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  • 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: 

  • How her garden grows

    ROBERT ALLEN

    Times Reporter

    Katie Harris walked slowly along a freshly tilled line of earth. She pushed a two-wheeled contraption, a new investment for the farm. It was loaded with a reservoir of seeds situated between the two wheels. Harris was planting a row of beans. 

  • Warriors to sharpen skills in Gadsden

    ROBERT ALLEN

    Times Reporter

    Emerald Warrior, a private training contractor employed by the United States Special Operations Command or SOCOM, has asked Gadsden County’s Board of County Commissioners to allow training operations in the region. The BOCC unanimously agreed to allow the training. 

  • Quincy meeting spurs questions

    ROBERT ALLEN

    Times Reporter 

    The Quincy City Commission held a special meeting March 3 to discuss recently unconcluded issues, including a possible contract with Internet provider Level 3 for resale rights and one gigabyte of bandwidth. 

  • 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.”