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  • Midway talks cash, trash, policy

    ROBERT ALLEN

    Times Reporter 

    Midway City Council members met April 3 to tackle city business — which includes looming unpaid bills resulting and the threat of a lawsuit.

    The city owes one individual $17,000. They have paid $5,000.

  • Remembering his roots
  • Informant helps nab suspected drug dealer

    ROBERT ALLEN

    Times Reporter 

    Agents of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency, or DEA, discovered about 88 grams of marijuana when they appeared April 2 at Avery Shelton’s Congo Road home in Chattahoochee to serve a felony arrest warrant, according to an arrest report filed at the Gadsden County Sheriff’s office. 

    The same report gives this account of the incident:

  • County sets teen job standards, faces grievance

    ROBERT ALLEN

    Times Reporter

    Gadsden County’s Board of County Commissioners gathered for their regular meeting on April 1. 

  • Choking on checkbooks?

    ROBERT ALLEN

    Times Reporter 

    The Quincy City Commission met March 25 for their regular meeting. The evening revolved around financial concerns — and removing Jack McLean, then-city manager. 

    Those discussions overlapped.

  • Study tracks down clues to health

    ROBERT ALLEN

    Times Reporter 

    The fourth annual County Health Rankings and Roadmaps study is now available. According to a press release from the Florida Department of Health, the study, produced by the University of Wisconsin and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, “uses traditional, established data, much of which was obtained from the Department and is available to the people of Florida at www.floridacharts.com.”

  • 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.