Quincy man arrested on drug, weapons charges
Police & Courts

Quincy man arrested on drug, weapons charges

A Quincy man was arrested on drug and weapons charges after police executed a search warrant early Friday at a Quincy residence.

State tax overpayment affects budget numbers in contract talks
Education

State tax overpayment affects budget numbers in contract talks

The state's personal property replacement tax payments has factored into contract talks between the Quincy School Board and the Quincy Federation of Educational and Support Personnel.

Community agencies plan to extend, establish services if school strike happens
Education

Community agencies plan to extend, establish services if school strike happens

Fliers are going home Friday with Quincy Public School students that provide information about youth services and community meals programs available next week if the Quincy Federation of Educational and Support Personnel goes on strike.

Police & Courts

Quincy man faces weapons charge in connection with shots fired in September

Quincy police have made an arrest in connection with a Sept. 15 incident in which several shots were fired in the 400 block of South Fifth.

Quincy Federation busy with strike plans
Education

Quincy Federation busy with strike plans

Plans developed over the last month by the negotiating team for the Quincy Federation of Teachers and Educational Support Personnel are being implemented now that the union has announced it intends to strike Tuesday if a new contract is not reached with the Quincy School Board.

Police & Courts

Teen bicyclist injured in hit-and-run crash at 16th and Maine

A 13-year-old boy was injured in a hit-and-run crash shortly after 4 p.m. Thursday at the intersection of 16th and Maine.

'Week of Prayer' boosts Christian unity
Religion

'Week of Prayer' boosts Christian unity

The Rev. Patty Johansen, the pastor at Vermont Street United Methodist Church and president of the Quincy Area Ministerial Alliance, is coordinating the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity taking place from Wednesday, Jan. 18 to Wednesday, Jan. 25.

Blickhan named president/CEO of Community Foundation
Quincy News

Blickhan named president/CEO of Community Foundation

Jill Arnold Blickhan, executive director of the Community Foundation Serving West Central Illinois and Northeast Missouri, has been promoted to the position of president and chief operating officer.

QU seeks to improve communication with faculty, staff 'to reboot this university'
Education

QU seeks to improve communication with faculty, staff 'to reboot this university'

Open lines of communication appear to have eased some concerns of faculty and staff at Quincy University as it continues on a financial improvement plan after revealing last fall that it faced a $5 million budget deficit.

Local Government

Quincy Park Board cancels special meeting to review selling off portion of Parker Heights Park

A special Quincy Park Board meeting set for Wednesday night where commissioners would consider asking voters in April to allow the district to sell a 5.5-acre track in the northeast portion of Parker Heights Park has been canceled.