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Students shine in “North Pole Musical”

  The Trenton Elementary School stage was filled with talent last weekend as students in the Trenton Drama Club put on three outstanding performances of “North Pole Musical.” Under the direction of Krista Perryman, the Christmas show was a delight. Performances were held on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Dec. 4-6. Full Story »

Human remains found in north Gilchrist County

The Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that human remains were found near the Gilchrist/Suwannee county line on Thursday, Dec. 11. Lt. Jeff Manning, public information officer for the Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office, said positive identification has not been made on the remains that were found. In April, 2014 the Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office assisted the Dixie County Sheriff’s Office ... Full Story »

Holiday Inn Express moves forward

The Fanning Springs City Council held a special meeting on December 11, 2014 to discuss and approve a development order agreement for the proposed Holiday Inn Express. The Holiday Inn Express developer has been working with Gilchrist County and the City of Fanning Springs to build a new hotel in Fanning Springs on property located behind Capital City Bank. Full Story »

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas

The 34th Annual Bell Christmas Parade rolled down US 129 on Saturday afternoon, much to the delight of children lined up along the parade route. “A Country Christmas” was the theme for this year’s parade and awards were given out to the following entries: In the business category, first place was Destin’s Dance and Fitness Academy, second place went to ... Full Story »

Anderson, Hellams win municipal elections

Anderson received 52 votes to Sanders 45 votes. She will be sworn in as a Town Council member representing Group 5 in January. “I want to thank the voters of Bell for electing me to Seat 5 on the Bell Town Council,” Anderson said after her victory. “I would also like to thank my opponent Mr. Hugh Sanders for all ... Full Story »

Fanning Springs man dies in head-on crash

A Fanning Springs man was killed Tuesday morning when he drove in the wrong direction of US 19. He collided head-on into a vehicle transporting a Chiefland couple north on US 19 at 12:40 a.m. at NW 150th Lane, reported Sgt Tracy Hisler Pace of the Florida Highway Patrol. Steven E Wright, 38, of Fanning Springs was driving a 1998, ... Full Story »

Mikell elected to state association

Central Florida Electric Cooperative Trustee, Alan Mikell, was recently elected Treasurer of the Florida Electric Cooperatives Association, Inc., at their statewide meeting in Tallahassee. The Florida Electric Cooperatives Association (FECA) is a not-for-profit, statewide trade association representing 15 electric distribution cooperatives and two generation and transmission cooperatives, serving more than one million consumers in 57 of 67 Florida counties. Mikell, ... Full Story »

Trenton’s Lady Tigers stand at 4-3

The Trenton Lady Tigers currently stand at 4-3 overall with a 1-1 record in District 6 1A under Head Coach Bryant Frye. Last week the Lady Tigers lost to Bronson, 60-53 on Tuesday and Williston, 48-38 in Williston Thursday evening. The Tigers traveled to Cedar Key on Friday night to face the Lady Sharks, a District 6 1A opponent. The ... Full Story »