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Today's News

  • Bobcats fell Oak Hall 52-13

    The Robert F. Munroe Bobcats returned to the winner’s circle with a 52-13 dismantling of the visiting Eagles of Oak Hall. The Bobcats rushed for 527 yards and the defense stymied the Eagles’ ground attack while forcing three turnovers. The Bobcats also had three players rush for over 100 yards. 

  • Home stretch in county girls volleyball

    Final practices and preparations are in place this week in anticipation of district volleyball tournaments next week. Munroe and Tallavana are both in the same District2-2A. Munroe is the top seed in the district and Tallavana the bottom seed. The Lion will face FAMU on Tuesday at FAMU in the first round, and the winner will play Munroe for the championship at FAMU on Thursday. 

  • Praise the Lord! Oct. 17, 2013

    Stylish assembly at Mt. Pilgrim

    The public is cordially invited to Mt. Pilgrim P.B. Church, Annual 100 Women in White, 100 Men in Black program. It will start at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20. Elder Matthew Bryant will be the speaker. Elder Aaron Bush, Pastor.

    Word Alive Ministries 

    celebrates Apostle Alexis

  • County hires new economic development group

    In a 4-1 vote, Gadsden County Commissioners voted in a regular meeting Oct. 1 to hire a new organization to handle economic development.

    The Gadsden County Development Council will now be responsible for marketing the county to prospective businesses interested in moving here. 

  • Quincy on track to pay bills, save

    The city of Quincy isn’t broke.

    City Manager Jack McLean said the city has encountered financial challenges in part due to revenue drops from an unseasonably warm winter and cool summer in fiscal year 2010-11, which resulted in the city incurring $3.1 million payable compared to about $900,000 the prior year.

    Because the city didn’t have enough money in reserves to cover that amount, McLean said the city used a Capital City Bank line of credit to cover expenses.

  • Jury clears former principal

    In a Sept. 24 jury trial, Former Gadsden Central Academy Principal William Blitch was found not guilty of trespassing.

    Andrew Deneen, an assistant state attorney, said, “A jury of his peers found him not guilty of the crime charged.”

    The charge of trespassing on property after warning stemmed from an incident in April. He was also initially charged with disorderly intoxication but that charge was dropped April 11 by a judge.

  • Weekend event celebrates all things outdoorsy, artful

    Part plant sale, part art class, and all a great reason to get outdoors, the Art and Garden event this past Saturday drew plenty of visitors to Quincy.

    They wandered the campus of the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences campus in Gadsden County.

    Visitors had the opportunity to learn about topics such as floral arranging, sustainable gardening and combating pests and take a tour of the North Florida Research and Education Center demonstration gardens.

  • Homecoming parade
  • Jaguars claw out close homecoming win

    The East Gadsden Jaguars received plenty of support from their fans as they faced off against the Marianna Bulldogs this past Friday night for their homecoming game. The Jaguar’s offense had trouble getting into a rhythm and executing, but their defense played well and kept Marianna’s quarterback on his heels the first two quarters of the game and held the Bulldogs to seven points at the half.

  • Bobcats lose a heartbreaker 36-33

    For the second week in a row, the Bobcats of Robert F. Munroe Day School roared out to a commanding first-half lead, only to see it slip away in the second half. 

    The high scoring-affair with the rival Aucilla Christian Warriors, marked by big plays and turnovers, started with a bang as quarterback Will Harris faked a handoff to fullback Daniel Winburn and hit a streaking Jaylen Lewis up the visitor’s sideline for a 64-yard scoring strike (Cole Skipper Kick) and an early 7-0 lead.