History Flashback

Students and teachers encouraged to participate in 2024 Black History Month Contests

The Florida Department of Education and Volunteer Florida recently launched the 2024 Black History Month student art and essay contests and educator awards with the theme of “Celebrating Florida’s African American Heroes and Their Contributions to Freedom.” These contests will run through Wednesday, February 7, 2024. Black History Month is celebrated each year in the…


Community comes together to honor fallen first responder and support local fire department

In a heartfelt tribute to the late Atticus Manchac Stephens, a dedicated first responder, members of the Mount Pleasant Volunteer Fire Department gathered at the Quincy Moose Lodge #2672 on the evening of Sept. 28. Lane and Joetta Stephens, Atticus’ parents, presented a ceremonial check to the fire department, amounting to $10,675.50. These funds, a…


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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