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  • Hard knocks ahead for abandoned buildings

    ROBERT ALLEN

    Times Reporter

    Gadsden County Commissioners considered abandoned properties and how to deal with them during their regular meeting March 18 in the commission chamber. 

  • Artistic imprint

    ROBERT ALLEN

    Times Reporter

    A group of local children were hard at work at a long, low table on the second floor of the Gadsden Arts Center in Quincy. They focused on drawings, prints-in-progress — for them, a new form of expression. These students were all part of Art Division’s visit to Quincy from Los Angeles. 

  • 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