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Jeff Dorsey
Jeff Dorsey

The Big Dog Almost Ended Up in the Wrong Quincy

An important anniversary of my arrival in Quincy took place 38 years ago today.  The year was 1978 when I got a call out of the blue from a Gary Schmedding of WTAD Radio and KHQA-TV on a warm May day.

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Ben Braun
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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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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Robert Eyler. Illinois State Police photo
Robert Eyler. Illinois State Police photo

Warrant Pending Following Meth Lab Seizure in Quincy

Use of a search warrant late last week in Quincy results in a methamphetamine arrest warrant.

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Youtube
Youtube

Did This Youtube User Unearth Pics From the First-Ever Dogwood Parade?

Well this is interesting.

While scouring the interwebs for information on Quincy’s Dogwood Festival, I may have stumbled upon some never-before-seen images from the Gem City’s inaugural spring celebration in 1970.

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Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce
Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce

Dogwood Parade In Jeopardy as Bad Weather Looms

One of Quincy’s many “First Days of Summer” kicks off on Saturday…hopefully.

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Mark Wilson, Getty Images
Mark Wilson, Getty Images

With No Louisiana Purchase, Hannibal Speaks French and Quincy Speaks English

A monumental event in our nation's history took place 213 years ago today. On April 25, 1803, the United States purchased from France what is known as the Louisiana Territory. More than 800,000 square miles of land that extending from the Mississippi River to the Rocky Mountains. The price was 60 million francs which equates to about $15 million.

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Brennan got a $1 sub. I got a photo of it. :(
Brennan got a $1 sub. I got a photo of it. :(

Quincyans React to Jimmy John’s Sub Snub

Jimmy John's hosted its annual "Customer Appreciation Day" today and participating locations celebrated by selling regular subs for just a buck.

Quincy was not one of the participating locations.

Not surprisingly, Quincy residents were less than thrilled.

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Quincy Jimmy John's
Quincy (Ben Braun)

Sorry, Quincy. No $1 Subs For You!

As you may have heard, Jimmy John's, the Illinois-based sandwich chain, is hosting a “Customer Appreciation Day” today from 11:00 am until 3:00 pm where you—the aforementioned appreciated customer—can get a regular sub for a just a buck at participating locations only.

And Quincy ain’t one of those participating locations.

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katifcam, Thinkstock
katifcam, Thinkstock

Quincy Man Dies Following US 24 Crash

A one vehicle crash on US 24 west of North Fifth in Quincy claims the life of a Quincy man.

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