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Today's News

  • After a season of rebuilding, Jaguars bringing their ‘A’ game

    The Jaguars have been working hard this summer to improve upon their disappointing campaign last season. In an effort to motivate his team, Coach Corey Fuller took his players on a trip to the neighborhood he grew up in on the south side of Tallahassee, and gave them a highly publicized speech.

  • Serve! Girls volleyball continues countywide

    Munroe
    The county volleyball teams were able to get in a few games before Hermine came in and cancelled end-of-the-week matches.  
    Munroe
    defeats EGHS

  • Hermine gives boost to some Gadsden County businesses

    Riding down Jefferson Street in Quincy Friday afternoon, it would have been hard not to notice the lines of cars wrapped around the parking lots of local restaurants.  Inside those restaurants finding a table to eat at quickly became a challenge.  Although the aftermath of a huge storm can cause devastation for many, Hurricane Hermine may have caused a surge in sales for local
    business owners.
    AJ’s Chicken and Things’ general manager Josh Fletcher said the restaurant had a considerable increase in business over the weekend.

  • Talquin brings in crews to restore power in Gadsden County

    By Tuesday at least 99 percent of Talquin Electric Cooperative’s Gadsden County members’ electricity had been restored.  “Our general manager, Tracy Bensley, and his leadership had a plan in place that he executed immediately,” Maicel Green, Talquin’s communication and outreach Manager, said.
    Green said Bensley had an amazing team of experts he consulted with before, during and after the storm.

  • After Hermine hits: Helping hands

    As a result of Hurricane Hermine, which thousands of Gadsden County families were still without power Tuesday morning.
    The Gadsden County Sheriff’s Office along with its Emergency Operations Center continued working to provide relief for local families that were still in need.
    After being with out power for several days, many residents in the Vanguard Village Apartments in Gretna were thankful to see Gadsden County deputies along with the American Red Cross and AmeriCorps volunteers show up with hot meals and packs of water.

  • After the storm: Hurricane Hermine update

     

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    By: Erin Hill

    Although the sun was shining and skies were blue Friday afternoon, many Gadsden county residents are still with out power in the aftermath of Hurricane Hermine. In an Emergency Management meeting Thursday, Gadsden County Board of Commissioners Chairwoman Brenda Holt said this was the biggest storm to affect Gadsden County residents since Hurricane Kate in 1985.

  • Gadsden County Emergency Operations Center announces shelter openings

     

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    Gadsden County Emergency Operations and Shelter Information: Tropical Storm Hermine

  • Sheriff's office: Clear the streets before 7 p.m. to ride out the storm
  • Local maintenance manager earns award

    Quincy Commissioners congratulated Albert Hill for winning one of the United States Department of Agriculture’s 2016 Site Manager of the Year awards.  They also presented him with a plaque for his achievement at their meeting last week.
    Commissioner Daniel McMillan said Hill received national recognition for winning the award.  
    According to a USDA press release, this year’s awards were presented in four categories.  Hill, the maintenance manager for Golden Leaf Apartments in Quincy, was named the 2016 winner in the maintenance

  • Former Midway manager’s legal wins continue

    The city of Midway suffered another court loss on Aug. 11 when a Gadsden County judge ruled that Midway must post a bond within 30 days to cover former city manager Dot-Inman Johnson’s financial damages, according to court documents.
    According to the motion to vacate stay, the bond must cover the $44,287.90 the city owes Inman-Johnson, as well as double the 4.75 percent interest, which will total more than $48,000.