Today's News

  • Tribute motorcycle is memorial to fallen officers

    On Sunday, March 25, 2007, a routine call came into the Moncks Corner, S.C. Police Department on a domestic violence situation. But there is never anything routine about domestic violence and that day was no different. Before the afternoon was over two officers lay dead including Quincy native Michael Wells.
    Wells and Officer Marcus Stiles were the only officers ever killed while on active duty in Moncks Corner. Lt. Michael Roach was the men's immediate supervisor and was devastated by the deaths.

  • FDLE clears city employees of credit card misuse allegations

    The Florida Department of Law Enforcement, in a written report dated Feb. 24, notified the city of Quincy that after their investigation into allegations made by Mayor Derrick Elias against 20 (city employees) separate card holders, "was either justified by the City Director of Finance or reimbursed to the city by the acrd holder..." and based on the above information no further action was required by FDLE," the report stated.

  • TDC helps Havana and Quincy tourism events

    The Gadsden County Tourist Development Council was in a generous mood during its March 19 regular meeting.

  • Bleak financial outlook for Gadsden County

    "You guys are in a pickle. If you get through this year, that's good but look out for next year," Property Appraiser Clay VanLandingham told the Gadsden County Board of Commissioners during their regular March 19 meeting.
        Taking 2001 as the base year, VanLandingham said that property tax value has declined since 2007 when taxable values reached a high of $1.434 billion to $1.268 in 2012.
        "That is a decline of 11.6 percent," he said.

  • Shawanna Moye, 3-sport coach dedicated to kids

    Like most coaches Shawanna Moye paces the sidelines while giving verbal commands to the players. She wants them to remember what they've practiced. She wants them to stay focused and, most of all, she wants them to hustle.
        Moye, who coaches Mighty Mite football, basketball and T-ball (4 to 7 year olds) is the only female coach with the Quincy Recreation Department. She has been at it for the past seven years. She also coaches 8 to 10 year olds in basketball.

  • Click It or Ticket to Boost Seat Belt Use – Day and Night

    Midway Police Department is joining with other state and local law enforcement officers and highway safety advocates across the country to help save more lives by strongly enforcing seat belt laws around the clock.

  • Kick Butts Kickball Tournament returns to Quincy for a second year

    The Gadsden County chapter of Students Working Against Tobacco (SWAT) is hosting the second annual Kick Butts Day Kickball Tournament on March 24.  The event will draw attention to prevalent tobacco topics, including secondhand smoke, smokeless tobacco, and smoke free multi unit housing.  Our principal focus will be on flavored tobacco and how these products appeal to and addict our youth.  A petition table will be set up at the event so participants will have a chance to ask their local elected officials for resolutions restricting the sale of these products.

  • Gadsden County Humane Society wants to inform public

    You've seen them. Sitting on the side of a country road looking lost and forlorn. You pass, knowing that the animal has been well cared for and kept because it's coat is still shiny and it has the plumpness of having been recently fed. But deep down you know that this animal has been abandoned like so many other each year in Gadsden County.
        Scenes like that are what the Gadsden County Humane Society want to prevent. They want to spread the word that there's someone here to help before it get to the point that animals are abandoned.

  • Hometown chiropractor sets up shop

    Times Editor

        In just 26 short years, Dr. Candace McMillon-Dantley has done more than a lot of people have done in a lifetime. The Quincy native recently opened her own a chiropractic office here in the town where she grew up and has always wanted to return.

  • City moving toward red light cameras

    The Quincy City Commission, during the regular Feb. 14 meeting approved the selection of American Traffic Solutions to complete the installation of the Red Light Traffic Camera Safety Program. The first four intersection for the cameras have been identified and are: West Jefferson St. at Pat Thomas Parkway westbound, West Jefferson at S. Cleveland Street westbound,  West Jefferson at Adams Street westbound and West Jefferson Street at Adams Street eastbound.