Mays proud of advancements in agency he led
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Mays proud of advancements in agency he led

Jeff Mays, who has spent the last four years as director of the Illinois Department of Employment Security, got a visit from Gov. Bruce Rauner on Tuesday. "He came by simply to say thank you."

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Garbage, other collections up for review Monday

Months of give and take on garbage, recycling and yard waste costs will come up for discussion when ordinances get a first reading at Monday's Quincy City Council meeting.

Quincy School Music Center prepares to close
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Quincy School Music Center prepares to close

A fixture in downtown Quincy for nearly 60 years, the Quincy School Music Center will shut its doors for good.

Police & Courts

Quincy man facing multiple felonies sentenced to 15 years in prison

A Quincy man with six pending felony cases from 2018 has been sentenced to 15 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections after entering a guilty plea to multiple charges Friday in Adams County Circuit Court.

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Snow halts bus service, snow route warning

Fixed route buses will not operate in Quincy on Saturday, and drivers have been asked to avoid parking vehicles along emergency routes because of the snow.

Area districts having trouble finding enough school bus drivers
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Area districts having trouble finding enough school bus drivers

School districts on both sides of the Mississippi River are having difficulty finding enough qualified people to work as bus drivers.

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Hospitals put pricing online, offer staff to help calculate costs of procedures

Patrick Gerveler, chief financial officer for Blessing Corporate Services, said price transparency is a good resource for people with health care needs. He also said it may prove confusing for some consumers.

Shopko future uncertain, bankruptcy filing expected Tuesday
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Shopko future uncertain, bankruptcy filing expected Tuesday

The long-term future of the Shopko store in Quincy is unclear after reports this week by numerous media outlets that the Wisconsin-based retailer is expected to file for bankruptcy Tuesday.

Weather

Area bracing for winter storm

Ready for some snow? Forecasts call for anywhere from 5 to 9 inches to blanket the Quincy area from Friday afternoon through Saturday.

Bailey's Coffee House and Fudge Shop 'was a good opportunity' for Grawes
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Bailey's Coffee House and Fudge Shop 'was a good opportunity' for Grawes

Amy Grawe is finding most days to be some sort of a combination of "busy and excited." Amy and her husband, John, became owners of Bailey's Coffee House and Fudge Shop on Jan. 1.

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