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Today's Features

  • • Thomas Memorial Baptist Church announces the Personal Fitness Challenge, a six-week program for children who have completed grades three through six. The challenge will be Monday afternoons from 2:30-4:30 p.m. July 5-Aug. 10. Sessions will be held in the TMBC Recreation Center, 1111 West Washington St., Quincy.

  • How many times in the past few days, weeks or even months, has your day been made brighter because someone took the time to greet you or flash a warm smile first thing in the morning?

    I know that most of you work or are going to school and really are not in a position or location for such an even to occur or may not even have a chance to greet family members in a loving manner.

    Last week on my way to Twin Ponds Road, which is usually around 6 a.m., one of my female neighbors bid me a good morning.  She shared that she enjoyed reading my column.

  • Suzi Starr and Tim Adams, both of Greensboro, will be married at 7 p.m. July 18 at the W.T. Neal Civic Center in Blountstown.

    The bride-elect is a licensed practical nurse and business owner.

    The groom-elect is the manager of a liquid fertilizer plant in Mt. Pleasant.

    A reception will follow.

    After a honeymoon in Seagrove, the couple will make their home in Greensboro.

    No invitations will be sent and all family and friends are invited.

  • Alfronia Louie-Wilson and Tommy Williams, and Vickie Smith, all of Quincy, are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their children, Toshia L. Williams and Darfonza R. Smith.

    The bride-elect is a 1992 graduate of James A. Shanks and is currently enrolled at Strayer University, where she is studying business administration. She is employed as a supervisor at Version in Tampa. She is the granddaughter of the late L.G. and Nora Bouie of Quincy.

  • • Thomas Memorial Baptist Church announces the Personal Fitness Challenge, a six-week program for children who have completed grades three through six. The challenge will be Monday afternoons from 2:30-4:30 p.m. July 5-Aug. 10. Sessions will be held in the TMBC Recreation Center, 1111 West Washington St., Quincy.

  • Gadsden County 4-H is seeking 4-H alumni to help celebrate the 100th year of Florida 4-H. Call Sydney Pryer at 875-4682 or e-mail to dpvtrainer@yahoo.com.

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    Gadsden County NAACP Branch No. 5149 will meet at the Women’s Historic Society Building on Washington Street in Quincy June 25 at 7 p.m. All members are encouraged to attend.

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  • Joann Kimble and Barzell Ervin, along with Ruby and Raymond Houston, are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their children, Tosha Ervin and Terrence Houston.

    The bride-elect is employed as a nurse and attended Chipola College. She is a resident of Tallahassee.

    The groom-elect is employed as a correctional officer and attended the Pat Thomas Law Enforcement Academy.

    The wedding is planned for 4 p.m. June 20 at St. Hebron AME Church.

    After a honeymoon in Myrtle Beach, S.C., the couple will make their home in Tallahassee.

  • Gadsden County 4-H is seeking 4-H alumni to help celebrate the 100th year of Florida 4-H. Call Sydney Pryer at 875-4682 or e-mail to dpvtrainer@yahoo.com.

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    The Gadsden Senior Center will host a health fair June 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., featuring Quinction Hall as the guest speaker. Vendors will be on hand providing information on healthy living. For more information, call 627-9758.

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  • • 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.

  • A while back, Bill Willis and his wife paid a visit to Hiawassee, Ga., and found themselves passing through Dahlonega. They were struck by the veterans memorials they saw in the town and the beauty they added to Dahlonega, and decided to bring the idea home.

    Willis, a member of the Greensboro Kiwanis Club, presented the idea of placing veterans memorial crosses throughout the town, and the club was on board immediately.