10 YEARS AGO
Almost $80,000 in fraudulent checks showed up at the bank account for East Gadsden High, according to a report from the sheriff’s office. “These checks don’t even look like the checks we use,” said School Superintendent Sterling DuPont. “Using a computer, somebody simply made up the checks and deposited them.” Five checks, totaling $78,880, were made out to several people and an Atlanta company. [Full Story »]
Indigent sales tax paying the bills
Gadsden County Clerk of Courts Nicholas Thomas gave the county commission an overview of the spending of the half-cent indigent sales
Graduates begin new journey
The energy level at the scene in the gymnasium was very high as seniors waited with bated breaths to be formally named as ‘graduates’ and able to turn the tassels on their caps in response.
Group works to attract economic development
Economic growth was the topic of a workshop held with the Gadsden County Development Council (GCDC) and the Board of County Commissioners last week.
Rate stabilization fund needs to increase
Quincy commissioners met Tuesday afternoon, May 20th to discuss their rate stabilization funds that are required by the city’s bond documents.
Rural broadband service nears completion
Jim Brook, Executive Director for Opportunity Florida, the managing partner for Florida Rural Broadband Alliance (FRBA), spoke to the Gadsden County commission last week.
East Gadsden falls to Godby 56-0 in jamboree.
Rankin - Hemanes win ladies golf
The 32nd Annual Net Shelfer Golf Tournament (2-Lady Team Format) was held Tuesday, May 20 at the Havana Golf and Country Club.
Local team competes in AAU track and field
Coaches Ron and Patty Vickers are working with 32 athletes from the ages of 4-15 in the local Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) Track and Field program.
California Chrome won the second leg of the Triple Crown Saturday when he picked up the black-eyed-susans and the Preakness championship, putting him one win from lasting fame if he can take the Belmont in just over two weeks.
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Memorial Day is about young men and women like Major William Whitby “Bill” Duck who grew up here in Gadsden County, worked in the tobacco fields and graduated from Quincy High School in 1954.
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During a routine commission meeting Tuesday, May 13, Quincy’s newest commission member, Daniel McMillan, was appointed to a committee that departing Commissioner Larry Edwards had served on: the police and fire pension board. Micah Brown was named to the city’s retirement committee. [Full Story »]