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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Special meeting to address complaints

    The city of Quincy will have a special meeting at 5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17, to address written complaints submitted to the city against Quincy Commissioner Daniel McMillan. The complaints allege he made racist remarks following a basketball game Friday, Jan. 11, at Robert F. Munroe Day School. McMillan has denied the allegations.

  • 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.

  • Quincy adopts plan for disaster recovery

    Quincy City Commissioners voted 4-1 at their Jan. 8 meeting to approve the ordinance on second reading for a disaster recovery surcharge to help pay for the cost of Hurricane Michael’s devastation to the city’s power grid and the expense of bringing in outside crews to help restore power.

    Commissioner Daniel McMillan cast the dissenting vote.

  • ENDANGERED ADULT MISSING IN SAWDUST

    The Gadsden County Sheriff’s Office seeks information from the community to help find a missing man.
    Joseph Johnson, 54, was last seen Dec. 28 in the Sawdust community in Quincy. Johnson is approximately 5' 6” tall, 120 pounds, has short graying hair and was last seen wearing a green puffy jacket, blue jeans and red sneakers.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • HAVANA MANHUNT ENDS WITH TALLAHASSEE ARREST

    The search for a suspect wanted in connection with a shooting that injured three people late Wednesday morning at the Havana Heights apartment complex came to a close Thursday with 27-year-old Shemar Sutton’s arrest.

    According to a Gadsden County Sheriff’s Office press release, a tip from a GCSO confidential informant led to his capture on the south side of Tallahassee.