Interim CEO of YMCA of West Central Illinois sets Oct. 1 goal to find permanent CEO
Quincy News

Interim CEO of YMCA of West Central Illinois sets Oct. 1 goal to find permanent CEO

Rick Shover insists the "interim" title in front of his name is just that. Shover said he is simply the temporary chief executive officer for the Quincy-based YMCA of West Central Illinois while a replacement for the recently departed Brandon Dowdy is fou

Excitement builds for QCT's 'Mamma Mia!'
Quincy News

Excitement builds for QCT's 'Mamma Mia!'

Summer has brought with it high temperatures and hot tickets at Quincy Community Theatre.

Haslem, 103, sees 'beautiful networks' from the air for first time since 1949
Quincy News

Haslem, 103, sees 'beautiful networks' from the air for first time since 1949

QUINCY -- Without question, Jim Haslem will always remember his 103rd birthday. Haslem, a resident at Curtis Creek Independent Retired Living, turned 103 on Tuesday and as part of the celebration was taken on a plane ride Monday evening out of Quincy Regio

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Nine fire departments get state, federal grants

Nine fire departments in West-Central Illinois will get money to buy equipment thanks to grants from the federal government and the state.

Illinois News

American Legion sees quest for land fading

Those wheels of government that tend to grind exceedingly slow have left American Legion Post 37 with virtually no hope of getting a 1-acre parcel of the former Lincoln-Douglas U.S. Army Reserve Training Center near 36th and Broadway.

Illinois News

Quincy sales tax revenues falling

Revenues from Quincy's sales tax and home rule sales tax are down a total of about $110,000 during the past three months, closely matching the city's budget projections.

Quincy News

New Quincy Preserves committee trying to help historic home owners

Quincy Preserves recently released the results of a survey that found that 90 percent of the 255 buildings that have been landmarked by the Quincy Preservation Commission or awarded a plaque by Quincy Preserves are faring well.

Bissell named Herald-Whig Classified Advertising Manager
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Bissell named Herald-Whig Classified Advertising Manager

QUINCY -- Shelly Bissell has been named classified advertising manager of The Herald-Whig. Herald-Whig Publisher Ron Wallace announced the appointment, effective June 26.

Antiques appraiser returning to QPL
Quincy News

Antiques appraiser returning to QPL

Author and antiques expert Mark Moran returns in August to the Quincy Public Library.

Habitat for Humanity, 2x4's for Hope team up in Quincy
Quincy News

Habitat for Humanity, 2x4's for Hope team up in Quincy

The best he can remember, Rich Jones thinks it was about 13 years ago when he first became involved with the local Habitat for Humanity house-building project.