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Today's News

  • Rural Summit draws crowd

    The fourth annual Rural County Summit drew participants from near and far - and from a wide range of agencies - who were all interested in learning more about emergency management and disaster relief from professionals who have dealt with some of the most harrowing scenarios on recent record.  

    These speakers came from as far away as Colorado and Texas.

  • Getting into the game

    You could say this past Saturday was something to cheer about.

    Leroy Smith and Diamonds in the Rough presented the fourth annual Win-Win Football and Cheerleading camp July 12 at the Corry Athletic Field on West King Street in Quincy.

    Win-Win stands for, “What’s important now work is necessary.”

    Professional football players and Florida State University cheerleaders were on the scene to instruct the participants.
    “This is going to be a fun time,” said Smith before the event.

  • Quincy bus service to continue

    The City of Quincy made a decisive step in their latest consideration of public transportation options during the regular July 8 meeting. 

    Big Bend Transit currently operates the bus service for the city. Quincy pays $38,000 for the service and the county matches that amount. Quincy commissioners have expressed a desire to find a less expensive alternative.

  • Holiday reels in family fun

    From east to west, July 4 festivities blasted off in Gadsden County. With none of last year’s foul weather to dampen the day, a picture-perfect summer weekend unfolded to celebrate the nation’s revolutionary birth. 

    On the county’s eastern side, John Scott of Fly by Nite productions was busy presiding over an all-day concert in Havana. 

  • Routine stop turns to car chase

    A traffic stop for speeding turned into a multicar chase after a Gadsden County Sheriff’s Office deputy spotted two vehicles after midnight in Greensboro, northbound on Greensboro Highway. The cars were passing through a residential area marked at 35 mph. One was travelling at 45 mph, the other 

    51 mph. 

  • Havana utility customers have new way to pay

    ISSAC MORGAN

    Times Correspondent

    Havana residents will now have the option of paying their utility bills online via credit card. During the town council’s June 24 meeting, city officials voted in favor of this new initiative that will give users a more convenient way to pay their bill online compared to limited payment options previously. 

  • Football, cheerleading event starting Saturday

    Leroy Smith and Diamonds in the Rough are presenting the fourth annual Win-Win Football and Cheerleading camp from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 12, at the Corry Athletic Field on West King Street in Quincy. 

    Win-Win stands for, “What’s important now work is necessary.” 

  • Praise the Lord! July 10, 2014

    Bethel Assembly of God to host VBS

    Bethel Assembly of God, 1882 Pine Grove Church Road, Quincy, (Greensboro/Sycamore Community), Pastor Josh Garner, announces the 2014 VBS - Weird Animals, 6:30 to 9 p.m., Monday through Friday, July 14 to 18. All children ages PreK-to fifth grade are invited to attend. A meal will be served each night for all children attending. Highlights include Souvenir Shack, prizes and giveaways. Contact: Angela Holcombe. Church phone: 850-442-4408.

  • Community basketball continues in Quincy
  • Praise the Lord! July 3, 2014

    Celebrate 190 years of Old Mt. Pleasant UMC