10 YEARS AGO
Quincy city commissioners okayed another year contract with city manager Earl Banks, but the vote was not unanimous. Commissioner Sherrie Taylor had several concerns that she said prevented her from voting in favor of Banks. One was the lack of economic development. “There are five new businesses in Midway,” she said, “but none are willing to come to Quincy. We are going to have to do a better job.” [Full Story »]
Much has lately been made nationwide about police officers’ use of body cameras, due to a few recent media spins on confrontations between law enforcement officers and citizens that ended in tragedy.
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The Gadsden County commission, in its meeting December 16, voted unanimously on a resolution to designate a portion of U.S. Highway 90/State Road 10 between Gretna and Chattahoochee in Gadsden County as “James Harold Thompson Highway.”
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Bobbie Paul Davidson Ferrell, 85, of Tallahassee, FL, and formerly of Quincy, FL passed away on Thursday, January 8, 2014 at Westminster Oaks Health Center in Tallahassee. She was born in Opp, Alabama on Feb. 10, 1929 to Allen Lee and Ruby Agerton Paul. The family later moved to Gadsden County, FL. [Full Story »]
It is with great sadness that the family of Jessie Lee Ulmer Joyner announces her passing on Monday, January 12, 2015. Jessie Lee, of Quincy, FL, passed away at the age of 90 at Riverchase Care Center, Quincy, FL. [Full Story »]
County honors First Responders
Gadsden County’s First Responders were honored last week by the county commission.
Advisory task force wants different ambulance site
The Gadsden County Citizen Advisory Task Force met last week to discuss a State of Florida Department of Economic Opportunity Small Cities Community Development Block Grant for up to $750,000.
Gearing up for Florida Standards
Gadsden County students are facing a new test this year.
More in fund balance than expected
This has been a good year for the budget, county clerk Nicholas Thomas told commissioners last week.
Midway sewer meeting Jan. 15
Midway received an appropriation from last year’s Florida legislature to perform a study of the city’s failing septic tanks in its subdivisions.
Jags to play in this weekend’s Inspire tourney
The East Gadsden Jaguar boys’ basketball team will play in the Inspire Basketball Tournament held at Rickards in Tallahassee this weekend.
Panthers up their record to 19-2
Andrew Moten's West Gadsden boys’ basketball team swept three more opponents last week.
Munroe splits games during week
The Munroe girls’ basketball team had a 1-1 week against two district opponents.