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Today's Features

  • • 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.

  • Army Sgt. 1st Class Charles Roberts Jr. has graduated from the Army Inspector General course at Fort Belvoir, Fairfax, Va. The three-week course is required for all soldiers and civilians selected to serve as Army inspectors general.

  • Corrections Corporation of America's Gadsden Correctional Facility has named Shannon Jones of Quincy as its 2008 Employee of the Year.

    Jones joined Gadsden Correctional Facility in November 2002 as a correctional officer and has since served as sergeant, lieutenant and captain with the company.

    In her current role, Jones is responsible for managing an entire section of the facility, supervising approximately 20 employees and 300 inmates.

  • Quincy City Commission meets at Quincy City Hall at 6 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesday of each month.

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    Gadsden County Commission meets at 6 p.m. the first and third Tuesday of each month in the commission chambers in downtown Quincy.

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    Gadsden County Planning and Zoning meets the second Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. in the commission chambers in downtown Quincy.

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    Gretna City Commission meets at Gretna City Hall at 6:30 p.m. on the first Tuesday of each month.

  • Just about all of us do it. At this time of year we start thinking about New Year's resoultions. Resolutions are those promises we make to ourselves and a few other responsible people about what we plan to start and what we plan to stop in the coming year. The lucky ones are able to keep the promises they make and fulfill their ideals.

    It seems that couples may be a little better at keeping resolutions than single people. It may be because they have someone right there to remind them of that promise once they begin to slide back into those old habits.

  • As Christmas approaches, the Becerra family in Greensboro is looking forward to it with mixed feelings. The family has faced hard times for a year, but they are not feeling sorry themselves.

    “I don't feel in the mood to celebrate anything this year. I'm just grateful to my Lord Jesus for my family and especially for allowing my husband to have survived a stroke," said 47-year-old Maria Becerra.

  • The Gadsden Arts Center was the setting recently as center director Grace Maloy and staff held its annual appreciation reception for donors and volunteers.

    Maloy thanked everyone who played a part in the center’s successes in 2008 and singled out those who went above and beyond the call of duty. Following a brief slide presentation on the accomplishments of the year, she recognized each recipient and presented them with a print of the 2008 Regional Art Exhibit commemoration poster, a cut paper creation, by Art In Gadsden founder Beth Appleton.