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Today's News

  • HISTORY LESSON

    Visitors had the opportunity to explore local history when the West Gadsden Historical Society flung open the Dezell House for a special open house event July 4 in Greensboro.

  • Deal sparks frustration

     

    VICKIE LILLO
    For the Times

    Members of the Quincy City Commission and Quincy’s fire chief, Curtis Bridges, seemed heated up over the Interlocal Fire and Rescue Service Agreement between Gadsden County and the City of Quincy, which is set to expire Sept. 30. 

  • 'THE CURIOUS LIFE OF MARCI BELL, PART 2'

    After the death of Isaiah Sr., things changed at the Dalton farm.

    Dr. Wilhoit continued to make regular visits to the family to check on Frank and Isaiah Jr.

  • Gadsden 'health' focus at symposium

     

    Keeping Gadsden County’s health rankings moving in the right direction was a big part of the discussion at last week’s 2018 Health Symposium.

    During the daylong event July 11 at the Florida Public Safety Institute’s conference center in Havana, participants heard from representatives from local government, healthcare, law enforcement, education, business and the faith community.

  • ALL FIRED UP

    Greensboro and Chattahoochee welcomed the Fourth of July with red, white and blue celebrations awash with down-home charm.

    Greensboro

    In Greensboro, the fun started at 9 a.m. on the grounds of the town hall. The green space between town hall and the playground became a makeshift water park with two inflatable slides that kept the kids lining up to climb to the top and slide right back down.

    Connie Hostetter, who was involved with putting the program book for the event together, said the water slides are very popular with the kids.

  • School district leaders gear up for success

    Now that Gadsden County High School has earned a grade of “C” from the Florida Department of Education, the new goal is to maintain and improve upon that success.

    Gadsden Schools Superintendent Roger Milton and other school district leaders have been working on ways to accomplish it, and to build on successes at other district schools.

  • Sweet Talent

    What’s the best way to teach children about musical theater?

    Working four weeks to put on a show from start to finish has to be hard to beat.

    This year, 57 young thespians are doing just that at, participating in Quincy Music Theater’s Young Artists Camp leading up to a three-day run of “Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka Jr.”

  • Homeless youth have advocates in Havana

    JENNIFER SANTANA

    For the Times

    Eric Hinson wants Gadsden County’s homeless children and their families to make use of all the services available to them.

  • School board OKs deal with contractor

     

    CORTNEY JONES

    For the Times

  • Farm Fresh

     

    JENNIFER SANTANA
    For the Times

    This year’s annual FAMU FarmFest had a little added sizzle, offering a Barbecue University to offer tips on barbecue safety, highlighting the importance of food safety and food handling.