Residents receptive to food, beverage tax
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Residents receptive to food, beverage tax

As Quincy's elected leaders consider moving forward with plans to propose a 2% food and beverage tax, residents are already speaking out about the proposal that is expected to generate $1.5 million for the city per year for its pension programs.

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Police & Courts

Three teens injured in crash northwest of Hannibal

Two teens from Hannibal and one from Palmyra were injured in a Wednesday afternoon crash northwest of Hannibal.

Temple B'nai Sholom opens time capsule to mark sesquicentennial
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Temple B'nai Sholom opens time capsule to mark sesquicentennial

Bob Winters remembers the large crowd that gathered in 1970 for the cornerstone opening and ceremony at Temple B'Nai Sholom. That event helped celebrate the temple's centennial and the items placed in the cornerstone by temple members in 1869.

Education

JWCC tuition remains same for third consecutive year

John Wood Community College's tuition rate will remain the same for a third consecutive school year.

Quincy woman pleads guilty to reduced charge in cannabis trafficking case
Police & Courts

Quincy woman pleads guilty to reduced charge in cannabis trafficking case

A Quincy woman who was one of four people arrested last year in trafficking cannabis into the city faces up to six years in the Illinois Department of Corrections after pleading guilty to a reduced charge.

Education

Committee recommends approval of donated athletic facility

Plans for a new $1.38 million donated athletic facility at Flinn Stadium are taking another step forward. The Quincy Public Schools Building Committee on Tuesday recommended the School Board approve the donation of the facility which ...

More than 80 vehicles expected for Palmyra's annual Truck Rally
Education

More than 80 vehicles expected for Palmyra's annual Truck Rally

Motorized vehicles of all shapes and sizes will be the main attraction at the 29th annual Truck Rally from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 30, at the Palmyra High School parking lot.

United Way is year-round commitment
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United Way is year-round commitment

Amanda Goings enjoys helping bring resources together to assist those in need. "There are some emotional experiences when you get to see how the funds are used," said Goings, director of administration for the United Way of Adams County.

Hancock County Drug Court celebrates first graduation
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Hancock County Drug Court celebrates first graduation

Jordan Ragain didn't have a key piece of advice for those in the Hancock County Drug Court program. His success as the first graduate of the program came from his desire.

Committee recommends boosting QPS lunch prices
Education

Committee recommends boosting QPS lunch prices

Quincy school lunch prices could be heading up for the 2019-20 year.
The Finance Committee on Wednesday morning recommended the School Board boost lunch prices by 10 cents for students and 50 cents for adults.