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.

Quincy man arrested in property damage case waives preliminary hearing
Police & Courts

Quincy man arrested in property damage case waives preliminary hearing

An 18-year-old Quincy man charged in connection with numerous reports of criminal damage to property waives his preliminary hearing Wednesday in Adams County Circuit Court. Conner M. Neisen faces one count of criminal damage to property.

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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.

Country music star to headline Western Illinois Fair
Illinois News

Country music star to headline Western Illinois Fair

The Western Illinois Fair will have a musical act for the first time in almost three decades. Country music star Joe Diffie will headline the fair's grandstand entertainment Friday, June 23.

Planning ahead key ingredient for Basco cook
Food

Planning ahead key ingredient for Basco cook

Jane Althide says planning ahead is a key ingredient in her cooking. "You have to know what you're going to cook for the next week," the rural Basco woman said.

Police & Courts

Suspicious man reported near Adams School in Quincy

A suspicious man was spotted Tuesday morning near Adams School allegedly trying to talk with children, police said.

Payson woman arrested for deceptive practice, possession of meth
Police & Courts

Payson woman arrested for deceptive practice, possession of meth

A Payson woman was taken into custody Monday on an outstanding Brown County warrant for 32 counts of deceptive practice.

Camp Point restaurant closes abruptly
Illinois News

Camp Point restaurant closes abruptly

Camp Point's only family-style restaurant closed its doors for good Monday. Bailey House has faced problems since it opened in August 2012. Two months after its grand opening, the interior of the business was gutted by a fire, which took about 10 months to repair.

Illinois News

Repairs will continue on White Bridge in Pike County

The Pike County Board will continue to correct some work undertaken on White Bridge by the Valley City Drainage District.

Illinois lieutenant governor touts telemedicine at SIU center in Quincy
Health

Illinois lieutenant governor touts telemedicine at SIU center in Quincy

Dr. Robert Abrams, associate professor and division chief for maternal-fetal medicine at the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, highlighted the benefits of Telehealth by telephone Monday during Lt. Gov. Evelyn Sanguinetti's tour of SIU Center for Family Medicine Quincy.

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

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