Today's News

  • Dinner is served at AMIKids!

    The aroma of fried chicken and collard greens filled the air at the Associated Marine Institute Kids Gadsden open house last Thursday evening.

  • Tallavana Christian School Lions
  • Scorpions aim to make a statement

    After competing for the first time on the junior varsity level last season, Crossroad Academy is embarking upon their first varsity season in the school’s history this year under the leadership of Andonte Gennie, who lead the JV team this past season.
    Coach Gennie has plans to build a solid foundation for his school’s program during this season.
    “In my first year I look to have a positive influence on these young men on and off the court. My main goal for this year is to make sure that we grow as a team week in and week out.”

  • Jags rebuilding around youth

    A few months after winning their district and ultimately falling in the Regional Finals, East Gadsden Jaguar Coach Reginald Cunningham watch the majority of his team walk across the graduation stage. As a result, East Gadsden’s leader will enter this season with a lot of youthful

  • Panthers ready to take final step

    Over the past three seasons, the West Gadsden High School Panthers have made three consecutive appearances in the Regional Finals, which all resulted in tough losses to Chipley High.
    But this year, Coach Moten’s basketball squad is pushing for a different result.
    This year West Gadsden will have a very experienced group of players on the hardwood, including eight seniors.
    In preparation for the season, Moten said he implemented “a lot of cardio, such as sprinting, running hills and jumping rope.”

  • County to widen Howell Road with FDOT grant

    At their Nov. 15 meeting, the Gadsden County Commission voted unanimously to sign off on the Florida Department Of Transportation County Incentive Grant program agreement.
    The grant will be used for the widening and resurfacing of Howell Road from 18 feet to 22 feet. County Administrator Robert Presnell said although the agenda showed a $1.4 million project, the project will be in the $750,000 range so there will be no out-of-pocket cost to the BOCC

  • Just in time for Thanksgiving
  • County lands $750K grant

    The Gadsden County Commission was recently awarded a $750,000 Community Development Block Grant.  
    The grant is funded by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development.
    County Administrator Robert Presnell said the CDBG office recommended updating the following policies:
    • Housing Assistance Plan
    • CDBG Procurement Policy
    • Resolution Prohibiting Excessive Force
    • The CDBG Americans with Disabilities Act Compliance Policy

  • Havana Garden Club hosts bake sale

    Havana was the place to be Saturday for anyone looking for beautiful homemade Christmas gifts and tasty treats.
    The Havana Garden Club hosted its annual Crafts and Baked Goods Bazaar at the Hazel J. Baker Community Center.
    The baked goods were made “from scratch,” and included brownies, cakes, cookies and pies.
    They also had frozen casseroles such as chicken tetrazzini, sausage and egg and Texas beef hash
    An assortment of jellies included apricot, blackberry, spiced cherry and even habanera.  

  • Thanksgiving tradition to continue without ‘Pastor Bob’

    For 14 years, ChristTown Ministries has hosted a community Thanksgiving dinner.  This Thanksgiving will be the first without Pastor Bob Wells.
    Pastor Bob, who was the founder of the outreach ministry, died in March.
    His widow, Pastor Laura said planning the dinner hasn’t been easy, while still dealing with the big gaping hole in her heart from the loss.  However, she’s pushing through the pain to help provide the community with a holiday filled with love and