http://www.gadcotimes.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en Pushing for improvement http://www.gadcotimes.com/content/pushing-improvement <img src="http://www.gadcotimes.com/sites/www.gadcotimes.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/0721_step_up_gadsden_sappc.jpg" alt="Quincy Police Chief Glenn Sapp explains during a July 13 meeting of Step Up for Gadsden the reasons why citizens and law enforcement must learn to work together to ensure safer communities for all. " title="Quincy Police Chief Glenn Sapp explains during a July 13 meeting of Step Up for Gadsden the reasons why citizens and law enforcement must learn to work together to ensure safer communities for all. " align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> <strong>ERIN HILL</strong><br /> <em>Correspondent</em></p> Group seeks big changes in Midway http://www.gadcotimes.com/content/group-seeks-big-changes-midway <img src="http://www.gadcotimes.com/sites/www.gadcotimes.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/0721_midway_with_fordc.jpg" alt="Midway City Manager Auburn Ford speaks to a group of city residents who met Thursday, July 14, to express concern about the city’s direction and leadership. " title="Midway City Manager Auburn Ford speaks to a group of city residents who met Thursday, July 14, to express concern about the city’s direction and leadership. " align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> <strong>ERIN HILL</strong><br /> <em>Correspondent</em></p> Local wrecking company must close or move http://www.gadcotimes.com/content/local-wrecking-company-must-close-or-move <p> Gadsden County Commissioners unanimously voted to not pass an amendment that would change 1 acre of land on the Future Land Use Map from Rural Residential to Commercial.&nbsp; &nbsp;<br /> The site, which once contained a country store, was considered neighborhood commercial use.&nbsp; After hearing the opinions of those supporting and opposing the amendment, Gadsden commissioners told Rising Sons wrecking company since their company is considered commercial, and not neighborhood commercial, they have to close their business or relocate.&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;<br /> Courts award $100K to former Midway city manager; city appeals http://www.gadcotimes.com/content/courts-award-100k-former-midway-city-manager-city-appeals <p> <strong>ERIN HILL</strong><br /> <em>Correspondent</em></p> Candidates bring big ideas to political forum in Havana http://www.gadcotimes.com/content/candidates-bring-big-ideas-political-forum-havana <img src="http://www.gadcotimes.com/sites/www.gadcotimes.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/0721_havana_political_forumc.jpg" alt="Gadsden County’s District 1 commissioner candidates answer questions July 16 at a political forum at Havana’s town hall. " title="Gadsden County’s District 1 commissioner candidates answer questions July 16 at a political forum at Havana’s town hall. " align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> Candidates seeking the District 1 seat on the Gadsden County Commission recognize a need for improvement in county government.&nbsp; Although each agreed productive change is necessary, they shared differing views about how to achieve it.<br /> At a political forum Saturday, voters had a chance to hear candidates talk about their positions on these and other issues.<br /> Beating the heat, hunting bargains http://www.gadcotimes.com/content/beating-heat-hunting-bargains <img src="http://www.gadcotimes.com/sites/www.gadcotimes.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/0714_havana_smiling_pursec.jpg" alt="Michele and Meredith Bass pose for a picture at Havana’s town-wide sidewalk sale. " title="Michele and Meredith Bass pose for a picture at Havana’s town-wide sidewalk sale. " align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> <strong>ERIN HILL</strong><br /> <em>Correspondent</em></p> Making the grade: Gadsden school district earns ‘C’ http://www.gadcotimes.com/content/making-grade-gadsden-school-district-earns-%E2%80%98c%E2%80%99 <img src="http://www.gadcotimes.com/sites/www.gadcotimes.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/0714_jamesc.jpg" alt="Gadsden County Schools Superintendent Reginald James sits for a photo. " title="Gadsden County Schools Superintendent Reginald James sits for a photo. " align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> <strong>ERIN HILL</strong><br /> <em>Correspondent</em></p> Gadsden County Commissioners approve bid for mural http://www.gadcotimes.com/content/gadsden-county-commissioners-approve-bid-mural <p> <strong>ERIN HILL</strong><br /> <em>Correspondent</em></p>