Local News

  • Jaguars win close game


    Times Sports Correspondent

    This past Thursday night the Jaguars jumped out to a 6-0 lead at home against the Seminoles in the first few minutes of the first quarter. Jaguars Head Coach Bobby Parrish said, “This was the worst game we’ve played all year.”

  • FDLE probe clears official

    No charges will be filed related to an investigation into the Quincy city election this past April.

  • QPD investigates holiday burglaries

     The Quincy Police Department saw an increase in burglaries occurring during the month of December and is asking the public for help in solving these crimes. 

  • Danger signs?

    Carissa Jones lives out in the country. The Quincy resident has a few neighbors close by — a herd of cows among them. Other landmarks near her Flat Creek Road home include a silo and a time-weathered barn.

    But the down-home charm in her neighborhood has been marred by what some might consider a strictly inner-city blight: crude gang-style graffiti covering most of her home’s privacy fence.

  • Midway looks to county for planning help


    Times Correspondent

    A proposed inter-local agreement for Gadsden County to provide city planning services to the city of Midway raised debate at the Jan. 2 meeting of the Midway City Council. 

    The agreement would enable the county to assist a growth management department that is in a state of disarray. Councilwoman Allean Robinson was opposed to the proposition.

  • New re-entry center offers opportunities


  • Merriment in Havana



    With hugs from Santa, bubbles, glitter and lots of whimsy, the sparkly side of Christmas was on display in Havana this past Saturday during the holiday festival and lawnmower parade that drew merrymakers of all ages. 

    Face painters, inflatables, food vendors and a number of crafters were among other attractions downtown.

  • Midway: Year in review




    On Aug. 15, federal and state law enforcement agents raided Midway City Hall and the home of then-city manager as part of an ongoing investigation. The city manager was subsequently arrested on an unrelated probation violation and resigned. Midway faced chaos and financial duress.

  • BoCC hears input on roads, land


  • GTI’s nail program scratching the surface

    Whether it’s the chance to explore a rewarding vocation for free in high school or start a second career as an adult, Gadsden Technical Institute Nail Technology Instructor Cynthia Kimbrell said the program has a lot to offer the community.

    In addition to offering education to students, it also offers salon services such as manicures, pedicures and acrylics, as well as spa treatments such as waxing and facials at affordable prices.