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Today's News

  • Havana gets new council member

    ISSAC MORGAN

    Times Correspondent

    The Havana Town Council held a meeting this past week to discuss new city developments, review financial reports and swear in Councilmember Karen Bass. 

    “I know Ms. Bass personally and I’m glad she’s here,” Councilman Matt Thro said. “She’s very qualified for the position.”

    The meeting also included time for public comment.

  • Deputy interrupts suspected drug sale

    Three men were arrested on drug-related charges at 2:45 p.m. May 2 during a traffic stop at the corner of Madison and King streets in Quincy. The suspects are Christopher Eugene Lockett, 36; Michael Johnson, 25; and Conterious Lamar Nash, 31. 

    According to a GCSO report, at the time of his arrest Lockett told deputies he had drugs in his possession and he knew he was going to jail. 

  • Munroe softball out in second round of playoffs

    The Munroe softball team lost for the fourth time this season to Aucilla Christian Academy, but it was this loss that stung the most. The Warriors won the 2A Region 1 semifinal game 10- 0 and ended the Lady Cats’ season.

  • Bobcats best Cedar Creek in regional opener

    Bobcats shut out Cedar Creek in regional opener

    After finishing the regular season with a record of 20-5 and the title of District 1-2A champions, the Munroe Bobcats began the FHSAA 2A regional baseball playoffs with a convincing 5-0 win over District 2 runner-up Cedar Creek Christian from Jacksonville. 

    The Bobcats dominated all phases of the game, holding the visitors to one hit while collecting 10 of their own and committing only a single error. 

  • Praise the Lord! May 8, 2014

    A church service to remember

    Greater Tanner Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church, 1911 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., Quincy, with the Rev. Sterling Barkley Sr., pastor, will have a Memorial Program on May 25. The Memorial Program is dedicated to the memory of beloved members, who are no longer alive. Families are invited to attend the service and to purchase a Memory Brick/Tile for $75. Information on brick/tile: Name, Date of Birth and Deceased Date. Deadline is 3 p.m. April 30.

  • 4GEN Journal

     Traditionally a day when we honor our mothers — in person, by phone, with a card or flowers, over a meal, or, as for me, in memory — Mother’s Day also provides us an opportunity for reflection. 

  • 4GEN Journal

     Traditionally a day when we honor our mothers — in person, by phone, with a card or flowers, over a meal, or, as for me, in memory — Mother’s Day also provides us an opportunity for reflection. 

  • Praise the Lord! May 1, 2014

     St. James AME hosts special prayer service

  • Lady Cat victory in first round regionals

    As the No. 2 finisher in the 2A District 1 tournament, the Munroe Lady Cats (12-10) softball team was once again in position to use the road to progress forward in the playoffs. 

    For three years straight, the team has had to make lemonade out of the lemons that Aucilla thrusts at them in the form of dominating softball. Fortunately, the team is immune to the perils of traveling and will again attempt to thwart the Warriors for the right to continue playing softball. 

  • Munroe dedicates new practice facility

    Losing two teammates and fellow students in the span of a couple of months during 2013 was difficult for all the students at Robert F. Munroe Day School. It was harder still on the parents and families. But due to the efforts of many in the Munroe community, including the baseball boosters and a wealth of others who loved the two student athletes and support the baseball program, J.C. Partin and Josh Wilder will live on as the namesakes of the new practice facility recently dedicated in their memory.