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A Good Time was had by all at 6th Annual Jakes Day

By Cindy Jo Ayers Chad Thomas of the NWTF Heart of Dixie Purrs & Spurs was very pleased when some 300 children attended the August 7, Jakes Day event. This year’s event was hosted by Jack and Marsha Cook at Cook Farms in Southeast Gilchrist County. The farm is located in the Flatwoods area of the county off Addy Jones ... Full Story »

Sheriff Schultz recognized for serving as President of Florida Sheriffs Association

Sheriff Bobby Schultz finished his tenure as the President of the Florida Sheriffs Association in July. Sheriff Schultz is the first Gilchrist County Sheriff to ever hold this position in the association’s long history. Sheriff Schultz has been in law enforcement for the past 30 years and the Gilchrist County Sheriff for the past 9 1/2 years. The Florida Sheriffs ... Full Story »

Gilchrist County closes public boat ramps on local rivers

The Gilchrist County Commission held a public meeting on Monday, August 16, 2021 in the Commission Meeting Facility. Madam Chair Sharon Langford called the meeting to order at 4 p.m. as Commissioner Darrell Smith presented a prayer and Commissioner Bill Martin led the public in the salute to our American Flag. Gilchrist County Administrator Bobby Crosby reported that Gilchrist County ... Full Story »

Drive-Thru COVID Vaccines to be given Saturday at EOC

The Gilchrist County Emergency Operations Center at 3250 US 129, north of Bell will be the site of a Drive-Thru COVID Vaccination center on Saturday, August 21 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. County Emergency Management Director Ralph Smith reported that the Gilchrist County Health Department will be giving Moderna and Pfizer vaccines that require two shots to be given ... Full Story »

August 19, 2021 Obituaries

Charlene Clariece Cogdill Caraway Charlene Clariece Cogdill Caraway, 67, of Bell, FL passed from this world on August 10, 2021 after a short illness. Charlene was born in Gainesville, FL to Charles W. and Clarice Roberts Cogdill, in 1954. She earned an Associates Degree from Lake City Community College in 1984, a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Florida in ... Full Story »

August 19, 2021 Legals

PUBLIC AUCTION The following vehicle, a 2006 Nissan Altima, VIN #1N4BL11D66N317550 will be sold at Public Auction on SEPTEMBER 17, 2021 at 8:00 a.m. to satisfy a lien, Florida Statute 713.78. The auction will be held at 16720 NW Hwy. 19, Fanning Springs, FL 32693 by Fanning Springs Auto, (352) 463-2387. Publish August 19, 2021 _____________ IN THE CIRCUIT COURT ... Full Story »

Are you ready for some football?

Trenton kickoff Classic Friday vs Bronson Trenton vs Bronson in Kick-off Classic-Friday Night Lights The Trenton Tiger football team will host the Bronson Eagles in a 2021 Kick-0ff Classic Friday night. The Tigers, under Head Football Coach Bill Wiles, will feature a number of returning starters from their 2020 team that was dealt a defeat by COVID-19 to Newberry in ... Full Story »

Demory Creek Seafood, fresh off the boat

Since 1999, when Jacob Pleiman graduated from Trenton High School he has worked in several fields. Jacob worked in construction and also did a stint in the Army. In 2003, he joined the Army Reserves, he was called up for duty in February and served in Iraq for a year, which was a life changing experience for Jacob. Jacob grew ... Full Story »