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Today's News

  • 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. 

  • Bobcats win one, drop two

    Despite losing their first two games of the season, the Munroe Bobcats had to feel like their spring break trip to Jacksonville to play in the P’Town Classic was still very successful. The high-school tournament, hosted by Providence High School, featured several baseball powers including perennial Tennessee state champs Goodpasture Christian, hometown schools Bolles and host Providence, South Fort Myers, and Tallahassee schools Leon and Florida High. 

  • Quincy commission votes to fire city manager

    The Quincy commissioners voted 3-2 to remove City Manager Jack McLean Jr. from his post during the March 25 meeting. Commissioners Micah Brown, Andy Gay and Derrick Elias voted for the removal. Commissioners Keith Dowdell and Larry Edwards voted against it.

  • Praise the Lord! March 20, 2014

    Women’s conference planned

    True Wisdom New Hope Ministries International Development Center Inc. hosts S. D. James Evangelistic Association Inc.’s 2014 International Women’s Auxiliary Conference. Beginning Thursday, March 27, and ending Sunday, March 30, participants can enjoy daily seminars, evening services, tours of historical museums and a delightful banquet.

  • EGHS bests RFM in girls softball

     

    EAST GADSDEN 7

    MUNROE 5

    East Gadsden girls got their first softball field over the Bobcats in many seasons with a March 11, 7-5 home win. 

  • Competitive spirit

    ROBERT ALLEN

    Times Reporter

  • Quincy sees 2013 crime rate drop

    ROBERT ALLEN

    Times Reporter

    Crime rates fell in Quincy from 2012 to 2013. At the city commission meeting March 11, Walter McNeil, chief of the Quincy Police Department, reviewed an annual report from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, or FDLE