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Today's News

  • Praise the Lord! July 25, 2013

    Celebrating 

    the Rev. Edwards Sr.

    Please join Pine Bloom Missionary Baptist Church, 229 Kemp St., Greensboro, to celebrate the Rev. Reginald Edwards Sr. on his First Year Pastoral Anniversary at 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. Sunday, July 28. Speakers are the Rev. Nathan Austin, Pompano Beach, and Pastor Lonnie D. Wesley III of Greater Little Rock Baptist Church of Pensacola. The public is invited to celebrate this special occasion.

    Church marks 79th Usher Anniversary

  • Strip club plans opposed

    It appears the repeal of Midway Ordinance 94-12, which would allow alcohol to be served in an adult entertainment establishment, will not become a reality if the reaction from citizens on the first reading during the July 11 regular meeting is any indication.

  • Spreading their wings

    With two young boys on the verge of becoming teenagers, Ladreica Figgers knew her  boys needed to know a few things they could only learn from other men. 

    So when she heard about Fellas Night Out, an event in which men in the community spend an intense 18 hours mentoring young boys, she didn’t want her sons to miss out.

  • QPD arrests two on armed robbery charges

    Quincy Police responded at about 10 p.m. June 22 to an armed robbery call at the Kangaroo Convenience Store located at 1134 W. Jefferson Street. Upon arrival, contact was made with alleged victim, a woman, and police learned the following: 

  • Praise the Lord! July 18, 2013

    Church welcomes family, friends

    The Holiness Church Of Jesus Pentecostal, 533 Cleveland St., Quincy, where Bishop Raymond Hobley Sr. is pastor, invites the public to worship and fellowship at 11:30 a.m. July 21 for Family and Friends day. 

    Celebrating 

    the Rev. Edwards Sr.

  • Holiday brings rainy revelry

    Like the nursery rhyme says and what many people in this area were probably thinking last week: “Rin, rain go away come again another day.” The rainfall started July 2 with what appeared to be the usual summer afternoon showers that are a part of the summer landscape in this part of Florida. 

  • Soldier with local ties dies in attack

    Flags in Quincy flew at half-staff Saturday in honor of Army Staff Sgt. Justin Johnson. Johnson, 25, was one of four soldiers killed June 25 during an attack at Bagram Air Force Base in Afghanistan. He was serving his third tour of duty.

  • Summit for rural counties convenes

    “It’s probably the only summit of its kind in the nation” said Gadsden County Emergency Management Director Maj. Shaw Wood, referring to the second annual County Summit: School Safety and Emergency Management that got underway July 9 at the Florida Institute of Public Safety in Gadsden County. 

  • Praise the Lord! July 11, 2013

    Church welcomes family, friends

    The Holiness Church Of Jesus Pentecostal, 533 Cleveland St., Quincy, where Bishop Raymond Hobley Sr. is pastor, invites the public to worship and fellowship at 11:30 a.m. July 21 for Family and Friends day. 

    Mother Graham 

    in the spotlight

  • Multiplying success

    BREANNA A. RITTMAN

    Times Intern

    Kaitlyn Sirmons was one of 24 students chosen to be honored at the 19th Annual FHSAA Academic All-State Banquet on June 10 in Gainesville. Sirmons is a 2013 graduate of Robert F. Munroe Day School. She applied for the award at the urging of her school’s athletic director, Susie Morris.

    “I’ve been on the selection committee before, and I thought she had a shot on being selected,” Morris said.