Quincy News

Plan Commission endorses plan for video gaming site

Plans for a video gaming site at 1515 S. 12th took a step forward Tuesday night when the Quincy Plan Commission endorsed the proposal.

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Tuition hike, job cuts coming to JWCC to help balance budget
Education

Tuition hike, job cuts coming to JWCC to help balance budget

Tuition increases and job cuts, as well as a new winter accelerated term, are being included as a ways to help balance next fiscal year's budget at John Wood Community College brought on by the continued state budget impasse.

Moore outspends VanCamp 3 to 1 in election
Elections

Moore outspends VanCamp 3 to 1 in election

Kyle Moore outspent challenger Jeff VanCamp by a margin or more than three to one to earn a second term as Quincy mayor according to campaign disclosure reports.

Quincy News

Quincy City Council approves $34.4 spending plan

Aldermen voted 10-1 on Monday to approve a $33.4 million city budget that will take effect May 1. The spending plan calls for $32.7 million in general fund revenues, with an additional $700,000 in pension contributions in the current budget but payable un

Local Government

Council to consider Quincy budget

Monday could be a relatively quiet meeting for the Quincy City Council as aldermen are set to approve the city's annual budget. This is quite different than the last two years where discussions were focused along public safety spending.

The great gamble: Now in its fifth year, video gaming still has supporters, opponents
Quincy News

The great gamble: Now in its fifth year, video gaming still has supporters, opponents

The two video gaming machines in a corner of the White Horse Tavern see a steady stream of activity. It's common to see at least one person playing on a machine in the bar at 1639 Locust where one can find substantial Green Bay Packers memorabilia on the

Local Government

Palmyra to hold public meeting May 3 on stormwater issue

The Palmyra City Council will hold a public meeting from 6 to 8 p.m. May 3 to let residents ask questions about a tentative plan to address the city's stormwater drainage problems.

Civic Center Authority reviews first year of tourism grant spending
Local Government

Civic Center Authority reviews first year of tourism grant spending

The Oakley-Lindsay Center has contributed more than $17,000 to assist events in Quincy through tourism grants in the last year, the first year of the program.

Local Government

Canton Board of Aldermen swear in winners from April 4 elections

The board Monday night certified the results of the April 4 municipal elections and swore in all four winners: Mayor Jarrod Phillips and three unopposed board members.

Police department unveils emotional anti-heroin use video
Local Government

Police department unveils emotional anti-heroin use video

Hannibal Police Chief Lyndell Davis publicly unveiled the department's latest anti-heroin video at Tuesday's City Council meeting. The video details the moments when families found their loved ones dead from heroin overdoses.