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Kallee Smith to be new Senior FFA Advisor at Trenton High School

Trenton High School Principal Cheri Langford announced that Kallee Smith will be the new Trenton High School Senior FFA Advisor. Kallee and her husband Garrett Smith currently live in Plant City where she has been a Middle School Advisor for the past five years. Kallee met her husband Garrett while they were both attending UF. Garrett grew up in this ... Full Story »

City Commission denies Construction Plan for First Baptist Church expansion

The Trenton City Commission held a public meeting on Monday evening to discuss several issues involving the future growth of the City of Trenton. The four member Commission listened to Attorney David M Lang, Jr. present the Site and Development Plan SD 2021-01 that identified the church’s intent to have a 8,503 square foot single storey multi-purpose building constructed on ... Full Story »

No COVID-19 Vaccine appointments at this time, until additional vaccines arrive

On Monday morning, January 11, the Gilchrist County Health Department reported that they were out of Covid-19 vaccines. On Monday the Health Department was not scheduled to receive a shipment of vaccines this week. Wesley Asbell of the Health Department said, that the schedule for vaccine delivery could change at any time. “We are temporarily suspending appointments for Covid-19 vaccinations ... Full Story »

Gilchrist County Legislative Delegation hearing held in Trenton last week

The Gilchrist County Legislative hearing was held last Thursday, January 7, in Trenton. State Representative Chuck Clemons (R) who chaired the meeting introduced new State Senator Jennifer Bradley (R). He reminded the audience that Gilchrist County’s delegation or representation in Tallahassee consisted of himself and Senator Bradley, in comparison to large county’s like Miami-Dade that has 22 to represent them. ... Full Story »

Trenton hands Hilliard District loss

The Trenton Lady Tigers girls basketball team improved their District record to 7-0 Saturday afternoon as they defeated the Lady Flashes of Hilliard 55-11. Samarie McHenry was selected as the Lady Tigers Player of the Game as the senior, forward scored 19 points and grabbed 18 rebounds in the District 6 1A victory. The Lady Tigers were in control of ... Full Story »

Trenton girls are first place in District 6 1A basketball

The Trenton girls basketball team holds command in the District 6 1A as they defeated Branford 65-37 in Trenton, Friday, January 8. The Tigers Bri Becker was selected the Lady Tigers Player of the Game. The junior, shooting guard had an outstanding outing as she shot 11 points, grabbed 10 rebounds, dished 8 assists, and had 4 steals for the ... Full Story »

January 14, 2021 Obituaries

Michael Derek Calton Michael Derek Calton, 68, of Trenton, FL passed away December 22, 2020. Mr. Calton was born April 30, 1952 in Dunedin, FL, but had lived in Palm Harbor, FL before moving to Trenton. He received an Associate of Art degree from St. Petersburg College, an Associate of Science from Santa Fe College, and was certified as a ... Full Story »

January 14, 2021 Legals

Nature Coast Regional Water Authority Notice of Board Meeting The Nature Coast Regional Water Authority (“Authority”) will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. at the Fanning Springs City Hall, 17651 NW 90th Court, Fanning Springs, Florida 32693. The Authority Board will consider the approval of meeting minutes, treasurer’s report and any action or discussion ... Full Story »