Oakley-Lindsay Center director to retire
Quincy News

Oakley-Lindsay Center director to retire

The search for a new director of the Oakley-Lindsay Center will soon be underway following the announcement that Rob Ebbing was retiring from the position after 13 years.

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Education

JWCC to start esports program in fall

The esports era has officially arrived at John Wood Community College. The school's board of trustees unanimously approved the National Junior College Athletic Association-sponsored program to JWCC's athletic lineup.

Case continued for Quincy man charged in May death
Police & Courts

Case continued for Quincy man charged in May death

The case of the Quincy man charged in the 2019 strangulation death of another Quincy man has been continued.

Quincy man charged in December shooting death hires new attorney
Police & Courts

Quincy man charged in December shooting death hires new attorney

The Quincy man charged in the December 2019 death of another Quincy man has a new attorney. Court records show that Dennis Woodworth entered his appearance for Christopher T. Huckstep Tuesday.

New Tecnam aircraft to be in Quincy on March 25
Transportation

New Tecnam aircraft to be in Quincy on March 25

Passengers on the 7 a.m. flight on March 26, departing from Quincy Regional Airport for Chicago's O'Hare International Airport will be the first local passengers to fly aboard the Tecnam P2012 Traveller.

Quincy Public Library program details origin of stories behind many spirituals
Quincy News

Quincy Public Library program details origin of stories behind many spirituals

From a stereo in the corner of the room came the soulful sounds of two singers performing spirituals such as "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot," as people arrived Tuesday evening to hear professional storyteller Mett Morris' program at the Quincy Public Library.

QPS hiring bus drivers
Education

QPS hiring bus drivers

The shortage of bus drivers for Quincy Public Schools is as bad as Shane Barnes has ever seen in his 15 years with the district.

Calendar anomaly complicates city budget
Local Government

Calendar anomaly complicates city budget

The city's fiscal year's budget will be presented in the coming weeks, and Mayor Kyle Moore and City Comptroller Sheri Ray hope to prevent any confusion over what — on paper — appears to be a 4% salary increase for city personnel.

Lincoln, Douglas visit namesake school
Education

Lincoln, Douglas visit namesake school

Abraham Lincoln issued a challenge, and a promise, Tuesday to students at Lincoln-Douglas Elementary School.
"You are the next best hope of democracy," said George Buss, who portrayed the nation's 16th president.

Local Briefs

Brotherhood Banquet guest speaker started faith journey in Quincy

The Rev. James C. Bailey will be the guest speaker for the Bethel A.M.E. Church Brotherhood Banquet at 2 p.m. Feb. 22 at the Quincy Senior and Family Resource Center, 639 York.

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