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Today's News

  • 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.

  • County OKs FHP test track plan

     

    Florida Highway Patrol’s plan to build a high-speed test track in Gadsden County has the white flag from Gadsden County Commissioners.

  • A celebration of firsts

     

    KARRIE SHACK
    For the Times

    Each spring, hundreds of thousands of seniors graduate from across America as they celebrate the ending of their 12-year academic commitment. Some follow with higher education, others followed go into business, or get married and start families — but all are rewarded with the satisfaction of knowing they have finished high school.

  • 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.

  • Former city manager to receive extra pay

     

    VICKIE LILLO

    For the Times

  • Where it all begins

    JENNIFER SANTANA
    For the Times

     

    On the evening of Friday, May 25, there was an air of excitement and anticipation brewing as the proud friends and families of the high school seniors started streaming into the gym at Gadsden County High School.

  • A prom come true

    KARRIE SHACK
    For the Times

     

    Prom is one of the most anticipated evenings of a teenager’s high-school experience. It remains dear to the hearts of many students, and will likely continue to do so for decades to come.

  • 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.