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  • Vision for South Adams Street getting clearer

    Ideas for improving South Adams Street in Quincy continued to flow Wednesday, May 2, during the second community meeting hosted by Quincy Community Redevelopment Agency’s advisory board at Bud’s Center.

  • Homecoming prep

    Preserving and sharing family history was at the heart of a cemetery cleanup day Saturday at Pine Grove Baptist Church Cemetery in the Sycamore community southwest of Greensboro.

    Cyndi Hindman Proctor and her husband, Joey; the Rev. John Forsman, who pastors Pine Grove; long-time member Frances Cook; along with other volunteers including Cyndi’s sister, Lisa Rowell and her husband, Ty, were at the cemetery, armed with rakes, chainsaws and plenty of gumption.

  • Does county need more booze?

    Gadsden County Commissioners considered revising the county’s alcohol ordinance, then opted to table the issue until a later date.

    In a public hearing during the May 1 commission meeting, Interim County Administrator Dee Jackson said the request to modify the county’s current alcohol sales ordinance was with an eye toward bringing popular chain restaurants that derive a big chunk of their revenue from alcohol sales - restaurants such as Olive Garden and Ruby Tuesday.

  • Heads of the class

     

    JENNIFER SANTANA
    For the Times

    The morning of May 2, an air of excitement swirled in the front office at Gadsden County High School as administrators shuffled to make preparations to share some very important news:  Unbeknownst to the students, the first valedictorian and salutatorian of the newly merged high school were being announced.

  • Majestic Maclay

    VICKIE LILLO
    For the Times

     

  • Tools and a well-rounded education

    BILL HOATSON
    For the Times

  • Those wonderful old radio shows

     

    GWYNN KIDD
    For the Times

  • Happy Father’s Day

     

    MICHELLE MIMS
    For the Times

  • Glory days on the field

     

    Sometimes we get so caught up in the world and all of the bad things that happen that we forget the good things.

    I’m guilty of that sometimes myself.

  • Stuck on you

     

    BYRON SPIRES
    For the Times

    In a special ceremony last week, the Gadsden County High School Health Science Academy pinned nine graduating seniors for successfully completing their Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) course.