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Developer eyes Trenton for assisted living facility

By Cindy Jo Ayers On Thursday, Oct. 6, Diane Clifton, a member of the Gilchrist County Economic Advisory Committee asked the Gilchrist County School Board if they would be interested in selling or giving a 99 year lease on 4 acres of land. Clifton told the board the land is located directly behind the Trenton Senior Center on CR 307A. ... Full Story »

3 Town Council seats up for election

Bell Town Council member Melanie Anderson stepped down on September 28 because she is moving outside the Bell town limits. Mrs. Anderson said she and her family got an offer on their Bell home quickly and are now looking for a home that is more handicap accessible to meet her daughter Mikenna’s needs. Full Story »

3rd grade 4-H Club sells pumpkins

Bell Elementary School 3rd Grade Happy Harvesters 4-H Club members are selling pumpkins this week! The students have a pumpkin stand set up in front of Bell Elementary School where they will be selling pumpkins up until the school’s Fall Festival on Friday night. The pumpkin stand will be open on Wednesday, Oct. 14 after school, on Thursday, Oct. 15 ... Full Story »

At Home with Doug Beach

Trenton native Doug Beach has held down the second seat from the front of the Trenton Church of Christ for the last 46 years. And there is nowhere the 87-year-old former postmaster would rather be than Gilchrist County. “There just ain’t no better place in this world to be than right here,” Mr. Doug said. Full Story »

Free family fun at Gilchrist County Fun Fest

Save the date! The 2nd Annual Gilchrist County Fun Fest is coming up on Saturday, Oct. 24. A family-friendly event, the Gilchrist County Fun Fest was a tremendous success in 2014, and it’s expected to be bigger and better this year. Families are invited to come out to the Gilchrist County Agricultural Complex between Trenton and Bell and enjoy free ... Full Story »

FHSAA investigation stems from complaint filed by Newberry

The Gilchrist County School Board held a special meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 29 so Superintendent Robert Rankin could update the five school board members on the Florida High School Athletic Association’s (FHSAA) investigation into alleged reports of Trenton High School recruiting athletes. The meeting was held the night before FHSAA representatives traveled to Trenton High School to determine if any ... Full Story »

Thomas will speak at Fields of Faith event in Bell

The community is invited to Fields of Faith, which will be held Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015 beginning at 7 p.m. on the Bell High School Football Field. The special speaker will be Trenton native Jarrett Thomas, who is pastor of Lydia Baptist Church in Cross City. The Point Band of First Baptist Church of High Springs will also be performing. ... Full Story »

Longtime Trenton city manager dies

Trenton lost a special friend on Sunday when Mrs. Kathryn Deen passed away suddenly, just 23 days after being diagnosed with ovarian cancer. A lifelong Trenton resident, Mrs. Deen worked for the City of Trenton for 26 years. She started out as a city clerk before moving up to city manager, which was a position she held for 20 years ... Full Story »

Tigers slam Indians 58-12

The Trenton Tigers took a District 7 1A win 58-12 over the Chiefland Indians Friday night before a big crowd in The Jungle. The Tigers dominated their opponents in every facet of this game as they are now 5-0 overall and 2-0 in District play. For the Tigers it was business as usual as the defense forced turnovers and the ... Full Story »