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  1. Parker Man Arrested for Several Violent CrimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | WJHG-TV Panama City

    Gadsden County Sheriff's Officials also wanted him for burglary and firearms charges. Sheriff's deputies found him to in a Liberty County home Thursday.

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  2. FDLE arrests former Gadsden County school officialRead the original story

    Friday Jan 16 | Florida Department of Law Enforcement

    ... Investigations arrested Joe Ellis Lewis Jr., 56, on charges of grand theft. Lewis, who retired from the Gadsden County School District in June 2014 as an assistant principal, and who was previously the director of transportation for the Gadsden ...

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  3. Former Gadsden County School Official ArrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | WCTV Tallahassee

    The Florida Department of Law Enforcement, Office of Executive Investigations arrested Joe Ellis Lewis Jr., 56, on charges of grand theft. Lewis, who retired from the Gadsden County School District in June 2014 as an assistant principal, and who was previously the director of transportation for the Gadsden County School District, allegedly stole more than $200,000 of reimbursement funds that were owed to the District.

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  4. Suspicious Death in Gadsden CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2014 | WCTV Tallahassee

    Authorities in Gadsden County are investigating a suspicious death. The Sheriff's Office was called to a home on the 200 block of Penny Kever Ln. at around seven in the morning, to find a man dead inside.

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  5. Gadsden County Schools Faculty and Staff Members AwardedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | WCTV Tallahassee

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  6. Execution of killer from FloridaPanhandle is set for tonightRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 15 | Lucianne.com

    A Florida Panhandle man is set to be executed tonight for raping and murdering his 10-year-old stepdaughter 22 years ago, just minutes after he killed her mother. Chadwick Banks, 43, is scheduled to die at 6 p.m. at Florida State Prison in Starke for the 1992 slaying of Melody Cooper, who was found naked from the waist down and her body slumped on her bed at a Gadsden County home.

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  7. Free Hunter Safety Internet-Completion Course Offered in Gadsden CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | WCTV Tallahassee

    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is offering a free hunter safety Internet-completion course in Gadsden County. The course takes place at Talon Shooting Range, 550 Commerce Blvd., Midway.

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  8. Gcso Dui Task Force Gets $93K GrantRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | WCTV Tallahassee

    Deputies say Saturday's saturated patrols were the first of many thanks to state funding. The Gadsden County Sheriff's Office received a $93,000 grant from the Florida Department of Transportation.

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  9. Internet Cafe Case Headed to TrialRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | WCTV Tallahassee

    ... or old software gambling is gambling," state attorney Willie Meggs said. A similar case is still pending in Gadsden County and prosecutors say an internet cafe owner in Jefferson County entered a plea this week. "This is the very first time that ...

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  10. I-10 getting smarter: DOT installing new Intelligent Transportation SystemRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 4 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... of the ITS stretches for 158 miles of I-10 from State Road 87 in Santa Rosa County to U.S. Highway 90 in Gadsden County. It also extends 56 miles along U.S. Highway 231 from the Alabama state line into Bay County. CLOSURE AT A GLANCE Drivers will ...

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  11. Flooding on County Road 12 ClearedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 29 | WCTV Tallahassee

    ... is still officially closed, although there's no one manning the roadway. The signs are pushed aside on the Gadsden County side, and the signs left standing near Fairbanks Ferry Road are all but being ignored by the now steady traffic. Residents said ...

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  12. 'Conversations With Our Sons': A Forum for Gadsden Co. StudentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | WCTV Tallahassee

    A group of all male students in Gadsden County got a chance to ask questions on all kinds of life issues Thursday. But, it wasn't their teachers giving the answers.

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  13. "Florida's Houdini" Mark DeFriest Formally Housed in Bay Co. JailRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | WJHG-TV Panama City

    ... DeFriest tried to escape from jail 13 times, and he succeeded seven of them. DeFriest grew up in rural Gadsden County, and he was just a teenager when he ended up in the Florida prison system. Some folks in Bay County still remember DeFriest as a ...

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  14. Attempted Burglary in Gadsden CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | WCTV Tallahassee

    ... the home owner was alerted remotely by alarm that someone was attempting to burglarize their residence. The Gadsden County Sheriff's Office is seeking the identity of the subject seen in the video above attempting to make entry into the residence. ...

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  15. New Traffic Signal activated on U.S. 90 at new Quincy BypassRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | WCTV Tallahassee

    The new traffic signal on U.S. 90 at the new Quincy Bypass in Gadsden County will be activated Monday, Jan. 5, at 10 a.m. EST. The signal will be placed in a flash mode to acquaint motorists with the location on Monday, Dec. 22. Drivers are advised to use caution when approaching the intersection.

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  16. GCSO Deputy Loses Home to FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | WCTV Tallahassee

    A local deputy and his family lost their home to a fire and the Gadsden County Sheriff's Office is calling on the community to lend a hand. Gadsden County Deputy Regan Edwards and his family lost their home in the Sycamore Community to a house fire on Saturday.

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  17. Local Shooting Leaves a Mom Wanting AnswersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | WCTV Tallahassee

    A Gadsden County mother is looking for answers, after her house was shot at multiple times last Thursday. Yvonne McMillan said Friday at 12:30 AM her heart nearly stopped, when she received a call that said someone had shot into her father's home.

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  18. Gwen Graham Wraps Up Jobs TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | WCTV Tallahassee

    The Gadsden County roundtable followed stops in Leon, Jackson and Bay counties, where Graham held discussions with small business owners, leaders from the higher-education community, and members of the local Chambers of Commerce. "I was elected to represent everyone in this district, Democrats, Republicans and independents," Graham said.

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  19. Gadsden County man executed for stepdaughtera s slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A Florida man who fatally shot his sleeping wife and then raped and killed his young stepdaughter 22 years ago has been put to death for the child's slaying. Forty-three-year-old Chadwick Banks was pronounced dead at 7:27 EST Thursday after a lethal injection at Florida State Prison, the office of Gov. Rick Scott said.

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  20. 2014 Tomato ForumRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | WCTV Tallahassee

    ... we wouldn't have productions. If not, our yields would be greatly impacted, if not removed altogether." The Gadsden County Extension director, Henry Grant, says tomato falls right below forestry and nursery when it comes to the top crops in the ...

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