Quincy Public Library furloughs staff because of extended stay-at-home order

The Quincy Public Library has furloughed its staff and ceased operations though some digital services will remain available.

Adams County Together team to assist individuals, businesses navigate programs
Quincy News

Adams County Together team to assist individuals, businesses navigate programs

Multiple regional organizations are teaming up to provide guidance navigating federal, state and local assistance programs during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Local Government

Park Board pauses maintenance building project during pandemic

The uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic and how it could affect Quincy Park District finances led to the rejection of bids for the construction of a new maintenance facility in All America Park.

Education

QPS launches computer loan program for families

Quincy Public Schools will launch a computer loan program for families in need in conjunction with the second phase of its remote learning plan.

Local Government

Quincy's small business relief program issues first microloans

Officials with the city of Quincy are reporting that 20 local businesses have applied for the Quincy Small Business Loan Fund so far, less than two weeks since the fund was approved by the City council.

Illinois News

Illinois again sees largest single-day increase in COVID-19 deaths with 82

In Adams County, eight new confirmed cases were announced, bringing the total in the county to 19. Three of those people are hospitalized.

Quincy woman launches campaign for Illinois House
Illinois News

Quincy woman launches campaign for Illinois House

A Quincy native and Navy veteran has launched her campaign for the Illinois House in the 94th District. Democrat Angel Smith is challenging state Rep. Randy Frese, R-Paloma, in the Nov. 3 general election.

Health

Blessing restricts hospital visitors in most cases

Blessing Hospital announced that effective Thursday it will not allow face-to-face visits and instead replace them with electronic visits in an effort to help reduce the spread of COVID-19.

Hannibal man arrested in stabbing
Police & Courts

Hannibal man arrested in stabbing

A Hannibal man was arrested in an early Wednesday morning stabbing.

Police & Courts

Louisiana, Mo., woman injured in U.S. 54 crash

A Tuesday afternoon crash on U.S. 54 injured a Louisiana woman.

Police & Courts

Monroe City man seriously injured in U.S. 36 crash

A Monroe City man was seriously injured in a Tuesday afternoon crash on U.S. 36.