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Photo Courtesy of Melissa Shriver-Hackamack

Emma Hildebrand 2nd Runner-up at State County Queen Pageant

 

The 2016 Miss Adams County Queen, Emma Hildebrand, was named Second Runner-up at the Illinois County Fair Queen Pageant held in Springfield, Illinois Sunday night. Hildebrand competed against 71 other county fair queens for the state title from Friday through last night.

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Q.P.D. Looking to Hire New Officers

The Quincy Police Department is actively recruiting new officers for future employment. Applications are available starting today at Quincy City Hall

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Historical Society to Start a New Book Club

The Historical Society of Quincy & Adams County is starting a new book club.  The club will meet in the historic Governor John Wood Mansion on the first Thursday of every month. 

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Kurt Parsons

Ever Wonder Why Quincy Is Known as the “Gem City?”

There's the Quincy Gems, Gem City College, Gem City Pizza, did you ever wonder why and how Quincy became known as the "Gem City?" It's not what you think.

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Mandy Campbell (via Facebook)

Hannibal Mother Posts Viral Video In Search of Second Job

A Hannibal single mother of two girls is taking to social media in search of a second job to support her family.

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Kevin C. Cox, Getty Images

New Home for Adams County Ambulances is Not Good Enough

Please allow me to be a little repetitive with my remarks this week, but I feel I must do so. Months ago I discussed my feelings on where the Adams County Ambulances in Quincy should be housed and my thought process has not changed at all.

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Turn your Blue Monday around, see how.

Happy Monday, or is it?

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Gennadiy Poznyakov

At What Age?

With the impending strike next week, it has left several Quincy Public School parents scrambling to find child care for their children. So what is the legal age you can leave a child at home alone in Illinois?

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McKenzie Brown, Quippi

Could Blue Devil Basketball End a Potential Teacher Strike?

With a potential teacher strike looming for the Quincy School District, plans are being formulated on both sides of issue. Picket line schedules will need to be worked out for the teachers, the school district will need to be working on post strike plans for lost days from a strike and working parents will be needing to find someone to watch their kids...

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Why is there not a music festival in Quincy/Hannibal?

With the announcement of some of the acts that are coming to Burlington Steamboat Days, have you ever wondered why Quincy doesn’t have a music festival?

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