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Fanning Springs Watershed Projects showcased at meeting

The conference building at Fanning Springs State Park was the site of  a meeting that highlighted the improvements being made to the Fanning Springs watershed. The meeting was held on Friday, January 20. Some of the topics  covered were improving  the health of our local springs, such as projects that could lower the nitrates in the springs and river. Darrell ... Full Story »

Weekend wind

A school zone sign in Bell was blown over Sunday. On January 22, Gilchrist County was placed under a severe weather and tornado warning. Gilchrist County sustained up to 25 mph winds with gusts reaching 60 mph. Gilchrist County received 1-2 inches of rain. Several residents reported power outages and all power to Gilchrist County had been restored as of ... Full Story »

J. M. Everett Memorial Cattle Show held in Fanning Springs

The 6th Annual J.M. Everett Memorial Cattle Show was held last weekend in Fanning Springs at the Suwannee River Fair barn. Some 65 head of cattle were entered in the event hosted by Trenton FFA. FFA and 4-H members from the Gilchrist, Levy and Dixie counties participated.  The showmanship competition was held Friday evening, January 20 and the following day ... Full Story »

Lady Tigers are top seed in District 7 tournament

Trenton High School will be the site for the 2017 girls District 7-1A basketball tournament. The seven team tournament will get underway on Monday, January 30 as No. 5 seed Cedar Key will play No. 4 seed Bronson at 6 p.m. Monday evening. On Tuesday evening the No. 6 seed Dixie County Lady Bears will face the No. 3 seed ... Full Story »

Lady Tigers advance to 20-3

The Trenton Lady Tigers basketball team went 2-1 to improve their record to 20-3 and 12-0 in District 7 1A. On Tuesday, January 17 the Lady Tigers hosted the fifth ranked 4A PK Yonge Lady Blue Wave. The Lady Tigers played well early on, but was unable to slow the Blue Wave as they defeated the Lady Tigers 72-50. Trenton ... Full Story »

Scoggin’s Chevrolet, Buick, Inc. in Chiefland Sells

Norman Scoggins of Chiefland sold his longtime Chevrolet dealership to Derrick Kelley of Kelley Buick GMC in Bartow, Florida. Kelley is a Polk County native and he has owned an automobile dealership since 1983, starting in the used car business. Scoggins Chevrolet, Buick, Inc. located on US 19 in Chiefland, was opened by Norman and Anita Scoggins back in 1973. ... Full Story »

Southeast Georgia Oil Company to open new business in Trenton

By Cindy Jo Ayers Aaron Goodman, Vice President of Southwest Georgia Oil Company  said on Tuesday that Trenton would be the site of a new concept next generation grocery/food service/ convenience store.  The new business will be in the former Wal-Mart Express building, located at 1209 East Wade Street in Trenton. Goodman said, “The store will feature fresh cut meat ... Full Story »

Bulldogs handle Cedar Key, wear down Trenton

(Photo by Donny Joiner Photography)   By Matthew Harrell The Bell Bulldogs improved their overall record to 16-1 and their district record to 10-0 after picking up two wins last week. The Bulldogs cruised to a 65-26 win over the Cedar Key Sharks and overcame a slow start to defeat the Trenton Tigers 62-46. On Tuesday, the Bulldogs hosted Cedar ... Full Story »

At Home with Trenton’s Monnye Brown

If you are a member of Trenton Rotary, or stopped in at the local nursing home there is a good chance that the pretty piano music that you hear is coming from the talented fingers of Monnye Shelby Brown. Monnye Brown has lived in Trenton for nearly thirty years, but her connections to Trenton and Gilchrist County go much further ... Full Story »

Trenton girls improve to 18-2

(Photo by Donny Joiner Photography)   By John Ayers The Lady Tigers girls basketball team improved their regular season record to 18-2 last week as they defeated Bell, a District 7 opponent 70-19 in Trenton Friday night. The Lady Tigers used their dominating aggressive play to jump out to a 31-5 edge at the end of the first period. The ... Full Story »