Illinois

There’s No Better Time Than Now to Raise the Gas Tax
If you have lived any length of time in the Land of Lincoln you are well aware of how bad the financial situation is for the State of Illinois. The state is way behind in its payments and its infrastructure is deteriorating.  So how do you correct this problem?
Check Out These Smoking Costs Before You Light Up
Aside from the obvious heath reasons, smoking is not a good habit to start. The health issues are well documented. The financial costs of smoking have been well documented too. The economic costs of smoking total more than $320 billion a year and are rising.
Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
Jim Mentesti, retired president of the Great River Economic Development Foundation; Ray Shortridge, founder of Shortridge Construction Company; and the late Robert Tracy, founder of Dot Foods, will be inducted into the Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce's Annual Meeting and Business Hall of Fame.
Illinois Drivers Need to Check their License Stickers!
If you are an Illinois driver, when is the last time you checked your license plate sticker? Is it outdated? There is more of a likelihood that it is than in years past thanks to the budget crises in the State of Illinois. No longer are Illinois driver's getting sticker renewal notices by mail …
You Might be From Quincy If…
Quincy hosts a population of over 40,000. While it's not as big as Chicago or New York, Quincy has its own unique culture. See if any of these characteristics or habits fit you if you happen to be from the Gem City.
Nearly 30 Local Students to Perform in ‘Shrek the Musical’
Quincy Community Theatre is bringing everyone's favorite ogre to their stage in February, and several local students from around the Quincy area will bring Shrek the Musical to life. Over 75 young performers auditioned for Shrek, and 28 have been cast for the musical, on stage Februar…

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