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Eveline Wright is American Legion’s Teacher of the Year 2018-2019

Eveline Wright was nominated and selected by The Department of The State of Florida American Legion for school year 2018-2019. August started a new year and many new students will experience the excellent teaching techniques she has mastered. Mrs. Eveline Wright started her career in education in 2001, working as a paraprofessional while seeking her degree in Exceptional Student Education ... Full Story »

2019 Lady Bulldog Volleyball

Bell Varsity Volleyball team: Back row: Coach Drue Barry, Michelle Heilig, Taylor Tompkins, Taria Liles, Maddy Sapp, Hailey Pope, Jillian Cassube, Emma Hutto and Brittany Lane. Front row: Aubrey Brown, Melonie Piechocki, Shelby Waddle and Adrianna Leon-Vasquez. Full Story »

2019 Lady Tiger Volleyball

Trenton Varsity Volleyball team: Back row: Samarie McHenry, Chloe Wilkerson, Gracie Langford, Bri Becker and Nickie Deen. Front row: Mikaya Smith. Middle row left to right: Jenith Hodge, Kinsey Akins, Raelin Colley and Alaina Brown. Full Story »

BHS Runnin’ Bulldogs Cross Country Team

The Bell High School Runnin’ Bulldogs Cross Country team had its 2019 season debut on Saturday, August 24th at the Wolf Pack Invitational hosted by St. Francis Catholic High School in Gainesville. The Lady Bulldogs finished in 2nd place behind cross country juggernaut Gainesville High School, beating out schools from Santa Fe, Eastside and the Rock School. The Lady Bulldogs ... Full Story »

Main Street Mercantile Opens in downtown Trenton

There is a new business in town, Main Street Mercantile. The Mercantile was opened a few weeks ago by Trenton’s Mayor Lee Deen and his wife Haley. Lee and Haley have been talking about opening a business together since before their wedding just a few months ago. Lee and Haley first met at the 2013 Florida Cattleman’s Convention on Marco ... Full Story »

Gilchrist 4-H Awards Banquet

4-Hers came from all parts of Gilchrist County to attend the 2018-2019 4-H Awards Banquet. This year’s banquet was held at Clark Plantation Venue. The banquet was well attended by local 4-H members and their families. County Council President Kalin Siegel gave the welcoming address followed by Aubrie Blair who led the Pledge of Allegiance and Alaura Brown led the ... Full Story »

K-9 Axel is an important part of GCSO

By Cindy Jo Ayers Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office has officers that are well seasoned veterans of the force and some are fairly young and new to the important work of keeping the peace. Sgt. Dean Watson, himself a seasoned law enforcement officer, works daily with his partner Axel. The hardworking K-9 Axel is a 6 year old German Shepherd who ... Full Story »

Trenton defeats Interlachen in season opener

The Trenton Tiger football team took their season opener Friday night as they defeated the Interlachen Rams in The Jungle. The Tigers under Head coach Bill Wiles and assistant coaches have been working hard during fall drills preparing for the 2019 season opener. The Tiger coaching staff has faced several uphill battles as they have been few in practice, but ... Full Story »

Stacey Ellison to lead Florida 4-H into the future

By Cindy Jo Ayers Through the years Stacey Ellison has made this pledge hundreds of times, “I pledge my head to clearer thinking, my heart to greater loyalty, my hands to larger service, and my health to better living, for my club, my community, my country, and my world.” When she joined Santa Fe 4-H Club many years ago neither ... Full Story »

Open House and Ribbon Cutting held at BraLonni’s Bed and Breakfast

Vicki Sawyer-Lindo, the owner of BraLonni’s Bed and Breakfast, hosted an Open House at her new business on Thursday, August 15. Sawyer-Lindo, surrounded by family, friends, and local citizens, was delighted to cut the ribbon which signified the beginning of the open house. Guests were treated to refreshments and taken on a guided tour of the eleven bedrooms. Each of ... Full Story »