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Gilchrist County has the highest graduation rate in the state

Gilchrist County led the state with a 95.4 percent graduation rate for the past school year, well above the statewide rate of 76.1 percent, according to statistics released by the Florida Department of Education on Thursday, Dec. 18. Gilchrist County exceeded their 2012-13 graduation rate of 89.7 percent and reported a higher graduation rate than neighboring school districts. Dixie County’s ... Full Story »

Tigers pull off big win at Bell

The THS Varsity boys basketball team defeated the Bell Bulldogs in the closing seconds of the game 67-64 Friday night in the Dawg Pound. This was a game filled with action as both teams provided their fans with outstanding basketball. The Bulldogs had control of this game leading 49-43 entering the fourth period. Trenton out scored the hosts 24-15 to ... Full Story »

Lady Tigers win key District games

The Trenton Lady Tigers basketball team has hit the Christmas break in stride as they take the top spot in District 6 1A with an 8-3 over all record. The Hilliard Flashes are No. 2 after suffering a 20-point loss by the hands of the Tigers in December. On Friday night Coach Bryant Frye and his Tigers were in Bell ... Full Story »

Wilkerson House Demolished

For many years Mr. and Mrs. C. Clifford Wilkerson sat in rocking chairs on the front porch of their wood frame Trenton house. The Wilkersons moved to town after Mr. C.C. retired from the railroad. The Wilkersons were good people who raised a strong family. Many of their descendants still live in and around Gilchrist County. On Saturday, Mac Johnson ... Full Story »

Dr. Knight warns Gilchrist County has water quality issues

Dr. Robert Knight, executive director of the Howard T. Odum Florida Springs Institute, spoke to the Gilchrist County Economic Development Advisory Committee (GCEDAC) on Monday afternoon, December 8, 2014 at the Gilchrist County Library. Dr. Knight made an extensive presentation of historical statistics regarding the Suwannee River Basin’s water resources and explained current trends affecting water quantities and quality. Florida ... Full Story »

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 »