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Today's News

  • Turning to the next chapter

    After 26 years with the Quincy Fire Department, Chief Scott Haire will arrive at the station for his last day of service
    Feb. 29.
    Haire, now 47, was born in Gadsden County and raised in Quincy, where he plans to stay while in retirement. He graduated from Tallavana Christian School when it was Gadsden Christian Academy.

  • Hometown rivals: East Gadsden, West Gadsden meet on basketball court

    Shanks gymnasium was already near maximum capacity mid-way through the J.V. game against East and West Gadsden this past Saturday night, and by the time the Varsity teams ran onto the floor to warm-up the entire building was filled with anxious fans ready to see the much anticipated rematch between these two rivals.

  • Lady Panthers claim first district title since 2007

    In her first year as head coach, Cheryl Moody, a native of Gadsden County has led the Lady Panthers to a district title. The Lady Panther Basketball Team as not clinched the District Title since 2007. Although her team is young, they are starting to understand what it takes to win ball games. Her coaching philosophy is “rebounding and defense win ball games.” Their district record is 8-0, and the overall record is 13-8.

  • Big night for Lady Jaguars

    By Dillon Appleman

    Intern

  • Lady Jags, Panthers win district championships

    The East Gadsden Lady Jaguars and the West Gadsden Lady Panthers are in the driver’s seat  for the opening game of the next round of the state series starting this week.   East Gadsden won the 4A District 2 and West Gadsden won the 1A District 4  titles in dominating fashion. Both teams also used the home-court advantage by hosting districts in their own gyms.  

  • Dental care coming to Gadsden schools

    By Ashley E. Smith

    Correspondent

  • Local teen among Biletnikoff banquet honorees

    While Baylor University’s Corey Clark accepted his award for excellence at the wide receiver position in college football Saturday at the Biletnikoff Award Banquet held at the banquet hall in FSU‘s Doak Campbell Stadium, Robert F. Munroe’s Gracie Elizabeth Kelleher, one of the 15 scholarship beneficiaries of the same program, was also recognized for winning the program scholarship and additionally being the sole recipient of the namesake, memorial scholarship.

  • Collecting history

    The board for the Apalachicola Arsenal Museum in Chattahoochee continued its monthly fundraising exhibitions Saturday for the transformation of the old military arsenal into a tech-savvy museum with an afternoon set of presentations and amateur photo gallery dedicated to Gadsden County
    history.

  • More bad luck for Gretna casino’s slot machine plans

    Plans for slot machines at Creek Entertainment now face opposition on two fronts: the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation‘s assertion that Gretna‘s claim to slots is not legitimate, which will be decided by the Supreme Court in July, and the Gov. Rick Scott-supported Seminole Compact that could guarantee rights for blackjack, craps and roulette in the state exclusively to the Seminole Indian tribe and their facilities.

  • Ready to roll along

    The Board of County Commissioners approved in six separate votes one company taking on the survey, design and contractor procurement services for paving projects on six county roads at their regular meeting Tuesday.
    The paving projects are being funded by the Florida Department of Transportation, which has also approved the contracted company,  Preble-Rish Inc., for the job, according to meeting filings.