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Citizens for Holding Ginnie Springs Accountable request Noise Ordinance be enforced

The Gilchrist County Commission listened when Eddy Scott, a member of the Citizens for Holding Ginnie Springs Accountable asked the Commission to have the Gilchrist County Noise ordinance enforced at Ginnie Springs Park. Mr Scott is a resident of the community that lives within an area that is often disturbed by the loud music and people attending the park, partying ... Full Story »

Assistant Superintendent Ronda Parrish resigns to take job with NEFEC

Friends and co-workers at the Gilchrist School District were surprised to learn early this week that longtime Assistant Superintendent Ronda Parrish will be leaving the district. During Assistant Superintendent Parrish’s 28 years with GCSD she has served the students of Gilchrist County in various positions including Guidance Counselor, MIS Director, Principal, Assistant Principal, Director of Educational Services and Assistant Superintendent. ... Full Story »

Fundraiser for Emma

Emma was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes a week after having her fifth birthday. Prior to diagnosis she was sleeping more, but her family just thought that she was getting adjusted to her new Pre-K routine at Trenton Elementary School. Her teacher noticed that she was drinking a lot more water than normal and using the rest room frequently and ... Full Story »

McElroy, Surrency and Smith Elected

38.33% vote in Primary Election. When the final vote was counted in Gilchrist County a total of 4,659 votes were cast. 983 Democrates voted, 3,441 Republicans voted, 218 No Party Affiliation voted and 17 other party voted in the Primary Election. Gilchrist County has a total of 12,214 registered voters. There were a total of 1,434 absentee ballots and 811 ... Full Story »

THS graduate Kaitlyn Scelzi accepted an acrobatics and tumbling scholarship with Arizona Christian University

Kaitlyn Scelzi will be going to Arizona Christian University as a junior to receive her bachelor’s degree in Biology. She will then apply to medical school. Kaitlyn is the daughter of Chris and Janice Scelzi and granddaughter of Nancy and Buddy Kight. Kaitlyn earned her AA from Florida Gateway College while dual enrolled at Trenton High School. Kaitlyn’s first day ... Full Story »

Lauren Roberts named American Star in Agriscience Finalists

Earlier this week Lauren Roberts was named an American Star in Agriscience Finalists for her research work while at Trenton High School. Four members are selected out of all the students who are to receive their American Degree this year at the National FFA Convention. Lauren Roberts started her research supervised agricultural experience program (SAE) in tenth grade. Her project ... Full Story »

GCFR has five new CPR devices

Gilchrist County Fire Rescue has received five new Automated CPR Devices with the assistance of a State Department of Health Matching Grant. The five complete units were purchased from AED Professionals for $46,595. “Each of the five Advanced Life Support units staffed in our County will now have a device that, once applied to a patient suffering a cardiac arrest, ... Full Story »

Time to early vote, Primary Election Tuesday, August 18

Early Voter showing her identification to Lisa Darus of the Gilchrist County Supervisor of Elections Office. Tracy Sanders was handing early voters their ballots. Connie Sanchez, the Supervior of Elections, set up the early voting so voters move in a large circle to promote distancing. As of noon on Tuesday, August 11, 11.69% of the registered voters in Gilchrist County ... Full Story »