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Today's News

  • Holiday parade to prompt detours

    Quincy will continue to receive assistance from the county with maintaining paved and unpaved streets in Quincy after city commissioners approved an agreement for maintenance services at their Tuesday night meeting.
    The commissioners also voted to appoint a review board for the purpose of analyzing applicants for Quincy’s city manager position, and Fire Chief Scott Haire was added to the Fire and Police Pension Board.

  • Quincy star shines in show

    Quincy-kid-turned-national-superstar Billy Dean performed with his longtime friend, pianist Marvin Goldstein, for a packed crowd at a Tallahassee amphitheater this past Friday night in an event organized to honor the sacrifices veterans have made for society.
    Dean has released 11 studio albums, with three of them going gold. His last album to chart on Billboard was 2005’s “Let Them be Little.”

  • Midway hires firm to get to bottom of septic woes

    Midway council members approved a contract with a company to diagnose the city’s septic tank problems at their Thursday meeting.

  • Praise the Lord! Dec. 4,, 2014

    Big assembly ahead
    Join us for the New Millennium Diocese Fellowship Assembly of the First Born Church of the Living God, Inc.  The assembly will convene Dece. 1 to 5 at Faith Christian Family Center, 310 Laura Lee Ave., Tallahassee.  The theme for the assembly is “United to Build: The Mission is Possible.”
     Speakers & Facilites:
     n Monday, Dec. 1, 7:30 p.m. Bishop J. Nathan Paige
    n Tuesday, Dec. 2, 11 a.m.  Missionary Cherry Parks, Workshop Facilitator; 7:30 P.M. Dr. Rita Twiggs

  • County girls basketball action, volleyball awards for Gadsden girls

    MUNROE
    Grace Christian 56     Munroe 41
    The Lady Cats dropped a non-district contest to visiting Grace Christian Academy of Bainbridge last Monday.  Junior guard Jeri Sloan led the way scoring with 21 points.  Sloan also sank five three-pointers for the 2nd game in a row.  Karleebeth Perkins led defensively with 11 rebounds and Maddey Pappadakis finished with four steals.
    FAMU   90           
    Munroe 13

  • Quincy Commission hires new attorney

    City commissioners in Quincy approved a contract for the city’s new attorney at their Nov. 25 meeting.

  • Gathering with gratitude for Thanksgiving feast

    It took 18 turkeys roasted or smoked, eight hams, 75 pounds of sweet potatoes, 12 pounds of macaroni, 32 cups of uncooked rice, 20 bunches of greens, 8 gallons of green beans, 30 pounds of apples, 35 pounds of cornmeal for corn bread dressing, 350 rolls, dozens of desserts and a host of helping hands to put out this year’s community Thanksgiving dinner at Christ Town
    Ministries.
    Organizers reported more than 300 diners came — and some had meals delivered, such as some members of law enforcement and other emergency responders on duty Thanksgiving Day.

  • Lighting up the season
  • BOCC at odds on economic development

    After nearly an hour of debate on the topic, the Board of County Commissioners decided Tuesday night to postpone voting on how to allocate $240,000 dedicated to economic development until their Dec. 16 commission
    meeting.

  • Praise the Lord! Nov. 27, 2014

    Watch
    Night Service 2014
    The St Thomas MB Church of Fowlstown, Ga., would like to cordially invite the community to the annual Watch Night Service at 10 p.m.  Wednesday, Dec. 31. The speaker for this occasion will be the Rev. Dale Harrison, pastor of Hickory Hill PB Church in Tallahassee.  Please come out and celebrate.  Breakfast will be served.
    Assembling
     in Tallahassee