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Today's News

  • Bobcats roll 41-22 over North Bay Haven

    This was the one they had been waiting for — the players, parents and fans alike. After beginning the season 0 - 4, the Bobcats of Robert F. Munroe won their first game of the 2012 season Friday night at Godby Field. And they did it in grand fashion, scoring a season-high 41 points and avoiding the turnover bug that has plagued them through the first four contests.

  • Gadsden County Volleyball

    Munroe
    The Munroe volleyball team picked up two wins last week to move to 8-3 on the season.
    Cats over TCS
    On Monday night they dropped Tallavana Christian 25-5, 25-14, 25-18 winning three straight in the Lion Den in Havana.
    Olivia Fletcher and Mollie Edwards had five kills each. Audrey Thomas continued to show why she was leading the Big Bend in aces with 10 service aces. Kaitlyn Sirmons added nine aces and Kadejah Glynn five.
    Setters Madalyn Pappadakis and Sirmons combined for 11 assists.
    Cats over Grace

  • Jaguars prevail over Tigers 41-6 in 4A clash

    REGINALD
    CUNNINGHAM

    Times Sports
    Correspondent

    Friday night, the East Gadsden High Jaguars traveled to Jacksonville and proved they are indeed ready for the big dance. The Jaguars beat Andrew Jackson Tigers 41 – 6 in a 4A matchup of North Florida’s new emerging prep football stars.

  • County approves $40.6M budget

    The Gadsden County Board of County Commissioners adopted the budget for fiscal year 2012-2013 of $40,673,162 after weeks of wrangling. Interim County Manager Arthur Lawson said the approved budget shows the BOCC is continuing its efforts to maintain the most “fiscally responsible budget possible with the least impact to the taxpayers.”

  • Medical technologist takes fast action after she feels lump

    As a medical technologist, Geraldine Evans has always been interested in almost anything medical and is constantly reading about health care.

    “I found the first lump in my breast when I was 14 years old, and it turned out not to be cancerous,” she said.

    But 20 years ago when she found another one during a self breast examination, the news wasn’t so good.

    She told her local physician, Dr. Perry Cattau, who sent her immediately to Dr. Richard Zorn in Tallahassee for further evaluation. Following Zorn’s examination, Evans said she said to him, “Just tell me it’s not.”

  • Quincy garbage fee up

    ALICE DU PONT
    Times Editor
    The City of Quincy’s budget for fiscal year 2012-2013 is a little less than $30 million, which is less than the previous year. Of that amount, approximately $7.9 million will be used to operate the general government.
    There will be no increase in property taxes, and the millage rate will remain the same as the past fiscal year.
    There will be an increase in garbage and sewage up to $29.13 monthly, but that rate is locked in for the next five years.

  • Praise the Lord!

    Hands up, not out, at New Deliverance
    New Deliverance Ministry, IDC, 385 Jefferson St., Quincy.
    Leona Ross, Pastor and Apostle Lorenza Rutledge, Overseer. Phone: 850-320-5212 or 850-590-3380. Giving you a hand up, not a hand out. Division of SDJEA EPC.
    Sunday Worship Service at 11 a.m. and Bible Study on Thursdays at 7:30 p.m.
    Come in expecting a change!
    Worship at Holy Community

  • Quincy woman now 16-years cancer-free

    Occasionally Erma Wilford feels the need to tell her story. Usually when she’s in church and wants others to know what she describes as “the goodness of the Lord.”

    Wilford’s story is that she has been a breast cancer survivor for 16 years. The Attapulgus, Ga., native who now lives in Quincy and works at the Florida Institute of Public Safety recalls that throughout her ordeal, she was never afraid or nervous.

    “The Lord had showed me what the outcome was going to be, so I had no reason to be afraid,” she said.

  • Murder trial ahead

    Jury selection got under way Oct. 1 in the first-degree murder trial of Marvin Cannon. Cannon, now 33, is also charged with attempted first-degree murder and armed robbery.

    He is accused of stabbing 58-year-old Zachariah Morgan approximately 35 times on Christmas Eve 2010. He is also accused of stabbing Morgan’s friend Sean Neel, now 45, in the neck in a failed robbery attempt.

    The incident took place off Flat Creek Road in the western part of the county around 3 p.m. Morgan and Neel lived in the Cypress Community in Jackson County and had come to Quincy to buy corn for deer feed.

  • Bobcats fall to Rocky Bayou

    The Bobcats of Robert F. Munroe were bested by the visiting Knights of Rocky Bayou last Friday at Godby field by the score of 41-18.

    While the 0-4 Bobcats scored their season high, they also surrendered the most points they have allowed in four outings.

    The game began on a positive note for RFM as they took a 6-0 lead when Myles Edwards powered over the right side of the line from 3 yards out, culminating a drive that featured the rushing efforts of both Edwards and Jordan Curry.