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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 »