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Bell woman is seriously injured in single vehicle accident Saturday

By John Ayers A Bell woman was traveling north on SW 70th Avenue near SW 10th Street on Saturday morning when she lost control of a Honda Civic she was driving and crashed. Trooper Hoover reported Donna Young Everett, 59, of Bell was driving the small car when it drifted to the right as she was traveling north on the ... Full Story »

Two arrested for Robbery at Wannee Boat ramp

On December 29, 2016, two individuals reported to Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Sergeant Alex Gaston that they had been the victims of an armed robbery on December 27, 2016 at the Wannee Boat Ramp west of Bell. Detective Clint Anderson initiated an investigation and with the assistance from Sgt. Gaston, Lt. Scotty Douglas, Detective Keagon Weatherford, and Sgt. Matthew ... Full Story »

Trenton Middle School Girls Basketball Team

Trenton Middle School Lady Tigers basketball team, left to right, front row: Emerie Woodall, Bri Becker, Madisson Jones, Shaylyn Parrish, Kylie Smith, and Kendra Perry. Back row: Jaden Riess, Daisha Smith, Laina Teague, Chloe Wilkerson, Nikki Fuller, Ansley Buck, and Jakayla Hogan.   Full Story »

Gilchrist man dies from rear end collision

A Gilchrist County resident was killed Thursday evening when he was involved in a three vehicle accident at the intersection of SE 83rd Court and State Road 26 just before 7 p.m. Florida Highway Patrol Trooper Mash reported three vehicles were west bound on SR 26 when a Lincoln MKS allegedly slammed into the rear of a 2000 Dodge Dakota. ... Full Story »

Coach Malloy will be long remembered

Former students, athletes and friends were saddened to hear that Coach Tommy Malloy had passed away. Coach Malloy passed away on December 23, 2016 after a long battle with Parkinson’s Disease. Coach Malloy and his wife Beverly moved to Chiefland in 1967, where he coached JV football, basketball, varsity football and baseball during his 20 years at Chiefland High School. ... Full Story »

Former Trenton Commissioner dies after lengthy illness

Former Trenton City Commissioner Tim Kinsey died on December 22, 2016. Kinsey served the citizens of Trenton as a Trenton City Commissioner for 18 years. Kinsey was a Trenton native.   Full Story »

Bulldogs handle Branford, hold off Lafayette to win Christmas tournament

By Matthew Harrell The Bell Bulldogs are 12-0 and number one in class 1A after winning their Christmas tournament last week. The Bulldogs cruised to a 59-20 win against Branford and survived Lafayette’s upset bid with a 59-52 win in the championship game. The Bulldogs took on Branford in their first game of the tournament. In the first quarter, nine ... Full Story »

Trenton girls win SAMCO tournament

The Trenton girls’ basketball team dominated the Hamilton County Lady Trojans to win the championship in the SAMCO-Smith Asset Management Company Lady Tigers Christmas invitational basketball tournament. In the championship game, Trenton jumped out to a 17-2 run in the first period and a 13-9 advantage in the second quarter to take a 30-11 lead at halftime. The two teams ... Full Story »

Local volunteers make Christmas Special for 26 county families

What started out over a decade ago with one family helping another during the Christmas season has turned into a quiet little movement that you might not have even heard of before. This Secret Santa movement started back in 2002 when Bruce and Julie Thomas returned to their home county after Dr. Thomas finished his eleven years in the U.S. ... Full Story »

Trenton honors Commissioner Craig Ruede at his last meeting

The Trenton City commission honored one of their own Monday night as Mayor Thigpen presented a plaque to Commissioner Craig Ruede as he was fulfilling his Commission duties in his last meeting in December. The seat will be filled by Wesley “Lee” Deen, the recently elected Commissioner in Group Four. He will receive the Oath of Office in the next ... Full Story »