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Trenton and Bell go 0-2 in Tournament

Bell photos courtesy of Donny Joiner By Matthew Harrell Both the Tigers and Bulldogs unofficially opened the 2016 volleyball season in Bell by taking on Branford and Union County in preseason action. Both teams would drop both of their games; Trenton losing 2-0 to Union County and 2-1 to Branford, Bell losing 2-0 to Branford and 2-1 to Union County. Full Story »

Bulldogs’ comeback comes up short in Kickoff Classic

  By Matthew Harrell The Bell Bulldogs unofficially started the 2016 season Friday night by travelling to Hawthorne to take on the Hornets in a preseason game. After falling behind by three possessions late in the third quarter, the Bulldogs would fight back only to come up just short, losing 34-26. Photo courtesy of Donny Joiner Full Story »

Trenton over the Villages in Fall Pre Season Kick-Off Classic

The Trenton Tigers did what needed to be done in the first half to take a 12-0 lead that wrapped up the game as a lighting storm canceled the second half. The Buffaloes took the opening kickoff near mid-field and made several attempts to establish an offensive drive. The Tigers’ defense was up for the challenge as they restricted the ... Full Story »

Local Trooper promoted to the Rank of Captain

Submitted Local resident and State Trooper Charlie Caulk recently was honored at a promotional ceremony where he was promoted to the rank of Captain with the Florida Highway Patrol. Captain Caulk is a 16 year veteran of the Florida Highway Patrol and previously served the citizens of Gilchrist County with Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office. During his career with the FHP, ... Full Story »

Suwannee River Youth Fair General Meeting planned for August 29

General Meeting and Election will be held on Monday, August 29th at 6:30 p.m. The directors whose terms are ending are Todd Begue and Heather Rucker (Dixie), Earl “Peewee” Jones and Michelle Walker-Crawford (Gilchrist), Frank Dola and Scott Mills (Levy), and Gary McKenzie (at large). This meeting will be held at the fairgrounds in Fanning Springs.  Full Story »

Time to early vote!

Early voting will begin on Saturday, August 20 at the Gilchrist  County Courthouse in Trenton. The hours will be 8 a.m. until 6 p.m., August 20-27, with early voting on Sunday, August 21 from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. Those in need of an absentee ballot should contact the Supervisor of Elections office at 352-463-3194.  Full Story »

Senior’s celebrate the 6th Anniversary of the Senior Center

On Friday, August 12, nearly 50 senior citizens gathered at the Senior Center in Trenton to celebrate the 6th Anniversary of the center. During the entertainment portion of the celebration Ms. Ruth Knowles sang several popular songs and hymns. Later those attending had the opportunity to hear from the candidates running for public office in Gilchrist County.  Full Story »

Nathan Jordan won 2016 World Championship of SASS

Submitted Nathan Jordan a/k/a Little Man won the 2016  World Championship of the Single Action Shooting Society (SASS) in the category of Buckaroo (boys, age 10-13) in Edgewood, New Mexico recently. He competed with two single action pistols, a lever action rifle and a double barrel shotgun. This event took three days to complete. He is also a two-time State ... Full Story »

Jennifer Wingate New Band Director at Trenton Middle High

Trenton Middle High School has kicked off the school year with a new band Director. Jennifer Wingate, a native of Gainesville and a graduate of Buchholz High School will be teaching music at Trenton. Wingate will be teaching 6th grade band, 7th grade band, and high school band classes at the middle/high school. This year, for the first time in ... Full Story »

Sheriff Bobby Schultz announces Mandy Hughes’ promotion

Mandy Keller Hughes who is a corrections officer at the Gilchrist County Jail recently received a promotion to sergeant. Sgt. Hughes has been employed with the Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Department since 2002.   Full Story »