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  • In year of statewide slide, Gadsden yields another A school

     CHERI HARRIS

    Times 

    Executive Editor

    In a year when the number of “A” elementary school dropped by 48 percent statewide, Gadsden County kept the A’s it had last year and added one more, for a total of four elementary schools earning top marks.

    “That’s significant in this particular environment,” Reginald James, superintendent of Schools, said in a press conference.

  • Praise the Lord! Aug. 8, 2013

    Church plans time for family, friends

    Friendship Primitive Baptist Church, 5775 Ben Bostick Road, Quincy, Elder A. Louis Ivey, pastor, is getting ready for their annual Family and Friends Day Program, which will start at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 11. The New Bethel Primitive Baptist Church, Havana, Pastor Griggs will be the guest church for the evening. Everyone is invited to come and celebrate and enjoy “Family and Friends.”

  • Man accused of attempting to ram woman with SUV

    At about 7:20 a.m. Friday, the Quincy Police Department responded to area of the 612 4th St., Quincy, in reference to a man attempting to run over a woman, according to a QPD press release.

  • In any language

    First Baptist Church in Quincy was almost packed to the rafters Tuesday, July 23, when the Daraja Children Choir of Africa performed. The children’s dynamic voices had people standing on their feet, waving their hands in praise.

  • GCSO nabs duo accused of five-county crime spree

    The couple had been dubbed “Bonnie and Clyde” by law enforcement authorities but what 35-year-old William Larry Easterwood Jr. and Elizabeth Lauren Watts, 30, are suspected of doing is not a movie. However, one alleged caper committed in Havana on May 8 was caught on camera. 

  • Quincy fires city attorney amid questions over fees

    Larry White, attorney for the city of Quincy for the past 10 years, was fired Tuesday night during the regular bi-monthly meeting. For several meetings, several commissioners have complained that White’s salary is too high and that they were not satisfied with the quality of his work.

  • New coach for Jaguar basketball

    TERRANCE CHISOLM

    Times Sports 

    Correspondent

    Gadsden County Schools Superintendent Reginald James introduced Michael Hunt during a press conference Tuesday as the new head coach of East Gadsden High School’s varsity basketball team.

  • EGHS football coach talks about new role

    Terrance Chisolm

    Times Sports 

    Correspondent

    This upcoming football season, the mighty Jaguars of East Gadsden will take the field under new leadership as first-year head coach Tracy Laing takes over for the recently departed Corey Fuller, who has moved on to become a part of the Florida A&M coaching staff. 

  • Praise the Lord! Aug. 1, 2013

    Church plans time for family, friends

    Friendship Primitive Baptist Church, 5775 Ben Bostick Road, Quincy, Elder A. Louis Ivey, pastor, is getting ready for their Annual Family and Friends Day Program, which will start at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 11.  The New Bethel Primitive Baptist Church, Havana, Pastor Griggs will be the guest church for the evening.  Everyone is invited to come and celebrate and enjoy “Family and Friends.”

  • Midway school: No money? No problem?

    Midway’s City Manager Auburn Ford Jr. said he has no doubt the Midway Charter School will open on time in August 2014. 

    “We’re advertising for a construction manager for the school this week,” Ford said.

    However, hiring a manager will depend on whether or not the consultant who will put the grant package together for the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the funding source for the construction phase of the physical plant, has been hired.