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Today's Features

  • Quincy Music Theatre brings the updated 2001 version of “Godspell” to area audiences as its last production of this season. Modernized, vibrant and enchanting, the show has a rock opera score based on the gospels of Matthew and Luke. It opens this Friday evening for two weekends, April 20-22 and April 27-29.

  • n April 1: Florida Telecommunications Relay, Inc. (FTRI) will be available at the Chattahoochee Public Library 2 p.m.- 4 p.m. to share an informative presentation and distribute free amplified phones to qualified Florida residents with a hearing loss or speech disability. For more information contact 1-800-222-3448 or 888-292-1950 ext. 232.
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     Backyard Container Vegetable Gardening Workshop:

  • Wind Creek Casino & Hotel in Atmore, Ala. will be welcoming Brian McKnight to the stage. McKnight will be performing on Saturday, April 30 at 9 pm in the Amphitheater at Wind Creek. Tickets are on sale now at Essentials Gift Shoppe in the Wind Creek Casino & Hotel or tickets are available online at Ticketmaster.com and at all Ticketmaster Outlets. Tickets are priced from $20 - $60.

  • Tabernacle Church of Christ Written in Heaven, Hwy 90 West, Blue Star Hwy, Gretna. Sunday services are Every1st, 3rd and 4th Sunday at 12 (noon). Sunday School every Sunday at 10:30. Prayer Meeting on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome to worship the Lord with us!

     

    Highly Exalted Praise Ministries, Inc., 91 Serenity Lane, Quincy. Apostle Rosilyn Copeland, Pastor

    Sunday School - Each Sunday at 9:30 a.m. Worship Service - Each Sunday at 10:30 a.m.

  • RANAE S. ARNETTE
    Times Correspondent

     In the Food & Sciences Department at The Florida State University, researchers have evidence that consuming watermelon daily can be a natural weapon against high blood pressure and other cardiovascular diseases.
       Watermelon provides abundant sources of vitamin A, B6, C, fiber, potassium and lycopene, a powerful antioxidant.  Watermelon may even help to reduce serum glucose levels, according to researchers.  


  • Gadsden County will not be known as "The Capital of Comfort Food."
    It was close though, as the tourism marketing experts were ready to package up and brand Gadsden as the perfect place to visit for culinary support and satisfaction. The kind you get from comfort food.
    Lisa Garcia, with Ron Sachs Communications, spoke about the concept at the Jan. 10 meeting of the Gadsden County Tourist Development Council.

  • The Florida Department of Education has awarded $904,096 to Tallahassee Community College to support 21st Century Community Learning Centers (CCLCs) to improve K-12 student success and college readiness.
     
    The initiative will raise achievement levels of at-risk students through research-based enrichment programs operated outside of the school day during the 2010-11 academic year and in summer 2011.  

  •   Imagine arriving at school and being greeted by all sorts of characters famous in story books. That's what happened at Stewart Street Elementary School on Oct. 7 and the 500 students from pre-kindergarten to fifth grade were giddy with excitement. Toothless kindergarten students covered their mouths and giggled as their teacher, dressed as pinocchio led them to the cafeteria for lunch.
        The cafeteria ladies looked like witches in their orange and black pointed hats.

  •    Dee Ella Evans and Clinton Hunter Sr. were married August 28, 2010, at New Bethel A.M. E. Church in Quincy, Florida. Pastor Melvin Mobley officiated. The reception was held at Carver Heights Senior Center in Havana, Florida.

       The bride is the daughter of Willie and Hattie Evans of Havana, Florida. The groom is the son of the late Willie and Daisy Hunter.