Adams County ranks 10th statewide for buying versus renting
Illinois News

Adams County ranks 10th statewide for buying versus renting

Adams County is among the best places in Illinois to buy a home as a financial strategy, according to an online listing from SmartAsset. The report said Adams County ranks 10th in Illinois among locations where the benefits of buying outweigh renting.

Lifting moratorium on death penalty would have little local effect
Illinois News

Lifting moratorium on death penalty would have little local effect

The Democratic-controlled Illinois Legislature on Monday began weighing Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner's compromise plan to reinstate the death penalty in exchange for even stricter gun restrictions than the ones legislators approved.

Police & Courts

Quincy man injured in crash near Burton

A Quincy man was injured in a Monday afternoon crash near Burton.

Quincy committee looks for ways to cut costs on curbside services
Local Government

Quincy committee looks for ways to cut costs on curbside services

A newly formed committee discussed some of the possible cost-saving tweaks for three of Quincy's curbside services Monday night but admitted there might not be a single solution to trim combined costs of nearly $2.7 million.

Four defendants dismissed in tainted cider case
Illinois News

Four defendants dismissed in tainted cider case

Judge Frank McCartney has dismissed the lawsuits against the Pike County Chamber of Commerce and three organizers of the Pike County Color Drive in connection with the sale of unpasteurized apple cider at the event three years ago.

Daniels honored as Distinguished Citizen for exemplifying Scouting ideals
Quincy News

Daniels honored as Distinguished Citizen for exemplifying Scouting ideals

Bill Daniels said that as a board member of the Mississippi Valley Council, Boy Scouts of America, he often had to "twist somebody's arm" to get that person to accept the annual Boy Scouts Distinguished Citizen Award.

Three Sunday events honor area first responders
Quincy News

Three Sunday events honor area first responders

Three events held Sunday were dedicated to first responders and the work that they do.

Area farmers focus on 'good memories' of flood
Illinois News

Area farmers focus on 'good memories' of flood

Kevin Keithly's corn and soybean crops look good -- maybe as good as they've ever looked in his 41 years of farming in the Mississippi River bottoms.

Hamilton man facing child porn charges
Police & Courts

Hamilton man facing child porn charges

A Hamilton man was arrested Thursday on a warrant for possession of child pornography with intent to disseminate.

Quincy News

John Conlee to perform concert in Kroc Center

Country singer John Conlee, best known for the song "Rose Colored Glasses," will perform in concert at the Kroc Center on July 16.

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