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Home Destroyed by Fire on CR 341 Sunday

The home of Fredy Feldmann was destroyed by fire on Sunday evening, February 3. The home was located on SW County Road 341. Gilchrist Fire Rescue Chief James Campbell reported that units from Gilchrist County Fire Rescue, Fanning Springs Fire Rescue, Trenton Dept. of Public Safety, and the City of Chiefland Fire Rescue responded to reports of a large residential ... Full Story »

Rock Bluff Springs preparing to open for public use, SRWMD seeking public input

The J.H. Anderson, Jr. Memorial Park - Rock Bluff Springs Tract is one step closer to opening for public use. On January 8, 2019, Suwannee River Water Management District’s (District) Governing Board approved a management agreement and plan that authorizes Alachua Conservation Trust (ACT) to provide management of the tract. The District and ACT are inviting citizens to attend public ... Full Story »

Trenton wins 3 to finish regular season 21-3

The Trenton Lady Tigers finished the regular season with 3 wins to post a 21-3 overall record, 12-0 in District 7 1A. On Tuesday the Tigers defeated Newberry 66-12. Trenton’s Standrea McHenry was selected the Player of the Game as the senior forward shot 21 points and collected 7 rebounds in the game. --- On Thursday, Trenton welcomed Lafayette County ... Full Story »

Trenton Tigers host Girls District tournament

The Trenton girls basketball team will welcome the seven District 7 1A teams to the Tiger’s Den as they compete for the top two spots to enter into the FHSAA post-season state playoffs. The Tigers enter the post season as the top seed in the district as they were undefeated, (12-0) in district play. The Lady Tigers have a first ... Full Story »

Mrs. Willie Mae turns 90

Seated is Mrs. Willie Mae Stalvey Jones at her 90th Birthday celebration. In the back from left to right are her three sons, Johnny Jones, Tommy Jones and Grady Jones. Mrs. Jones enjoyed a barbecue dinner and birthday cake at the Bell Community Center on Sunday, January 27. For many years Mrs. Jones served the people of Gilchrist County as ... Full Story »

Fundraising dinner a huge success for GCSO

There wasn’t an empty seat in the house at Cherry’s Seafood and Steak Restaurant in Trenton on the evening of Jan. 28. Residents from Gilchrist and surrounding counties filled each chair at the fundraising dinner and auction hosted by Jeff and Jessica Cherry. The event brought in well over $16,276 which will go to help fund a trip to the ... Full Story »

Carawan Teacher of the Year, Buck Employee of the Year

The Teacher and Employee of the Year for Gilchrist County School District was announced at the January 28, Gilchrist County Rotary meeting. The district wide Teacher of the Year went to Sandra Carawan of Bell Elementary and the Employee of the Year went Charley Buck, a PreK teacher at Trenton Elementary School. Superintendent Robert Rankin introduced the principals from each ... Full Story »

Trenton girls basketball earns 2 district wins

The Trenton girls basketball earned two District wins last week to go 12-0 in District 7 1A in their regular season. On Tuesday, January 22 the Tigers defeated Branford 79-49 behind the exciting play of Bri Becker, the Tigers’ Player of the Game. The freshman guard shot 23 points and pulled down 7 rebounds for Trenton. She hit 5 of ... Full Story »

County School Board honors Bell Volleyball Team

Left to right, back row, Coach Lisa Barry, School Board Attorney Lindsey Lander, Superintendent Rob Rankin, School Board Member Deen Lancaster, and School Board Member Susan Owens. Middle row, left to right, School Board Member Gina Geiger, Michelle Heilig, Taylor Tompkins, Juliana Whiting, Madison Sapp, Taria Liles, Jillian Cassube, Coach Drue Barry, School Board Member Michelle Walker-Crawford, and School Board ... Full Story »