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Trenton roars past Dixie

By John M Ayers The Trenton Tigers after a slow start in the first quarter came out roaring in the second to take control over the Dixie Bears and earn a 54-10 District 7 1A victory. Trenton Coach Andrew Thomas told the Tigers they dominated their District host in the Friday evening game before a standing room crowd at Bruce ... Full Story »

Madison County hammers Bell 61-0

By Matthew Harrell Madison County played its first district game as a 1A school Friday night after moving down from 4A in the offseason. The Cowboys still looked like a 4A football team as they dominated the Bulldogs in their 1A debut. Madison County entered the game with a 1-3 record, but their three losses were to Wakulla, the sixth-ranked ... Full Story »

County Commissioners split 3-2 on final millage rate

There was no discussion when the clock read 5:15 p.m. and the Gilchrist County Commissioners started their final budget hearing on Monday, Sept. 21. The Commissioners voted 3-2 on Resolution 2015-34, which states that the operating millage rate for fiscal year 2015-2016 is 9.5 mills. The resolution also states that the gross taxable value for operating purposes not exempt from ... Full Story »

Little ladies enjoy a tea party in Trenton

Little girls dressed in their Sunday best and carrying their baby dolls enjoyed a formal tea party at the Ruffled Rose Tea Room in Trenton on Saturday, Sept. 19. Flanked by their grandmothers and/or mothers, the girls were often reminded to “sit up straight” or “keep your elbows off the table” as they enjoyed caramel tea or pink lemonade. Full Story »

Bell Homecoming King and Queen crowned

Bell High School’s 2015 Homecoming, “Homecoming Time Machine!” was a huge success.  Students, faculty, and the community enjoyed the festivities and excitement that Homecoming brings to Bell High School every year. Students and teachers  went back in time to celebrate homecoming during their spirit days at BHS, starting with “Mammoth Monday” where prehistoric attire was the fashion. “Toga Tuesday” had ... Full Story »

Tigers will face Dixie Friday night

The Trenton Tigers will begin their District 7 1A season Friday night as they cross the river to meet the (2-1) Dixie County Bears. The Tigers have had a year to think about the 48-25 loss to the Bears which ended the Tigers 22 game home winning streak in 2014. The Tigers are now a member of the new District ... Full Story »

County receives tourism marketing award

The Gilchrist County Tourist Development Council has won a 2015 Flagler Award for the Blueway Trail marketing campaign. Donna Creamer, of the Tourist Development Council, presented the Flagler trophy to the Gilchrist County Commissioners on Monday. Creamer explained that the Flagler Awards were established in 2000 to recognize outstanding tourism marketing in Florida. Full Story »

County applies for $1,592 EMS grant

The Gilchrist County Commissioners have submitted an EMS grant application to the Florida Department of Health for $1,592. According to Chief Mitch Harrell, Gilchrist County EMS responded to 1,742 calls from January 1, 2015 to July 31, 2015. Of those calls, 1,197 were transported to the hospital and 476 were non-transports. This means that EMS responded to the 911 call, ... Full Story »