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  • QPD seeks shooting suspects

    ROBERT ALLEN

    Times Reporter 

    Accusations over selling bad drugs led to a shooting incident Friday afternoon inside a Quincy apartment complex.

  • Early Easter fun
  • Former county pitch man urges unity

    ROBERT ALLEN

    Times Reporter

    A unified and cohesive vision for community progress — and what group might be functional enough to develop one — was the chief topic of discussion when members of Gadsden County’s Chamber of Commerce held their monthly Go Gadsden meeting April 9 at the Tri-Eagle Sales facility in Midway. 

  • Broadway actor visits QMT

    ROBERT ALLEN

    Times Reporter 

    Broadway actor L. Steven Taylor visited Quincy Musical Theatre on April 14 to offer a master class designed to further prepare local talent to take their first steps into theatric careers. Taylor helped the aspiring performers better understand the audition process for securing professional roles. 

  • Money on the minds of Quincy leaders

    ROBERT ALLEN

    Times Reporter

    Quincy City Commissioners met April 8 for their regular meeting. Topics included three considerable expenses.

    Last year Quincy’s contract with Big Bend Transit cost $82,000. According to Mike Wade, interim city manager, the city contributed $36,000 toward the service. The county contributed $36,000. And Big Bend Transit anticipated collecting $10,000 through fares. 

  • Midway talks cash, trash, policy

    ROBERT ALLEN

    Times Reporter 

    Midway City Council members met April 3 to tackle city business — which includes looming unpaid bills resulting and the threat of a lawsuit.

    The city owes one individual $17,000. They have paid $5,000.

  • Remembering his roots
  • Informant helps nab suspected drug dealer

    ROBERT ALLEN

    Times Reporter 

    Agents of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency, or DEA, discovered about 88 grams of marijuana when they appeared April 2 at Avery Shelton’s Congo Road home in Chattahoochee to serve a felony arrest warrant, according to an arrest report filed at the Gadsden County Sheriff’s office. 

    The same report gives this account of the incident:

  • County sets teen job standards, faces grievance

    ROBERT ALLEN

    Times Reporter

    Gadsden County’s Board of County Commissioners gathered for their regular meeting on April 1. 

  • Choking on checkbooks?

    ROBERT ALLEN

    Times Reporter 

    The Quincy City Commission met March 25 for their regular meeting. The evening revolved around financial concerns — and removing Jack McLean, then-city manager. 

    Those discussions overlapped.