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Today's Features

  • First Presbyterian Church of Quincy is organizing a community-wide traditional Thanksgiving meal to be served at Christ Town Ministries. They  are planning to serve 250 to 300 people between 11:30 and 2:30 on Thanksgiving Day.

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    The Fairlanes are auditioning for oldies “doo-wop” singers Monday through Friday. Call Rich for infrmation at 627-4586.

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  • The Gadsden County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the grand opening of the new El Potrillo restaurant located at 1951 West Jefferson St. in Quincy (just before Chevrolet Buick of Quincy on Highway 90).

    The chamber and El Potrillo will host a ribbon cutting ceremony Nov. 20 at 4 p.m.  Area residents and businesses are invited to attend the celebration and get a head start on enjoying their weekend. A local band, Mariachi Jaliscience, will be on hand to play favorites such as “Cielito Lindo” and “La Bamba.”

  • I have been having visions of a turkey running around a track for the past 2 weeks. I can’t help myself; the annual Turkey Trot is about to be run this year in Tallahassee. I have also been wondering if any of my readers will be running in this wonderful annual event.

    I’m well aware that most of you probably are not runners. Indeed, there are some of you who could not run if you wanted to because of a disability or advanced age or you simply are not into running. That is fine.

  • “Artfully Aging: Lifelong Learning through the Arts” is an exhibition currently open at the Gallery for Innovation & the Arts in Tallahassee. The exhibition features works from Quincy artist William H. McKeown.

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  • In 1943, fresh out of New Orleans, Clarence Morgan joined the Navy. He wanted to become a sailor and see the world, he said, sitting in a comfortable chair in the St. Hebron Community home that he shares with his wife, Bobbie.

    "When you talk to him you have to speak a little loud because he's hard of hearing. It happened because of the explosion," she explained.

    "Let me tell you at the start, I'm no hero and I don't have any big war stories to tell. I was just a sailor but I'll share with you what I remember," said 89-year-old Morgan.

  • I am truly amazed and grateful at how the Lord just continues to bestow his blessings upon me! 

    Even today I was able to take my morning walk along Twin Ponds Road on a beautiful and peaceful morning.  Along the way I was again given the chance to observe three deer a few yards away from me.  It seems they were out and enjoying the wonderful morning also.  We all paused from what we were doing and took time to gaze at one another. 

  • Wyoma Durden of Sneads is proud to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of her daughter, Brandee Yon. Yon's children, Autumn, Shane and Peyton Yon, are also pleased to announce the nuptials.

    Yon will wed Brian Godwin of Quincy Nov. 20 at the Gadsden County Courthouse at 1 p.m. The ceremony will be followed by a reception at the home of the groom's parents in Quincy.

    The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Hinton Hatcher and Jeannette Barber of Chattahoochee, and is employed at Florida State Hospital.

  • When James T. Godwin saw Myra Jean Oswald in her yellow sun dress at a spring dance in 1949, he was smitten – and he’s remained so for 60 years.

    James and Jean Godwin, formerly of Quincy and now living in Atlantic Beach, celebrated their 60th anniversary Nov. 7 with a family dinner.

    Married Nov. 12, 1949 at the bride’s home in Greenwood, the couple has spent the past 30 years traveling to Germany, France, England and most of the United States. They have two daughters: Cynthia Godwin of Quincy and Melody Godwin of Atlantic Beach.

  • • First Baptist Church in Quincy holds Sunday School each week at 9:45 a.m., followed by worship at 10:55. Sunday evening worship begins at 6 p.m. Sunday morning worship services are broadcast on Sunday events at 6 p.m. on 93.3 FM.

    • Church services at Mt. Pilgrim Primitive Baptist Church are held the first, second and fourth Sundays at 11 a.m., and at 8 a.m. on the third Sunday of each month. Church school begins at 9:45 a.m. each Sunday morning.

  • “Artfully Aging: Lifelong Learning through the Arts” is an exhibition currently open at the Gallery for Innovation & the Arts in Tallahassee. The exhibition features works from Quincy artist William H. McKeown.

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