.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Today's News

  • Football season is on for East, West and Munroe

    The regular high school football season has finally arrived in Gadsden County, but it will be another week before any home field action.

    After some brutal summer practice and exciting preliminary action, East Gadsden High School, West Gadsden High School and Robert F. Munroe Day School will all hit the road Friday to start their seasons away.

  • Police chief and wife arrested

    Greensboro Police Chief Tim Hall, the town's only police officer, and his wife Marsha were both in the county jail Monday morning. The pair came in at 7 a.m. and were granted a pre-trial release. Both have been charged with domestic violence.
        According to information released by the Gadsden County Sheriff's Office, Chief Hall and his wife argued Sunday night about a doctor's appointment she had Monday morning. Marsha Hall said she attempted to leave and Tim Hall physically prevented her from leaving

  • Medical Center ends successful first year

      News from the Gadsden Campus of Capital Regional Medical Center is good, according to CEO Bud Wethington.
        "We've just completed one year. We've seen 18,000 patients in the ER and 11,000 for diagnostics. We see a lot of patients that don't have funds and we give them the care they need. We have a loss but it's within the plan that we projected. It's proven to be a good, viable, arrangement. I think we're doing a good thing and we've enjoyed being here in Gadsden County." Wethington said.

  • Two jailed for kidnapping 86-year-old

    Two Quincy residents are behind bars charged with one count each of vehicle theft in the third degree, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon without intent to kill, robbery of a resident and home invasion with a weapon and kidnapping in the facilitation of a felony.
           Yatesha Renaye Miller, 19, and Demetric Reshawn Smith, 24, are accused to taking 86-year-old James Abbott from his Hill Street home and forcing him to withdraw money from his bank account using Automated Teller Machines (ATM).

  • West Gadsden vs Munroe moved to Aug. 25 at Corry Field

      Are you ready for some football? The students at Robert F. Munroe and West Gadsden High School are. They will kick off the season Thursday, Aug. 25  at the SWAT Kick-Off Classic.
      The game has been moved up a day due to weather concerns associated with Hurricane Irene. It had previously been scheduled for Friday, Aug. 26.

  • Gadsden County Ballerz back in town

    The 13 and Under AAU traveling basketball team, Gadsden County Ballerz, returned home with fourth place honor last week from the national competition in Kissimme. The team, coached by Barry Corker, Sr., is made up of young men 13 years of age and younger and in seventh grade. Ballerzs defeated teams from Atlanta, Jacksonville, Louisiana, and Puerto Rico in the games which lasted from July 24-31.

  • East and West are well prepped and optimistic

    Darious Johnson may be the fastest guy in Gadsden County.
    And he is one of reasons for all the optimism at East Gadsden High School.
    It's finally time for football.
    Johnson is a senior and Jaguar veteran who will start the season as a receiver and cornerback.
    But he is also a track standout and proved it last spring when he came in second in the 300 meter hurdles at the Class 2A state championship finals at Winter Park. And that was after winning the preliminary and a lot of other track meets to get there.

  • Midway police chief fired

    After only three months on the job Marcus Williams, Midway police chief, was fired during the regular August 4 council meeting.

    The council voted 3-2 to terminated Williams.  Voting to fire the chief were Mayor Ella Barber and council members Charles Smith and Allean Robinson. Council members Delores Madison and David Knight, voted to keep him. Council member Chuck Willis said he had to leave the meeting early because of a death in his family and council member Jerrod Holton also left the meeting prior to discussion on Williams fate.

  • Crowd hails artist Dean Mitchell's opening

    "Dean Mitchell wants you to look, to closely study his work, so that you may understand the people and places he lovingly portrays. Take time to enjoy each painting, with its several layers of beauty and meaning but also notice the quiet detail of his subjects and the care with which he painted them," wrote Gadsden Arts Center curator Angie Berry.

  • Board bickers over budget for tourism

    The Gadsden County Board of Commissioners, by a 3-2 vote, approved the Tourist Development Council's 2011-2012 budget but not without nearly an hour of discussion. As soon as interim County Administrator Arthur Lawson announced the item, Commissioner Gene Morgan made a motion to approve, which was immediately seconded by Commissioner Doug Croley, provided there were no questions.
        But there were plenty of questions from Commissioner Brenda Holt and Commission Chairman Sherrie Taylor for TDC Board of Directors chairman Jeff DuBree.