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Gilchrist County Journal launches new website

Just in time for the holidays, the Gilchrist County Journal website has undergone a makeover to better serve our readers. Visit www.gilchristcountyjournal.net to see all that is now offered on the newspaper’s website. Unlimited access to the content will be available until January 1, 2015, so we encourage all readers to visit the new website and take the time to ... Full Story »

Johnson is the top speller in Gilchrist County

  Trenton Middle School’s Johnathan Johnson won the Gilchrist County School District Spelling Bee on Tuesday, Dec. 2 and will now go on to compete in Tallahassee. Held at Bell High School on Tuesday morning, the District Spelling Bee featured 12 participants, who represented public and private schools from throughout Gilchrist County. Participants were Caleb Hall and Helen Kreinbihl of ... Full Story »

New curbing near Dollar General hinders truck traffic

A downtown Trenton business owner wants answers from the Department of Transportation after re-curbing along Main Street has negatively affected his business. Doug Crawford, owner of Southern Tire, said he was surprised to find that the access he shares with the Dollar General store being built on Main Street, was re-curbed on Veteran’s Day, closing off a key access to ... Full Story »

Trenton’s season ends with 10-2 record

The Trenton Tigers finished their 2014 campaign as the runners-up in Region 3 after Hamilton County defeated the Tigers Friday night 45-20 in The Jungle. “I am real proud of you guys, especially you seniors that have a 45-6 record with the 2013 State Title to your credit. We got beat by a better football team here tonight. They were ... Full Story »

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 »