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At Home with David and Vivian Welch

Down a long dirt drive, shaded by towering oak trees and palmetto fans, sits the Gilchrist County home of David and Vivian Welch. A large wooden sign hangs on the front porch, suspended above the steps leading up to the front door. The sign bears the words, “Beulah Land.” And though he knows the 40 acres he lives on cannot ... Full Story »

Welcome back JROTC Cadets

Students have returned back to school. I can already tell that this is going to be an exciting school year. This year’s 36 LET 1’s (new cadets) look pretty good so far, and I think this group will be one of the best ones yet. Team events to include Raiders, Color Guard, Drill Team, and Rifle Team are starting next ... Full Story »

Trenton rolls by Duval Charter

The Trenton Tigers got off to a late start Friday night as a transformer power failure knocked out the lights in The Jungle. Duke Energy saved the game, as they were on hand to get power back on the field allowing the game to be played. The Tigers defeated the Panthers 50-16 in a non-district regular season opener. Full Story »

Bulldogs blank Bronson 33-0

Bell scored just 20 seconds into the game and stifled the Eagles’ offense en route to a 33-0 win over Bronson Friday night. The Bulldogs recovered a muffed punt and intercepted a pass, while dominating the Eagles’ run game on defense and prevented Bronson from mounting any offense. Offensively, Bell was able to move the ball and control the clock ... Full Story »

Shooting in NW Trenton

A July 24th shooting at the northwest Trenton home of Rodney Frazier remains under investigation, according to Gilchrist County Sheriff Bobby Schultz. Dispatch received a 911 call at 4:55 a.m. on Friday, July 24. Initially, the call was thought to be a medical call based on the caller saying that a man had fallen down at the home, which is ... Full Story »

Legislative Delegation Hearing is Sept. 22

  State Representative Keith Perry and Senator Charlie Dean will hold the annual legislative delegation hearing for Gilchrist County on Tuesday, Sept. 22 at 3 p.m. Each year the delegation holds a public hearing in order to provide local officials and the public an opportunity to discuss any issues of interest with their legislators. “We look forward to hearing from ... Full Story »

City Commission agrees to millage reduction

The Trenton City Commission held a budget workshop on Tuesday, Aug. 25 to discuss the 2015-16 General Fund budget. The City of Trenton is currently operating at a 3.1 millage rate. The five member commission listened as City Manager Taylor Brown gave some details about the rural community and the current state of the municipality. Brown then directed the Council’s ... Full Story »

McKenzie, Bagby elected SRF directors

The Suwannee River Fair membership from Gilchrist County elected two new members to the Fair Board on Tuesday, August 25. The director seats of Jerry Wright and Brett Crawford were up for election. Wright and Crawford both chose not to seek re-election to the board. The nominations for the seat were Houston McKenzie of Trenton, Annette Bagby of Bell and ... Full Story »

2015 BHS Volleyball

Coach Lisa Barry’s perspective on the 2015 season: How many years have you coached volleyball at BHS?  This will be my third year. Record last season: 24-4 Number of players this year: 10 Number of seniors: 3 --- Players to watch:  Ashton Mathews, MB, Senior, is the sole returning starter and will be a key player in our game plan. Ashton had ... Full Story »