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Workshops target small business owners, job seekers

Two upcoming workshops in Pittsfield will help aspiring and current small business owners and those seeking to find work.

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Trees for Tomorrow to plant trees at Illinois Veterans Home
Quincy News

Trees for Tomorrow to plant trees at Illinois Veterans Home

Inspired by iconic images of the blooming cherry and crabapple trees along the National Mall in Washington, D.C., a local tree advocacy group is hoping a tree planting ceremony on Monday afternoon at the Illinois Veterans Home will serve as a starting point for its effort to replicate the colorful scene.

Parade honors area veterans
Quincy News

Parade honors area veterans

Scott Thoele laughed at the mild temperatures Saturday as he thought of the 2018 Quincy Area Veterans Day Parade. "It was worse last year," Thole said. "It was really cold last year. This is not terrible."

Holidazzle Winter Market expected to draw large crowds to Quincy Mall for multi-day shopping event
Quincy News

Holidazzle Winter Market expected to draw large crowds to Quincy Mall for multi-day shopping event

Joyce Little drove from Danville, Ill., to be a vendor in this year's edition of the Quincy Christmas Pickers Market, which has been themed by organizers as "Holidazzle Winter Market." Little, who sells gourmet food mixes as well as home decor,

State seeking disaster relief from federal government
Illinois News

State seeking disaster relief from federal government

Illinois officials learned on Friday that the Federal Emergency Management Agency, or FEMA, had denied the state's appeal for federal assistance to help residents in 22 counties recover from 2019's severe storms and historic flooding along the Mississippi

Ameren showcases its emergency operations, response at open house
Quincy News

Ameren showcases its emergency operations, response at open house

A mobile substation was parked at the Ameren Illinois substation at North 22nd and Spruce right before the July 13, 2015, windstorm that knocked out power for the majority of the city of Quincy.

Second Hannibal man arrested in September motorcycle theft
Police & Courts

Second Hannibal man arrested in September motorcycle theft

A second Hannibal man has been arrested in the Sept. 24 theft of a Suzuki motorcycle from a Detroit home. Pike County Sheriff David E. Greenwood said in a release that David L. Meyers, 20, was arrested Oct. 28.

Police & Courts

Woman in fatal trailer fire identified

The woman who died in a Nov. 2 fire in the Timber Ridge Trailer Park has been identified. Adams County Coroner John Myers said Sharon Coppinger was pronounced dead at the scene.

Illinois News

Liberty Fire Department receives $120,000 loan for fire truck purchase

The Liberty Fire Protection District has received a $120,000 loan from the Illinois Fire Truck Revolving Loan Program.

Public asked for help identifying man in Barry robbery
Police & Courts

Public asked for help identifying man in Barry robbery

The Pike County Sheriff's Department is asking for the public's help in identifying a man that is wanted for questioning related to a reported armed robbery in Barry.

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