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Today's News

  • Crash spills jet fuel near Greensboro

    A portion of State Road 12 in Liberty and Gadsden counties was shut down for hours on Tuesday following a tanker-truck crash that left jet fuel spilled near the Liberty-Gadsden line.
    According to Florida Highway Patrol officers at the scene, it was a single-vehicle crash, and the driver of the truck apparently ran off the road. An FHP crash report states that the crash happened around12:30 p.m.   

  • Local man dead after Christmas Eve crash

    According to a Florida Highway Patrol crash report,  38-year-old Michael Hopkins, of Quincy, was riding his motorcycle east on County Road 268, near the intersection of County Road 270,  at about 7:45 p.m. Dec. 24, when Hopkins attempted to pass another vehicle, and swerved onto the shoulder of the road, trying to avoid a collision. Hopkins lost control of his motorcycle, a 2007 Honda CVR, as it overturned and came to a final rest on the south shoulder.
    Hopkins was taken to Tallahassee Memorial Hospital, where he later died.
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  • Thyroid specialists coming to county

    Gadsden residents who need to see a specialist for thyroid issues may in the future be able to shorten their travel time to receive care.
    At their Dec. 20 meeting, the Gadsden Board of Commissions voted unanimously to lease a space in the Gadsden Memorial Hospital Building in Quincy to North Florida Thyroid Center for $1 per year.

  • Tallavana, Munroe continue season on the hardwood

    Tallavana Christian
    Tallavana Christian opened up this week hosting three home games.  They started off with Altha on Monday, Munroe on Tuesday and Aucilla Christian on Thursday.  Munroe and Aucilla are district matchups.  
    Munroe
    After a busy Christmas, the Bobcats played only one game last week.  Second-year coach Andrew Eads travelled with his squad to Thomasville, Ga., to face Brookwood.

  • The basketball journey of two Panthers

    After three highly successful years at West Gadsden High School, senior point guard Andrew Reddick and senior forward Mark Bradwell are determined and focused on bringing a state title to Greensboro. During their time at West Gadsden, these two young men have experienced the highs and lows that come along with playing on the
    hardwood.

  • County girls continue busy season

    After using this past week to get back into the playing groove following a holiday break, our county girls basketball teams will be attempting to gain momentum as they head into the home stretch of the season before entering district play at the end of the month.  
    West Gadsden

  • Panther boys beginning to hit their stride

    This past week,  Coach Moten led his squad on a three-game road trip that resulted in three big wins, which improved their regular season record to 11-4. On Jan. 5, the Panthers traveled to Franklin County and won by a score of
    69-55, Mark Bradwell and Andrew Reddick led the way with 15- and 13-point performances.
    On the following day, the team secured a 65-58 victory against Mosley High. Lastly, on Saturday the Panthers capped off their week with a dominant 63-41 win against Florida High.

  • Girls basketball keeps Gadsden’s players busy over holiday break

    East Gadsden
    The Jaguars participated in the Thomasville Holiday Hoopfest last week and came away with an overtime loss and a blistering win.
    COFFEE 63
    EAST GADSDEN 61 (0T)
    In the first game of the tournament, Coffee County High School led 26-20 at halftime, but East Gadsden had a big fourth quarter, outscoring Coffee 21-7, and tying up the score at 49-49.  The high- scoring continued even in the shortened overtime period, with Coffee outscoring East Gadsden 14-12.  
    EAST GADSDEN 52
    THOMASVILLE 29

  • Boys at Munroe, Tallavana, face challenges on the road

    The Bobcats traveled to St. Augustine this past week as a participant in a Christmas tournament that focused on teams that are members of the North Florida Basketball Conference.  The Bobcats dropped three contests, but gained much valuable experience.
    ST. JOSEPH ACADEMY 75
    MUNROE 19
    Max Reinhard scored 7 points and freshman Ben Fletcher had four rebounds to lead the Bobcats.
    ST JOHNS
    COUNTRY DAY 72
    MUNROE 25

  • Jags, Panthers facing challenges at start of basketball season

    The Jaguars have had a tough start to their season due in large part to the fact that they are a youthful team. In spite of having just two seniors on his squad, Coach Reginald Cunningham feels his team can continue improving.
    “I think we are starting to get better at competing,” he said, “but we gotta get better at finishing games.