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Gilchrist Woman rescued from sinkhole

On October 4th, 2019, Gilchrist County Fire Rescue responded with Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office  to reports of a person trapped in a sinkhole. GCSO initially responded to the residence located near the Santa Fe River and US 129 because of a missing person report. Upon the Deputy’s arrival, it was discovered that the missing person had fallen into an approximately ... Full Story »

News from the Legislative Delegation Meeting

Rob Bradley, Republican member of the Florida Senate, representing the 5th District in North Central Florida since 2016, attended his final Legislative Delegation Meeting in Trenton on Monday, October 7. Sen. Bradley ends his career as this area’s state senator because of term limits. He previously represented the 7th District from 2012 to 2016. Senator Bradley, a Green Cove Springs ... Full Story »

2019 Bell High School Varsity Cheerleaders

Photo by Kerrianne Lovelace Photography. Left to right, back row: Kinleigh Cooper, Maddy Geiger, Madi Frey and Mikayla Trantham. Middle row: Alyssa Edmonds, Audrey Thomas, Becca Frey, Rachel Lovelace, Maddi Hines, Makayla Pinner and Shelbi Cooper. Front row: McKenzie Nash, Savana Thomas, Katelyn Walker, Susannah Gray, Hannah Frey, Kerrisa Grieves, Sarah Manders and Presley Paulling. Not pictured: Coaches Brooke Whittington ... Full Story »

October 10, 2019 Obituaries

Gloria Ruth Cooper Gloria Ruth Cooper, 71, of Old Town, passed away Sunday, September 29th. Gloria was born on August 6, 1948 in Old Town to Earnest and Ruth Keen. She taught Pre-K in both Cross City and Old Town for the Dixie County School System, retiring in 2008. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of ... Full Story »

October 10, 2019 Legals

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR GILCHRIST COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.: 21-2019-CA-000017 SOUTHERN FOREST GROVE, LLC a Florida Limited Liability Company, Plantiff, vs, TILLMAN B. COX, DENNIS D. COX, AUBREY J. COX, deceased, GLEN A. COX, LUIS H. SANTIAGO and ROSA SANTIAGO, if married, if alive, and if dead, their respective known and unknown ... Full Story »

October 3, 2019 Obituaries

Janice “Jan” Dasher Funeral services celebrating the life of Mrs. Janice “Jan” Robertson Dasher, 68, of Swannanoa, North Carolina were held at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, September 29, 2019, at White’s Ferry Road church of Christ in West Monroe Louisiana, with Al Robertson, Zach Dasher, and Grant Dasher officiating. Interment will be in Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Calhoun, Louisiana, under the ... Full Story »

Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Drive Underway in Tri-County Area

The big news this year from Operation Christmas Child’s Shoebox campaign is that the new boxes are 25% bigger. That’s right, more room to send Christmas gifts for a child in need in America and worldwide. The Kick-Off breakfast was held at Bethel Baptist Church on Saturday, September 28. Churches from throughout the area were represented at the event. Geneva ... Full Story »

Arrests made in Bell Mini Storage burglary case

On September 28, 2019, Gilchrist County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the Bell Mini Storage after a report that a storage locker had been burglarized. Numerous items were reported stolen, including an RV and a three-wheeler. K-9 Deputy Frier’s initial investigation led to the arrest of James Clayton Parrish, Jr. born March 26, 1987, of O’Brien, FL, for Burglary of a ... Full Story »

Trenton Solar Plant to be completed on time and a battery storage facility will be built here in near future

By Cindy Jo Ayers Danny Collins of Duke Energy was the guest speaker at the Gilchrist Rotary Club at noon this past Monday. Collin’s talk was mostly on the Solar Power Plant being built on CR307A just Northwest of Trenton. Collins said that Duke Energy serves half of Florida currently. He said they have begun investing in renewable power such ... Full Story »