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Today's News

  • Munroe dedicates new practice facility

    Losing two teammates and fellow students in the span of a couple of months during 2013 was difficult for all the students at Robert F. Munroe Day School. It was harder still on the parents and families. But due to the efforts of many in the Munroe community, including the baseball boosters and a wealth of others who loved the two student athletes and support the baseball program, J.C. Partin and Josh Wilder will live on as the namesakes of the new practice facility recently dedicated in their memory. 

  • Bobcats boys win district title

    After a one-year hiatus, the Munroe Bobcats are once more FHSAA District 1-2A champions after defeating arch-rival Aucilla for the third time this season 6-5. 

    The Bobcats won three consecutive district crowns in 2010, 2011 and 2012 before being bounced in the opening game of the tournament last season. With the victory, the Bobcats also reached 20 wins for the season, as their record improved to 20-5. 

  • Right place, right time

    A potential wave of industrial progress expanding from the Panhandle’s coast at Port St. Joe in Gulf County could help put Gadsden County’s economy back on track.

    Plans include a direct connection with Gadsden County via Chattahoochee’s rail interchange between the Apalachicola Northern line and the CSX mainline. 

  • Port dredging project key to railroad success

    Positive economic impact from the AN line in Gadsden County will largely depend on the successful authorization and completion of the dredging project in Port St. Joe. A harbor of greater depth is necessary for the size of the ships that will bring increased industry and development to the region. 

    Enova Energy and Green Circle have submitted letters of intent to do business with the port if it were to be dredged, according to information presented at the April 24 meeting  in Greensboro.

  • QPD: Shooting update includes arrest, crack sales alibi

    The Quincy Police Department arrested Phillip Dale Lowe, 19, of Tallahassee, on April 22 after he was identified him in a photo lineup. He is the latest suspect in the April 11 shooting at the Gadsden Arms Apartments in Quincy.

    According to a report from QPD, the arrest followed a wealth of new information the department procured vie interviews during the two weeks following the crime. 

  • Quincy nixes sheriff’s proposal

    The future relationship between city and county law enforcement was one of the issues Quincy commissioners addressed April 22 during their regular meeting.

    Other topics included the fate of bus services and collection dilemmas.

  • Praise the Lord! April 24, 2014

     St. James AME 

  • Bobcats fall twice, win their regular season finale

    For the first time this season, the Munroe Bobcats suffered a two-game losing streak, dropping one-run games to Wewahitchka on Tuesday, April 15, and Maclay on Wednesday, April 16. The streak lasted until the next night when Munroe defeated Westwood in their final regular season game. 

    “We lost a couple of hard-fought games,” said Bobcat Coach Jayme Williams. “We had our chances in each one. We’re not happy we lost, but we competed. Hats off to Wewahitchka and Maclay for their play.”

  • Munroe girls in district softball tourney

    With all other county teams ousted from their district softball tournaments, Munroe was thrust into the district championship game against Aucilla thanks to a last-minute forfeit by FAMU-DRS an hour before first pitch. FAMU forfeited out of the bracket while Munroe was warming up April 16 at Aucilla’s field, sending the Bobcats into the district finals April 17 against No. 1-seeded Aucilla. 

  • Two accused of robbing Havana visitor at knifepoint

    ROBERT ALLEN

    Times Reporter

    A visiting man was robbed at knifepoint for three one-dollar bills around 2:30 p.m. April 8 inside the Havana Heights Apartments. 

    According to the Gadsden County Sheriff’s Office report, the man said he was visiting a friend in the complex. Robbery suspects Miles Johnson and Freeman Jackson allegedly stopped him outside as he was trying to leave.