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Today's News

  • Using his voice for a good cause

    When given the choice to prolong his life or continue singing, Kendrick Evans chose to sing.  
    Diagnosed with a rare form of sleep apnea in 2012, the Havana native said doctors told him undergoing a tracheostomy would buy him some time, but his fate would still be grim.  
    “I told them if I was going to die anyway, then let me die doing what I love, which is singing for the Lord,” Evans said.

  • Porchfest a tuneful triumph

    Musicians took over downtown Quincy’s historic district on Saturday for the fifth annual Porchfest & Sketch Crawl.  Music lovers wandered the tree-lined streets while enjoying a wide variety of music, from opera to big band.  
    Gospel, soft rock, classical, country, blues and jazz were also featured on the shaded porches, side walks and courtyards, including free concerts by Tallahassee Community College’s symphony, and the Thursday Night Music Club on the Art Deco Leaf Theatre stage.

  • Former President Bill Clinton rallies in Quincy

    Hundreds lined up outside Carter-Parramore Academy’s gym this past Friday, as they waited the arrival of former President Bill Clinton.  
    Clinton stopped in Quincy during his “Stronger Together” bus tour, which started in Orlando Friday, and ended in Pensacola on Saturday.

  • County commissioners to fund Quincy Shuttle

    The Quincy Shuttle will continue to provide rides for $1.  
    Gadsden County Commissioners voted 4-1 to renew their contract with Big Bend Transit and continue funding the service.  
    Commissioner Gene Morgan opposed funding the shuttle and suggested extending the services 30 days and pay for that to give the Quincy City Commission time to vote on whether or not they would split the cost.      

  • Jags run over Rutherford

    Last Friday the Jaguars followed up their big homecoming victory against Bay High  with a dominant performance against Rutherford High.
    Rutherford received the ball to start the game and began to hit East Gadsden with a successful run-heavy offense.
    Despite giving up several big runs, the Jaguar defense put together a big goal-line stance and stopped the Rams on a huge fourth-down play near the 1-yard line with 7:33 left to play in the opening quarter.

  • Last week for regular season play in girls volleyball

    In this final week of regular season volleyball, teams shored up their lineups and worked hard to prepare themselves for the district tournaments to be played this week.  
    Munroe
    The Lady Cats went 1-2 in their final week of scheduled games to finish the regular season 10-13.  
    Liberty County
    defeats RFM 3-0
    JPII defeats RFM 3-0
    RFM defeats
    Wakulla Christian 3-0

  • Quincy split on alcohol rule change

    The Quincy Commission voted unanimously to renew its contract with Moran & Smith for their auditing services at their Oct. 11, meeting.  

  • An undying faith

    This doesn’t happen to men.  
    Annie Berry said this was her first thought when her 35-year-old son told her he might have breast cancer.  

  • Jags standing tall at homecoming

    Jag Nation was in full effect on this past Friday for East Gadsden’s homecoming game against Bay High.
    The Jaguars received a huge roar from the crowd as they ran onto the field to prepare for the start of the game. Bay looked to silence the home crowd early as they rolled the dice on a fourth-down play inside East Gadsden’s 5-yard line that resulted in a 3-yard touchdown run with 7:45 left in the opening quarter.

  • Last week of regular season in girls volleyball

    This week marks the final week of the regular season for Florida high-school volleyball.  Next week our four county teams will participate in their district tournaments and compete for the privilege of extending their seasons into state series competition.  In action this past week:
    Munroe
    Grace Christian
    defeats Munroe 3-0
    Munroe defeats
    EGHS 3-0
    Community Christian bests Munroe 3-2
    Munroe defeats
    Rickards 3-0
    Bay High defeats
    Munroe 2-0