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Riverside Christian wins first District Title in 8-Man football

The Riverside Christian Academy Wranglers won their first District Title since the program began to compete in an 8-man football conference. The Wranglers clinched their 1st First Coast Division Title after defeating the No. 1 seat in the district, Florida School of Deaf & Blind of St Augustine, 61-20. The Wrangler’s quarterback Carter Hodge had an impressive night as the ... Full Story »

Aucilla Christian defeats Bell, 33-13

The Bell Bulldogs traveled to Monticello Friday night to take on the Aucilla Christian Warriors. The hosts’ record was 4-2 coming into this contest as the Bulldogs were 3-5. Aucilla scored first and often in this first period as they held a 20-0 lead going into halftime. The 3rd period turned into a defensive battle as neither team found the ... Full Story »

Hilliard outlast Trenton in Division 4 shootout

The undefeated Hilliard Flashes played host to the Trenton Tigers Friday night, as the Tigers allowed the host to slip away with a 28-21 Sunshine State Athletic Conference North Florida Eastern Division 4 victory. Hilliard opened the game scoring 14 points in the 1st period. The Tigers got even in the 2nd period as they scored 2 touchdowns and kicked ... Full Story »

Runnin’ Bulldogs Compete in Suwannee County Invitational

By: Brad Surrency The Runnin’ Bulldogs Cross Country team participated in the 2021 Suwannee County Invitational on Saturday, October 23rd. The Bulldogs ran against nine other teams, including Belmont Academy, Bradford County, Branford, Columbia, Hamilton, Lincoln High, Rickards High, Scintilla High and the host school, Suwannee High School. On the boy’s side, Mitchell Anderson ran a season best 21 minutes ... Full Story »

BBQ from the Hart, a fun day for all

By Chris Rogers Gilchrist County and the Gilchrist County Rotary Club partnered together to hold the first annual “BBQ from the Hart” event. On Saturday, October 16, the Hart Springs campground was a busy place to be. Even though we are use to cooler temperatures by the middle of October, the weather was almost perfect for the event. A lot ... Full Story »

Undersheriff Robert Willis makes arrest north of Bell

On Wednesday, October 13th just after school got out Undersheriff Robert Willis chased down a reckless driver just North of Bell on US Hwy 129. Willis was traveling North on 129 when a vehicle driving over 100 miles per hour passed him and numerous other vehicles, including a Gilchrist County school bus, on a double yellow line near the Gilchrist ... Full Story »

Business theft solved by GCSO

On October 13, 2021, Capt. Scotty Douglas of the Gilchrist County Sheriff Office was contacted from a local business owner in reference to some stolen property taken from his business. After speaking with the owner, Capt. Scotty Douglas located the suspect Eric John Agre, a white male, born March 7, 1975. Capt. Douglas along with Sgt. Robert Whitaker and Cpl. ... Full Story »

Gilchrist approves Allstate as low bidder on jail project, will negotiate less expensive facility

By John Ayers The Gilchrist County Commission selected a construction company from a list of four submitted bidders that was chosen to construct a less expensive jail complex for Gilchrist County. Bids were received from Allstate Construction Co., Oelrich Construction, Inc., Gray Construction Services, Inc., and Scorpio Construction. The bid that was identified as the lowest bid submitted was from ... Full Story »