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Local News

  • Quincy CRA quandary leads BOCC to withhold funds

    ROBERT ALLEN

    Times Reporter 

    Sharp discussion surrounded the allocation of local tax dollars marked for Quincy’s Community Redevelopment Agency or CRA. 

     

    When Gadsden County’s Board of County Commissioners met Feb. 17 for their regular public meeting, the topic spurred conflicting concerns about authority, accountability and public perception.  

  • Internet deal raises questions, ire

    ROBERT ALLEN

    Times Reporter

    A new deal for Quincy’s Internet usage became the major point of debate during the city commissioners’ regularly scheduled meeting   Feb. 25 at city hall.

     

  • Colorful crowd-pleaser

    ROBERT ALLEN

    Times Reporter

    St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church in Quincy hosted an all-day festival on Mar. 1. The event was open to everyone in the community. Michael Somers, the pastor at St. Thomas, said the church intended to bring people together through the event. 

  • County to aid Midway

    CURT WILKERSON

    Times Correspondent

  • Police nab Grinchy suspects

    The Quincy Police Department investigated a noticeably larger number of burglaries during the months of November and December. This period is typically marked by higher reports of thefts and burglaries due to the vast amount of holiday shopping by consumers. 

  • Jaguars win close game

    TERRANCE CHISOLM

    Times Sports Correspondent

    This past Thursday night the Jaguars jumped out to a 6-0 lead at home against the Seminoles in the first few minutes of the first quarter. Jaguars Head Coach Bobby Parrish said, “This was the worst game we’ve played all year.”

  • FDLE probe clears official

    No charges will be filed related to an investigation into the Quincy city election this past April.

  • QPD investigates holiday burglaries

     The Quincy Police Department saw an increase in burglaries occurring during the month of December and is asking the public for help in solving these crimes. 

  • Danger signs?

    Carissa Jones lives out in the country. The Quincy resident has a few neighbors close by — a herd of cows among them. Other landmarks near her Flat Creek Road home include a silo and a time-weathered barn.

    But the down-home charm in her neighborhood has been marred by what some might consider a strictly inner-city blight: crude gang-style graffiti covering most of her home’s privacy fence.

  • Midway looks to county for planning help

    CURT WILKERSON

    Times Correspondent

    A proposed inter-local agreement for Gadsden County to provide city planning services to the city of Midway raised debate at the Jan. 2 meeting of the Midway City Council. 

    The agreement would enable the county to assist a growth management department that is in a state of disarray. Councilwoman Allean Robinson was opposed to the proposition.