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Sunday Alcohol Sales to be discussed at Trenton Commission meeting

By Cindy Jo Ayers The Monday, January 8th, Trenton City Commission Meeting agenda lists Sunday Alcohol Sales as a discussion item. City Manager Lyle Wilkerson said last week that several owners and managers of local convenience stores had approached him about wanting the long standing ordinance, which prohibits alcohol sales within the city limits of Trenton on Sundays to be ... Full Story »

Bulldogs go 1-3 in Hitchcock’s Challenge

By Matthew Harrell The Bulldogs traveled to Alachua last weekend to test themselves against bigger schools, but struggled shooting the ball and started 0-3 before beating Union County. The Bulldogs opened the tournament against Columbia on Wednesday. Bell held a 14-10 lead at the end of the first quarter, but Columbia outscored the Bulldogs 17-8 in the second quarter and ... Full Story »

THS Boys and Girls Basketball Teams Won First Place

Submitted Trenton High School’s Boys and Girls Basketball teams won first place in the 2017 SAMCO Classic Christmas Tournament.  The boys went 4-0 in the tournament to beat Chiefland in the championship game.  The girls were not able to play their final game due to team cancellations.  A special thank you to our tournament sponsor Smith Asset Management Company as ... Full Story »

Firemen save home and animals

December 26, fire destroys part of a home in Southeast Gilchrist County near the Hitching Post on SE 82nd Court. The family of Steve Trotter had left home to go to work early Wednesday morning when a neighbor heard a loud explosion coming from the direction of the Trotter home. The neighbor phoned 911 and Gilchrist County Fire Rescue responded ... Full Story »

Winter Concert at Trenton Elementary very special event

You could have heard a pin drop as the third grade students began to play The Little Drummer Boy at the Trenton Elementary School Winter Concert. The event was held Thursday, December 14. Parents and grandparents were all smiles as they heard the beautiful music coming from the third grade students’ recorders.  Third graders Madison Wilder and Leila Caniff were ... Full Story »

Dixie chase leads to arrest in Gilchrist

On Wednesday afternoon, December 20, deputies from the Dixie County Sheriff’s Office were on their way to a residence to serve an arrest warrant when they met a small extended cab pick-up.  As they passed the vehicle, they thought they recognized the passenger to be the individual with the warrant.  When the deputies turned around their vehicle, the driver accelerated ... Full Story »

Pvt. Robert A. Cole Graduates from Boot Camp

Submitted Pvt. Robert A. Cole, 18, of Trenton, graduated from the United States Marine Corps boot camp at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island on December 15, 2017. Pvt. Cole successfully completed 13 weeks on intensive basic training at MCRO Parris Island as one of 87 recruits in Training Platoon 1088, Company B. Following ten days home on leave he ... Full Story »

Longtime educators to retire from school district

During the December 12, Gilchrist County School Board meeting, the School Board members, as well as administrators, principals, teachers, family and friends of Janet Bradley and Lisa Rowland gathered to wish them well in their retirement. Superintendent Robert Rankin presented Janet Bradley with a plaque and congratulated her on her 40 plus years with the school district. Assistant Superintendent Ronda ... Full Story »

Parents arrested for manslaughter of 18 day old infant

The Gilchrist County Sheriff’s office reported that on November 29, 2016, the Gilchrist County Emergency Services was dispatched  to 5698 NE 70th Ave. High Springs, Florida (in Gilchrist County) in reference to a 18 day old infant being in distress. Upon their arrival the infant was transported and declared deceased while in route to the hospital. Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office ... Full Story »

Elle Cocina opens this week in Trenton

Matt and Ellen Aschenbrener opened Elle Cocina Tex Mex restaurant on Wednesday, December 20, at 222 NW 1st Avenue in Trenton. The former stone accented wood frame home of Jack and Mildred Hays has been very tastefully remodeled with a Mexican flare. The remodeling project has a homey  feel while still respecting the historic 1936 building. The new business owners ... Full Story »