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Today's News

  • Quincy native to lead university police force

    NORFOLK, Va. – Quincy native Vincent M. Moore has been named the chief of police and public safety at Norfolk State University, according to a news release.
    Moore previously served as a special agent with the FBI for 20 years, leading the Norfolk field office. He served as the FBI campus liaison for nine colleges and universities.

  • Quincy Music Theatre hosting Frozen Jr. auditions

    Quincy Music Theatre, 118 E. Washington St in Quincy, will host auditions for Frozen Jr. at 7 p.m. Sept. 7.
    Students in kindergarten through 12th grade are eligible to audition, but no one over the age of 18 can participate due to an agreement with Musical Theatre International.
    Callbacks will be held at the discretion of the directors from 2-5 p.m. Sept. 8.

  • Gadsden County commissioners agree to put attorney services out for bid

    The Gadsden County Times
    The Gadsden County Board of Commissioners is going to retain its legal counsel – for the time being.
    In the commissioners’ Aug. 20 meeting, commissioners voted unanimously to begin the bidding process for legal counsel. But they said they’ll keep the law firm – at least until its contract runs out.
    Gadsden County is currently represented by Ausley McMullen, a Tallahassee-based law firm with 37 attorneys. David Weiss, who is a shareholder at the firm, is Gadsden County’s primary attorney.

  • Quincy native exemplifies legacy of US Navy Seabees

    By ALVIN PLEXICO
    Navy Office of Community Outreach
    GULFPORT, Miss. – “We Build, We Fight” has been the motto of the U. S. Navy’s Construction Force, known as the “Seabees,” for more than 75 years. Police Officer Thomas Tricquet, a 1992 Robert F. Munroe graduate and native of Quincy, serves those who build and fight around the world as a member of naval construction battalion center located in Gulfport, Mississippi.

  • OFF TO A SLOW START

    By DON MORRIS
    Special to The Times
    Robert F. Munroe’s football team opened its season with a 48-14 loss to Wewahitchka High School in a nonconference contest Friday at Corry Field in Quincy.
    The Bobcats struck first on a 73-yard scamper by quarterback Xavier Gray for their first touchdown of the 2019 season. The two-point conversion gave Munroe an early 8-0 lead. The visiting Gators scored twice in the first half and took a 16-8 lead to the halftime locker room.

  • Joe Ferolito column: First opponent in pigskin picks contest is new editor

    By JOE FEROLITO

    Special to The Times

  • Gators open season with sloppy win against Hurricanes

    By JOE FEROLITO
    Special to The Times
    It’s a strong possibility Florida State football fans enjoyed Saturday night’s comedy of errors game between Florida and Miami more than anyone.
    The Gators finally won the game 24-20, or rather, Miami finally lost the thing, 24-20.
    Neither team showed enough consistency to actually write home about.

  • Midway council fires city manager

    By SCOTT J. BRYAN

    The Gadsden County Times

    MIDWAY – Midway council members fired its city manager Thursday night a little more than two months after she filed a whistleblower complaint against three council members.

  • THE FULLER EFFECT

    By SCOTT J. BRYAN
    The Gadsden County Times
    Corey Fuller didn’t return to Gadsden County to coach football. He came back to change lives.
    The 48-year-old former professional football player is Gadsden County High School’s football coach. It’s his third stint leading a football program in the county, but this time, Fuller said, success won’t just be measured in wins and losses.
    “Football has been my saving grace,” Fuller said. “It can be for others, too.”

  • Quincy officer, K-9 thwart potential burglary

    The Gadsden County Times
    The Quincy Police Department stopped a potential burglary thanks in large part to one of its four-legged team members.
    According to a Quincy police news release, Lt. Eric Howell and his K-9 partner, Figo, responded to the Quincy Recreation Department, 112 N. Graves St. in Quincy, at 11:41 p.m. Monday after the department received an alarm notification.