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Today's News

  • SHARE THE DREAM

     

    BYRON SPIRES

    For the Times

    Several hundred people gathered early Monday morning at the Joe Ferolito Recreation Center in Quincy to celebrate the life of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

  • SHARING THE DREAM IN HAVANA

    Many brave souls faced the cold Monday morning to participate in Havana’s parade in honor of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.

    The grand marshal for this year’s parade was Rosa Lee McGriff, a 102-year-old Havana resident, who rode in style in a white limousine.

  • Officials to probe complaint

    The room was packed Thursday, Jan. 17, for a special meeting at Quincy City Hall to address complaints against a white commissioner, Daniel McMillan, alleging he made racist remarks after a Jan. 11 basketball game at Robert F. Munroe Day School.

    McMillan has denied the allegation.

  • The Curious Life of Marci Bell: Part 3

    BYRON SPIRES

    Special to the Times

    Unlike the quietness of the Dalton farm at night to which Marci had grown accustomed, the sounds of the city were different.

  • Helping hearts

    Hurricane Michael has come and gone, but the need for assistance for those hardest hit by the disaster remain.

    That’s where a number of volunteers from organizations within the South Conference of the AME Church have found ways to help.

  • MISSION POSSIBLE

     

    Over the past 13 years, locals Mike and Laura Layerd have opened up the Davis family farm to host a Wounded Warrior Hunt for those American military heroes who have served their country.

  • County, cities to team up on legislative agenda

    In an effort to improve the county’s chances of getting state funding for important projects, Gadsden County Commissioners voted 4-1 at their last regular meeting of 2018 to hire a new lobbying firm.

  • Real class: Students practice etiquette at Winter Ball

     

    VICKIE LILLO

    For the Times

     

    For 2018, Crossroad Academy Charter School’s annual Winter Ball went beyond just being a fun gala for students in kindergarten through fifth grade.

  • HOLIDAY CHEER

     

    The Gadsden Arts Center & Museum opened its doors to the community Thursday, Nov. 29, for a holiday open house.

    Visitors had an opportunity to check out the exhibitions in the museum’s five art galleries, watch craft demonstrations, listen to holiday music, browse the museum shop and enjoy festive light refreshments.

  • Quincy OKs electric bill hike

     

    Quincy residents and businesses will soon see higher electric bills - another lingering impact of Hurricane Michael.

    Quincy City Commissioners voted 4-1 at the Nov. 26 meeting to move forward with drafting an ordinance to enact a new storm recovery charge for residential customers of 1 cent per kilowatt hour. Commissioner Daniel McMillan cast the dissenting vote.