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Students visit Emergency Operations Center

The 911 Public Safety Tele-communication students from Bell High School took a trip to the Gilchrist County Emergency Operations Center on Tuesday, April 13th. Since the students learn about the different emergency response vehicles that fire fighters utilize, they were given the task of washing the vehicles for the firefighters. The students had a great time and the firefighters greatly ... Full Story »

April 22, 2021 Obituaries

Inez Adams Inez Adams, age 92, went to be with her Lord on April 17th after sustaining an injury from a fall on Easter evening. She was born on May 3, 1928, in Bell, FL to Willie Samuel and Martha “Mattie” Rehberg Mock. Preceding her in death were her husband, C.W. “Dub” Adams, three sisters and three brothers. Inez was ... Full Story »

April 22, 2021 Legals

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Notice is hereby given by the Board of County Commissioners of Gilchrist County, Florida, serving also as the Planning Commission, that it will consider at public hearing the below described Application for a Variance at the Gilchrist County Board of County Commissioners Meeting Facility located at 210 South Main Street, Trenton, Florida on May 17, 2021 ... Full Story »

Remembering Ramirez and Lindsey on Monday, April 19th

By Cindy Jo Ayers For much of the country, April 19, does not have any special meaning, it is not a holiday or an important date on the calendar. But, in all of Gilchrist County the date of April 19, will always have a special meaning. April 19, will always be a day to remember, a day to reflect on ... Full Story »

Gilchrist County First Responders Appreciation Dinner Saturday

Gilchrist County First Responders are reminded of their Appreciation Dinner that will be Saturday, April 17th. Those invited include employees of these Gilchrist County First Responders agencies: Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office, Trenton Police Department, of Corrections, Department of Agriculture, Department of Fish and Wildlife, Highway Patrol, Fire and Rescue, Ayers Health and Rehab Staff, Tri-County Nursing Home Staff and Palms ... Full Story »

Eleven-year old child was run-over Saturday in Old Town

An 11 year old girl was playing in a private driveway at 142 SE 894th Avenue in Old Town on Saturday at 12:22 p.m. when the little girl got inside a box that was in the drive way a few feet from the back of a pickup truck that was parked in the driveway. A Florida Highway Patrol Trooper reported ... Full Story »

Dixie County baseball shuts out Trenton

The Trenton Tiger baseball team traveled to Cross City on Friday to take on the District 7 rival Dixie County Bears. The Tigers had defeated the Bears earlier in the season in a 7-inning shoot-out. This game was expected to be a duel as both teams are striving to compete in the District 7 1A standings. The Bears’ Carson St. ... Full Story »

Runnin’ Bulldogs hit the Home Track one more time

By Brad Surrency The Runnin’ Bulldog Track and Field team hosted their last regular track meet of the season at the “Dawg Track” against the Union County Tigers on Tuesday, April 6th. Both boys’ and girls’ teams performed well, with the boys falling to Union County 80 to 43 and girls team defeating the Lady Tigers by a score of ... Full Story »

City Commission approves paving of NE First Street and connecting avenues

The Trenton City Commission took action to approve an Option 2 paving project that will resurface the streets in Northeast Trenton and two connection avenues that run west to Main Street in their Monday, April 12, 2021 meeting. The Commission received two bids from Hicks Asphalt Paving & Concrete. The Trenton based company was identified as the sole paving contractor ... Full Story »