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    The Gadsden County Sheriff’s Office seeks information from the community to help find a missing man.
    Joseph Johnson, 54, was last seen Dec. 28 in the Sawdust community in Quincy. Johnson is approximately 5' 6” tall, 120 pounds, has short graying hair and was last seen wearing a green puffy jacket, blue jeans and red sneakers.


    The search for a suspect wanted in connection with a shooting that injured three people late Wednesday morning at the Havana Heights apartment complex came to a close Thursday with 27-year-old Shemar Sutton’s arrest.

    According to a Gadsden County Sheriff’s Office press release, a tip from a GCSO confidential informant led to his capture on the south side of Tallahassee.



    A suspect remains at large after a number of law enforcement agencies, including the Gadsden County Sheriff’s Office and Florida Highway Patrol, responded, lights flashing, to Havana Heights Apartments for a report of a shooting.

  • Power outage may last a while

     Gadsden County residents used Friday’s blue skies to get their first real look at the damage caused by Hurricane Michael, while the entire county continued virtually without power.

  • Hurricane Michael slams county

    For the Times
    A curfew stayed in effect Thursday as nighttime plunged Gadsden County into darkness, the result of a Category 4 Hurricane Michael that rumbled through the Panhandle on Wednesday.
    Virtually the entire county was without power as public works employees sought to clear roads from fallen trees, downed power lines and debris.

  • Gadsden County Times to close for one day in advance of storm

    The Gadsden County Times office will be closed Wednesday, Oct. 10, due to the threat of dangerous weather conditions posed by Hurricane Michael. The office will reopen Thursday, Oct. 11. GCT newspapers will arrive at the office late Thursday afternoon. Please call 627-7649 after noon Thursday for more information. Thank you for your patience and stay safe!

  • Gadsden County Issues Countywide Curfew

    From a press release

    A mandatory curfew for Gadsden County has been issued effective tonight, from 11 p.m. to 7 a.m., until further notice. Officials urge citizens to stay off the roads as tropical storm and hurricane force winds are expected as early as Tuesday night.

  • Robert F. Munroe School cancels Wednesday classes

    Robert F. Munroe School will be in session Tuesday, Oct. 9. All afternoon activities have been canceled for that day. The earliest attempt to have school will be Friday with a late start. It is very likely Friday may be canceled. School officials will make that decision Thursday after assessing the damage.



    Gadsden County Emergency Management will activate shelters on Tuesday at the following locations:  

  • Gadsden County Public Schools closed Tuesday through Friday

    Due to inclement weather related to Hurricane Michael, Gadsden County Schools and District Offices will be closed Tuesday, Oct. 9, through Friday, Oct 12.