Daily Archives: March 16, 2023


Quincy PorchFest returns this weekend

Now in its 11th year Quincy PorchFest will be back in full effect on Saturday, March 18. The free music festival, held in the historic downtown district of Quincy, will feature Lili Forbes, Funky ‘Taters, Disciples of Music, Thursday Night Music Club, Ben Flournoy Trio, Jerry Thigpen Trio, Baby Gray, Latin Soul, Hot Tamale, and…

Lawmakers support defamation changes

Ignoring arguments that the bill is unconstitutional, a House panel on Tuesday approved a controversial proposal that would make it easier for people to sue news organizations for defamation. The measure, sponsored by Pensacola Republican Alex Andrade, seeks to limit the “actual malice” standard that for decades has protected journalists writing about powerful government officials….

Municipalities prepare for elections – All Gadsden County municipalities facing upcoming election; some seats still lack candidates

All of Gadsden County’s municipalities will have seats up for election this year. In Quincy, an election for districts 1 and 5 (held by Commissioners Keith Dowdell and Anissa Canidate, respectively) will be held. At this point, Dowdell is running unopposed; Candidate is facing opposition from Quincy resident Beverly Nash. In Chattahoochee, an election for…

Congressman Dunn expresses concern over nuclear class submarine contract being awarded to foreign company

U.S. Rep. Neal Dunn, released a statement regarding President Joe Biden’s meeting with British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese to discuss the AUKUS security pact. Austal Limited is an Australian corporation headquartered in Henderson, Western Australia. In 2016, Austal established Aulong Shipbuilding, a joint venture with Jianglong Shipbuilding, to build…


Shanks students jump for Georges

James A. Shanks Middle School students recently had an opportunity to win cash from Gadsden County’s Superintendent of Schools. Superintendent Elijah Key joined Principal Dr. Kisha Jarrett, DJ Demp, students, and more to celebrate academic success at Shanks Middle School. The superintendent said the students are constantly striving for excellence in academics and behavior. Since…

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