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  1. Gadsden County officials urge residents to seek shelter from IrmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2017 | WTXL

    ... the Gadsden County Annex Prison, and women on active supervision will report to the Gadsden Correctional Facility in Gretna. A voluntary evacuation has been issued for residents living in mobile homes. Presnell warned that once winds reach 45 miles ...

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  2. INSIDERS: Gadsden County students prepare for new high schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2017 | WTXL

    ... will learn at the new Gadsden County High School in Quincy. "It's so close," said Robert Berry, a junior from Gretna. "It just should have always been one in the first place. I feel like they should've been did it." In June, students from East and ...

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  3. High court says no to slot machinesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | The Daily Commercial

    ... rests with the Legislature, not voters. The unanimous decision, siding with state regulators in a lawsuit filed by Gretna Racing, not only puts the kibosh on slots for the tiny Gadsden County horse track but also for pari-mutuels in seven other ...

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  4. Court rejects slot machines for dog, horse tracksRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... - have held similar referendums based on a 2009 change in law passed by the Legislature. The owners of the track in Gretna contended that the change, part of a gambling overhaul that allowed the Seminole Tribe of Florida to add blackjack to its ...

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  5. FDOT: Traffic Alert for Big Bend AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | WTXL

    ... Friday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. New sidewalk will be added to U.S. 90 from Luten Road to the Dollar General in Gretna. Drivers can expect minor lane closures and reduced speeds in the work zone. High mast lighting maintenance will take place near ...

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  6. West Gadsden Parents Oppose Reconfiguring SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | WTXL

    ... referrals for depression and anxiety because of the transition." "Students now are being bussed from St. John's and Gretna to East Gadsden," said Frances Brown, who also lives in Chattahoochee. "Why can't those kids come here? They're going across ...

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  7. Quincy Residents Oppose Closing St. John Elementary SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2017 | WTXL

    ... Jimmy Collins. Board member Charlie Frost represents this district. He's made it clear he'll vote against closing Gretna and St. John. "The only people that I have run across that have said this was a good idea are people that don't have any kids ...

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  8. Community Fights to Keep St. John Open at Consolidation MeetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2017 | WTXL

    ... Quincy resident. Board member Charlie Frost represents this district. He's made it clear he'll vote against closing Gretna and St. John. "The only people that I have run across that have said this was a good idea are people that don't have any kids ...

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  9. Gretna Residents Oppose District Consolidation ProposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | WTXL

    More than 200 people packed Gretna Elementary School to voice concerns about its potential closure at the end of the school year. It's part of a proposal the Gadsden County School Board is presenting at seven community meetings about the district's plans to consolidate.

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  10. Gadsden County Schools Sets Community MeetingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2017 | WTXL

    ... any kind of way." As residents listened, the board decided to set seven meetings at locations around the county from Gretna and Chattahoochee to Greensboro and Quincy. "We are going to go into the community and make sure that we hit every location, ...

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  11. Judge rejects track's bid to change ruling on banked card gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | Financial News & Daily Record

    A federal judge has rejected a request from a tiny Northwest Florida pari-mutuel to reconsider his decision in a legal battle between the Seminole Tribe and the state about gambling at tribal casinos. More than a month after U.S. District Judge Robert Hinkle ruled in favor of the Seminoles, Gretna Racing in Gadsden County sought in December to intervene in the long-running case.

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  12. Judge rejects North Florida track's bid to change gambling rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    A federal judge has rejected a request from a tiny Northwest Florida pari-mutuel to reconsider his decision in a legal battle between the Seminole Tribe and the state about gambling at tribal casinos. More than a month after U.S. District Judge Robert Hinkle ruled in favor of the Seminoles, Gretna Racing in Gadsden County sought in December to intervene in the long-running case.

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  13. Tiny but mighty: Shalimar Police Department seeks accreditationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2017 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation Inc., in Tallahassee, is his top professional goal. He said he thinks the Gretna Police Department, which has seven officers, is currently the smallest accredited police department in Florida. Gretna is just ...

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