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Changes coming to Lancaster Correctional

After many years as a youthful offender facility, Lancaster Correctional Institution will house only adult males beginning in June. Rumors spread like wildfire earlier this week after an article was printed in the Miami Herald stating that Lancaster Correctional Institution would close this summer. Full Story »

Bell Bulldogs record season ends at Final 4

Bell Bulldogs boys basketball traveled to Lakeland on Tuesday, Feb. 23 to compete in the FHSAA Final Four against Paxton High School for a chance to play for a 1A state title. Full Story »

Head football coach will leave THS

Andrew Thomas announced on Monday that he has accepted a new position as head football coach and athletic director at TR Miller High School in Brewton,  Alabama. During his tenure as head football coach at Trenton High School, Thomas had brought together a unique staff of assistants, and together they had compiled a 60-5 record in five years with state ... Full Story »

FFA Cake Auction raises $8,740

Bidding was high on Thursday Feb. 25 at the Trenton FFA Alumni’s first annual cake auction. Held during FFA Week, the cake auction drew a large crowd of eager FFA supporters. Full Story »

Rates will go up at Hart Springs

The Gilchrist County Commissioners approved rate changes for Hart Springs Park on Monday, Feb. 23. Effective immediately, the daily entry fee will change from $4 to $5 per person. The annual entry pass, which is good for 5 people, will rise from $75 to $85. Applicable sales and bed tax will also be applied to all fees, except the daily ... Full Story »

Bell woman arrested for animal cruelty

                    A Bell resident was arrested and booked into the Gilchrist County Jail last week on charges of animal cruelty. Full Story »

Lady Tigers are state runner-up

The Trenton Lady Tigers fell victim to a hot Madison County Cowgirls basketball team that kept the 29-0 Lady Tigers from executing their game as Madison County defeated Trenton 73-58 for the State Championship in Girls 1A basketball, Wednesday evening in the Lakeland Center. The Lady Tigers Full Story »

Flooding prompts activation of new Santa Fe idle-speed, no-wake zone

Because of recent rains and rising water levels, the Santa Fe River’s new Zone 8 is now above 17 feet, activating the idle-speed, no-wake zone, according to Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) officials. This area of the river becomes an idle-speed, no-wake zone when the Santa Fe River reaches 17 feet as indicated on the Three Rivers gauge, ... Full Story »

Lady Tigers roll into the Final Four

The Trenton High School gym was rocking Tuesday night as the undefeated Lady Tigers rolled over the 2015 state 1A finalist Wildwood 62-45 in front of a host of Lady Tiger fans in Trenton. Full Story »

Joyful Heart Quilters and Crafters

Members of the Joyful Heart Quilters and Crafters of North Gilchrist County know that life is better when you’re laughing. The ladies gather at the North Gilchrist Volunteer Fire Department on County Road 138 every Wednesday morning for fellowship. Joyful Heart started almost 20 years ago as an offshoot of the Levy County Quilt Museum. The late Winnelle Horne, who ... Full Story »