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Addy Jones Road officially dedicated

By Cindy Jo Ayers A large crowd of family and friends gathered at the south end of County Road 337, also known as Addy Jones Road, on Sunday afternoon for the official dedication of the highway. Addy Jones Road is located in the Shady Grove area of the county off of State Road 26, and although the road was numbered ... Full Story »

Chamber Banquet a success

One of the highlights of the annual Gilchrist County Chamber of Commerce Banquet is the presentation of the J. Min Ayers Lifetime Achievement award. Clif Bradley presented the award at the Tuesday, February 6, banquet. Bradley told the attendees, “For those of you who did not know him, Mr. Ayers was a fixture in Gilchrist County for several decades.” Bradley ... Full Story »

Lady Tigers win 3rd Straight District 7 Title

Coach Frye gets 100th Victory The Trenton Lady Tigers clinched their third straight District 7-1A basketball title on Friday night as they defeated runner-up Branford 72-38. Trenton Head Coach Bryant Frye received a 100th career win in this District Championship victory. “Our girls did a great job, they played well in this tournament and won our third straight District 7 ... Full Story »

Sunday Alcohol sales approved in City of Trenton

The Trenton City Commission approved Sunday alcohol sales beginning immediately for all retail sales inside the municipality Monday evening during the second and final reading of the ordinance. On a motion by Commissioner Haley and a second by Commissioner Davis to approve Ordinance 2018-01 to allow retail businesses to sell alcoholic beverages on Sunday in the City of Trenton. Mayor ... Full Story »

Bulldogs split final two games, enter districts as one seed

By Matthew Harrell District 7-1A’s no. 1 seed, the Bell Bulldogs, will head into districts with a record of 20-5 after splitting their final two regular season games last week. On Monday, the top-ranked team in MaxPreps’ 1A rankings needed a late rally to escape Bell with a win. Bell led the Hawthorne Hornets for nearly 30 of the 32 ... Full Story »

Bulldogs hold top seed, Trenton third entering districts

By Matthew Harrell One school is looking to bounce back from a loss in the district final while the other looks to build on its best district finish in five years. This year’s district 7-1A tournament may be in Dixie County, but it has plenty of Gilchrist County storylines: Bell tries to regain its spot atop the district after last ... Full Story »

February 15, 2018 Obituaries

Mrs. Helen M Adelsberger Mrs. Helen M. Adelsberger, 95, Bell, FL formerly of Fairfield, PA died Friday, February 9, 2018 at the home of her daughter, Audrey who cared for her for the last 9 years. She was born March 27, 1922 in Fairfield, PA the daughter of the late William and Virginia Rose McGlaughlin. Her husband Earl D. Adelsberger ... Full Story »

February 15, 2018 Legals

NOTICE OF INTENT TO ADOPT NEW RULES, REVISE AND/OR AMEND EXISTING RULES AND REPEAL OLD RULES Notice is hereby given that the School Board of Gilchrist County, Florida intends to adopt new rules, and revise and/or amend existing rules of the Board after a public hearing, as follows: POLICY 4.12, 5.04, 6.24 Copies of the proposed new rules, and revised ... Full Story »

February 8, 2018 Legals

NOTICE OF INTENT TO ADOPT NEW RULES, REVISE AND/OR AMEND EXISTING RULES AND REPEAL OLD RULES Notice is hereby given that the School Board of Gilchrist County, Florida intends to adopt new rules, and revise and/or amend existing rules of the Board after a public hearing, as follows: POLICY 4.12, 5.04, 6.24 Copies of the proposed new rules, and revised ... Full Story »