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Building Named After Bryant

On April 4, 2013 the Gadsden County School Board honored Dr. Robert H. Bryant in a huge way. Dr. Bryant was the first black superintendent in Gadsden County. He served as superintendent of schools from 1984-1992. The east side of the Transportation Building was dedicated to him and it now reads “Dr. Robert H. Bryant Vehicle  Maintenance Facility Gadsden School District”.  More than 100 people were in attendance at this historical event.

 

Fire Chief Howard Smith’s Retirement

After 32 years of service Fire Chief Howard Smith will retire. Chief Smith has been fire chief for the last 6 years. His retirement celebration will be held at Fire Station #2 on February 27, 2013 at 12 noon.

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Robin Ryals  Celebrates 30 Years!

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Quincy Schools Rank Top In State

Parents,students and the community as a whole are proud of our local schools. Two schools raised the bar for excelling in merit in education. We are proud to say that Gadsden Elementary Magnet School ranked number 10  and Stewart Street Elementary School  ranked number 25 for best school in Florida.There are 1,862 elementary schools in Florida.

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Bobby Nealy Complex Repairs

Bobby Nealy Complex is designed for men and women to play softball. The Complex is normally used to conduct the City of Quincy Parks and Recreation Adult Men and Women Softball League. It has also been used in the past by East Gadsden, West Gadsden, and Robert F. Munroe High Schools for their girls’ softball teams.One of our very own citizens, Mr. Willie Smith, volunteered to repair and paint the Bobby Nealy Softball Complex. Mr. Smith has completed the following tasks:

* Repaired and painted four dugouts

* Repaired and painted concession stand

* Removed and installed new shingles on concession stand

* Painted the men and women bathrooms

* Painted bleachers

Through his volunteer services, Mr. Smith has been a valuable asset to the Public Works Department as well as the community in his efforts to help keep our City looking good.

We applaud him! Thank you Mr. Smith!