School Board that offers a creative alternative for a salary increase.

Second Adams County Jail design $1.6 million over budget
Local Government

Second Adams County Jail design $1.6 million over budget

QUINCY -- The Jail Exploratory Committee is hoping to shave some cost from the new Adams County Jail after an updated design came in at $1.6 million over budget. The committee plans to work with Chicago-based HOK to address the issue Wednesday morning, before

Barry man faces charges in string of burglaries
Police & Courts

Barry man faces charges in string of burglaries

A Barry man is in jail after law enforcement officials served a search warrant and reportedly found items from a string of burglaries at area businesses.

Quincy News

Quincy City Council to look at bond proposal to cover jail obligations

QUINCY -- A bond sale proposal will go to the full Quincy City Council next week as a means of paying the city's $4.2 million obligations for the new Adams County Jail.

Denman Linen Service to add 30 jobs after landing large contract
Business

Denman Linen Service to add 30 jobs after landing large contract

The landing of a new large contract is allowing Quincy-based Denman Linen Services to add 30 jobs. The company announced Tuesday that it will process linens of 16 facilities that are part or affiliated with OSF HealthCare.

Police & Courts

Police seek subjects, witnesses after shots fired

Law enforcement officers continue to investigate reports of shots fired on Quincy's north side. Initial reports of the incident came in at 12:58 p.m. Tuesday.