New attorneys sought for those charged in attempted jail escape
Police & Courts

New attorneys sought for those charged in attempted jail escape

All five men charged with attempting to break out of the Adams County Jail earlier this month will receive new attorneys.

New schools 'down to the wire'
Education

New schools 'down to the wire'

Quincy Public Schools Construction Representative Dave Wombles ticks off a list of items still to be finished at Sarah Atwater Denman Elementary School.

Police & Courts

Reward offered for information on QHS vandalism

A $500 reward is being offered by Quincy Regional Crime Stoppers for information that leads to an arrest for recent vandalism at Quincy High School.

Police & Courts

Crews respond to fire at Titan International facility

Firefighters remained on the scene for more than two hours after a fire Tuesday at Titan International's Quincy manufacturing facility.

Quincy News

Dressbarn to close all stores including Quincy Mall location

Dressbarn, the women's clothing chain founded in the 1960s as a place where women in need of career-wear "could find fashion at a value," is closing all of its stores, including its location at the Quincy Mall.

Committee recommends approval of QPS amended budget
Education

Committee recommends approval of QPS amended budget

QUINCY -- Quincy Public Schools will take in more, and spend more, in nearly all funds under an amended budget for the 2018-19 fiscal year.

Sullivan Car Auction makes Quincy debut
Quincy News

Sullivan Car Auction makes Quincy debut

Bidders and participants in the 13th Annual Sullivan Auctioneers' Collector Car Auction traveled from near and far to be a part of the day-long car auction, which featured more than 450 classic and vintage automobiles.

Frederick Ball housing development to feature new construction, renovated units
Quincy News

Frederick Ball housing development to feature new construction, renovated units

Work could begin by mid-2020 on a mixed housing development featuring new construction and renovated units at the Quincy Housing Authority's Frederick Ball site.

Quincy News

Broadway strip mall gets approval after months of debate

After months of debate, 2032 and 2034 Broadway will be rezoned to allow for a developer to build a two-store strip mall on the previously zoned residential properties.

Quincy man sentenced to prison in children's fire deaths
Police & Courts

Quincy man sentenced to prison in children's fire deaths

William G. Brewer was sentenced to five years in the Illinois Department of Corrections in connection with the deaths of two children in an October 2018 house fire on Quincy's northwest side.

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