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Today's News

  • 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.

  • 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