Local Briefs

Quincy Housing Authority opening Section 8 wait list this month

Posted: Nov. 9, 2019 12:01 am

QUINCY -- The Quincy Housing Authority will open its Section 8 waiting list at 9 a.m. Nov. 20.

Section 8 vouchers allow qualified individuals to rent housing in the private market. Rents are based on income. An application is required and can be picked up at the housing authority's office, 540 Harrison. Applications can be picked up at 9 a.m. Nov. 20. For more information, call 217-222-0720.

Hannibal News

Hannibal's Folklife Festival canceled

The Hannibal Arts Council announced Sunday that it has canceled this year's Folklife Festival. The council said that its board of directors made the decision to cancel after monitoring and discussing current conditions.

Quincy News

School sculptures to be featured on upcoming 'Illinois Stories' episode

The installation of sculptures in the Celebration of Education Sculpture Series will be featured on an upcoming episode of the "Illinois Stories" TV show.

Police & Courts

QPD revamps response because of rise in COVID-19 cases

The Quincy Police Department said it is adjusting its response to calls for service as COVID-19 cases increase.