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Today's News

  • Young athlete’s career kicking into high gear

    At six years old Qwuantrezz Knight knew football would take him places.
    It was his first day with the Quincy Rec league, skipping flag and going directly to tackle, having his father sign the waiver allowing 6-year-olds to play on a team with pre-teens, Knight quickly impressed coaches with his defensive prowess.
    “I hospitalized a boy the first day,“ Knight said. “I pretty much knew football would be the thing for me.”

  • East Gadsden senior signs with Terps

    By DILLON APPLEMAN

    Intern

  • New TCC site to open in March

    The Tallahassee Community College Gadsden Center will be operational March 22, announced the school’s VP for Workforce Development Kimberly Moore at Gadsden County Development Council’s February meeting Tuesday morning.
    Moore said a ribbon cutting for the school will be the day before, March 21. Moore also said the school will work collaboratively with Gadsden Technical Institute instead of trying to duplicate GTI’s programs.  
    Many different initiatives from community organizations were announced at Tuesday’s meeting.

  • Turning to the next chapter

    After 26 years with the Quincy Fire Department, Chief Scott Haire will arrive at the station for his last day of service
    Feb. 29.
    Haire, now 47, was born in Gadsden County and raised in Quincy, where he plans to stay while in retirement. He graduated from Tallavana Christian School when it was Gadsden Christian Academy.

  • Hometown rivals: East Gadsden, West Gadsden meet on basketball court

    Shanks gymnasium was already near maximum capacity mid-way through the J.V. game against East and West Gadsden this past Saturday night, and by the time the Varsity teams ran onto the floor to warm-up the entire building was filled with anxious fans ready to see the much anticipated rematch between these two rivals.

  • Lady Panthers claim first district title since 2007

    In her first year as head coach, Cheryl Moody, a native of Gadsden County has led the Lady Panthers to a district title. The Lady Panther Basketball Team as not clinched the District Title since 2007. Although her team is young, they are starting to understand what it takes to win ball games. Her coaching philosophy is “rebounding and defense win ball games.” Their district record is 8-0, and the overall record is 13-8.

  • Big night for Lady Jaguars

    By Dillon Appleman

    Intern

  • Lady Jags, Panthers win district championships

    The East Gadsden Lady Jaguars and the West Gadsden Lady Panthers are in the driver’s seat  for the opening game of the next round of the state series starting this week.   East Gadsden won the 4A District 2 and West Gadsden won the 1A District 4  titles in dominating fashion. Both teams also used the home-court advantage by hosting districts in their own gyms.  

  • Dental care coming to Gadsden schools

    By Ashley E. Smith

    Correspondent

  • Local teen among Biletnikoff banquet honorees

    While Baylor University’s Corey Clark accepted his award for excellence at the wide receiver position in college football Saturday at the Biletnikoff Award Banquet held at the banquet hall in FSU‘s Doak Campbell Stadium, Robert F. Munroe’s Gracie Elizabeth Kelleher, one of the 15 scholarship beneficiaries of the same program, was also recognized for winning the program scholarship and additionally being the sole recipient of the namesake, memorial scholarship.