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Gilchrist Commission approves 795 acre solar farm

The Gilchrist County Commission took the first step to approve a 795-acre solar farm on the outskirts of Northwest Trenton Monday night. The board unanimously approved Special Use Permit 2019-01 by a 4-0 roll call vote. Commissioner Thomas filed a conflict of interest to the application after his employer, Piedmont Farms, Inc. is the largest of the two property owners ... Full Story »

Trenton drops first loss to PK Yonge

The top ranked 1A girls Trenton Tigers basketball team dropped their first game of the season as No 3 4A PK Yonge Blue Wave defeated Trenton 51-46. This was a tight game throughout as Trenton and P K Yonge played to an 8-8 tie in the first period. The Lady Tigers took an 8-point lead into halftime (24-16) as their ... Full Story »

FDLE concludes Deputies’ murder investigation

By Cindy Jo Ayers On April 19, 2018, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement Gainesville Field Office began an investigation of the two deceased Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office deputies and one deceased offender. The investigation began on the scene at Ace China Restaurant which is located at 1122 E. Wade Street in Trenton. When the FDLE investigators arrived they were ... Full Story »

Geri Cruse retires from local bank

Geri Cruse retired on December 31 from Capital City Bank in Trenton. Cruse began her banking career in the St. Petersburg area in 1977. She has worked as a Personal Banker with Capital City Bank for over 24 years. Cruse worked for many years at the front of the bank and always greeted those who entered the bank with a ... Full Story »

Tigers honor Senior Bryn Thomas

The Trenton Tigers basketball team honored graduating senior Bryn Thomas during the SAMCO Christmas tournament. The outstanding student leader, athlete will be attending the University of Florida in January and will play softball for the Florida Gators. GO Gators! Full Story »

Suwannee and Santa Fe Rivers have crested

By Cindy Jo Ayers On Sunday afternoon, Dec. 30, Hart Springs Road/County Road 344 was flooded about 1000 feet before the Hart Springs Campground Road. Houses on the river front are only accessible by boat at this time. Several people at Hart Springs are still living in their homes. There was no boat traffic on the river in the early ... Full Story »

Trenton girls top Williston for SAMCO Title

The Trenton girls basketball team won the Smith Asset Management Company basketball tournament title on Saturday, December 22 with a 57-49 victory over Williston. The Lady Tigers’ Samarie McHenry was named the Player of the Game. The outstanding sophomore forward shot 18 points and had 12 rebounds in the tournament championship game. The Lady Tigers held a 14-12 lead at ... Full Story »

Retirees Recognized at School Board Meeting

Plaque to Honor J.M. “Murphy” Everett By Janet Bradley School personnel who will be retiring in December were recognized at the December 11 School Board Meeting for their many years of service in education. Those retiring are bus drivers Karen Latham, who has served the Trenton schools, and Nancy “Darlene” Thomas, who has served the Bell schools. Trenton Elementary Food ... Full Story »

Trenton Man’s body recovered

By Major Scott Harden On Friday afternoon at approximately 2:30 p.m., a Dixie County deputy was dispatched to the Suwannee River Bend Campground and RV Park in reference to a possible drowning. The campground is in Old Town and is bordered by canals from the Suwannee River on three sides of the campground. As the deputy was enroute and additional ... Full Story »

Trenton FFA has good day at Sub-District competition

Trenton FFA members participated in the FFA Sub-District Leadership and Career Development Events hosted by Dixie FFA on Tuesday December 11, 2018. The Trenton Sr. Parliamentary Procedure team earned 2nd place, team members included Lauren Roberts, Makenzie Smith, Zachary Hardee, Hunter Allen, Alaina Brown, and Jaxon NesSmith. Gage Dukes placed 2nd in Safe Tractor Operations and Madisson Jones placed 3rd ... Full Story »