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Historical Gym floor to be Named the “John R. Rowe, Sr. Court” on March 29

Trenton Historical Gym’s floor will be officially named the “John R. Rowe, Sr. Court” on Friday, March 29 at 6 p.m. Coach Rowe was a very successful Varsity Basketball Coach at Trenton High School from 1962-66 and again from 1972-74. Trenton Historical Gym is located at Trenton Elementary School. The reception will include comments from former players, a PowerPoint of ... Full Story »

Gilchrist Participants win awards at Suwannee River Fair

The 2019 Suwannee River Fair has ended with awards returning home to Gilchrist with participants. The fair awards night was held on Tuesday, March 19. Fair President Loran Brookins thanked the many volunteers who help out yearly and the fair sponsors who support the fair each year. Brookins said, “Without the sponsors and volunteers it wouldn’t happen.” He also thanked ... Full Story »

Duke Energy announces 3 more solar power plants

Duke Energy Florida (DEF) today announced the locations of its newest universal solar power plants, which will provide cleaner, smarter energy solutions to benefit Florida customers. The Trenton Solar Power Plant will occupy about 580 acres in Gilchrist County. The 74.9-MW plant will consist of approximately 280,000 tracking solar panels, which will produce enough carbon-free energy to power over 23,000 ... Full Story »

City Commission extends moratorium to not allow simulated gambling businesses

The Trenton City Commission reviewed Resolution 2018-05, involving a temporary stop gap measure the City of Trenton took in 2018 to dispense with the simulated gambling businesses because they were taking over in the municipality and causing an increase in crime and other unnecessary problems. Trenton Attorney David M. Lang, Jr. explained to the five-member board in the Monday evening ... Full Story »

Trenton softball stays undefeated

By Todd Bryant Two weeks ago the Tigers had two district games. The first game was Tuesday, March 12th and the Tiger opponents were the Bronson Eagles. The Tigers started Keeli Zingaro on the mound. Zingaro did a great job allowing just two unearned runs on two hits and 1 walk with 1 strikeout. The Tiger bats were just too ... Full Story »

Trenton baseball improves to 8-3

The Trenton Tiger baseball team played two games last week; on Monday the Tigers defeated the Villages and on Tuesday were shutout by Seven Rivers Christian. The Tigers opened with Jacob Guthrie on the mound as he threw 4 innings allowing 1 earned run while striking out 3 Buffalo hitters. Sam Bryan took the mound in the 5th to slow ... Full Story »

March 28, 2019 Obituaries

Gladys Oveda Cannon Jones Gladys Oveda Cannon Jones, 97, was welcomed into heaven by many friends and family on March 21st. She was born November 27, 1921 to Barry and Attie Cannon. Oveda was born in Dixie County and called it home her entire life. She was the middle child of seven; Beatrice, Bertie, Mittie, Estelle, Lamar and Juanita. She ... Full Story »

March 28, 2019 Legals

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR GILCHRIST COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.: 212018CA000070CA EARL D. DOWLING, Petitioner, vs. UNKNOWN HEIRS OF THE ESTATE OF GEORGE R. BAKER and UNKNOWN HEIRS OF THE ESTATE OF RUSSELL W. THOMAS, Defendant(s). _________________________/ NOTICE OF ACTION TO: UNKNOWN HEIRS OF THE ESTATE OF GEORGE R. BAKER and ... Full Story »

Newberry’s Farmers Market opens

The farmers market is located near City Hall in downtown Newberry and is open between 4 and 7 p.m. every Tuesday. Natalia Derevianko is shown with a beautiful head of lettuce at the Newberry Farmers Market last week. Derevianko founded her farming business near Archer last July. She sells fresh local fruits, vegetables and eggs. Full Story »