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Today's News

  • Praise the Lord! July 3, 2014

    Celebrate 190 years of Old Mt. Pleasant UMC

  • Praise the Lord! June 26, 2014

    Celebrate 190 years of Old Mt. Pleasant UMC

  • Neighborhood watch working for Scottstown

    The Scottstown Community held its regular neighborhood watch meeting June 10 at the Pentecostal Church on Charlie Harris Loop. The Scottstown watch is part of a pilot program launched by the Gadsden County Sherriff’s office. 

    Jolene Williams, GCSO’s crime analyst, was trained at the attorney general’s office specifically to be part of the budding program. She said the community was selected as the location for the pilot program because it had a high rate of crime and high frequency of complaints. 

  • Ribbed at roast

    Laughs were in no short supply at the Roast and Toast of Superintendent Reginald James on June 14 as one speaker after another delivered monologues about the superintendent’s finest achievements and idiosyncratic quirks. The event at East Gadsden High School was designed to honor the school official through comedy and anecdotes shared by some of those closest to him. 

  • Quincy Police seek suspect

    The Quincy Police Department is seeking the whereabouts of a wanted Quincy man who escaped arrest recently by forcing his way into an apartment and fleeing arrest by climbing into the apartment’s attic. 

  • Fleeing suspect crashes into patrol car

    A pre-dawn car chase through the city streets of Quincy turned to a foot pursuit before Gadsden County deputies and a Quincy police officer caught suspect Emmanuel Jerome Gordon, 28. 

    According to the Gadsden County Sheriff’s Office arrest report, Deputy Marcus Dixon was traveling westbound on Jefferson Street when he spotted a white Ford F-150, westbound, speeding and swerving. 

  • Quincy leaders look at logging, busing

    Saving money and making money were on the minds of Quincy commissioners at the regular June 10 meeting.

    Members of the commissioners discussed a continuation of their expired contract with the Whitfield Timber Company for the harvesting of trees in the city’s industrial park. The city and the company signed the initial agreement during October 2013. 

  • Former Bobcat returns to coach at alma mater

    TERRANCE CHISOLM

    Times 

    Sports Correspondent

    The Bobcats of Robert F. Munroe will enter into the upcoming football season under the leadership of their recently acquired Head Coach Jimmy Harris. 

    Although this is his first year as the school’s head football coach, Harris is no stranger to the Bobcat Nation; he lined up along the team’s offensive and defensive lines in the 1970s.

  • Community basketball
  • Praise the Lord! June 19, 2014

    Clothing giveaway Saturday

    Mount Zion Primitive Baptist Church, corner of 9th and Crawford in Quincy, announces the June Clothing Give-Away. There are clothing items for youth and adults available free of charge. Everyone is invited to come out for free items from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 22. 

    Celebrate 190 years of 

    Old Mt. Pleasant UMC