Today's News

  • Chattahoochee officer kills self; body found behind his house confirmed that of missing woman

    A relationship that was sometimes volatile, according to the Gadsden County Sheriff's Office, ended Oct. 23 when the body of 34-year-old Antoinette Ross was located in a shallow grave behind the home  of Lt. Barry Moore of the Chattahoochee Police Department in the Mt. Pleasant Community, west of Quincy.

    Earlier in the day, as deputies searched his property, Moore shot himself in the chest in the front yard of his home. He died at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital shortly after he was taken there by Life Flight.

  • Investigators say murder case is ongoing

    Lt. Jim Corder of the Gadsden County Sheriff's Office said the investigation into the death of Antoinette Ross is ongoing and there is reason to believe that Barry Moore, the Chattahoochee police officer who had been dating Ross, had help disposing of Ross' body after he apparently shot her in the chest with a .45 caliber handgun.

    "We feel that there was someone who helped him after the fact. We want the public to know that this is not over," Corder said.

  • Time for the TDC to 'man up'

    I am always amused at what some people think passes for journalism. When you read some newspapers, it’s quite clear who’s in the back pocket of the reporter or the publisher...or both.

    That’s not the case at the Times. And we’re proud of that. Nobody tells us what we can and can’t write about, and no one tells us what flavor our news should be.

  • There's only so much time in the day

    Sandi, a friend of mine who lives in Miami, and I don't talk very often, about once a month. But Sandi invariably tells me things that make me look at life's little things a little differently.

    She was complaining to me about her sister. She swears that the girl is one of the laziest people ever put on earth. But she said what bothers her most is that her sister always wants something in a hurry.

  • Along Twin Ponds Road

    If you’ve never been to a fair or fall festival in autumn you have missed one of life’s greatest treasures.  The weather usually becomes cooler and crisper.  The leaves on the trees are exhibiting their wondrous shades of yellow, orange and red.

  • Mentoring initiative kicks off at Carter-Parramore

    The Gadsden County School District kicked off this year’s district mentoring initiative at Carter-Parramore Academy Oct 21 with a special program and lunch. This year there are 22 mentors teamed up with 23 students; one mentor is working with two students.

    Chad Price, a senior at CPA who is mentored by schools Superintendent Reginald James, welcomed everyone to the event and introduced his mentor. James gave a brief overview of the program, and CPA Principal Joe Lewis introduced the mentors and their students.

  • Lady Cats take wins to close out season

    In the regular season finale that was also senior night for two starting players, Spenser Morris and Adrianne Woodward, the Lady Cats took Rickards in three straight games to win their 17th match of the season.

    Munroe was led by Morris and Georgie Branaman who combined for 10 kills.  Kristen Allen added 18 assists along with five aces and Courtney Mayo contributed 3 blocks and five aces.

    The win ended the team’s regular season at 17-6.

  • WG, EG lose; both teams on the road this weekend

    East Gadsden High’s Jaguars fell to Fort White last weekend, 19-12. The loss takes the Jags’ season record to 2-6.

    The Jags travel to Bradford this Friday night.

    West Gadsden High’s Panthers lost to Wewahitchka 14-6 last week, and will travel to Franklin County this weekend.

    The loss takes the Panthers to 0-7 on the season.

    Send your comments to editor@gadcotimes.com.

  • Church Briefs

    • First Baptist Church in Quincy holds Sunday School each week at 9:45 a.m., followed by worship at 10:55. Sunday evening worship begins at 6 p.m. Sunday morning worship services are broadcast on Sunday events at 6 p.m. on 93.3 FM.

    • Church services at Mt. Pilgrim Primitive Baptist Church are held the first, second and fourth Sundays at 11 a.m., and at 8 a.m. on the third Sunday of each month. Church school begins at 9:45 a.m. each Sunday morning.

  • Community Calendar

    Antioch Baptist Church is hosting a movie night Oct. 31 at 5:30 p.m. The film is “Second Chances,’ and everyone is welcome. Refreshments will be served. The event is free. Call 627-3813 for more information.


    “Artfully Aging: Lifelong Learning through the Arts” is an exhibition currently open at the Gallery for Innovation & the Arts in Tallahassee. The exhibition features works from Quincy artist William H. McKeown.