Today's News

  • Local man accused of sex crime

    A Quincy man was arrested Aug. 31 on sexual assault charges in reference to an incident that occurred nearly a year ago.
    Jeffery McGriff, 23, of Quincy, has been charged with aggravated battery when the offender should know the victim is pregnant, false imprisonment of an adult and sexual assault of a victim older than 12. The sexual assault charge was further classified under special conditions.
    According to arrest documents, McGriff is accused of holding a woman known to him hostage in October 2014 in a home. The woman

  • Supporting their sheriff

    At two separate events Tuesday evening, Gadsden County’s political and religious leaders asked citizens to ban together in telling Governor Rick Scott they don’t want Sheriff Morris Young removed from office.
    The cause for the occasions is the looming possibility that Scott could remove Young from office as a result of Young being found guilty of indirect contempt of court. One event was held on Courthouse Square while the other gathering was at New Bethel AME in Quincy.

  • Supporting their sheriff

    Judge Julian E. Collins ruled Aug. 27, finding Sheriff Morris Young guilty of indirect criminal contempt.
    In his ruling, Collins wrote a court order for Young to stop authorizing furloughs was clear and unambiguous, and he believes State Attorney Willie Meggs proved his allegation that Young violated that order beyond a reasonable doubt.
    Young has been ordered to pay a fine of $500 out of his personal funds within 60 days to the Gadsden County Clerk of the Circuit Court.

  • Sheriff Morris Young's attorney issues statement after judge rules

    Sean Pittman of Pittman Law Group issued the following statement after Judge Collins ruled:

  • Sheriff Morris Young's attorney issues statement after judge rules

    Sean Pittman of Pittman Law Group issued the following statement after Judge Collins ruled:

  • Praise & Worship

    Tallahassee church welcomes
    family, friends
    Integrity Church of God In Christ under the leadership of Elder Jerome Cox invites the community to the church’s annual Family and Friends.  This program will start at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 30.  The guest speaker for this special occasion will be Big Bend District Superintendent Ronald McCloud.  The church is at 580 Appleyard Drive, Tallahassee.
    Neal’s Temple plans event for women

  • Bobcats open with pre-season game against Bozeman

    With 18 players and a few empty seats on the bus, the Bobcats of Robert F. Munroe Day School began the 2015 campaign with a trip to the sand hills just north of Panama City to take on the Bucks of Dean Bozeman High School.  Under new Head Coach Rodell Thomas and fresh off of a positive summer of lifting weights, replacing seven departed seniors, and learning a new system, the Bobcats looked to see just where they are in terms of being ready for the regular season.  

  • Serve! County girls volleyball yields net excitement

    The Munroe volleyball team participated in The Canopy Road Classic preseason tournament hosted by Leon High School.  
    Preseason contests allow coaches to evaluate their team’s current status and make lists of what needs work before the actual season hits full gear.  
    Players have the opportunity to shake off their nerves and fine tune fundamentals.  All of this is “free” since the games don’t count in the regular season record.  

  • West Gadsden High School Panthers serious about football season

    Last season under the leadership of Head Coach Joey Striplin, West Gadsden went 4-6 and ultimately took the next step toward reaching the postseason.
    This season coach Striplin will be heading into his third year as the Panthers’ leader, and seems to be extremely optimistic about his team’s chances within their district as well as in the play-offs.
    The Panther coach said he believes in “quality over quantity” and isn’t overly concerned about having a specific number of players on his

  • Jags slash Panthers in Friday’s pre-season opener

    Last Friday night East and West Gadsden provided the local gridiron fans with the sequel to their spring game in May.
    Once again the Jaguars and Panthers met on the neutral site of Corry Field, but this time the goal was to see which team had made the most progress over the
    Both teams came out with a lot of energy, but undisciplined plays from both sides led to several penalties throughout the game.