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Today's News

  • 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. 

  • New mushroom emerges in Quincy

    ROBERT ALLEN

    Times Reporter

    The morel or Morchella mushroom has never been officially documented in Florida — until now. Pam Anderson and Steve Cutshaw, both employed at Torreya State Park, found the lone specimen when conducting a plant census at Rocky Comfort Farms in Quincy. 

  • One shooting suspect cleared, two in custody

    ROBERT ALLEN

    Times Reporter

    A new suspect is now in custody following two initial arrests after the April 11 daytime shooting at Gadsden Arms Apartments on Stewart Street in Quincy, according to an April 18 press release from Quincy Police Department. 

    Chauncey Reed Hawkins, 18, of 1444 Jakes Drive, Tallahassee, is being held at the Leon County Jail.

  • Paving the way for progress

    ROBERT ALLEN

    Times Reporter

    Gadsden County Commissioners met April 15 for their regular meeting. Future improvements of five county roads were a topic of discussion. 

    Funding for the project will be provided through the Small County Outreach Program, the County Incentive Grant Program, and the Small County Road Assistance Program — all initiatives instituted by the Florida Department of Transportation. 

  • Big step for athlete, school

    ROBERT ALLEN

    Times Reporter

    Isaac Sutton of Gretna became the first Tallavana Christian School student to be awarded an athletic college scholarship. On April 17, Sutton signed to play basketball at the University of Maryland, Eastern Shore. 

  • Broadway actor visits QMT

    ROBERT ALLEN

    Times Reporter 

    Broadway actor L. Steven Taylor visited Quincy Musical Theatre on April 14 to offer a master class designed to further prepare local talent to take their first steps into theatric careers. Taylor helped the aspiring performers better understand the audition process for securing professional roles.