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  • Bobcat girls see first win ever

    Flag football
    Munroe and East Gadsden both participated this past Friday and Saturday in the largest interscholastic flag football tournament held in the United States. There were a total of 37 teams participating in the varsity and junior varsity divisions.   It was even international with a team from Canada participating.
    EAST GADSDEN

  • Teacher under suspicion of being high at school

    A West Gadsden High School Teacher is under investigation after fellow teachers and students reported that he acted as if he might be under the influence on the job.  Read more in the April 13 edition of The Gadsden County Times.

  • Midway considers rehiring former police chief

    Just weeks after firing Tom Murray, the Midway City Council is considering rehiring him after Murray threatened litigation.

  • Midway considers rehiring former police chief

    Just weeks after firing Tom Murray, the Midway City Council is considering rehiring him after Murray threatened litigation.

  • Fire destroys Stevens School

    Many are upset after a fire destroyed the Historic Stevens School early Sunday morning.  Some feel like a part of their history is gone, and are curious as to how the fire started.
    On Monday afternoon, smoke could still be seen as people rode and walked by, stopping to take photos and videos.  Charred remains of can goods exploded inside, flying out of the out of the building, landing yards away.

  • Milton resumes push for school consolidations

    Gadsden County Schools Superintendent Roger Milton has decided to put his school reconfiguration proposal back on the table.
    At a school board meeting Tuesday, March 28, Milton announced he will make a recommendation to the board during a special meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 4.
    Milton’s announcement came after several residents asked him to bring it back. Although some said they didn’t completely agree with his plan for school consolidations, each said the district cannot continue to do nothing to address the underlying issues.

  • Milton resumes push for school consolidations

    Gadsden County Schools Superintendent Roger Milton has decided to put his school reconfiguration proposal back on the table.
    At a school board meeting Tuesday, March 28, Milton announced he will make a recommendation to the board during a special meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 4.
    Milton’s announcement came after several residents asked him to bring it back. Although some said they didn’t completely agree with his plan for school consolidations, each said the district cannot continue to do nothing to address the underlying issues.

  • Blaze destroys historic school

    Monday afternoon, smoke could still be seen billowing from what is left of the historic Stevens High School after a fire ravaged it early Sunday morning.People passed by, stopping to take photos and videos.  Charred remains of canned goods, superheated in the fire, could still be seen shooting out of the building, landing yards away.

  • Task force urges Milton to move forward with reconfiguration plan

    A group of Gadsden County teachers, parents, students and others who want to see a change in the public school system has formed a task force.

    The group had a press conference at the Parkway Center in Quincy on Thursday, March 23, to urge Superintendent Roger Milton to put his proposal for school consolidation back on the agenda for the school board’s March 28 meeting.

    Pastor Eddie Allen was at the meeting representing United Gadsden, a social justice ministry for change.

  • Saving big to give back through couponing

    Three women have teamed together to teach people how to save, and their first stop is Quincy.
    For the past few Saturdays, Ladies on a Dime has been hosting couponing classes at the William A. McGill library in Quincy.
    Tomeika Martin and Tamika Jackson are both of natives of Gadsden County. The two met while attending Greensboro High School get-together.  Two years ago, when each discovered the other was a fellow couponer, they began helping each other to find the best deals.   Both women said they wanted to use couponing to give back to the community.