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Gilchrist Rotary becomes a 100% Paul Harris Fellows Club

The September 21, 2020 Gilchrist County Rotary Club meeting was a very special event. A total of 31 Paul Harris Fellowships were awarded, which makes Gilchrist County Rotary Club a 100% Paul Harris Club. This is a very special recognition for the club and in July, District Governor Jan Pooley sent the club congratulations on the accomplishment. “Even though these ... Full Story »

Alice White passes away at 105

Citizen’s of Gilchrist County were saddened to learn that Alice White, known by many as “Miss Alice,” passed away on Monday morning, September 21. Miss Alice was born on January 17, 1915, she was married to the late Willis White of Trenton. She loved attending church, baking cakes, fishing and her many friends throughout the Trenton area. She had a ... Full Story »

Community Open House for the Suncoast Connector Sept. 29 in Trenton

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) announces a public meeting to which all persons are invited. The Open House will be held on Tuesday, September 29, 2020, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The Open House will be held at the Gilchrist County Woman’s Club, 2107 S. Bronson Memorial Hwy (CR 339), Trenton, FL 32693. The Woman’s Club is located just ... Full Story »

County Commission tables decision on Pine Ridge RV Park until October 5th meeting

By John Ayers The Gilchrist County Commission had a capacity crowd attend the 4 p.m. Monday meeting, many of these residents and property owners shared their opinion that the proposed Pine Ridge RV Park is not compatible with the agriculture zoned, open spaced residential area. This Special Use Permit hearing was scheduled to begin at 4:30 p.m. as over thirty ... Full Story »

Karen Perry retires from Best Drugs

Karen Perry has retired from Best Drugs in Trenton after working there for the past 15 years. Perry’s future plans include working at First Place Academy in Trenton. Karen’s many friends will miss her kind assistance at Best Drugs. Full Story »

2020 Trenton Homecoming Attendants

Left to right: 6th Grade Attendants: Brayleigh Skelton and Wyatt VanLandingham; 11th Grade Attendants: Alexis Hill and Clayton Bass; 10th Grade Attendants: Aurianna Castor and Walker Holder; 9th Grade Attendants: Rayanna Chapman and Zachary Dumas; 8th Grade Attendants: Nevaeh Pogue and Tanner Swilley; 7th Grade Attendants: Jackson Gentry and Ainslee Welbers. Full Story »

Trenton stumbles at Newberry in second half

The Trenton Tigers were working on becoming 2-0 Friday night as they led the host Newberry Panthers 10-7 at intermission. The Panthers were fired up in the third quarter scoring 13 points to take the 20-17 win in this hard fought battle. The Tigers scored and kicked an extra point in the third period to battle back to within the ... Full Story »

Bell unable to slow Bucs offensive

The Branford Bucs traveled to Bell to face the Bulldogs Friday night in the season opener for the host. This game was very even in the first half as the score was 0-0 at intermission. The Bucs scored 21 points in the 3rd period to build a decisive momentum going into the final period. Branford’s Bodhi White broke loose on ... Full Story »

Bagby and Smith will compete at National Agriscience Fair

Elizabeth (Lizzie) Bagby and Madalynn (Maddie) Smith of the Bell Middle FFA Chapter have advanced to National Finalist in the National FFA Agriscience Fair. The National Agriscience fair is extremely competitive and it is an honor to have our school represented on the national level. They will now compete in a virtual presentation submitted by Wednesday, September 16th, against the ... Full Story »

Frances Martin Celebrates 100th Birthday

A very special occasion will be observed this week as Mrs. Frances Martin Celebrates her 100th Birthday on September 17th. Frances Fellows grew up in Ashford, Alabama. She was one of seven girls in her family. She married O.S. Martin of Bell in July of 1940. She and Mr. O.S. lived on a farm outside Bell for many years. She ... Full Story »