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  • Saying goodbye to Jeremy

    ROBERT ALLEN

    Times Reporter

    The marching band flanked each side of the walkway, forming two long straight lines across the school courtyard. The members stood in silence during this part of the ceremony, the final farewell for their classmate. The drum major held his mace aloft, a salute — and the pallbearers passed through, slowly. 

  • Arson suspected in fire at vacant Quincy house

    ROBERT ALLEN

    Times Reporter 

    A fire reported at 2 p.m. on March 18 destroyed a South Key Street home in Quincy. Firefighters found the building abandoned and vacant, according to the Quincy Fire Department’s report. 

  • Quincy commission votes to fire city manager

    The Quincy commissioners voted 3-2 to remove City Manager Jack McLean Jr. from his post during the March 25 meeting. Commissioners Micah Brown, Andy Gay and Derrick Elias voted for the removal. Commissioners Keith Dowdell and Larry Edwards voted against it.

  • Quincy SSA office to close

    ROBERT ALLEN

    Times Reporter 

    Gadsden County seniors may soon need transportation to Tallahassee or Marianna any time they have business at the Social Security office. 

    Within weeks, the federal government plans to close the Quincy office at 1105 E. Jefferson St. 

  • Quincy SSA office to close

    ROBERT ALLEN

    Times Reporter 

    Gadsden County seniors may soon need transportation to Tallahassee or Marianna any time they have business at the Social Security office. 

    Within weeks, the federal government plans to close the Quincy office at 1105 E. Jefferson St. 

  • Quincy SSA office to close

    ROBERT ALLEN

    Times Reporter 

    Gadsden County seniors may soon need transportation to Tallahassee or Marianna any time they have business at the Social Security office. 

    Within weeks, the federal government plans to close the Quincy office at 1105 E. Jefferson St. 

  • New test to replace FCAT; James weighs in

    ROBERT ALLEN

    Times Reporter

    The state has chosen a replacement for the Florida Comprehensive Assessment, or FCAT exam. The new testing will commence during the 2014-15 school year. 

  • Competitive spirit

    ROBERT ALLEN

    Times Reporter

  • Quincy sees 2013 crime rate drop

    ROBERT ALLEN

    Times Reporter

    Crime rates fell in Quincy from 2012 to 2013. At the city commission meeting March 11, Walter McNeil, chief of the Quincy Police Department, reviewed an annual report from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, or FDLE

  • Man accused of stealing, crashing van

    ROBERT ALLEN

    Times Reporter

    A local man was arrested after authorities claim he crashed his vehicle, stole a van and then crashed it.

    The Gadsden County Sheriff’s Office arrested Tavares Dion Rumph during the early morning hours of March 9. He is charged with vehicle theft.

    According to a GCSO release, this is what happened: