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New brush truck dedicated to Alexander W. Hudson III, Friend, Brother and Leader of Trenton Fire Dept.

By John Ayers The Trenton City Commission held a special ceremony Monday evening to dedicated Trenton Fire Rescue new Brush truck, 2501 to Alexander William Hudson, III, a past fire chief for his tireless service and commitment to the community, friend, brother, and leader. Matt Rexroat, Trenton Public Safety Chief introduced Resolution 2020-02 as he read the information to the ... Full Story »

Local pecan company suppling quality nuts

Whether you pronounce it “pecans” or “pecons” this Native American nut is a favorite throughout this country. The United States produces 300 million pounds of pecans in a year and is the largest producer of pecans in the world. A few miles South of Trenton just across the Gilchrist/Levy line there is a barn where a Nut Buster pecan cracker ... Full Story »

Helping Hands 4-H Club wins Statewide contest

The Helping Hands 4-H club completed a beautification project in early 2020 at the Bell Library. This project was made possible by a statewide community pride grant from the Florida 4-H Foundation. The youth committee from the Helping Hands club completed a community needs assessment and decided that the Bell Library was the perfect place to submit for a grant. ... Full Story »

A very fun Halloween in Gilchrist County

Several hay rides took Trick or Treaters around downtown Trenton during Halloween. Several local businesses gave away candy and had games for the children. Full Story »

Gloria Myers from Lancaster C.I. Awarded District Principal of the Year

Submitted by Florida Department of Corrections Our very own, Education Supervisor, Ms. Gloria Myers was recently recognized by Secretary Mark Inch with the District Principal of the Year Award. Ms. Myers has served as the Education Supervisor at Lancaster CI for 19 of her 30-year career with FDC. She is known for her commitment to the education department, advocacy for ... Full Story »

Paula’s Art Studio and Gallery now open in Trenton

By Cindy Jo Ayers Paula Shochet has opened a Art Studio and Gallery in downtown Trenton. During the interview Paula said, “It has always been a dream of mine to give art lessons to children.” Paula was born in Romania and graduated from art school in Europe. Paula’s husband Randy Shochet has opened Shochet Law in the other part of ... Full Story »

Oliver Everett Boals “Brother Boals” Turns 107

On Friday, October 9, 2020, Oliver Everett Boals “Brother Boals” turned 107. Brother Boals lives at Ayers Health & Rehabilitation Center in Trenton. His family met around 3:00 p.m. to have a 15 minute outdoor birthday celebration with singing and a balloon release. Brother Boals “Pappy” has two daughters, one son, three grand children, seven great grandchildren and one great-great ... Full Story »

Clemons visits football game

Representative Chuck Clemons and his wife Jane are shown flanked by supporters during the Trenton Tigers vs. Dixie County Bears football game last Friday night. Rep. Clemons (R) will be on the Nov. 3, General Election Ballot. The Clemons team enjoyed a fundraiser event at BubbaQue’s Restaurant in downtown Trenton before the game. Full Story »

The Beauty Bar opens in Trenton

Brittni Anderson the owner of The Beauty Bar Trenton’s newest salon is shown cutting the ribbon at her business opened on September 11. The new business is located at 806 East Wade Street in Trenton next to Subway. The salon features teeth whitening, teeth gems, permanent makeup, nails, massage, facials, lashes, and hair. Full Story »

Alice White passes away at 105

Citizen’s of Gilchrist County were saddened to learn that Alice White, known by many as “Miss Alice,” passed away on Monday morning, September 21. Miss Alice was born on January 17, 1915, she was married to the late Willis White of Trenton. She loved attending church, baking cakes, fishing and her many friends throughout the Trenton area. She had a ... Full Story »