Five Gadsden County residents were honored last week at the Capital City Democratic Women’s Club’s (CCDWC) 11th Annual Golden Democratic Recognition Gala held at the Capital Country Club in Tallahassee.
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Recently employees from the Gadsden County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) were recognized for their hard work and commitment as they were awarded top honors for being the team to lose the most weight during the 2015 Gadsden County Health Department's Get Going Gadsden Healthiest Weight Challenge.
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10 YEARS AGO
Over 400 people attended the W.A. Woodham Memorial Scholarship Dinner at the Quincy National Guard Armory Friday, August 26. The event, sponsored by the “100 Friends of W.A. Woodham,” raised $50,000 to fund a perpetual scholarship at Chipola College in the name of Gadsden County’s popular former sheriff. Woodham, originally from Dothan, AL, was a graduate and past student body president of Chipola. [Full Story »]
HYPE, HEAT AND HONOR:
Wonderful coverage by the Tallahassee Democrat both leading up to and following the inaugural Superintendent’s Bowl pre-season football game between East Gadsden and West Gadsden. The pregame coverage on Thursday included the history of the Shanks football teams that played at Corry Field before the school’s closing as a high school in 2003. Some of those teams were the school’s best, including its last season in 2002, which lost in regional finals by one point despite DeCody Fagg’s four touchdowns. The mid to late ‘90s produced some excellent teams and turned out players like Willie Simmons, Abdual Howard, Dexter Jackson and Leroy Smith. [Full Story »]