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Today's News

  • They’ll know we are Christians by our love

    By NancY Kennedy

  • Along Twin Ponds Road

    Here in Aiken, S.C., I can tell the season is about to change, and that fall is in the air.
    The leaves are beginning to exhibit those majestic reddish colors, and some are even dropping to the ground.
    My wife has been reminding me often that she can detect the change of the season.
    For her that has been quite easy lately as she hasn’t been getting around much and seems to be more tuned in to subtle changes around her.

  • Jags suffer opening season loss

    After an hour delay this past Friday, East Gadsden and Chiles finally stepped onto to the field to warm up. Despite the weather, several members of the “Jag Nation” made the trip to Chiles High to cheer on their team.
    High winds and the wetness of the field lead to a run-heavy offense by both teams. Neither offense was able to successfully progress down the field until the Timberwolves offensive line began to open up some holes for their running backs to run through near the end of the opening period.  

  • Girls volleyball continues

    The county volleyball teams are in full action after one week of the 2015 regular season.
    MUNROE
    The Munroe volleyball team went 0-2 their opening week.  The team, which advanced to regional semifinals last season,  lost in three games to both Grace Christian (Bainbridge) and North Florida Christian.  Despite the losses, head coach Spenser Morris saw marked improvement at times.  
    Morris said, “At times we played exceptionally well, but then our youth and inexperience would show up, unfortunately!”

  • Bobcats bow to St. Joseph in regular season opener
  • Praise & Worship September 3, 2015

    Neal’s Temple plans event for women
    A Women’s Retreat will kick off at 1 p.m. Oct. 30, Neal’s Temple Holiness Church, Havana, Savannah, Ga., and continue through Nov. 1. Contact persons are Sis. Shane Bozman, 850-688-5230; and Shirley Adams, 850-504-5465
    Women’s conference coming in September

  • 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: