Today's News

  • Quincy adopts amended budget with 4-1 vote

    At the Tuesday, Nov. 26, meeting of the Quincy commission, Theresa Moore, Quincy’s finance director, presented for approval an amended general fund budget to close out the 2013 fiscal year.

    “There were sufficient revenues in the general fund budget to cover all expenditures that occurred,” Moore said.

  • Jags finish season with loss to Rickards


    Times Sports Correspondent

    This past Thursday, the East Gadsden Jaguars ended their regular season on the road against the Rickards Raiders. The bright lights of the North Florida Fair provided a perfect backdrop for the game. With 8:46 left in the first quarter, the Raiders scored the first touchdown of the game, which gave them a 7-0 lead over the Jaguars. 

  • Bobcats finish season 7-3

    In what turned out to be a harder-fought contest than might have been expected, the Munroe Bobcats held on to win against the Panthers of John Paul II, who had only one win on the season, this past Friday in Tallahassee at Florida High’s field. 

  • Former interim police chief nabs top cop job in Midway


    Times Correspondent

    Following the recommendation of Interim City Manager Dorothy Inman-Johnson, the Midway City Council voted unanimously to keep Jerome Turner in the office of Midway Chief of Police. Turner had been serving as interim chief following the arrest of the former chief on charges of theft and misconduct. 

  • Food distribution event draws attention to need

    The long line of vehicles spoke volumes.

    This line of traffic was for those from Gadsden, Leon, Liberty, Jefferson, Franklin and Wakulla counties who came to a community food distribution Nov. 5 at the Farm Share facility in Quincy.

    According to Farm Share spokeswoman Mia DeVane, this giveaway event provided more than 80,000 pounds of food to 860 households representing more than 3,050 individuals.

  • Repurposing a piece of history

    With the snip of an enormous pair of scissors, an old building got a new job this past Saturday when The Historic Greensboro Apalachicola Northern Depot officially reopened with a special celebration.

  • BoCC honors service, ponders poverty




    At the Nov. 5 meeting of the Gadsden County Board of County Commissioners (BoCC), Jaime Ross, President of the Florida Housing Coalition (FHC), presented Quincy’s Phyllis Moore with an award, honoring her work with the State Housing Initiative Partnership Program (SHIP).  

  • Have spooky fun, stay safe


    Times Correspondent

  • Quincy to keep city manager


    Times Correspondent

    With a 2-3 vote, the motion to terminate City Manager Jack McLean’s contract was struck down at the Tuesday, Oct. 22 meeting of the Quincy City Commission. The vote was met by a round of applause from a multitude of citizens who had arrived at city hall wearing pink shirts that read, “I support the City of Quincy Manager.”

  • Purposeful stride

    Gadsden County Sheriff Morris Young took a bold step early Friday morning — and another, and another — 34 miles’ worth, from Chattahoochee on the western border to Midway on the eastern side.

    Wearing a hot pink shirt that on the back identified him as the sheriff, he walked to bring attention to male breast cancer during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

    Supporters joined him, most going only a portion of the way.