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Presley Paulling Recognized As Top STEM Student at BHS

By X. Leggett Congratulations to Presley Paulling, Bell High School’s top 2018-2019 11th grade student in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM). Presley recently traveled in June with her parents to Orlando for an extraordinary two-day program designed to bring together scholars from around the state, connect them with employers that specialize in the STEM fields, and ... Full Story »

Ken and Kay Corbin awarded FWC Landowner of the Year Award

At its July meeting in Stuart, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) presented Ken and Kay Corbin of Trenton with the Landowner of the Year award for the couple’s generous support of the FWC’s Youth Hunting Program of Florida. This program provides safe, educational, mentored hunts for 12 to 17 year olds so they can experience hunting and ... Full Story »

Disease killing Cabbage Palms

By Cindy Jo Ayers It is just a matter of time before Lethal Bronzing Disease affects Cabbage Palm trees in Gilchrist County. The University of Florida IFAS reports that currently Lethal Bronzing can be found in sixteen different species of palms including Sabal Palm also known as Cabbage Palms in Florida. Lethal Bronzing was once known as Texas Phoenix Palm ... Full Story »

August 15, 2019 Obituaries

Mary Virginia Hamilton Cannon Mary Virginia Hamilton Cannon, age 83, went to be with her Heavenly Father on Wednesday, August 7th. She was surrounded by the presence of God and both her earthly and heavenly family. Virginia was born on May 17, 1936 in Scanlon, Florida to Archie Elmo and Erma Hamilton. After two years of courtship, she married John ... Full Story »

August 15, 2019 Legals

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT MARK H. FINK, 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 #: 19-0016-TD Certificate ... Full Story »

Elaine Faison inducted into the Florida 4-H Hall of Fame

On July 29, longtime Gilchrist County 4-H Assistant Elaine Faison was inducted into the Florida 4-H Hall of Fame. Her family and a large group of former Gilchrist 4-H members and leaders attended the prestigious ceremony that took place at the University of Florida J. Wayne Reitz Union. Stacey Ellison, 4-H Program Leader and Dr. Chris DeCubellis, 4-H State Specialized ... Full Story »

Big turnout for the Scholarship Showdown

By Cindy Jo Ayers A big crowd attended the Education Foundation of Gilchrist County’s Scholarship Showdown. The 7th annual event was very enteraining as ticket numbers were randomly selected until one last ticket remained and that ticket holder was the winner. This year’s big winner was Buddy Vickers who will receive $2500 from the Education Foundation. The second biggest winner ... Full Story »

Chief Deputy Jeff Manning leaving GCSO after six years

Chief Deputy Jeff Manning retired from the Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office on Friday, August 2. Chief Deputy Manning had been with the Sheriff’s Office for six and a half years. Before moving to Gilchrist County, Manning was with the St. Petersburg Police Department. The GCSO helped Manning celebrate his retirement on Friday by sending him off with a nice homemade ... Full Story »