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Suwannee and Santa Fe Rivers have crested

By Cindy Jo Ayers On Sunday afternoon, Dec. 30, Hart Springs Road/County Road 344 was flooded about 1000 feet before the Hart Springs Campground Road. Houses on the river front are only accessible by boat at this time. Several people at Hart Springs are still living in their homes. There was no boat traffic on the river in the early ... Full Story »

Trenton girls top Williston for SAMCO Title

The Trenton girls basketball team won the Smith Asset Management Company basketball tournament title on Saturday, December 22 with a 57-49 victory over Williston. The Lady Tigers’ Samarie McHenry was named the Player of the Game. The outstanding sophomore forward shot 18 points and had 12 rebounds in the tournament championship game. The Lady Tigers held a 14-12 lead at ... Full Story »

January 3, 2019 Obituaries

Joe Don Bates Joe Don Bates, 66, of High Springs, FL passed away Thursday, December 27, 2018. Mr. Bates was born on September 6, 1952 in Brush Creek, TN. He lived in High Springs for 42 years. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and having his family around made him happy. Mr. Bates is survived by his daughter, Beverly A. Hamrick of ... Full Story »

January 3, 2019 Legals

NOTICE OF INTENT TO ADOPT NEW RULES, REVISE AND/OR AMEND EXISTING RULES AND REPEAL OLD RULES Notice is hereby given that the School Board of Gilchrist County, Florida intends to adopt new rules, and revise and/or amend existing rules of the Board after a public hearing, as follows: POLICY 3.061(new) Domestic Security, Copies of the proposed new rules, and revised ... Full Story »

Retirees Recognized at School Board Meeting

Plaque to Honor J.M. “Murphy” Everett By Janet Bradley School personnel who will be retiring in December were recognized at the December 11 School Board Meeting for their many years of service in education. Those retiring are bus drivers Karen Latham, who has served the Trenton schools, and Nancy “Darlene” Thomas, who has served the Bell schools. Trenton Elementary Food ... Full Story »

Trenton Man’s body recovered

By Major Scott Harden On Friday afternoon at approximately 2:30 p.m., a Dixie County deputy was dispatched to the Suwannee River Bend Campground and RV Park in reference to a possible drowning. The campground is in Old Town and is bordered by canals from the Suwannee River on three sides of the campground. As the deputy was enroute and additional ... Full Story »

Trenton FFA has good day at Sub-District competition

Trenton FFA members participated in the FFA Sub-District Leadership and Career Development Events hosted by Dixie FFA on Tuesday December 11, 2018. The Trenton Sr. Parliamentary Procedure team earned 2nd place, team members included Lauren Roberts, Makenzie Smith, Zachary Hardee, Hunter Allen, Alaina Brown, and Jaxon NesSmith. Gage Dukes placed 2nd in Safe Tractor Operations and Madisson Jones placed 3rd ... Full Story »

Bell Elementary Mock Trial

Mock trial was held Monday, December 17 for Bell Elementary fifth grade students. The mock trials give students a chance to see how real court trials work and even a chance for some students to serve on the jury, while other students shadow the judge, bailiffs, assistant clerk of the court and attorneys. Full Story »