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FWC to hold local workshop on boating safety zones

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has scheduled workshops to address possible changes to the boating safety zones affecting vessel speed during flood conditions in the Santa Fe and lower Suwannee rivers. The FWC is considering revisions within the portion of the Suwannee from County Road 340, going south to Fowler’s Bluff, and also the Santa Fe, beginning ... Full Story »

Torch Run for Special Olympics

  Officers from Lancaster Correctional Institute and the Gilchrist County Sheriff's Office, family members and friends walked and ran along the Greenway Trail on Friday in support of the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics. An annual event, the torch run raises money through donations and t-shirt sales for Special Olympics Florida. Full Story »

Log Landing boat ramp revitalized

It was just starting to rain on Thursday, April 16 when the Gilchrist County Commissioners cut a ribbon to inaugurate the opening of Log Landing to the public. Located along the Suwannee River, Log Landing lies between Rock Bluff and Sun Springs. At a cost of $325,681.44 the boat ramp was revitalized through a grant-funded program provided by the Florida ... Full Story »

Lady Bulldogs win 4th straight district title

What’s better than three straight district titles? Four. On Friday night the Bell Lady Bulldogs continued their dominance by defeating Hilliard 8-3 for their fourth straight District 6-1A softball championship. Playing at Tiger Field in Trenton, the Lady Bulldogs jumped all over the Flashes in the first inning. After a 3 up 3 down for Hilliard it was the Bulldogs ... Full Story »

Cancer survivors, caregivers invited to Relay for Life

Survivors and Caregivers, We don’t face cancer alone and neither should you. We come together every year at more than 5,200 community Relay For Life events around the country and celebrate those individuals who are winning the fight. The American Cancer Society Relay for Life movement is the world’s largest support group for survivors and their caregivers. A cancer survivor ... Full Story »

A Family Tradition: 2 generations of a Trenton family will serve as state FFA officers

It’s been 30 years since Trenton FFA Chapter had a member serve as Florida FFA president, but that may change this summer if Brooks Parrish is elected state FFA president. It’s a role his father Terry Parrish  was elected to in 1985. The last 30 years have brought a lot of change to both the agriculture industry and the FFA ... Full Story »

Fanning Springs man arrested for sexual abuse

A 43-year-old Fanning Springs man is being held in the Gilchrist County Jail after he was arrested and charged with three counts of capital sexual battery and one count of lewd or lascivious exhibition. Full Story »

City officials will consider liquor store in Trenton

The Trenton City Commission, acting as the Board of Adjustment, will meet on Tuesday, April 28 to consider a special exception petition for a package liquor store that will be located at 1027 East Wade Street, or the former Roadside Grille in Trenton. The applicant proposing the package liquor store is Bobby Patel. The Board will hear public comment at ... Full Story »

Lady Tigers defeat Dixie 4-3 on Friday night

The Trenton Lady Tigers got a late game blast scoring 4 runs in two innings to take the lead and the victory over visiting Dixie County Bears Friday night in Trenton. The Lady Bears jumped on the Lady Tigers early scoring a run in each of the first three innings. The Lady Tigers pleased their home fans in the bottom ... Full Story »