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Today's News

  • Jaguars, Panthers finish tourney in style

    This season the East and West Gadsden boys basketball teams kicked off their seasons with a Boosters Tip-off classic, the other participating high schools included Thomasville High, North Florida Educational Institute (Jacksonville), Rickards High, Colquitt County High and Santa Fe High (Alachua).
    This past Saturday both East and West Gadsden concluded the Booster Tip-off Classic with big wins; West Gadsden faced off against Santa Fe and East Gadsden ended the night against North Florida Educational Institute.

  • Praise the Lord! October 30, 2014

    Special guest  for special anniversary
    The New Hope Missionary Baptist Church will be celebrating their annual Trustee’s Anniversary at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 2.  The speaker will be Bruce James, Most Worshipful Grand Master, Jurisdiction of Georgia, Riverdale, Georgia.  Music will be rendered by the Majestic Kingdom Embassy Sweet Choir.
    The church is at 4294 New Hope Road.  For information, contact Deacon Nathaniel Thomas at 229-225-7111. The Rev. Derrick Calhoun, pastor.  
    Harvest festival set

  • Panthers overpowered by Sharks

    This past Friday West Gadsden played a huge home game against Port. St. Joe.

  • Lady Cats claim 2A-District 1 Championship

    Both East and West Gadsden and Tallavana Christian bowed out of Volleyball 2014 with opening round losses in their respective district tournaments. Tallavana lost to FAMU in round one 25-16, 25-10, 25-13.

  • Artistic tradition continues

    Fans of art and artists alike converged on downtown Quincy Friday night as the Gadsden Arts Center conducted the 26th annual Art in Gadsden exhibition. More than 100 people packed the center to view 110 pieces being presented as a part of the exhibition. The pieces will be on display until Dec. 23 and they’re available for purchase, with prices ranging from $85 to $20,000.

  • Trio of teens faces burglary charges in Quincy thefts

    Three Quincy teenagers suspected by police officials to be associated with a gang representing the city’s Sub-Division area were arrested Oct. 21 for attempting to burglarize a home near Stevens and Williams streets.
    Officers were dispatched to the area around 8:40 a.m. after receiving a call that three males were burglarizing a home.

  • County to participate in statewide economic program

    The Gadsden County Development Council hosted agency officials from around Gadsden County at a Tuesday afternoon meeting in an attempt to unify the county around the council’s economic development goals.

  • Quincy hires new finance director

    Quincy commissioners approved a new city financial director at their Tuesday meeting, pending acceptable  background and credit checks. Selected by a committee that included Interim City Manager Mike Wade and Director of Human Resources and Risk Management Bessie Evans, Ted Beason is expected to begin sometime after Thanksgiving, when his four-week notice with the City of Temple Terrace is fulfilled. Beason is the assistant financial director there.

  • Retired lawyer, Quincy native to give EGHS commencement address

    When Gene Johnson gives the graduation commencement speech to East Gadsden’s Class of 2015 this May, he hopes to impart to them the mindset that helped him rise from being a service attendant on a train to being a defense attorney with the department of justice in Washington, D.C.

    “You have to have in your mind the willingness to achieve,” Johnson said. “Whatever obstacles there are, you have to be able to deal with them.”

  • Volleyball shifting to post-season

    This past week of volleyball represented the last opportunity for volleyball coaches to shape up their teams for the possibility of post-season play.  The Munroe volleyball team lost three matches, although the team and some individual players played some of their best volleyball of the season.

    BLOUNTSTOWN: 25 25 25    
    MUNROE: 20 11 7