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Head football coach will leave THS

Andrew Thomas announced on Monday that he has accepted a new position as head football coach and athletic director at TR Miller High School in Brewton,  Alabama. During his tenure as head football coach at Trenton High School, Thomas had brought together a unique staff of assistants, and together they had compiled a 60-5 record in five years with state ... Full Story »

Rates will go up at Hart Springs

The Gilchrist County Commissioners approved rate changes for Hart Springs Park on Monday, Feb. 23. Effective immediately, the daily entry fee will change from $4 to $5 per person. The annual entry pass, which is good for 5 people, will rise from $75 to $85. Applicable sales and bed tax will also be applied to all fees, except the daily ... Full Story »

Lady Tigers are state runner-up

The Trenton Lady Tigers fell victim to a hot Madison County Cowgirls basketball team that kept the 29-0 Lady Tigers from executing their game as Madison County defeated Trenton 73-58 for the State Championship in Girls 1A basketball, Wednesday evening in the Lakeland Center. The Lady Tigers Full Story »

Flooding prompts activation of new Santa Fe idle-speed, no-wake zone

Because of recent rains and rising water levels, the Santa Fe River’s new Zone 8 is now above 17 feet, activating the idle-speed, no-wake zone, according to Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) officials. This area of the river becomes an idle-speed, no-wake zone when the Santa Fe River reaches 17 feet as indicated on the Three Rivers gauge, ... Full Story »

Joyful Heart Quilters and Crafters

Members of the Joyful Heart Quilters and Crafters of North Gilchrist County know that life is better when you’re laughing. The ladies gather at the North Gilchrist Volunteer Fire Department on County Road 138 every Wednesday morning for fellowship. Joyful Heart started almost 20 years ago as an offshoot of the Levy County Quilt Museum. The late Winnelle Horne, who ... Full Story »

Chamber of Commerce Banquet

The Gilchrist County Chamber of Commerce’s annual membership banquet drew some 200 community leaders and citizens to the Trenton Elementary School cafetorium on Thursday, Feb. 11. Gilchrist County native Bill Deen was one of the citizens sitting in the audience, though he would have probably rather been standing on the sidelines at a ballgame. A shocked expression crossed his face ... Full Story »

At Home with Pauline Sauls

Pauline Philman Sauls was born on September 18, 1937 in Bell, Florida. She was the only child born to Johnnie and Ola Philman. When Pauline was just 2-years-old, her mother died of a tubal pregnancy. “Back then we didn’t talk about such things, I was a mother myself before I knew what my mama died from,” Ms. Pauline explained. Her ... Full Story »