Cheri Harris
Shown here, from left, state Rep. Ramon Alexander shares a laugh with Gadsden County Commissioner Brenda Holt and state Sen. Audrey Gibson at Carol’s Country Cookin’ in Quincy. U.S. Rep. Al Lawson also stopped by during the lunch event for the representatives from the Florida Legislative Black Caucus.

A number of elected leaders from the Florida Legislative Black Caucus paid Gadsden County a visit Friday, touring all the county’s municipalities to see the extent of damage remaining from Hurricane Michael, and also see how far the area’s recovery efforts had progressed.

Special to the Times
Gadsden High School Jaguars boys basketball team poses for a photo after their district championship win Friday, Feb. 16. Another victory Feb. 22 put them on track to participate in a regional semifinals game Feb. 27 against Pensacola.
Gadsden reaches regional semifinals