Local Briefs

No trash pickup on Good Friday, April 10

Quincy Transit Lines will continue to operate its regular schedule on Friday, April 10, but other city departments, including Central Services, will be closed for Easter weekend.

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Two Quincy road closures announced for construction

The city of Quincy has announced street closures for roadwork.

Business

Survey seeks information about coronavirus effects on businesses

The Great River Economic Development Foundation, Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce and the District are partnering to conduct a survey of the effects of the coronavirus on local businesses.

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'Everybody Wins' raffle canceled until 2021, officials urge support of local Catholic schools

Quincy Notre Dame officials have canceled what would have been the 10th anniversary celebration of the "Everybody Wins" mega raffle fundraiser, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Health

Individuals, organizations rally to support local Coronavirus response

Blessing Health System officials say individuals and organizations have been asking to volunteer to make cover masks to assist local medical professionals.

News

Republic Services makes changes for residential, commercial trash services

Republic Services of Quincy has announced changes to residential and commercial trash services and the Backridge Landfill.

Health

Scotland County facilities set up virtual visits

Scotland County Hospital, Memphis Medical Services and Lancaster Medical Services have suspended all in-person, non-essential visits to the hospital and clinics.

Quincy News

QU POLIS canceled for rest of spring semester

Quincy University POLIS announced Monday that is has canceled its courses for the remainder of the spring 2020 semester in response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Quincy News

Quincy firefighters to offer live bedtime stories on web

The Quincy Fire Department announced Friday that starting at 7:30 p.m. each night a member of the department will read a bedtime story for children in the community. The story will be broadcast via Facebook Live on the department's Facebook page.

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Ladies of Charity adjusts services

The Ladies of Charity Center at South Fourth and State has closed the clothing and household items portion of its operation until further notice.