“This is one of our district’s shining efforts,” Gadsden School Superintendent Reginald James said of the recent 2013 state school grade report. “It is one that everyone in the community can be proud of.”
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A Time to Be Born
Douglas McArthur (Mack) son of David & Francis Daniels was born July 3, 1942 in Amsterdam Georgia. “Mack” as he was affectionately called was educated in the Gadsden County school system. He later moved to Rochester, New York at an early age where he lived and worked for 33 years until he became disabled and moved back to Gadsden County.
A Time to Mourn
Douglas McArthur Daniels passed away suddenly on July 23, 2013. He was preceded in death by his parents, 2 brothers, David Daniels Jr. and Eugene Daniels of Rochester, New York, 1 sister, Betty Ann Long of Havana of Florida. He leaves to cherish his memory a devoted caretaker and brother Deacon Jimmie L. Daniels (Ofelina) of Tallahassee, Fl., 2 nephews, Jimmie L. Daniels Jr. and Mark A. Daniels of Rochester, N.Y., 2 nieces, Sharon Denise of Tallahassee, Fl., and Stacey Michelle Daniels of Rochester, N.Y., 1 grandnephew, Jordan A. Wilson of Tallahassee, Fl.
It broke our hearts to lose you Mack as a part of us went with you. The day God called you home, he saw you getting weary and he did what he knew was best. He put his arms around you and whispered, come my child and rest; loving you always, Brother Deacon Jimmie Daniels.
The Scottown Dodgers defeated the Cairo Reds 22-1 in Sunday's game. The Dodgers had a big day at the plate hitting a total of seven home runs. Donny Young homered twice; hitting one in the bottom of the second inning and again in the bottom of the fifth. Other Dodgers who added to the home run action with solo home runs were Stephen Lightfoot, Donell Brown, Marcus Ray and John Price. The Dodgers will close out their regular season play Sunday, August 4th at Dodger Park with the Camilla All-stars. Both teams are in first place in their conference. Game time is 3 p.m.