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Ben Braun

Thyme Square to Move To Former Talayna’s Location

After seven years at the corner of Fifth and Hampshire, area favorite Thyme Square is moving to a (much-needed) larger space up the street...

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New Illinois Drivers Licenses to Roll Out This Summer

Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced today that new Illinois drivers licenses will be rolling out this summer. This brings the state issued licenses and State ID cards into compliance with US Department of Homeland Security standards originally adopted over a decade ago...

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The Votes Are In! Here’s the Fast Food Restaurant Quincy Wants Next

Last week, we asked our listeners/readers/Facebookers what fast food chain should come to Quincy next. I don’t know why we did that. I guess I was really hungry at the time...

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Photo by: Jeff Dorsey
Photo by: Jeff Dorsey

Clairice Hetzler to Retire from Advocacy Network for Children

Quincy, IL – Clairice Hetzler, Executive Director of Advocacy Network for Children, made the announcement that she will retire from her position with the agency. 

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Q.U. Baseball Hawks to Host Region Tournament

The 2016 NCAA Division II Midwest Region Baseball Tournament will be played in Quincy beginning this Thursday at Q.U Stadium. Despite being eliminated at the Great Lakes Valley Conference (GLVC) post- season tournament, the Quincy University Hawks received the top seed in the region and will play Alderson-Broaddus at 1:30 Thursday afternoon...

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John Tripp, Jeff Dorsey
John Tripp, Jeff Dorsey

Seven Years Ago Today We All Lost a Friend….R.I.P. John Tripp

They say with time things become easier to handle but I am not so sure. I have never handled the loss of my best friend John Tripp seven years ago today very well. You would think after seven years that it would be easier to accept, but its not.  He was 58 when I got the call of his passing from a heart attack. It was a call that numbed my body from head to toe. I was driving to Kansas City and don't remember much after that.

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Ben Braun
Ben Braun

13 Odd Finds at Quincy’s Goodwill Store

The new Goodwill store in Quincy opened today (yay!), so I decided to take a stroll through the crowded aisles and see what hand-me-down treasures I could find...

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Jack Mackenzie Receives Exchange Club’s Golden Deeds Award

Every year the Quincy Exchange Club presents the Golden Deeds Award to a dedicated volunteer who gives endless hours of their time and talents toward making our community a better place to live. That award was presented today to Jack Mackenzie at a noon Golden Deeds Banquet held at the Elks Lodge in Quincy.

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Deena West Budd

Spirits of Stonecroft Manor in Hannibal at Peace

I had the pleasure of getting to know Ms. Carolyn Williams at Stonecroft Manor in Hannibal a few years before her death in 2010. She was a delightful lady, and shared many of her life stories with me including the paranormal activity she and her mother experienced during the time they were renovating Stonecroft...

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Ben Braun
Ben Braun

Five Below Announces Opening Date

The bargain retailer Five Below has announced the grand opening for its newest store in Quincy's Prairie Crossing Shopping Center.

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