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Today's News

  • FEAST FOR THE SENSES

    Quincy was bustling Friday evening as visitors poured into the downtown square to enjoy two events — a reception to celebrate the opening of an exhibition by popular area artists at the Gadsden Arts Center & Museum and Quincy Main Street’s launch of Food Truck Fridays.

  • Quincy Commission approves 12.65% property tax hike

    It’s official; Quincy’s city taxes have increased 12.65 percent for the 2018-19 fiscal year, which began Oct. 1 and will end Sept. 30, 2019.

  • 'The Curious Life of Marci Bell' Part Two

    The routine of Isaiah Jr. crawling to his grandfather continued to fascinate Cora Mae and Marci as they would watch each evening.

  • Classic stock

    While a number of Havana Main Street events aim to bring out-of-town tourists, the monthly drive-in classic/antique car shows aim to bring members of the community into the down’s picturesque shopping district.

    It seems to be working.

    On Saturday afternoon, Susan Dickman and her daughter Brandy Davidson took a break from walking around looking at shops stopped to eat ice cream cones.  Davidson said they enjoyed looking at the antiques and listening to the live band performing and “just doing a leisurely day.”

  • County approves plan to outsource EMS

    Gadsden County is outsourcing EMS starting in 2019.

    During the Gadsden County Commission’s third special budget meeting Aug. 14, commissioners voted 3-2 to make the change to save costs, with commissioners Brenda Holt and Eric Hinson casting dissenting votes.

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

     

    For several minutes, Cora Mae stood and watched Marci and held Isaiah Jr. While standing there watching Marci and holding the baby, she could feel her own grief starting to overcome her.

  • 2018-2019 BUDGET SPECIAL MEETING NOTICE

    COMMISSIONERS TO HAVE SPECIAL BUDGET MEETING

  • '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.