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Today's News

  • Serving up success

    Local tennis star Hilary Flournoy has had many scholarship offers from all around, but she has made her final decision.
    She will be attending Georgia South Western University in Americus, Ga. 

    She loves the college because of its beautiful campus, outstanding academics, and most of all, the tough division II athletic conference the tennis team is in.

    She said all the hard work has finally paid off, and she plans to work even harder now to show the college it made a great choice recruiting her.

  • Suspect arrested after Quincy shooting

    A Quincy businessman, 29-year-oldTravis Barkley, is the alleged victim of a shooting Dec. 3 around 10:30 a.m., minutes after he opened for the day.

    Suspect Jerrell Quinshaun Richardson, 201 B.W. Roberts Street, Quincy, has been arrested and charged with attempted murder and discharging a firearm in the city of Quincy.

  • Magic moments

    National Basketball Association Hall-of-Famer Earvin “Magic” Johnson visited East Gadsden High School Nov. 30 to talk to students — not about athletics and sports, but about focus and education. Johnson’s visit was at the request of his business partner, Gadsden County resident Mike Fernandez and Andy Gay, EGHS assistant principal.

  • Quincy leaders talk economy, electricity

    Quincy city commissioners tabled a proposal that would create an economic strategy to retain, expand and attract companies and industries to Quincy. One part of the strategy is an economic development initiative for electricity charges.

    But commissioners voted to send the proposal “back to the drawing board” for staff to add additional
    strategies.

  • Deadlines loom for Christmas mail

    If you are prone to procrastination, the Post Office has a few tips to make your holiday mailing a little
    easier.

    The bad news is that if you wanted to send that military person stationed outside of the continental United States a package and be sure it arrived by Christmas, you’ve already missed the deadline.

    The good news is, there are other options to getting mail delivered by a certain date. They are:

    * Dec. 11 deadline for Express Mail International.

    * Dec. 17 deadline for Global Express Guaranteed.

  • Praise the Lord! Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012

    Hand up, not out, at New Deliverance
    New Deliverance Ministry, IDC, 385 Jefferson St., Quincy. Leona Ross, Pastor and Apostle Lorenza Rutledge, Overseer. Phone: 850-320-5212 or 850-590-3380. Giving you a hand up, not a hand out. Division of SDJEA EPC. Sunday Worship Service at 11 a.m. and Bible Study on Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. Come in expecting a change!

  • West Gadsden girls garner three wins

    Although all three county teams played last week, only West Gadsden came away with a win — three of them, to be exact. Munroe lost three contests, two that they led at the half and East Gadsden dropped one to Florida High.

    West Gadsden Lady Panthers
    West Gadsden 47
    Bozeman 11

    Sharae Williams scored 19 points to lead the Panthers to a win over Bozeman. The team led 22-5 at the half and never slowed down.

  • Shooting suspects chased through Havana

     

  • Going whole hog

     

  • Gadsden gavel goes to Croley