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Salvation Army plans block party Aug. 15

The Salvation Army Family Services and Shelter will host a block party from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15. The party will be on Fifth Street and Broadway between the Salvation Army Family Store and Family Services.

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Final Summer on 6th set for Thursday

School supplies will be collected as part of the final Summer on 6th block party of the season. Summer on 6th runs from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15, on Sixth Street between Hampshire and Maine.

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Applications open for QPD Citizen Police Academy

The Quincy Police Department is taking applications for the fall 2019 Citizen Police Academy class. This class, which is 10 weeks in length, starts Wednesday, Sept. 4.

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Fire department plans annual golf outing

The Payson-Fall Creek Fire Department will host its 16th annual golf outing Aug. 31 at Norwoods Golf Course in Hannibal, Mo.

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Quincy police issue reminder about Social Security telephone scam

The Quincy Police Department is reminding the public about a telephone scam that continues to take place in the Quincy area. The scam is not new, but "we are still receiving calls on it," the QPD said in a press release.

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Quinsippi Stamp Club to meet Aug. 7

The Quinsippi Stamp Club will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 7, at Good Samaritan Home, 2130 Harrison.

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JWCC Truck Driver Training program to host information session

An information session about the Truck Driver Training Program at John Wood Community College will be held at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 5, at the Workforce Development Center, 4220 Koch's Lane.


Eastbound ramp onto I-172 to close Monday for resurfacing

The ramp from eastbound Interstate 72 to northbound Interstate 172 will close Monday, July 22.


Camp College to offer students introduction to JWCC, QU

John Wood Community College and Quincy University are partnering to provide high school students the chance to explore the higher education opportunities available in the area.

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Homeward Bound Waggin to host Dog Days at Quincy Mall

Homeward Bound Waggin will host its sixth annual Homeward Bound Dog Days from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 20, at the Quincy Mall.