On the morning of March 12, 2014, Jerry passed away peacefully of natural causes at her daughter’s home in Quincy, Florida. Jerry was surrounded by family at the time of her passing; she was 81 years old.
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Police shut down Internet cafes in Havana and Quincy
Law enforcement authorities shut down Havana’s Internet Café Monday morning, simultaneously with one in Quincy. More details will be released by officials as they develop.
Havana combo school taking shape
Progress concerning merging the Havana Middle School and Havana Elementary was the topic of a community meeting held last Thursday evening.
Midway critical of former manager
When former Midway city manager Auburn Ford was terminated last year he was told to turn in all city property. Councilman Chuck Willis, at Midway’s March city meeting, said Ford has not yet done so. “He didn’t turn in city keys and cell phone,” said Willis.
Quincy Rotary Club hears about historical Chattahoochee arsenal
Jim Barineau, retired Florida State Hospital purchasing director, spoke to the Quincy Rotary Club last week about the newly restored historic Apalachicola Arsenal Powder Magazine.
Special Olympians compete at East Gadsden High School
Although it was a cold and windy morning Special Olympics athletes showed up last week to compete for this year’s top prizes.
Munroe 11-0 after Westwood win
Munroe won its eleventh baseball game against no losses last Thursday when it blasted home team Westwood 16-3 in Camilla.
Grice is MEAC player of year
Jasmine Grice was named the 2014 MEAC Women’s Basketball Player of the Year, the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference announced last week.
East Gadsden downs Munroe in softball
East Gadsden got their first softball victory over the Bobcats in many seasons with a 7-5 home win.
Grand theft of a motor vehicle and leaving the scene of a crash were just two of the charges filed against Tavares Rumph of Quincy following an accident on Bonnie Hill Rd. (CR 269), the Florida Highway Patrol reports. Only minor injuries were reported in the incident.
The Havana and Quincy Kiwanis Clubs jointly hosted two student organizations at East Gadsden and Robert F. Munroe High Schools for a luncheon at East Gadsden last Wednesday. The Key Clubs are in part sponsored by both Kiwanis groups.
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City of Quincy commissioners held a workshop addressing locations and type of foundations of modular homes within the city on Tuesday, March 4th. There is currently one such home located on Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd, said Mayor Keith Dowdell. [Full Story »]