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Today's News

  • 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. 

  • District games ahead for girls volleyball

    The four county volleyball teams — East Gadsden, West Gadsden, Tallavana and Munroe — will soon begin district play. In the meantime, they have a little more than a week to go in the regular season. In this week’s action: 

    MUNROE vs. GRACE CHRISTIAN: Grace Christian made short work of the match between themselves and Munroe, winning in three straight. Games 1 and 3 were close with the Cougars winning 25-22 and 25-21. The score for game two was 25-17. 

  • WGHS falls in Liberty County, 21-10
  • Praise the Lord! Oct. 10, 2013

    Community 

    reaching out

    Community Outreach Day will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 12 at United Apostolic Church of Jesus Christ, 14602 Main St., Gretna. Highlights will include free food, clothes, education and health information, a fashion show, singing and more! Donations accepted. Hosted by Gemstones Outreach Ministry Inc. “Women of Excellence” Contact: Evangelist Catina York at 850-212-9015 or email ctnyork@yahoo.com.

    Second Elizabeth 

  • Gadsden County prepares for Tropical Storm Karen

    Gadsden County is taking precautions as Tropical Storm Karen maintains strength in the Gulf of Mexico. The current forecast is that Tropical Storm Karen is maintaining its maximum wind speed of 65 mph, but has slowed movement. Tropical Storm Karen is expected to make landfall within the next 48 hours.

    No evacuation or emergency orders are in effect at this time.

    Gadsden County officials want to make sure all necessary steps are taken to ensure the safety of all citizens in the event of severe weather.

  • Quincy commissioners question budget

    Money was a major topic of conversation at the Sept. 24 meeting of Quincy’s city commission.

    Quincy City Manager Jack McLean maintained through the proceedings that the municipality could be in better financial shape, but it is better than it has been in the past.

    One issue of concern is a revolving line of credit the city uses to pay some of its bills. Currently the balance on the line is about $747,000, with a payment due in November.

  • Survivor shares her story

    When Annette Thomas found out she had breast cancer, she thought she was going to die.

    “I cried so when I left that office, my face swelled,” the 68-year-old said. “I thought the worst.”

    The Gadsden County native said she had already had her annual mammogram but was sent for a second after pain in her shoulder with no other obvious cause raised her doctor’s concern.

  • Midway interim manager reports continued progress

     

    Dot Inman-Johnson, Midway’s interim city manager, said municipal progress continues slowly and surely.

    “We’re waiting on a first reimbursement from the state that has been cleared,” she said, “and we’re working on getting some more approved.”

    These Department of Economic Opportunity reimbursements are for a recently constructed fire station.

  • Panthers overpower Sneads Pirates

    TERRANCE CHISOLM

    Times 

    Sports Correspondent

    This past Friday the West Gadsden Panthers traveled to Sneads to take on the Pirates for their homecoming game. Minutes before the start of the contest, both the inside of the stadium and the long line outside of the stadium were filled with excited fans of both teams eager to see this rivalry game.