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Today's News

  • A dress come true

     

    About 25 local high-school girls have now solved “the dress” problem thanks to the generosity of local volunteers.

  • Majestic Maclay

    VICKIE LILLO
    For the Times

     

  • Teachers express frustration about pay

    CORTNEY JONES
    For the Times

     

    Tensions ran high at the March 27 school board meeting as the president and vice president of the Gadsden County Classroom Teachers Association (GCCTA) voiced their concerns about the teacher evaluation process, as well as teacher salaries.

  • Historic groundbreaking

     

    On March 26, 2017, Quincy lost a community landmark when a fire ravaged the former Stevens High School.

    Almost exactly a year later, supporters of plans to renovate and rebuild saw their dreams move toward reality at a groundbreaking celebration March 29 on the old school site.

  • Hooked on aquaponics

     

    SHADE' KELLY
    For the Times

    A ribbon cutting ceremony March 27 on the campus of Gadsden County High School officially opened a newly completed aquaponic greenhouse.

  • Historic school site to become part of Havana

     

    The council took another step toward making Havana a bit bigger, voting 4-0 to approve on first reading Ordinance 374, a voluntary annexation which would bring the former Havana Northside High School property, which is owned by Havana Community Development Corp., within the incorporated area.

  • Eggs-travagant

     

    JAMILLIA COLSON
    For the Times 

  • Municipal elections ahead

     

    Voters in most municipalities in Gadsden County will have a chance to head to the polls on April 24.

     

    Chattahoochee City Council

    District 1: Annette Holmes Bates and Anquarnette “Ann” Richardson are on the ballot.

    District 3: Amy M. Glass and Edward Jerry Wynn

  • Sheriff to buy additional guns

    In a process that started more than a year ago, the Gadsden County Sheriff’s Office is on track to be better armed.

    At the March 20 meeting of the Gadsden County Commission, commissioners voted unanimously to allow the sheriff’s office to dip into the confiscated funds account to spend $85,609.30 to buy 45 AR-15-style duty rifles and 25 duty pistols.

  • Padgett's a local gem

    Carly Watson
    For the Times

    “Every day I come in to work and think: What am I going to do today? Who am I going to see today?” said Joyce Padgett.

    Joyce and her husband, Gene Padgett, own and operate Padgett’s Jewelers on the square in downtown Quincy. The pair has been doing business for over half a century.

    “After all this time, it is still a fun business,” said Joyce.