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Bryan Freeman is Hart Springs Park Manager

The Gilchrist County Commission hired Bryan Freeman as Hart Springs Park Manager in the March 1, 2021 Commission meeting. Gilchrist County Administrator Bobby Crosby recommended Mr. Freeman be hired as the Park Manager. “Bryan Freemen truly loves Hart Springs and can continue to do a great job at the park,” explained Mr. Crosby. Commissioner Darrell Smith thanked Bryan Freeman for ... Full Story »

Gilchrist County Teachers receive Classroom Enrichment grants

Some very happy teachers could be found at all the County’s schools on Friday. A group of Education Foundation of Gilchrist County Board Members traveled from school to school to present the grant checks. Shouts of joy and a good deal of jumping up took place when the surprised teachers received their checks. “The Classroom Enrichment Grants are sponsored by ... Full Story »

Fair Dog Show has winners

4-H and FFA dog owners turned out on Saturday, February 27, for the sixth annual Suwannee River Fair Dog Show. The Dog Show kicks off the start of the 69th Annual Suwannee River Fair. Gilchrist County was well represented by Chevy Jones of Bell who attends Bell Middle School and is a Gilchrist 4-H member, Kimberly King of Old Town, ... Full Story »

Madison County defeats Trenton Boys

The Trenton Tigers hosted the Madison County Cowboys on Tuesday, February 23 in the Region 3 Finals of the 1A Boys State Basketball playoffs in the Tiger’s Den in Trenton. The Tigers played an outstanding game, but the Cowboys in the fourth period out scored Trenton 17-6 to come from behind and win this Region 3 final. 64-50. The Tigers ... Full Story »

Hawthorne defeats Lady Tigers in 1A semi-final

The Trenton Lady Tigers had a fantastic effort as they played in their third State Final Four tournament in four years on Wednesday, February 24 in the RP Funding Arena in Lakeland. The Tigers were facing the defending 1A State Champs, the Hawthorne Hornets. The Hornets took an early lead and came out on top of a 43-32 battle which ... Full Story »

Bell falls to Cowboys in Madison

The Bell Bulldogs traveled to Madison on Thursday night to face the winner of District 5 in the Region 3 semi-finals. Madison, ranked No. 5 in Max Prep, 1A classifications, dominated the visitors in the second half to win 48-32. The Bulldogs came out fired up leading the Cowboys 11-6 at the end of the first quarter. Madison took charge ... Full Story »

Trenton Tigers softball team goes 2-0

The Trenton girls softball team has begun their 2021 regular season with a 2-0 record. The Tigers traveled to Union County on Thursday, February 11 and defeated the Fighting Tigers 8-7. Trenton traveled to Williston on Tuesday, February 16. The Tigers defeated the Red Devils 7-0 as senior pitcher Darian Ingram shut out the hosts in 7 innings. The Tigers ... Full Story »

Trenton holds on to defeat Hamilton County

The Trenton Boys basketball team outlasted the Hamilton County Trojan’s fourth quarter surge to advance to the Region 3 Finals, 77-75 Thursday night in Trenton. The Tiger’s Tyler Perry, a junior, shooting guard was selected as Trenton’s Player of the Game. The team Captain shot 14 points and had a tremendous effort in this game as he set the pace ... Full Story »

School District celebrates the Gilchrist County Character Council for their many years of service to the community

After 20 years of service to Gilchrist County the Cornwells and the Gilchrist County Character Council were honored for their vast contributions. Superintendent Dr. Jim Surrency and the School Board honored Carl and Geneva Cornwell of Trenton, for being founding members of the council and leading it through the last 20 years. The Character Council was made up of local ... Full Story »