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Today's News

  • 'BEST WEEK EVER'

     

    Special to the Times

    If you were anywhere near Washington Street the last week of July, you probably heard the excited shouts, screams and laugher of children and saw them running and playing as they had “the best week ever” at the Chick-fil-A WinShape Camps for Communities day camp at First Baptist Church Quincy.

  • Two victims ID'd in murder case

    The bodies of two victims have been identified in a homicide/fire investigation. The bodies were discovered the morning of July 27 in a house fire at 7th St., Quincy.

    According to a Quincy Police Department press release issued Monday, Laferrick Robinson, 22, has been positively identified in this case. His father, Willie Robinson, 49, was identified last week. A third person, a female, has still not been positively identified by the Medical Examiner’s Office.

  • SUMMER BASH

     

    Summer camp programs sponsored by the 21st Century Community Learning Center (CCLC) ended this past week with a big party at the Joe Ferolito Recreation Center in Quincy.

    George W. Munroe and Stewart Street Elementary were the locations of the camp, which had more than 200 students attending.

  • 3 bodies found in house fire

    Special to the Times

     

    The bodies of three people were discovered early Friday morning in a house after it burned.

  • Commissioners discuss decreasing permitting fees

     

     

    VICKIE LILLO
    For the Times

     

    Necessary repairs, attracting commercial development and safety concerns were key issues for Quincy City Commissioners at their July 24 meeting.

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

     

    The sun felt good as it warmed her face as she walked along the well-worn path to Telogia Creek behind the house.

    There was a feeling of familiarity about the walk down to the creek that made Marci feel happy.

  • 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.