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Trenton stumbles at Newberry in second half

The Trenton Tigers were working on becoming 2-0 Friday night as they led the host Newberry Panthers 10-7 at intermission. The Panthers were fired up in the third quarter scoring 13 points to take the 20-17 win in this hard fought battle. The Tigers scored and kicked an extra point in the third period to battle back to within the ... Full Story »

Bell unable to slow Bucs offensive

The Branford Bucs traveled to Bell to face the Bulldogs Friday night in the season opener for the host. This game was very even in the first half as the score was 0-0 at intermission. The Bucs scored 21 points in the 3rd period to build a decisive momentum going into the final period. Branford’s Bodhi White broke loose on ... Full Story »

Bagby and Smith will compete at National Agriscience Fair

Elizabeth (Lizzie) Bagby and Madalynn (Maddie) Smith of the Bell Middle FFA Chapter have advanced to National Finalist in the National FFA Agriscience Fair. The National Agriscience fair is extremely competitive and it is an honor to have our school represented on the national level. They will now compete in a virtual presentation submitted by Wednesday, September 16th, against the ... Full Story »

Frances Martin Celebrates 100th Birthday

A very special occasion will be observed this week as Mrs. Frances Martin Celebrates her 100th Birthday on September 17th. Frances Fellows grew up in Ashford, Alabama. She was one of seven girls in her family. She married O.S. Martin of Bell in July of 1940. She and Mr. O.S. lived on a farm outside Bell for many years. She ... Full Story »

Construction begins on new Dollar General

The new Dollar General Store in Bell is underway. The site plan states the store will be 10,640 square feet with 43 parking spaces. There will also be landscape buffers around the building. The project developer is the Hix Snedeker Company from Daphne, Alabama. It was reported that Dollar General is no longer building the larger format Dollar General Markets ... Full Story »

2020 Trenton Homecoming plans underway

Trenton High School Homecoming is planned for the week of Sept. 21-25. This year’s theme is 90’s Sitcoms. The dress up days for homecoming week are Movies of the 90’s on Monday, Tie Dye Tuesday, Wednesday is 90 year old day, Thursday is Grunge Day and Friday is Spirit day. Tiger Growl will be held on Thursday, Sept. 24, at ... Full Story »

2020 Runnin’ Bulldogs Cross Country

The Runnin’ Bulldogs Cross Country Team started their 2020 season on Saturday, September 5th in Bell with the “Runnin’ Bulldog Labor Day Invitational”. The Runnin’ Bulldogs ran against teams from Branford and Chiefland on a hot and humid Saturday morning. For the Lady Bulldogs, three runners finished in the top ten. Jaden Reiss placed 5th with a time of 24 ... Full Story »

2020 Trenton Cross Country

On Saturday, September 5, Trenton’s Cross Country Team traveled to Ocala to run in the Florida Horse Park Invitational. This event is sponsored each year and organized by B3R Sports. It was a well-organized race and everyone did a great job. There were four girls running in the Varsity Girls division. This race was a 5K which is approximately 3.1 ... Full Story »

September 17, 2020 Obituaries

Roy A. Durden Roy A. Durden, 71, of Bell, FL, went to be with the Lord on September 4, 2020 at NFRMC in Gainesville, FL. He was born to parents Grover and Maude Durden on October 12, 1948 in Trenton, FL and was a lifelong resident of Gilchrist County. He loved spending time with his children, grandkids and family, he ... Full Story »

September 17, 2020 Legals

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT RM CAPITAL INVESTMENTS LLC, 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: File #: 20-0009-TD ... Full Story »