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  • Have spooky fun, stay safe

     JAYME WARNER

    Times Correspondent

  • Quincy to keep city manager

    CURT WILKERSON

    Times Correspondent

    With a 2-3 vote, the motion to terminate City Manager Jack McLean’s contract was struck down at the Tuesday, Oct. 22 meeting of the Quincy City Commission. The vote was met by a round of applause from a multitude of citizens who had arrived at city hall wearing pink shirts that read, “I support the City of Quincy Manager.”

  • Purposeful stride

    Gadsden County Sheriff Morris Young took a bold step early Friday morning — and another, and another — 34 miles’ worth, from Chattahoochee on the western border to Midway on the eastern side.

    Wearing a hot pink shirt that on the back identified him as the sheriff, he walked to bring attention to male breast cancer during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

    Supporters joined him, most going only a portion of the way.

  • QPD nabs four suspects over shooting

    Quincy police have now made four arrests in connection with an Oct. 15 shooting at Haupilla Produce, 1800 Florida Ave., Quincy.

    According to a Quincy Police Department press release, Dontavious Shorter, 17, 838 Sykes St., Quincy, has been arrested on charges of aggravated battery with a firearm and robbery with a firearm.

    According to a QPD arrest report, Tavarous Livingston, 18, 427 S. Stewart St. #53, Quincy, was arrested Oct. 25 on a charge of accessory – aggravated battery/

  • Haunted maze right for screaming, howling

    JAYME WARNER

    Times Correspondent

    When darkness falls and the gate is open, a number of people lined up to enter the Haunted Millet Maze this past weekend at Rocky Comfort Farm. The maze is a course set up through a millet field decorated with spider webs and skeletons — and visitors shouldn’t be surprised to wind up at a few dead ends.

  • RFM coach arrested, fired

    The former head football coach and dean of students at Robert F. Munroe Day School is accused of having sexual contact with a 16-year-old student.

  • Serving up smiles

    After closing for renovation, things are just beachy at Captain D’s Seafood Restaurant in Quincy.

  • GCSO fires veteran employee

    A former Gadsden County Sheriff’s Office captain has been fired.

    GCSO Maj. Shawn Wood said Jim Corder’s career in local law enforcement spanned about 26 years, including nearly 20 years with GCSO and before that, Quincy Police Department.

    Two investigators remain on paid administrative leave while the Florida Department of Law Enforcement continues its investigation into criminal allegations of official misconduct.

  • Sheriff plans walk across Gadsden

    Gadsden County Sheriff Morris Young plans to draw attention to male breast cancer by taking a walk.

    Starting at 6 a.m. Friday from the Hardee’s in Chattahoochee, Young will begin a trek across Gadsden County.

    Members of the community are invited to participate, walking a portion of the 34-mile route that will carry him to Gretna, Quincy, the law enforcement academy, on to Midway and then to the Leon County Line.

  • Quincy audit delay draws ire

    CURT WILKERSON

    Times Correspondent

    Ronald Thompkins, CPA and Managing Partner of the Florida offices of the Watson and Rice auditing firm, addressed the Quincy City Commission during the regular meeting Oct. 8 on the need to bring in an outside resource to assist with the internal audit originally scheduled to be completed in June.