Today's News

  • Along Twin Ponds Road

    Is pizza your favorite food as it is with so many Americans?
    It’s been mine ever since Butch Santy’s mother served me some of her own, homemade style, back in the early ‘50s.
    Of course, Mrs. Santy was Italian, and she probably grew up making pizza as so many Italian women did in those days.
    It’s a good thing my father was as crazy about pizza as his kids were or we’d have suffered big time.
    In my section of central Connecticut there were pizza o,r Italian restaurants on just about every street corner it seemed.

  • Panthers impress

    After a 0-3 start to the season, West Gadsden played their second home game this past Friday against Jay High School, which is located in Jay, Fla.
    A large crowd filled the home section to cheer the Panthers on before they hit the road again to play an extremely important district game against Liberty County next Friday, Oct. 2.
    After the game, Coach Striplin spoke on the importance of gaining a little momentum heading into their district game:

  • Bobcats drop a close one


    Sports Correspondent

  • Lady Cats snap up two wins

    In this fourth week of competition, the Munroe volleyball team was able to pick up two wins last week and both were district
     The team defeated Aucilla Christian in four games and Tallavana Christian in three.

  • Drug task force makes ‘molly’ bust

    The Gadsden County Sheriff’s Office made its biggest bust yet in its fight against synthethic drugs this past Friday when they arrested a suspect in Quincy’s Sawdust community.
    They report seizing more than 500 grams of the synthetic drug known as “molly” or “flakka,” in addition to
    4 pounds of marijuana, 32.7 grams of crack cocaine and nearly 10 grams of powder cocaine in connection with the arrest of Montavious Perkins. They also confiscated $616 that was located in the car Perkins was found in.

  • Clubs award county’s top cop

    Members of several Quincy and Havana civic clubs as well as representatives from all of the law enforcement agencies in the county converged on The First Baptist Church of Quincy’s dining hall for a luncheon Tuesday afternoon to see who would be crowned Gadsden County’s Law Enforcement Officer of the Year.

  • Former teacher accused of child cruelty in class

    A former Shanks Middle School teacher faces a felony charge related to an incident this past April where he allegedly instructed six of his students to jump another of his
    Dewayne Johnson, 24, of Tallahassee, was charged Sept. 14 with cruelty toward a child, contributing to the delinquency of a minor and disturbing the peace.

  • Mumbo jumbo, odds and ends — and mercy


  • Along Twin Ponds Road

    “Ray, one day you’ll be ready for sitting atop a stool and singing and playing at Chuck’s Steak House on a Friday night,” remarked my first guitar teacher, George
    I’ve never known how to take that statement of George’s, especially after having been his student for a couple of years.
    On one hand, it could have been encouraging. Chuck’s was one of a chain of Connecticut steak houses very popular at the time.

  • Praise & Worship September 17, 2015

         Neal’s Temple plans event for
    A Women’s Retreat will kick off at 1 p.m. Oct. 30, Neal’s Temple Holiness Church, Havana, Savannah, Ga., and continue through Nov. 1. Contact persons are Sis. Shane Bozman, 850-688-5230; and Shirley Adams, 850-504-5465
    Church to celebrate pastor’s
    16th anniversary