Quincy News

COVID-19 relief funds still available through United Way

Individuals and businesses suffering financial setbacks related to COVID-19 may still be eligible for relief funding through a partnership between the United Way of Adams County and Adams County Together.

Health

Adams County breaks daily COVID-19 case high for second time in week

Adams County reported a daily record high of new COVID-19 cases for the second time in one week. Thirty new cases of COVID-19 were reported Friday in Adams County, exceeding the previous high of 29 from Monday.

Illinois News

Madigan declines to testify to investigating committee

House Speaker Michael Madigan said Friday that he will not testify before the House Special Investigating Committee that is probing his role in a bribery scheme involving utility giant Commonwealth Edison.

Moore reflects on decision to not run
Elections

Moore reflects on decision to not run

Kyle Moore says he decided not seek re-election about two weeks ago, but until that point he kept the option open.

Early voting kicks off in Illinois
Elections

Early voting kicks off in Illinois

More than 100 people cast their ballots in less than an hour Thursday morning when the Adams County clerk's office opened for the first day of early voting in Illinois.

Illinois News

COVID-19 hospitalizations at highest level since June

Hospitalizations for COVID-19 have jumped sharply, according to the latest data from the Illinois Department of Public Health, while the number of continued unemployment claims in the state increased from the week prior.

State Senate GOP outlines ethics package
Illinois News

State Senate GOP outlines ethics package

Illinois Senate Republicans unveiled a package of ethics proposals Thursday which they say is targeted to stop the type of corruption that has led to the indictment of four legislative Democrats in recent months.

Adams County cases continue to climb, exceed 8% positivity rate
Health

Adams County cases continue to climb, exceed 8% positivity rate

New cases of COVID-19 exceed 20 for the fourth time in seven days in Adams County, and the county's seven-day positivity rate exceeded 8% -- a marker the state has used to issue interventions in two regions of the state.

Moonlight Ride for Hunger set for Saturday
Quincy News

Moonlight Ride for Hunger set for Saturday

The annual Moonlight Ride for Hunger is set for Saturday evening, an event that benefits the Horizons Soup Kitchen and Food Pantry.

VonderHaar says farewell to Adams County Sheriff's Department
Police & Courts

VonderHaar says farewell to Adams County Sheriff's Department

Adams County Sheriff Brian VonderHaar admits that he feels a little nervous as he closes out his career.

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