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Today's News

  • Flag football season ends for Gadsden girls

    The flag football season ended for both East Gadsden and West Gadsden after the regular season.  
    Flag football for Florida High School Athletic Association member schools is composed of only two classifications for for the entire state of public, private and charter schools that have a team.  

  • Bobcats devour opponents

    The Munroe baseball team picked up momentum heading into their 2A-District 1 tournament this week.  The Bobcats won three games last week with wins over Wewahitchka, Altha and Ponce de Leon.
    MUNROE 11
    WEWA 8
    The Bobcats took the lead late in the game in an 11-8 victory over Wewahitchka on Tuesday. The game was tied at seven with Munroe batting in the bottom of the fifth when Matthew Salters doubled, driving in two runs.

  • Talquin Electric rescinds boil water notice in Midway area

    The Precautionary Boil Water Notice issued April 27 for Talquin Electric Cooperative water members in the Gadsden Regional Water System in the Midway area-south of Dupont Road, East of Peters Road and West of Ochlockonee River, has been rescinded. The bacteriological survey showed the water is safe to drink.  There is no contamination in the system. Approximately 1,533 water services are affected by this notice.

  • Bobcats seeing success as season winds down

    The Munroe baseball team picked up a win over Altha, had good showing against the area’s hottest team, Wakulla Christian last week, and lost in ten run rule to John Paul II Catholic.
    Munroe 11
    Altha 3
    Munroe blew out Altha 11-3 on Tuesday. Altha took an early lead in the second inning off a fielder’s choice, scoring one run.
    In the bottom of the third inning, Munroe tied things up at three. A wild pitch scored one run for Munroe.

  • Gadsden girls on track for spring sports tourneys

    Softball
    With neither Munroe nor Tallavana Christian fielding a softball team, and East Gadsden’s team not finishing out the season, that leaves only one softball team in the county remaining. The West Gadsden Lady Panthers participated this week in their 1A District 4 tournament played at Franklin County.  Other schools comprising  are Dean Bozeman, Liberty County and Vernon.  
    Track

  • Bobcat baseball challenges continue

    The Bobcats bats went silent and the team lost two games last week because of it.  Coach Jeremy Barlow cited the team’s inability to get two-out hits with runners in scoring position as a huge reason for both losses.  
    “Several times we needed a timely hit with runners in scoring position, but we don’t put the ball in play.  We must learn to capitalize on that if we expect to be successful,” said Barlow.
    FLORIDA HIGH 6
    MUNROE  0

  • Bobcat girls see first win ever

    Flag football
    Munroe and East Gadsden both participated this past Friday and Saturday in the largest interscholastic flag football tournament held in the United States. There were a total of 37 teams participating in the varsity and junior varsity divisions.   It was even international with a team from Canada participating.
    EAST GADSDEN

  • Event honors late physician’s legacy, supports Big Bend Hospice

    Big Bend Hospice Gadsden invited the community Saturday to their annual Dr. Jessie Furlow Memorial benefit dinner.
    The event, which was held at the Golf Club of Quincy, drew dozens.
    The yearly event recognizes Furlow’s contributions.  She was one of Gadsden County’s most beloved physicians.  
    There were live and silent auctions, and entertainment by Stanley DuPont and Tallahassee Nights Live.

  • Quincy Main Street earns statewide acclaim

    Quincy Main Street has been designated the April 2017 Florida Program of the Month.  Secretary of State Ken Detzner made the announcement last week.
    According to a press release, communities are selected based on their developmental achievements and participation in the Florida Main Street Program.  Quincy has been apart of the Florida Main Street Program since 1987.

  • Library supports beloved staffer with fundraiser

    This past Monday, the Gadsden County Public Library in Quincy hosted a cookout fundraiser to help Joan Vann, a library employee who lost her home in a fire on March 19.
    Vann, who is the Bookmobile librarian, said, “I’m just overwhelmed.  I work with the best here in Gadsden County at the Library.”
    Vann said her husband was in the house when the fire started, but made it out unharmed.
    “The blessing in the whole thing was no life was lost,” Vann said.