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Gilchrist County 4-H holds Events Day

The 4-H County Events were held Saturday, January 25th at Bell Baptist Church. 4-H members from throughout the county worked hard to make the day a great success. In the Demonstrations category were Cloverbuds: Christian Fussell-peanut butter and jelly demonstration, green ribbon. Emma Jones-cookie dough balls demonstration, green ribbon. In the Juniors: Justin Holtsclaw-shaving demonstration, category winner, blue ribbon.  Addyson ... Full Story »

Ninth Annual J.M. “Murph” Everett Memorial Cattle Show

This is the ninth year Trenton FFA has hosted the J. M. “Murph” Everett Memorial Cattle Show. Mr. Everett was a long time agriculture teacher, having taught in both Lafayette and Trenton High Schools. The annual show was held on Saturday, January 25, at the Suwannee River Fair Barn in Fanning Springs. The Grand Champion Market Steer was exhibited by ... Full Story »

Education Foundation’s Walk-A-Thon a very successful event

Teams from all four schools in Gilchrist County were on hand to lead off the Education Foundation of Gilchrist County’s Walk-A-Thon on Saturday, February 1. This year’s event began at the Trenton Depot with teams walking and running on the Greenway to the west. The event started with Presley Pauling of Bell High School leading the pledge while Bell JROTC ... Full Story »

Trenton Ladies Soccer ends with a Winning Season

Trenton Ladies Soccer ends the season with a winning overall record of 8 wins, 6 losses and 1 tie.  Top scorer was 7th grader Nevaeh Pogue with 33 goals and second top scorer was 10th grader Zoe Marin with 15 goals.  The team had tremendous growth in their skills and abilities to work as a team.  We should all be ... Full Story »

Interlachen upsets Lady Tigers in last regular season game

The Trenton Tigers hosted the Interlachen Lady Rams on Friday night, as the Tigers were defeated 59-57 in their final home game of the season. Trenton’s Janiyah King was selected the Lady Tiger’s Player of the Game. The outstanding junior forward shot 22 points and pulled down 14 total rebounds to lead the Tigers’ effort. The Tigers played this entire ... Full Story »

Trenton defeats Oak Hall in Gainesville

The Trenton girls basketball team improved their regular season record to 19-4 Thursday night by defeating the Oak Hall Eagles. The Lady Tigers battled back from behind as they were trailing 14-13 at the end of the first period and 22-21 at halftime. In the third period the Tigers outscored the Eagles 14-8 to take a 35-30 lead into the ... Full Story »

County Commission Approves Letter of Support for Nestle Water bottling plant in Gilchrist County

The Gilchrist County Commission held a Commission meeting on Thursday afternoon to take action on numerous agenda items in Gilchrist County. The Commission held a discussion during Commission’s reports when Commissioner Thomas spoke of supporting the Nestle Water Bottling plant renewal permit that has become very controversial by interests outside of Gilchrist County. Commissioner Thomas told his fellow board members ... Full Story »

Amanda Jones-Carlson named Teacher of the Year and Carl Loy is the Employee of the Year

Teachers of the year and Employees of the year from each county school gathered at the Monday, January 27, Rotary meeting. The Rotary Club of Gilchrist County hosts a luncheon each year where the countywide Teacher of the Year and Employee of the year are announced. Both the countywide Teacher of the Year and the Employee of the Year work ... Full Story »

Ronda Adkins announces her candidacy for Gilchrist County School Superintendent

To the citizens of Gilchrist County, my name is Ronda Adkins, and I would like to take this opportunity to formally announce my candidacy for the office of Superintendent of Schools for Gilchrist County and humbly ask for your support. I am married to Terry Adkins, and we have called Gilchrist County our home for over 38 years.  We have ... Full Story »

Hines takes home the Blue at Districts

Braley Hines of Trenton FFA wins Public Speaking at FFA District Competition. Braley Hines of Trenton FFA won First Place at districts in prepared public speaking contest. Braley’s speech was entitled Dig Deeper and it included an overview of the importance of soil conservation and BMP or best management practices that farmers are using to conserve natural resources. Trenton FFA ... Full Story »