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THS’s Trent Becker signs with Santa Fe College

Wednesday, February 19, Trent Becker signed his letter of intent to play baseball for Santa Fe College in Gainesville. Friends, family, former coaches, and staff from Trenton High School all showed up to support Trent and his decision. Boo Becker, Trent’s dad, spoke of the importance of supporting our children in all that they do, while also being realistic. Becker ... Full Story »

Chamber members enjoy Hee Haw Hoedown Banquet

There was a full house at Seven Hills Farms on Tuesday, February 11 for the annual Gilchrist County Chamber of Commerce banquet. Everyone enjoyed the fun antics of Master of Ceremonies Michael McElroy. McElroy and his wife Christie performed a portion of the old Hee Haw show, “Where Oh Where Are You Tonight” which the crowd enjoyed. The top award ... Full Story »

Tyler Pittman new County Extension Agent

Gilchrist County is pleased to have Tyler Pittman, Ph.D, as the new Extension Agent. Pittman was selected in November after a long interview process. The job became open after longtime County Agent Marvin Weaver retired. Pittman is a native of South Carolina, growing up on a farm that his grandfather farmed years ago near Greenville. He is married to Amanda ... Full Story »

Masonic Lodge Honors Tom Scott

On February 11th, Brother Thomas Scott of William T. Carlton Lodge No. 46 was honored with a certificate and pin presented by newly installed Worshipful Master Bill Schreiber noting his 55 years of faithful service to the Masonic fraternity in general and the local Lodge in particular.  Bro. Scott has served Carlton Lodge as Worshipful Master as well as many lesser offices, including Lodge ... Full Story »

Trenton girls finish with 21-6 record

The Mayo Hornets defeated the Trenton girls basketball team Thursday night in the Region 3 semi-finals in Trenton. The Lady Tigers played well enough to take a 27-21 lead at intermission. In the second half the Hornets took the momentum of this game and built a 41-37 lead that they never relinquished before taking a 56-47 win. The second half ... Full Story »

City Commission approves Hicks Asphalt Paving of streets in Trenton

The Trenton City Commission took action to approve a paving estimate from Hicks Asphalt Paving & Concrete to resurface several streets in Northeast Trenton during their first monthly meeting in February. Trenton City Manager Lyle Wilkerson presented the Commissioners with the estimate showing the road milling and paving of Northeast First Avenue, Northeast Third, Northeast Fourth, Northeast Fifth, and Northeast ... Full Story »

Chris Beasley appointed to Bell Council

By John Ayers The Bell Town Council in their Thursday, February 13 meeting discussed the vacant council seat that remained open from the recent resignation of former Councilman Kenny Bass. As the discussion of the open seat evolved, Bell resident Christopher K Beasley was attending the meeting and told the Council that he was interested in serving on the Bell ... Full Story »