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Kourtney’s Hope for the Animals Fundraiser is Friday

Submitted A fundraiser dinner will be held July 13, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Main Street, Trenton, in honor of Kourtney Dunnam Lambert. Plates are $10 each, and you will have your choice of smoked pork or chicken. Baked beans, cole slaw, potato salad, dessert, and a roll will be included as well. All money raised will be donated ... Full Story »

At Home with William and Helen Roberts

By Lauren Roberts Lake City native Helen Roberts, the daughter of Norman and Corine Witt, remembers riding over to visit her aunt’s farmhouse in Trenton as a young little girl. This fun-loving city girl absolutely hated the trip as the countryside was empty in her opinion, and she would’ve much rather spent her day at the skating rink with her ... Full Story »

Kids beat the summer heat at Hart Springs splash park

As summer temperatures soar into the 90s, local families and visitors alike, have found a cool, fun spot to relax at Hart Springs Park. As one of the largest spring-fed swimming areas in the state, Hart Springs has long been a favorite destination. This summer, Hart Springs unveiled a new splash park to rave reviews. Gilchrist County utilized FRDAP grant ... Full Story »

Candidates set for 2018 local elections

Qualifying ended on Friday, June 22 to run for a public office in 2018. Gilchrist County only has one race on the ballot this year and it will be for County Commission District 2. Robert B. Clemons, Richard L. Fuller, William (Bill) Martin, and John Yencho all qualified for the seat currently held by D. Ray Harrison, Jr., all the ... Full Story »

July 12, 2018 Obituaries

Mrs. Janice Ann Fairchild Janice Ann Fairchild, 72, of West Point, Georgia, passed away June 28, 2018. Services were held on Tuesday, July 3rd at Sylvan Abbey Funeral Home, Clearwater. Interment took place on July 5th at 1:00 p.m. at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Cemetery in Bell. You may leave condolences and tributes for the family at www.SylvanAbbey.com. _____________________ Lieutenant ... Full Story »

July 12, 2018 Legals

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR GILCHRIST COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 21-2016-CA-000036CAAXMX WILMINGTON TRUST, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, NOT IN ITS INDIVIDUAL CAPACITY, BUT SOLELY AS TRUSTEE FOR MFRA TRUST 2014-2 Plaintiff v. PAUL K. CHRISTIAN; DONNA L. CHRISTIAN A/K/A DONNA L. MESSIER; UNKNOWN TENANT 1; UNKNOWN TENANT 2; AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING ... Full Story »

Repeat Offender arrested again for burglary

During the late morning hours of June 26, 2018, multiple agencies responded to a residential burglary in progress in the 170th block of Old Fanning Grade. A homeowner returned home to find an unknown white male subject removing firearms from the home. The burglar escaped on foot. Personnel from the Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office, Florida Highway Patrol, Cross City Correctional ... Full Story »

Good turnout for Denny George’s Meet and Greet

On Friday afternoon, June 29, Central Florida Electric Cooperative hosted a Meet and Greet for their new General Manager Denny George. A large crowd of cooperative members, former employees of CFEC, as well as current employees turned out to meet and visit with Denny and Hallie George. The event featured a nice selection of food as well as a great ... Full Story »