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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 »

Shop local at Down Home Gilchrist

Great things happen when everybody chips in. A group of talented local artisans, crafters and sewers have come together to stock the shelves of Down Home, a gift shop that has opened inside the Gilchrist County Journal. Just Southern columnist Cindy Jo Ayers and her daughter, Carrie Ayers Mizell, editor of the Gilchrist County Journal, love to travel. While on ... Full Story »

Neilson, McGowan win Rotary’s Pedal-Paddle- Run

The 1st Annual Trenton Rotary Club Pedal-Paddle-Run event was held Saturday, Nov. 8. It was 12 miles of biking from Trenton Depot to Hart Springs, 3 miles of kayaking on the Suwannee River and a 3 mile run through beautiful, wooded Hart Springs. The winners were a team composed of David Neilson and Todd McGowan who crossed the finish line ... Full Story »