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FDLE concludes Deputies’ murder investigation

By Cindy Jo Ayers On April 19, 2018, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement Gainesville Field Office began an investigation of the two deceased Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office deputies and one deceased offender. The investigation began on the scene at Ace China Restaurant which is located at 1122 E. Wade Street in Trenton. When the FDLE investigators arrived they were ... Full Story »

Geri Cruse retires from local bank

Geri Cruse retired on December 31 from Capital City Bank in Trenton. Cruse began her banking career in the St. Petersburg area in 1977. She has worked as a Personal Banker with Capital City Bank for over 24 years. Cruse worked for many years at the front of the bank and always greeted those who entered the bank with a ... Full Story »

Tigers honor Senior Bryn Thomas

The Trenton Tigers basketball team honored graduating senior Bryn Thomas during the SAMCO Christmas tournament. The outstanding student leader, athlete will be attending the University of Florida in January and will play softball for the Florida Gators. GO Gators! Full Story »

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 »