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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Panthers dominate Seahawks

    TERRANCE CHISOLM

    Times 

    Sports Correspondent

  • Bobcats fall flat at Rocky Bayou, 56-13

    After an emotional two weeks and a decisive win against conference opponent Oak Hall, the Bobcats of Robert F. Munroe ran into a buzz saw at Rocky Bayou, succumbing to the balanced rushing and passing attack of the home standing Knights 56-13. 

    “We were a little flat,” said Interim Coach Joey Edwards, “but Rocky Bayou was an experienced team and well-coached. They kept the pressure on and took advantage of their scoring opportunities.” 

  • Big week for county volleyball teams

    This past week marked the end of regular season volleyball contests for FHSAA member schools. This week all four teams will be participating in district play, hoping to extend their seasons with post-season play. Results from last week, however include: 

    MUNROE VS. NORTH BAY HAVEN: The Lady Cats put together a very good effort on Senior Night, defeating North Bay Haven of Panama City in four games. Three of the four games were very close with the Lady Cats winning game 1 25-23, game 3 26-24 and game 4 25-23. 

  • 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.

  • Piling in for pumpkins

    JAYME WARNER

    Times Correspondent

    Fall’s iconic squash took the spotlight in Havana as people piled into the downtown area for the 14th annual Pumpkin Festival.

    “This was my first time attending the festival, and I can definitely say I will be back next year,” said Tallahassee resident Brandie Scott. “It’s an event that your whole family could enjoy.”

  • New mayor, council member in Midway

    CURT WILKERSON

    Times Correspondent

    At the Oct. 10 meeting of the Midway City Council, Mayor Pro Tem David Knight (District 6, at-large) was officially sworn in as the mayor of Midway, replacing embattled Jerrod Holton, who recently resigned.