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Today's News

  • Bobcats, Panthers open in jamboree

    On a night where seemingly every other high-school football contest in the area was battling the rain, the host Munroe Bobcats and the West Gadsden Panthers enjoyed a dry and balmy evening Friday for the season-opening jamboree at Corry Field in Quincy. Participating teams included Aucilla Christian, Sneads and Freeport in this old-style gridiron get-together.

  • Praise the Lord! Aug. 29, 2013

    Appreciating 

    the keyboard man

    A program of special appreciation for Isaac “Keyboard Man” Green will be at 5 p.m. Sept. 1 at the Open Door Church, with chief and founder Bishop Marvin All and Pastor Janella Hall. The church is on Providence Road in the Sawdust Community. 

    First Restored 

    celebrating 29 years

  • Ford submits resignation letter

    Auburn Ford Jr., Midway city manager, submitted his letter of resignation to Mayor Jerrod Holton on Monday. “It is with mixed emotions, yet with firm conviction that I write this letter of resignation,” Ford wrote.

    This is the body of the letter of resignation:

  • Paws up for high school football!

    TERRANCE CHISOLM

    Times Sports 

    Correspondent

    Our three local high school football teams have been preparing during the summer months and now it is time for East Gadsden, West Gadsden and Robert F. Munroe to strap up and hit the field.

  • Praise the Lord! Aug. 22, 2013

    Church appreciates the Rev. Thomas

    The Steward Temple AME Church, located at 85 Woodward Road, Quincy, Florida, invites you to an Appreciation worship service and dinner for our pastor, Rev. Louisa L. Thomas. If you love our pastor as we do, make plans to fellowship with us on August 25, 2013 at 11:00 A.M. The guest speaker for this special occasion will be Bishop John Neal of Climax, Ga. 

    Community 

    reaching out

  • Quincy hires two interim attorneys

    Quincy has gone from no city attorney to two interim attorneys. During a special Aug. 13 meeting, city commissioners voted to hire J. Jerome Miller as the city’s interim attorney and Hubert R. Brown as the attorney for the Community Redevelopment Agency. 

    The men will replace former city attorney Larry White who was terminated earlier this month.

  • Super Lube robbery leads to three arrests

    Three men, suspected of robbing the Quincy Super-Lube, were arrested shortly after the alleged crime Aug, 13.

  • Ready to learn

    They were bright–eyed and ready to learn Monday morning as the first day of school went off without a hitch. Thousands of children came to school by bus, car and a few walked but all appeared ready for the start of a new year. 

    Teachers had been preparing classrooms since last week with brightly colored bulletin boards intended to get students in the mindset for learning.

  • FBI raids Midway City Hall

    Federal and state agents descended Aug. 15 on Midway City Hall, the homes of Midway City Manager Auburn Ford Jr., as well as citizen and contractor Sam Stevens.

    “This is a joint investigation of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. The city hall has been closed and should reopen around noon,” said an FDLE agent station outside of city hall early Thursday morning. He suggested that all inquires be made to FDLE’s public information office.

  • FBI raids Midway City Hall

    Federal and state agents descended Aug. 15 on Midway City Hall, the homes of Midway City Manager Auburn Ford Jr., as well as citizen and contractor Sam Stevens.

    “This is a joint investigation of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. The city hall has been closed and should reopen around noon,” said an FDLE agent station outside of city hall early Thursday morning. He suggested that all inquires be made to FDLE’s public information office.