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Fundraiser on Friday for Payton Stanley

There will be a fundraiser luncheon on Friday, March 6 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the employee parking lot at Capital City Bank in Trenton to assist Payton Stanley. Payton, age 8, was seriously injured in an ATV accident and had to have her right hand amputated as a result. Payton is the daughter of Jackie Folds Colson ... Full Story »

Kids Ranch Rodeo Kicks Off

  River Cross Cowboy Church’s 2015 Kids Ranch Rodeo opened on Saturday, Feb. 14 at the Gilchrist County Agriculture Complex. Full Story »

Gilchrist County Journal goes to Peru

All my life I have wanted to go to Machu Picchu, and this was the year. So we set out to Peru, South America - me, my friend Phill and the Gilchrist County Journal. We visited Lima, the capital of Peru, with its millions of people and great seafood. From there we went to Cusco, which is 13,000 feet up ... Full Story »

Holiday Inn Express moves forward

The Fanning Springs City Council held a special meeting on December 11, 2014 to discuss and approve a development order agreement for the proposed Holiday Inn Express. The Holiday Inn Express developer has been working with Gilchrist County and the City of Fanning Springs to build a new hotel in Fanning Springs on property located behind Capital City Bank. Full Story »

Volunteers provide Thanksgiving dinner for 300 local families

Struggling families in Gilchrist County do not have to wonder where their Thanksgiving dinner will come from. Each year the Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Volunteers organize a Thanksgiving food drive that provides turkey and all the trimmings to 300 local families. Volunteers work for months to collect donations and secure food for the drive, and this year Millie Blalock said the ... Full Story »