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Trenton, Bell municipal elections will be Dec. 2

Municipal elections for the Town of Bell and the City of Trenton will be held next week. Don’t forget to vote! The polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., on Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014.   Full Story »

Anderson runs for Bell Council, Seat 5

Melanie Anderson is a candidate for Seat 5 on the Bell Town Council. She is a lifelong resident of Gilchrist County and is proud to call Bell home. Melanie and her husband Jay feel so privileged to raise their two daughters, Michaela and Mikenna in this beautiful town. As a town council member Melanie wants to protect the local businesses ... Full Story »

Sheriff’s Office launches Ag Watch program

By Carrie A. Mizell The Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office would like to invite local farmers who own at least 50 acres, or an agribusiness, to join an Ag Watch program that is being formed to combat agriculture-related theft in Gilchrist County. Sgt. Leonard Knuckles and Deputy Scotty Douglas have been working to implement the Ag Watch program, which is funded ... Full Story »

Volunteers provide Thanksgiving dinner for 300 local families

Struggling families in Gilchrist County do not have to wonder where their Thanksgiving dinner will come from. Each year the Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Volunteers organize a Thanksgiving food drive that provides turkey and all the trimmings to 300 local families. Volunteers work for months to collect donations and secure food for the drive, and this year Millie Blalock said the ... Full Story »

Push for 4 day work week falls short

Several months ago Seth Hastings, account administrator for the City of Trenton, made a presentation to the city commissioners showing the advantages of a four day work week. Hastings explained that if the employees of the City of Trenton could work four 10 hour days each week it would help morale among the employees. During the meeting Hastings showed commissioners ... Full Story »

Tigers advance after big win over Mayo 40-14

The Trenton Tigers dominated the visiting Lafayette County Hornets 40-14 in the Class 1A Region 3 semi-finals Friday evening. The Tigers were fired up as the music was rocking and the smoke was billowing from the tunnel as the reigning 1A State Champs entered the field carrying the American flag and the THS orange and black Tiger flag. The Tiger ... Full Story »

Christmas on Main Street will be Dec. 4

The Gilchrist County Chamber of Commerce will once again host Christmas on Main Street in downtown Trenton on Thursday, Dec. 4, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. This year’s theme is Charlie Brown and organizers are planning a costume contest for elementary age children to find the best Snoopy, Charlie Brown, Woodstock, Linus or Lucy in Gilchrist County. Christmas on ... Full Story »