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…


Talquin Electric Cooperative awards $15,000 in scholarships to area students – Twenty-four high school juniors participated in the 2023 Talquin Youth Tour.

Talquin Electric Cooperative selected twenty-four high school juniors from Gadsden, Leon, Liberty, and Wakulla Counties to participate in the Talquin Youth Tour in February.  Each student who participated in the Youth Tour received a scholarship for college or post-secondary education and a visit to Florida’s state capitol for a two-day, overnight conference. Students were selected…


Is a community garden coming to Chattahoochee? – Main Street seeks input from community on garden project

Something new may be coming to Chattahoochee…but it depends on the feedback that Chattahoochee Main Street receives from members of the community. In late February, the Main Street organization took to social media, asking members of the community to pitch in their thoughts and interest when it came to the concept of a community garden….


Celebrating Black History Month – Movie night at Tanyard Creek Park kicks off the final week of festivities.

Gadsden County kicked off its Black History Month celebration on Sunday evening with a movie night at Tanyard Creek Preservation Park. The movie of choice was Wakanda Forever. It was a free event for all ages, hosted by the Gadsden County Board of County Commissioners and the City of Quincy Commission. Charles Hayes, one of…

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