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Today's News

  • Store raids yield arrests

    The Kelly Jr. on Havana Highway and The Country Store on Bainbridge Highway, two alleged outlets for synthetic marijuana or “spice” and “bath salts,” were raided by agents from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (BATF) along with deputies from the Gadsden County Sheriff’s Office. 

  • School earns statewide status

    Stewart Street Elementary School in Quincy received FCAT 2 scores on May 23. They discovered their third-graders ranked second in the state in both reading and math. This is a marked improvement from last year’s scores. 

    Maya Rozier, a third-grade teacher, explained that the improved math scores were reached by making sure the students used and understood problem-solving strategies — and wrote out their work to demonstrate their progress and command of the concepts. 

  • Marking a milestone

    The last strain of “Pomp and Circumstance” has played for Gadsden County’s 2014 high school seniors. This past week tassels were turned for the members of four graduating classes now ready to explore the next chapter in their lives.

    East Gadsden 

    High School

  • BoCC debates legal counsel options

    Debate concerning the Gadsden County Commission’s legal representation continued at their regular meeting May 20. Preferences for different law firms varied among commissioners. 

    Commissioner Doug Croley said he would like to continue with the county’s current legal advisors, the Ausley Law Firm, for sake of continuity. He then motioned accordingly. Commissioner Gene Morgan seconded the motion. 

  • Suspect tells QPD crack habit led to theft

    A vehicle burglary suspect accused of stealing a woman’s purse containing more than $1,000 claims an addiction to crack is behind the alleged crime.

    Quincy Police arrested Johnny McClain on May 20 at his residence at 1938 W. Jefferson St. He had open warrants for vehicle burglary and theft from a case that has been evolving since an initial incident on Jan. 13. 

  • Panthers come up short at spring jamboree

    TERRANCE CHISOLM

    Times 

    Sports Correspondent

  • Jaguars end spring football season with shutout from Cougars

    TERRANCE CHISOLM

    Times 

    Sports Correspondent

    Friday, May 23, East Gadsden concluded spring football season at Cox Stadium in Tallahassee as they battled the Cougars of Godby High School. This scrimmage marked the first time the Jaguar football team has played a live game under the leadership of their new Head Coach Antonio Carter. 

  • WGHS suffers tough loss in second scrimmage

    TERRANCE CHISOLM

    Times 

    Sports 

    Correspondent

    The Panthers didn’t have much time to reflect on their loss to FAMU High, as they took the field to play their second scrimmage against the Marauders of Maclay High School. 

  • Praise the Lord! May 29, 2014

    First Presbyterian Church of Quincy plans VBS

  • Havana good time

    Artists and vendors lined the streets of Havana beginning at 8 a.m. on May 17 for the city’s Havana Day Festival. By 10 a.m. the side streets were busy with families as they perused through the merchants’ wares and the vendors’ fares. 

    Robert Derwick was one of the artists visiting the festival. He brought along a display of his sea-inspired glass art. His wife Tammy Derwick’s artwork was also present. She primarily depicts mermaid figures, rendered in pencil or watercolor.