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Today's News

  • City police moving in with GCSO

    The walls are cracking and peeling and some who work inside the Quincy Police Department feel it's an unsafe working environment. Tuesday night, during the regular meeting of the Quincy City Commission, Chief Walt McNeil requested that the department relocate to the W.A. Woodham Justice Center.
    "This action is being requested as a result of the severe water intrusion problems at the current location. If approved, this action would allow the police chief to work with the Gadsden County Sheriff to develop and implement a 30 days relocation plan not to exceed $40,000." McNeil said.

  • Gadsden County Sheriff Report

     

    Gadsden County Sheriff’s Office

    Arrest Report

    March 21, 2011

     

    1. Brandon Rashod Dixon--------------VOP/Flee LEO.

    2. Javon Xavier Brown-----------------Attempted Burglary.

    3. John Macklin IV----------------------Uttering a Forged Instrument and Forgery.

    4. Fred Kelly------------------------------VOP/Possession of Cocaine.

    5. April Scott------------------------------VOP/ Uttering Forged Instrument and Grand Theft.

  • Calendar of Events

    n April 1: Florida Telecommunications Relay, Inc. (FTRI) will be available at the Chattahoochee Public Library 2 p.m.- 4 p.m. to share an informative presentation and distribute free amplified phones to qualified Florida residents with a hearing loss or speech disability. For more information contact 1-800-222-3448 or 888-292-1950 ext. 232.
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     Backyard Container Vegetable Gardening Workshop:

  • Gadsden County faces numerous lawsuits

    The term "lawsuit" nowadays, when heard locally, usually refers to the recent against filed against some Gadsden County government officials.

    This racial discrimination lawsuit, which is moving forward in federal court and the allegations surrounding it are based on events leading up to the 2008 election, which have continued through early this month.

  • Four cities face April elections

          Quincy, Gretna, Midway, and Chattahoochee will hold city elections April 26.
    The deadline for qualifying was March 18 at 12 noon and there were a few surprises.
        • In Quincy City Commissioner Keith Dowdell has no opposition in District 1. Larry Edwards, a former commissioner, faces a political newcomer Wade Williams to represent District 5.

  • Brian McKnight at Wind Creek Casino & Hotel

    Wind Creek Casino & Hotel in Atmore, Ala. will be welcoming Brian McKnight to the stage. McKnight will be performing on Saturday, April 30 at 9 pm in the Amphitheater at Wind Creek. Tickets are on sale now at Essentials Gift Shoppe in the Wind Creek Casino & Hotel or tickets are available online at Ticketmaster.com and at all Ticketmaster Outlets. Tickets are priced from $20 - $60.

  • NAACP President Adodra Obi Nweze attacks racism in Gadsden County

    Florida NAACP President Adodra Obi Nweze was joined by local and regional NAACP leaders at the Gadsden County Courthouse on Thursday, March 17. See the March 24 Gadsden County Times for the complete story.

  • Sheriff Report

    Gadsden County Sheriff’s Office
    Arrest Report March 14, 2011

    Ronnie Jones---------------------Vop/False Imprisonment
    Clifton Terrelle Chavers--------Vop/Traffic in Stolen Property and Vop/Burglary
    Joe Sinclair-----------------------Vop/Grand Theft
    David Taylor---------------------Vop/Felony DUI
    Kyvis Renod Goodson----------Agg. Domestic Battery
    Miles Christopher Johnson----Vop/Battery LEO

  • City parts ways with Progress Energy

    It had been a long and sometimes rocky relationship between the City of Quincy and utilities provider Progress Energy. Progress Energy, for the past 50 years, has been the sole supplier of energy to the city. And, the city was at times, as much as $2 million in the red with its own utility payment to the company. At one point the company threatened to cut the city's utilities off and suggested city officials call the governor for help to pay the utility bill.

  • WGHS Cadets escorted the new governor

    Recently, the West Gadsden Panther Battalion was selected as Gov. Rick Scott's personal escorts
    for he and his guest dignitaries at the 2011 Florida Governor's Inauguration at the State Capitol.

    West Gadsden High School was the only Junior Reserve Officer's Training Corps Unit selected for this honor, while Florida A&M University represented all senior units.

    West Gadsden Cadets offered VIP treatment to the Governor and his distinguished colleagues.