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Father of child accused of bullying at TES speaks out

The father of a fifth grade student who has been accused of bullying spoke out at the Gilchrist County School Board meeting on Monday and asked that the mother of the accuser not be allowed on campus. According to the father, his child and the other child started having problems on the first day of fifth grade at Trenton Elementary ... Full Story »

Friday night Fish Fry will benefit Education Foundation

Did you or someone you love receive a scholarship from the Gilchrist County Education Foundation to help with college expenses? If so, then show your appreciation by attending the Education Foundation’s fish fry on Friday night at the Gilchrist County Ag Complex. Planned for 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., the fish fry will give citizens the chance to come out ... Full Story »

HOSA Par Pro Team will go to Nationals

The Bell High School Health Academy HOSA Parliamentary Procedure team went to the State Leadership Conference in Orlando March 26-29. Team members include: Ranie Butler, Ricky Buchholz, Penelope Sutliff, Taylor Rogers, Ashton Mathews, Jake Hunter, and Christine Rowe. The team had to pass a written test which contained 100 questions based on basic parliamentary terminology. The team passed round one ... Full Story »

Vandalism in Dixie County cemetery is under investigation

The Dixie County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help in locating the person(s) responsible for vandalism in the Sand Hill Cemetery over the weekend. According to Major Scott Harden of the Dixie County Sheriff’s Office, the Sheriff’s Office received a complaint regarding the desecration of graves at the Sand Hill Cemetery on Sunday afternoon, March 21. When a deputy arrived ... Full Story »

Trenton residents avoid near head-on crash

Occupants of two vehicles traveling on SE 70th Street, just south of SR 26, escaped serious injury on Friday afternoon after one of the vehicles crossed the center line. Full Story »

City gives Cherry’s Seafood OK on outdoor dining

Jeff Cherry, owner of Cherry’s Seafood and Steaks in Trenton, came before the City of Trenton Board of Adjustment to present plans for an outdoor dining room located next to the restaurant at the Board of Adjustment meeting held on March 24. The plan was approved by the Trenton City Commission, acting as the Board of Adjustment. Full Story »

Bell tops Trenton in District 6 1A battle

The Bell Lady Bulldogs were on top of their game Friday evening as they defeated the Lady Tigers of Trenton 6-5. Bell took a 1-0 lead in the first inning. The Lady Tigers tied the game at 1-1 in the top of the third inning. Bell scored 2 runs in the bottom of the 3rd and 1 in the 4th ... Full Story »

Local youth visit Tallahassee for 4-H Day at the Capitol

A group of 4-H members traveled from Gilchrist County to Tallahassee on Thursday, March 26 for 4-H Day at the Capitol. Joshua Akin, Kalin Siegel, Austin Roberts, Karina Turner, Adli Elliott, Marissa Lamp-Hill, Conner Kaim, and Cheyenne Siegel  enjoyed an educational day spent touring Tallahassee and the Capitol. The youth had a chance to visit with Rep. Keith Perry and ... Full Story »

BOCC considers budget cuts, tax increase

Prepare for the worst, and hope for the best. That’s the message the Gilchrist County Commissioners gave to constitutional officers on Monday during a budget workshop. Todd Newton, Gilchrist County Clerk of Court, said that Gilchrist County is not currently in a financial crisis, but if changes aren’t made it will be. Newton advised the constitutional officers to plan for ... Full Story »