Local Briefs

QJHS registration for new-to-Quincy students

There will be a counselor at Quincy Junior High School on Aug. 15 and 16 to register new students.

Quincy News

Portion of 24th Street to close until November

QUINCY -- An Illinois Department of Transportation project to replace a bridge will close a portion of 24th Street (Ill. 96) beginning Monday, Aug. 14. Work on the bridge, located just north of 24th Street and Wismann Lane over Cedar Creek, is expected to

Quincy News

Sections of Spruce Street to close for repairs

QUINCY -- Spruce Street between 12th and 15th streets will be closed to through traffic beginning at 7 a.m. Monday, Aug. 14. This section will be closed for approximately three months to allow for the removal and replacement of the street, curb and gutter.

Local Briefs

Maintenance limits access on some city streets

Oil and chip operations have begun on some city streets.

Education

Counselors available Tuesday, Wednesday for new QJHS students

A counselor will be available 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday and 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday to register students new to Quincy Junior High School.

Local Briefs

Autism advocates performing at Hannibal Arts Council

HANNIBAL, Mo. -- The Hannibal Arts Council in partnership with Shine A Light On Autism will present a program and performance featuring autism advocates Taylor Sweeting and Antonio Penaherrera at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Hannibal Arts Council, 105 S. Main St

Local Briefs

JWCC to offer GED prep at three locations, ESL class at main campus

QUINCY -- John Wood Community College will offer free GED prep classes in Quincy, Mount Sterling and Pittsfield starting Aug. 21. The classes are offered through the JWCC Adult Education program, which helps students prepare for the high school diploma equ

Local Briefs

First Baptist Church to host back to school fair

QUINCY -- First Baptist Church, at Eighth and Elm in Quincy, will host a back-to-school help fair Saturday, Aug. 12. Breakfast will be served at 8:15 a.m. The event includes immunizations, dental exams, pre-K lead screening, school and sports physicals, sc

Local Briefs

Hamilton Public Library book club to meet Aug. 28

HAMILTON, Ill. -- The adult book club of Hamilton Public Library will meet at 1 p.m. Aug. 28 to discuss the book "Circling the Sun" by Paula McLain. Call the library at 217-847-2219 for a copy of the book.

Local Briefs

Hamilton Public Library to hold Summer Brain Quest

HAMILTON, Ill. -- Hamilton Public Library will host a summer program, Lunch with a Librarian and Summer Brain Quest, on Wednesday, Aug. 16. Lunch will begin at noon. The library will supply drinks and cookies. Summer Brain Quest, which will begin at 1 p.m.