Gadsden County

ONE OF US: Gadsden-raised Tallahassee baseball coach makes a difference in the world of sports

There are many people who have made their mark on Tallahasseeby impacting the community and creating a legacy around change – one such name being added to the list of difference makers is Jamey Shouppe, who is transforming the community around sports, one baseball team at a time. Shouppe was raised in Gadsden County’s Chattahoochee,…

Over 100 Gadsden County students graduate from Tallahassee Community College

During the virtual graduation ceremony on April 30, the Class of 2021 at Tallahassee Community College had more than 3,000 students graduating. Of those thousands of students, over 100 were from Gadsden County. Congratulations to the Gadsden County graduates! Quincy graduates: Jennifer Avalos, Azucena Cantero, Rubi Nayelee Castro, Aileen Adriana De Leon, Janautica Danae Farmer,…

Gadsden County to launch summer job program for youth

The Gadsden County Board of County Commissioners, in partnership with the Gadsden County School Board, the Gadsden County Development Council (GCDC), the City of Quincy, Tallahassee Community College Division of Workforce Development, and CareerSource Capital Region, recently announced the launch of a new summer job youth initiative program for Gadsden County young people who are…

Dedicated duo recognize “Hometown Heroes” in Chattahoochee and beyond

Gadsden County residents imposed with stay at home orders and social distancing guidelines have redefined the term “essential worker” amidst the current pandemic.  In light of the economic effects of COVID-19, health, safety and food employees are currently at the epicenter of the US economy. Recognizing this fact, Chattahoochee natives Mary Garcier and Terri Liggett…

Gone.

Confederate memorial hauled away from Gadsden County courthouse square, 136 years after it was erected Last week, cranes lifted away multiple tons of carved stone segments comprising a prominent classical-style  monument that has – for more than a century – stood vigil over Gadsden County’s historic courthouse square, its inscribed text paying homage to the…

Oh, so close!

Chattahoochee Main Street finishes in top 10 of national competition but falls short of big prize In a national voting competition that pits Main Street organizations from small towns like Chattahoochee against  their counterparts in cities with populations many times larger, few would likely bet on Chattahoochee Main Street finishing near the top of the…

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