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Gilchrist approves 9.3 mills for 2021-2022 Ad Valorem property tax levy

The Gilchrist County Commission adopted Resolution 2021-16, a resolution adopting the tentative levying of ad Valorem property taxes for the 2021-2022 fiscal year. The Commission had proposed a 9.4 mill rate during the budget workshop, but decided to reduce the rate to 9.3 mills. The gross taxable value for Gilchrist County for the 2021-2022 operating year is $937,602.093. Commissioner Bill ... Full Story »

BBQ from the Hart coming October 16, 2021

BBQ from the Hart will be coming to the Hart Springs RV Park on Saturday, October 16. The much awaited event will be held from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. and general admission is free. This event will give the participants over $8,000 in cash and prizes to the lucky winners. Barbecue Cook Teams must compete in all four meat ... Full Story »

Ayers Health and Rehab holds Bob and Barbara Mills Infinity Garden Dedication

Ayers Health and Rehabilitation Center held a dedication for the Bob and Barbara Mills Infinity Garden on Thursday, August 26. This beautiful garden is located on the back lawn of the center. It truly is an Infinity Garden as the garden walkway forms two large circles that you can walk or be pushed in a wheelchair for an infinity or ... Full Story »

Monoclonal Antibody Therapy for COVID-19 center now open near High Springs

The Florida Department of Health has opened over 20 Monoclonal antibody treatments centers in the state. These centers were set up to prevent severe illness, hospitalization and death in high-risk patients who have contracted or been exposed to COVID-19. The treatment is free and vaccination status does not matter. If you are 12 years and older and are at high ... Full Story »

The river goes up and the river comes down

Rainfall in the Tri-County area has been above normal in the months of July and August. Total rainfall at the Cross City Airport for the month of July was 21.6 inches and as of Monday, August total rainfall in Cross City was 27.5 inches. The Suwannee River has been going up and down for a good part of the Summer. ... Full Story »

Trenton City Commission proposes $1.50 hourly increase for first year to $15.00 minimum wage step plan

The Trenton City Commission held their second regular scheduled monthly meeting for August on Monday night as the complete Commission and staff attended the meeting. Mayor Lee Deen called the meeting to order at 5:30 p.m. as Commissioner Cloud Haley gave an invocation to begin the Public Hearing and Mayor Deen led those attending in the salute to the American ... 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 »

Gilchrist County Commissioners propose tentative millage rate of 9.4 mills for General Fund

The Gilchrist County Commission held a budget workshop on Monday, August 2, 2021 and agreed to propose a tentative millage rate of 9.4 mills for the General Fund. Gilchrist County Financial Director Richard Romans explained to the board that this proposal is required to be put on the TRIM notices that will be sent to the property owners and tax ... Full Story »

City of Trenton approves Golf Cart Ordinance Monday evening

The Trenton City Commission approved ordinance 2020-01 to allow the operation of golf carts on the City Streets and Avenues in the municipality. This was the second and final reading of this proposed ordinance that was first considered for adoption in September 2020, reported City of Trenton attorney David M. Lang, Jr. A motion by Commissioner Randy Rutter was made ... Full Story »

4-H Campers aim to keep Gilchrist County beautiful

These barrels will be displayed in different parks and spring locations around the county to encourage everyone to use a trash receptacle and keep Gilchrist beautiful. All 10 barrels were prepped, painted, and sealed by 4-H campers of all ages. Full Story »