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Today's News

  • Lady Cats take wins against WG, Altha, CC

    A talented Liberty County volleyball team won their 16th game of the season against district opponent West Gadsden last week.

    In other action, the Munroe Lady Cats won three matches last week with wins over West Gadsden, Altha (district) and Community Christian to run their record to 13-3 on the season. The team lost only one game the entire week when they dropped a 20-25 contest to Altha.

    Courtney Mayo had seven aces and six kills to put a fine game together for the Lady Cats as they hosted West Gadsden. 

  • RFM golf team closes season at Quincy club

    The Robert F. Munroe Day School golf team finishes up its regular season this week with two matches at The Golf Club of Quincy. 

    The team, coached by Kevin Smith, is currently 14-9 on the season and has lost only two district matches. Both were against Big Bend golf powers Wakulla and Maclay. Other losses were to much larger non-district schools Leon and Chiles. The team split with Lincoln.

    The team performed especially well in Tallahassee last week at the City Championships, finishing fourth out of 17 teams with a team score of 162 on nine holes.

  • East Gadsden falls to Taylor County; West Gadsden loses to Blountstown

    Despite taking an early lead, the East Gadsden High School Jaguars took a hit from Taylor County, as the final score read 16-7.

    The loss places the Jags’ record at 1-5 on the season. The team hosts FAMU High this Friday night.

    West Gadsden’s Panthers fell to Blountstown 26-12.

    The Panthers, now 0-5 on the season, will play at Port St. Joe this Friday night.

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  • Church Briefs

    • First Baptist Church in Quincy holds Sunday School each week at 9:45 a.m., followed by worship at 10:55. Sunday evening worship begins at 6 p.m. Sunday morning worship services are broadcast on Sunday events at 6 p.m. on 93.3 FM.

    • Church services at Mt. Pilgrim Primitive Baptist Church are held the first, second and fourth Sundays at 11 a.m., and at 8 a.m. on the third Sunday of each month. Church school begins at 9:45 a.m. each Sunday morning.

  • Community Calendar

    Bluegrass band the Gandy Brothers of Albany, Ga. will appear at the Quincy Music Theatre Oct. 24 at 8 p.m. Cost is $12 per person.

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    Tallavana Christian School has extended fall enrollment for new students to Oct. 19 for preschool and elementary school students only. Families moving to Gadsden and Leon counties can enroll at TCS at any point during the year in all grades. Application fee is $100.

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  • Haunted Happenings...

    Fall Festival and Haunted House

    At Midway Volunteer Fire Department

    Oct. 24, 2-8 p.m.

    Free games and prizes, costume contest, concessions.

    Gadsden County Humane Society

    Haunted Poker Run

    Oct. 17

  • Tourist Development Council violates Sunshine Law with no previous meeting notices

    The Gadsden County Tourist Development Council, partnered with the county’s chamber of commerce, has developed a strategic plan for promoting tourism in the county – and violated Sunshine Law along the way.

    The plan will be presented to the Gadsden County Board of Commissioners early next month, and was developed during recent TDC meetings that included representatives from the chamber and the TDC’s marketing committee.

  • Negotiations underway for new hospital operator

    Gadsden Hospital Inc., the board of directors for Gadsden Memorial Hospital, voted unanimously Monday afternoon to recommend that negotiations begin immediately with Hospital Corporation of America to operate the hospital when it reopens.

    Hospital Corporation of American is the largest owner of hospitals in the nation and operates Capital Regional Medical Center in Tallahassee.

  • Negotiations to begin with HCA on hospital operation

    The Gadsden County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously Sept. 29 to allow exclusive negotiations with Hospital Corporation of America regarding the reopening and operation of Gadsden Memorial Hospital. HCA operates more than 40 hospitals in Florida – the nearest is Capital Regional Medical Center in Tallahassee.

  • City, county negotiate county-wide fire contract

    If Quincy city commissioners agree, fire protection will be extended county-wide for the next 5 years at an annual cost of $405,000. Under the new proposed fire contract between Quincy and the Gadsden County Board of Commissioners, the city has the option to revisit the contract in 3 years.