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BBQ from the Hart, a fun day for all

By Chris Rogers Gilchrist County and the Gilchrist County Rotary Club partnered together to hold the first annual “BBQ from the Hart” event. On Saturday, October 16, the Hart Springs campground was a busy place to be. Even though we are use to cooler temperatures by the middle of October, the weather was almost perfect for the event. A lot ... Full Story »

Undersheriff Robert Willis makes arrest north of Bell

On Wednesday, October 13th just after school got out Undersheriff Robert Willis chased down a reckless driver just North of Bell on US Hwy 129. Willis was traveling North on 129 when a vehicle driving over 100 miles per hour passed him and numerous other vehicles, including a Gilchrist County school bus, on a double yellow line near the Gilchrist ... Full Story »

Business theft solved by GCSO

On October 13, 2021, Capt. Scotty Douglas of the Gilchrist County Sheriff Office was contacted from a local business owner in reference to some stolen property taken from his business. After speaking with the owner, Capt. Scotty Douglas located the suspect Eric John Agre, a white male, born March 7, 1975. Capt. Douglas along with Sgt. Robert Whitaker and Cpl. ... Full Story »

Gilchrist approves Allstate as low bidder on jail project, will negotiate less expensive facility

By John Ayers The Gilchrist County Commission selected a construction company from a list of four submitted bidders that was chosen to construct a less expensive jail complex for Gilchrist County. Bids were received from Allstate Construction Co., Oelrich Construction, Inc., Gray Construction Services, Inc., and Scorpio Construction. The bid that was identified as the lowest bid submitted was from ... Full Story »

22 Trenton High School Seniors honored at Senior Night

All of the seniors lining up with their parents for their final home football game of the year. Football players Zachary Braswell, John Cruz, Carson Feather, Angel Garcia, Tyler Perry, Kyle Pollock, Jalen Reiss, Jaron Riley, Tristan Sloan, Brian Wheeles, and Keion “KJ” Williams. Band members Joel Diaz, Abigail Griffis, Megan Keuspert, and Cody Turner. Cheerleaders were Chrissy Franks, Madisson ... Full Story »

Umatilla slips by Bell in final period

The Bell Bulldogs welcomed Umatilla to the Dawg Pound Friday night. Umatilla took the momentum in the fourth period to score 14 points to escape with a victory. The Bulldogs Hayden Brown completed 10 of 16 passes for 85 yards, 1 touchdown and 3 interceptions. Connor Hastings had 13 carries for 31 yards. The Bulldogs will travel to Monticello Friday ... Full Story »

Trenton defeats Hamilton County

The Trenton Tigers defeated the Hamilton County Trojans Friday night in Trenton to improve their regular season (4-4) record. Trenton took a 16-7 lead into intermission. These two teams got fired up in the second half as the Tigers scored 34 points to take a 50-34 victory. The Trojans managed to score 27 points in the 3rd and 4th quarters. ... Full Story »

October 21, 2021 Legals

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT SAVVY FL LLC FIRST HORIZON COLLATERAL ASSIG, holder of the following Tax Sale Certificate has filed said Tax Certificate for the Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The Certificate Number and year of issuance, the Description of the property, and the Name in which it is assessed as follows: ... Full Story »

October 21, 2021 Obituaries

Edwin Lewis Bass Edwin Lewis Bass of Trenton passed away peacefully in his home September 8, 2021. Edwin Bass was born April 2, 1954. His hobbies included hunting, fishing and hanging out with his family and friends. He was proceeded in death by his mother, Edith Thomas Bass; his brother, Jackie Bass and his father, Willie Nelson Bass. He is ... Full Story »