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Runnin’ Bulldogs hit the Home Track one more time

By Brad Surrency The Runnin’ Bulldog Track and Field team hosted their last regular track meet of the season at the “Dawg Track” against the Union County Tigers on Tuesday, April 6th. Both boys’ and girls’ teams performed well, with the boys falling to Union County 80 to 43 and girls team defeating the Lady Tigers by a score of ... Full Story »

Gilchrist Graduations Planned

Bell and Trenton High Schools have announced their plans for the 2021 Baccalaureate and Graduation. The Bell High School Baccalaureate will be held at the Iris Roberts Auditorium at Bell High School on Sunday, May 16 at 3 in the afternoon. Trenton High School will hold Baccalaureate on Sunday, May 16, at 6 in the evening, at Pine Grove Baptist ... Full Story »

A Gilchrist resident complains of air cannon noise, families want peace and quiet

A Gilchrist County resident, Felicia Jascelyn told the Gilchrist County Commission during the Monday afternoon meeting that a loud air cannon has been going off at all times of the night and it is keeping her family and others residents awake in the rural areas of Gilchrist County. Ms Jascelyn, a resident of 4149 SE 57th in District 5, explained ... Full Story »

Old Gilchrist County Jail up for sale for $139,990

According to the Old Gilchrist County Jail website the jail was built in 1928 when Gilchrist County was only two years old. The county was formed by the legislature on December 4, 1925. The jail was used as a jail from 1928 until 1968 when the current jail was completed. The eight-cell, two-story jail is listed for $139,990. Matt Perry ... Full Story »

Visitation opens, with hugs included, at Ayers Health and Rehab Center

Residents and patients of Ayers Health and Rehabilitation Center in Trenton opened its doors to visitors recently. Joanna Buckles, who has been the Administrator at the Ayers Health and Rehab for the past 31 years said on Monday, “It was a beautiful experience this weekend watching all the hugs.” For many residents this was actually the first hugs they have ... Full Story »

Gilchrist Rotary receives 100% Paul Harris Fellow Club Banner from District Governor

By Rosemary McDaniel On Monday, Gilchrist Rotary Club had the pleasure of welcoming Jan Pooley, our District Governor of Rotary International District 6940 who provided updates on many things Rotary. Jan is a member of the Rotary Club of Fort Walton Beach, FL and is serving as District Governor for the 2020-2021 year. Prior to Jan’s updates, another guest, John ... Full Story »

Career Criminal Arrested by GCSO

On March 29, 2021, the Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office responded to a burglary and grand theft at a business located near the city of Trenton. With the assistance of the business owners, employees and detectives, a suspect was quickly developed. Within hours Jared Dwayne Holder (white male, D.O.B: 2/23/1986) of Old Town, FL, was located with the assistance of the ... Full Story »

Trenton FFA Alumni hold Fern Sale

Jr. and Sr. Trenton FFA Chapter members gathered at the Trenton Elementary bus loop to help with a Trenton FFA Alumni Fern Sale on Saturday, April 3. The Alumni would like to thank all those who came out and supported the Trenton Chapters by purchasing a fern. Funds raised at this event will be used to support the Chapters as ... Full Story »

Bell High School Prom Promise

Submitted By: BHS Junior Class Bell High School 11th and 12th grade students participated in the annual “Prom Promise” presentations to help educate students of the dangers of drinking, drugs, and driving. Prom Promise was sponsored by the Junior class of BHS. Students went through a heart wrenching scenario involving four teenagers in a deadly car accident and two other ... Full Story »