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Today's Features

  • Lilly and Aubrey Rogers, along with the late Dora Bradwell, are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their children, Lillie Butler and Jerome Bradwell.

    The bride-elect is a graduate of James A. Shanks and is a preschool teacher.

    The groom-elect is also a Shanks graduate and is employed as a forklift operator.

    The wedding is planned for March 19.

    After a honeymoon in Detroit, Mich., the couple will make their home in Quincy.

  • • New Beginnings Assembly of God in Havana is hosting “Living an Extraordinary Life,” to help attendees answer the question, “Can my life get any better?” The programs are being held on Sunday morningsat 10:30 a.m.. For more information, call 364-5137.

    • Take it to the Streets Ministry Inc. hosts a community Bible study at Carter-Parramore Academy the first and third Monday each month at 7 p.m. Refreshments are served.

  • A film giving potent information about the impact of biomass facilities on health and the environment will be shown at Gretna Elementary School March 13 at 2 p.m. The public is invited.

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    A School Choice Town Hall meeting will be held March 23 at 6 p.m. at Carter-Parramore Academy to discuss parent choice and supplemental education services in Gadsden County.

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  • Mary McLeod Bethune, a woman who received international recognition for her contributions as a educator, politician and civil rights leader, was much more than that, according to her grandson Albert McLeod Bethune Jr., a Quincy resident.

    "I would refer to her as a social entrepreneur. She was an extraordinary woman who was driven by her intellect and business savvy," said Bethune, who grew with his grandmother in Daytona Beach.

  • Onner and Sharon Holloway, along with Catherine Sailor and James Pendleton, are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their children, Juiderra Bryant and Travis Sailor.

    The wedding will be held March 6 in Havana, with a reception following.

    After a honeymoon in the Bahamas, the couple will make their home in Tallahassee.

  • Mike and Debbie Waters of Quincy, along with Terry and Gloria Tillman of Jacksonville, are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their children, Staci Michelle Waters and Jeffery Wayne Tillman.

    The bride-elect is a 2006 graduate of North Florida Christian School. She will graduate in August 2010 from FAU in Delray Beach, with a bachelor's degree in social sciences and a minor in sociology.

  • “Mr. Willis, aren’t you going to ask us what we did on our weekend?” one of my dejected seventh graders asked me.

    “I’m sorry, Michelle, why don’t you share with the class what you did over the weekend?” I replied, with a slight smile on my face.  After all, I couldn’t smile too enthusiastically.  If I did they might realize that I was about to have as much fun as they were.

  • • New Beginnings Assembly of God in Havana is hosting “Living an Extraordinary Life,” to help attendees answer the question, “Can my life get any better?” The programs are being held on Sunday mornings at 10:30 a.m. For more information, call 364-5137.

    • Take it to the Streets Ministry Inc. hosts a community Bible study at Carter-Parramore Academy the first and third Monday each month at 7 p.m. Refreshments are served.

  • I hope that you are having a relatively stress-free week readers.  I certainly hope so; you  deserve it with the trying times we are living in.

    I’m afraid I might be like many of you and certainly have been having my share of anxious moments.  But, then, most all of us have lived long enough to have learned that life was not meant to be lived as a carefree one.

    If you watch or read the news often enough you have probably found it to be a rather depressing experience with little or no good news thrown into the mix.

  • • New Beginnings Assembly of God in Havana is hosting “Living an Extraordinary Life,” to help attendees answer the question, “Can my life get any better?” The programs are being held on Sunday morningsat 10:30 a.m.. For more information, call 364-5137.

    • Take it to the Streets Ministry Inc. hosts a community Bible study at Carter-Parramore Academy the first and third Monday each month at 7 p.m. Refreshments are served.