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Lancaster Blvd in Trenton to be paved

Hopefully this week a SCOP Grant paving project in Trenton will begin on NE Lancaster Boulevard from Main Street all the way to Suwannee Valley Feeds. Then the paving project will turn left on NE 5th Terrace and travel down until it reaches State Road 47. The SCOP Grant was for $625,000, and the paving work will be done by ... Full Story »

County Tax Collector’s Office in Trenton moves to new location

Tax Collector Michael McElroy was pleased to open the front door to the Tax Collector’s new Office in Trenton. The building is situated next door to the County Commission Meeting Room that was formerly Trenton Church of Christ. The new Tax Collector’s building was used years ago as the church’s Sunday School annex. More recently the county owned building was ... Full Story »

Gilchrist County School District releases school opening plans

The COVID-19 Virus will make opening of schools this school term extra challenging throughout the state and country. Last week the Gilchrist County School District (GCSD) released their reopening plans. The plan calls for the staff at all four of the GCSD schools to be at work on Monday, August 3. Meet your Teacher will be held August 4-7 and ... Full Story »

Captain Charlie Caulk retires from the Florida Highway Patrol

On June 30, 2020, Captain Charlie Caulk retired from the Florida Highway Patrol after a total of 24 years of law enforcement service. Captain Caulk served over 20 years with the FHP, over 2 years with the Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office and 1 year with the Chiefland Police Department. He also served as a 911 dispatcher for the Citrus and ... Full Story »

Lock your car doors in Trenton

On July 8th, GCSO posted that residents of Trenton should lock their car doors. During the July 13th Trenton City Commission Meeting, Public Safety Chief Matthew Rexroat stated that some 16 cars had been broken into in the Northeast section of town from Trenton Apartments North. None of the car doors were locked. Full Story »

Dave Perry to open DP Design in Trenton

By Cindy Jo Ayers Dave Perry did not know 20 years ago, when he began work on his first fixer upper home, that in 2020 he would be opening an office for DP Design in Trenton. Perry grew up in the Florida Keys enjoying fishing and spending time on the water. His grandfather was a developer and his father also ... Full Story »

Gilchrist receives over $39K in PILT funds from SRWMD

Hugh Thomas, Executive Director of the Suwannee River Water Management District, addressed the Gilchrist County Commission on June 29, to bring the board up to date on the many programs that are on going in the 15 county district, including his home county of Gilchrist. Mr. Thomas introduced Ben Glass, a legislative liaison that accompanied the Executive Director representing the ... Full Story »