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Past articles by Drew:

Visitors bureau director commends advertising, BET on Q for success

QUINCY — Holly Cain, executive director of the Quincy Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, attributes her organization's success over the last year to the Bring Events to Quincy program and → Read More

Single-engine EAS requests concern aeronautics committee

QUINCY — Although Quincy has received two proposals for essential air service providers willing to replace Cape Air, the switch from double-engine to single-engine aircraft has officials worried. → Read More

2 BET on Q grant requests totaling $18K approved

QUINCY — Two requests for funding from the Bring Events to Quincy, or BET on Q program have been authorized, which will bring the overall budget for the program below → Read More

$1.7M in ARPA-funded infrastructure, COVID-19 recovery approved

QUINCY — About $1.7 million in American Rescue Plan Act federal funding was authorized by the Adams County Board Tuesday for countywide infrastructure projects and the recuperation of county losses → Read More

Council voices fix-or-flatten budget concerns following emergency demolition

QUINCY — The demolition of a derelict property at 649 State raised concerns Monday evening among City Council members over funding for the fix-or-flatten program this fiscal year. → Read More

Water, sewer capital projects estimated at $100M over 10 years

QUINCY — Major capital projects coming out of Quincy's water and sewer funds over the next 10 years are estimated to cost close to $100 million. → Read More

Concerns raised over 2 alternative recycling options for Quincy

QUINCY — Attendees of a public forum on Wednesday regarding alternative recycling options for Quincy had several concerns about changing the city’s current curbside recycling program. → Read More

Two airlines submit offers at Quincy Regional Airport

QUINCY — Two essential air service providers have submitted proposals to offer round trips to Chicago and St. Louis from the Quincy Regional Airport. → Read More

Funding request approved for expert in Williams case

A motion for funds to hire an expert witness in the case of a Quincy man charged in connection with the 2019 death of another Quincy man was approved Wednesday → Read More

State's attorney's office disqualified from prosecuting 2018 murder case

QUINCY — The Adams County state’s attorney’s office can no longer prosecute the case of a Quincy man charged in the 2018 death of an infant. → Read More

Quincy to demolish State Street building gutted in May fire

QUINCY — A $79,500 contract with Blick’s Construction out of Quincy to demolish a building at 649 State, which has experienced two severe structure fires including one in May, was → Read More

Freedom Fest expands family-friendly activities as reputation grows

QUINCY — Craig Corzatt said he went to Quincy’s first official Freedom Fest with his wife, Kristina, last year to support acoustic folk singer Logan Kammerer. → Read More

Adams County shows 30% voter turnout for primary

QUINCY — Adams County saw 12,651 votes cast in Tuesday’s primary election, which accounted for nearly 30% of registered voters, unofficial results show. → Read More

Council authorizes free video program as recruitment tool

QUINCY — The Quincy City Council approved a three-year agreement with CGI Digital to create a Community Showcase Video Program during its Monday meeting. → Read More

Davis: Primary election 'too consequential' for Republicans

QUINCY — U.S. Rodney Davis, R-Taylorville, made an 11th hour appearance in Quincy on Monday as part of a series of stops the 15th Congressional District leading up to Tuesday's → Read More

Trump addresses border crisis, 2020 election among other topics during Adams County rally

MENDON, Ill. — Former President Donald Trump was in Mendon Saturday in support of Congresswoman Mary Miller's bid for the 15th Congressional District seat but also took the podium to → Read More

Miller targets 'establishment RINOs' in final campaign push

QUINCY — Congresswoman Mary Miller, R-Oakland, made one final push to win Illinois' 15th Congressional District primary during a Save America Rally at the Adams County Fairgrounds on Saturday, where → Read More

Miller targets 'establishment RINOs' in final campaign push; Bailey lands Trump endorsement

MENDON, Ill. — U.S. Rep. Mary Miller, R-Oakland, made one final push to win Illinois' 15th Congressional District primary during a Save America rally at the Adams County Fairgrounds on → Read More

Four GOP candidates seek Adams County 6th District seat

QUINCY — The GOP primary race in Adams County's sixth district will be between two incumbents and two other candidates. → Read More

Candidates of 5-way District 7 GOP primary address decisions to run

QUINCY — One of the most crowded primary races in Adams County is a bid for the three open seats in the seventh district, which includes areas south of Quincy → Read More