Today's News

  • Groups shares concerns, goals with county leaders

    An organization led by a local pastor and employees from several county agencies made “a call to action” to the county’s elected officials as well as leaders of county agencies at an event in front of dozens of county residents this past Friday night in East Gadsden High School’s cafeteria.
    The purpose of the event was to share with Gadsden County’s elected officials the issues United Gadsden says it has gleaned from 800 county residents through 27 town hall meetings held at different venues since June 30, 2015.

  • Along Twin Ponds Road

    “Semper Paratus” is the U.S. Coast Guard’s motto; it means “always ready.” It has been one of my life’s guiding principles to live by.
    Humility is another of the goals I strive for on a daily basis.
    Trying to be humble, when I am able, requires much continual prayer.
    Sept. 23 marked the 56th anniversary of the day I entered the Coast Guard on active duty.
    My long association with the outfit has made more of an impact on my life than anything.

  • Faith & Worship, Nov. 5, 2015

    Chicken feast plans
    Chicken Pilau at Chaires United Methodist Church, 9243 Parkhill Road, Tallahassee, will be served from 4 to 8 p.m. Nov. 12. The cost is $10 per plate (Children 5 and younger free).
    Ministry announces revival plans
    Trust God Ministries under the leadership of Pastor Charlie Fryson Jr. and 1st Lady Missionary Cinedra Fryson will host the 2015 Fall Revival at 7:30 p.m. nightly Nov. 4 through 6. The revivalist will be our Pastor Charlie Fryson Jr. The church is across the street from City Hall in Gretna. The community is invited.

  • Grace Notes Nov. 5, 2015

    I love a good conversion story, that moment or series of moments that lead up to a person going from not belonging to Jesus to belonging to him.
    I remember telling my friend Mike that it was like getting married. Either you are or you aren’t. I told him you can think you’re married, say you’re married, live with another person as if you’re married, but unless you’ve signed the marriage license and said, “I do,” you’re not married.

  • Jaguars struggle in season finale at home

    On the evening before Halloween, East Gadsden’s football team played their final game of the season at home against Walton High, which is in DeFuniak Springs. After an up-and-down first quarter, the Jaguars found themselves trailing by a score of 14-7 heading into the final period before halftime.

  • Munroe Bobcats claim first win in season finale

    By Jimmy Harris

  • Quincy airport expanding

    Quincy commissioners updated the city’s utility policy at their Oct. 27 meeting by extending the dates at which penalties and cutoffs
    Under the new policy, penalty fees will incur after the 15th day of non-
    payment and cutoffs will occur after 20 days of non-payment. The original deadlines were the 10th and 15th,

  • Homecoming hoopla in Quincy

    What seemed like thousands of people lined the sidewalks of Quincy’s Washington Street this past Friday afternoon for what participants say was the most well attended East Gadsden High School homecoming parade in recent memory.
    As with the prior week’s West Gadsden High School homecoming parade in Greensboro, most of the parade’s participants were children in dance groups, bands or homecoming courts.
    Unlike the WGHS parade, many of the attendees were the school’s recent alumni and current students.

  • Made in the shade at Porchfest

    The fourth annual Quincy Porchfest gave attendees the opportunity to enjoy barbeque, reinterpret their surroundings through art and ride segways through the town’s historic district as bands played covers and original selections from the front porches of some of the town’s most historic homes this past Saturday afternoon.

  • Florida bear hunt called off after second day

    The 2015 Florida bear hunt was called off after its second day Sunday night as it was reported 295 bears had been killed.
    The hunt was supposed to last seven days or until 320 bears had been killed.
    112 bears were killed in the East Panhandle bear management unit, a region including Gadsden, Leon and 11 other counties. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission had set the region’s quota at 40.