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Today's News

  • Aiming for opportunities

    Tallahassee Community College symbolically broke ground for its Gadsden Center on Monday in Quincy at an event attended by commissioners and officials from different municipalities across the county.

  • Mission for Madison

    Diabetes awareness will be the cause for a daylong event at Corey Field in Quincy on Saturday, November 15.

    Spearheading the event is a competitive cheerleading group based in Quincy named Pretty Girls and Swaggn Boyz.

    The cheerleading group was inspired to hold the event by one of their members, 12-year-old Madison, who was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes during the 2012 winter holiday season.

  • Lady Cats rally for playoff win

    The Munroe volleyball team was in a hole they had dug by themselves.

    One more loss and they would bury the 2014 season.  

    Instead, on Tuesday night at the Munroe gym before a home crowd, the team found a way to rally, putting away the Seacoast Christian Academy Eagles in Round 1 of the Region 1 playoffs. 

    The Lady Cats had dropped their first game by about as bad a volleyball score as you can suffer, 25-9, and still be considered a competitive team.  

  • Man claims he fired shotgun to save grandparents

    A man who faces weapons charges in connection with an incident in which a shotgun was fired told law enforcement he did it to save his grandparents.

    Upon responding to a call for the discharging of a firearm, a Gadsden County Sheriff’s Office deputy heard the suspect’s account of how Javaris Harris, 26, the man arrested for discharging the firearm, did so because his target had kidnapped him and threatened to shoot his grandparents if they didn’t pay his ransom.

    According to the arrest report, this is what happened:

  • Gadsden voters choose leaders

    In the only races specific to Gadsden County this election, former teacher Steve Scott and incumbent Charlie Frost both won bids to represent their districts on the Gadsden County School Board, according to unofficial results.

    Scott defeated Rodney Moore to represent District 2, which covers parts of Quincy and Havana, by capturing 49.85 percent of the vote compared to Moore’s 42.38 percent.

  • Praise the Lord! October 30, 2014

    Special guest  for special anniversary
    The New Hope Missionary Baptist Church will be celebrating their annual Trustee’s Anniversary at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 2.  The speaker will be Bruce James, Most Worshipful Grand Master, Jurisdiction of Georgia, Riverdale, Georgia.  Music will be rendered by the Majestic Kingdom Embassy Sweet Choir.
    The church is at 4294 New Hope Road.  For information, contact Deacon Nathaniel Thomas at 229-225-7111. The Rev. Derrick Calhoun, pastor.  
    Harvest festival set

  • Panthers overpowered by Sharks

    This past Friday West Gadsden played a huge home game against Port. St. Joe.

  • Lady Cats claim 2A-District 1 Championship

    Both East and West Gadsden and Tallavana Christian bowed out of Volleyball 2014 with opening round losses in their respective district tournaments. Tallavana lost to FAMU in round one 25-16, 25-10, 25-13.

  • Artistic tradition continues

    Fans of art and artists alike converged on downtown Quincy Friday night as the Gadsden Arts Center conducted the 26th annual Art in Gadsden exhibition. More than 100 people packed the center to view 110 pieces being presented as a part of the exhibition. The pieces will be on display until Dec. 23 and they’re available for purchase, with prices ranging from $85 to $20,000.

  • Trio of teens faces burglary charges in Quincy thefts

    Three Quincy teenagers suspected by police officials to be associated with a gang representing the city’s Sub-Division area were arrested Oct. 21 for attempting to burglarize a home near Stevens and Williams streets.
    Officers were dispatched to the area around 8:40 a.m. after receiving a call that three males were burglarizing a home.