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Spring enrollment rises at John Wood Community College

John Wood Community College's spring enrollment has increased 1.3 percent from 2018.

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Quincy News

OLC agrees to host sandbag headquarters if needed

Sandbagging efforts to fight flooding will once more be headquartered at Quincy's Oakley-Lindsay Center south parking lot if floodwaters rise this year. Members of the Civic Center Authority voted to grant permission for sandbagging on Wednesday.

Former Quincy man pleads not guilty to sex assault charges
Police & Courts

Former Quincy man pleads not guilty to sex assault charges

A former Quincy man serving a 25-year sentence in the Illinois Department of Corrections pleaded not guilty to two counts of predatory criminal sexual assault of a child charges Wednesday in Adams County Circuit County.

Sentencing set for Quincy man who pleaded guilty in 2018 shooting
Police & Courts

Sentencing set for Quincy man who pleaded guilty in 2018 shooting

A Quincy man who pleaded guilty last summer to one count of attempted discharge of a firearm in a 2018 shooting at a Quincy apartment complex will be sentenced May 10.

Case continued for Quincy man charged in infant's death
Police & Courts

Case continued for Quincy man charged in infant's death

The case of a Quincy man charged in the death of an infant has been continued four weeks as a pathologist continues to review reports.

Quincy News

Lincoln program to be held in Quincy on March 29

Looking for Lincoln will host Lincoln impersonator George Buss and Illinois folk musician and folklorist Chris Vallillo in the premiere of their new show, "Lincoln The Great Communicator," later this month in Quincy.

Education

March 31 application deadline for Illinois Agri-Women scholarships

The application deadline is March 31 for four scholarships offered by Illinois Agri-Women for women studying agriculture.

Education

Fundraising to start within "six to 12 months" for new building at Orr Center

PERRY, Ill. -- Fundraising could begin within the next year for a new multipurpose building at the Orr Center.
"We are going to start reaching out and getting a committee together," Orr Corp. President Matt Bradshaw said. "We have made a few soft calls wit

Aldermen mixed on recycling program proposal
Quincy News

Aldermen mixed on recycling program proposal

The decision by Quincy Recycle to discontinue in-person drop-offs at its facility "threw a curveball" into the Quincy City Council's debate over what to do with the city's recycling program, according to various Quincy City Council members.

Illinois News

I-72 reconstruction project starting west of Barry

Highway reconstruction that is expected to take more than five months began west of Barry on Monday. The Illinois Department of Transportation said that Interstate 72 will be widened, resurfaced and expansion joints will be replaced.

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