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Today's News

  • Quincy bus service to continue

    The City of Quincy made a decisive step in their latest consideration of public transportation options during the regular July 8 meeting. 

    Big Bend Transit currently operates the bus service for the city. Quincy pays $38,000 for the service and the county matches that amount. Quincy commissioners have expressed a desire to find a less expensive alternative.

  • Routine stop turns to car chase

    A traffic stop for speeding turned into a multicar chase after a Gadsden County Sheriff’s Office deputy spotted two vehicles after midnight in Greensboro, northbound on Greensboro Highway. The cars were passing through a residential area marked at 35 mph. One was travelling at 45 mph, the other 

    51 mph. 

  • Havana utility customers have new way to pay

    ISSAC MORGAN

    Times Correspondent

    Havana residents will now have the option of paying their utility bills online via credit card. During the town council’s June 24 meeting, city officials voted in favor of this new initiative that will give users a more convenient way to pay their bill online compared to limited payment options previously. 

  • Overturned truck snarls traffic
  • Quincy officials reappointed

    The Quincy City Commission moved quickly through a number of issues at their regular meeting June 24. Commissioner Keith Dowdell was unable to attend the forum in person. He contributed, however, via speakerphone throughout the session, allowing him to engage in discussion but not vote on motions. 

    With a 4-0 vote, the commission unanimously reappointed Jonathan Kent Robbins for another three-year term as the code magistrate for the city, as recommended by the city staff. 

  • Fired city staffer takes former bosses to task

    Cynthia Shingles asked Mike Wade, interim city manager, and the city commissioners to explain why her employment with the city was suddenly terminated on June 12. 

    She spoke at the regular June 24 commission meeting during time for public comment. 

  • Praise the Lord! July 24, 2014

    Men’s conference set
    Men Leading Generations Conference 2014 starts at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22, with worship service at Whosoever Will Church Written in Heaven, 587 S. Brick Yard Road, Midway. Speakers: Pastor Lyndon Robbins and Elder Darryl Wiggins. 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, Prayer Breakfast and Workshop, Speaker: Prophet Johnny Davis. Hosted by Apostle Anthony Sanders and Whosoever Will Church of Christ Written in Heaven. For information, contact: Elder Eric York, 850-294-9173.
    Celebrate 190 years of Old Mt. Pleasant UMC

  • Football, cheerleading event starting Saturday

    Leroy Smith and Diamonds in the Rough are presenting the fourth annual Win-Win Football and Cheerleading camp from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 12, at the Corry Athletic Field on West King Street in Quincy. 

    Win-Win stands for, “What’s important now work is necessary.” 

  • Praise the Lord! July 10, 2014

    Bethel Assembly of God to host VBS

    Bethel Assembly of God, 1882 Pine Grove Church Road, Quincy, (Greensboro/Sycamore Community), Pastor Josh Garner, announces the 2014 VBS - Weird Animals, 6:30 to 9 p.m., Monday through Friday, July 14 to 18. All children ages PreK-to fifth grade are invited to attend. A meal will be served each night for all children attending. Highlights include Souvenir Shack, prizes and giveaways. Contact: Angela Holcombe. Church phone: 850-442-4408.

  • Community basketball continues in Quincy