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County Deputies help a young first-time driver

When Xander Bowland got his restricted drivers license his first stop was the Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office. The purpose of the visit was for Xander to experience a simulated traffic stop. This plan for a mock traffic stop formed a year or so ago when Xander’s parents, Heather and Chad Bowland came to Sheriff Bobby Schultz with their concerns. They ... Full Story »

Deen Mayor, Davis Commissioner

At the January 8 City of Trenton meeting, city attorney Duke Lang swore in Lee Deen as new Mayor, and Kayla Davis as new commissioner in group 4. Full Story »

Trenton Commission moves forward with Sunday alcohol sales

The Trenton City Commission took a step forward in the name of supporting their businesses in the municipality as the three-member board directed Attorney David M Lang, Jr. to amend the current ordinance to allow the sale of alcohol on Sunday. The Trenton City Commission with newly sworn-in Mayor Lee Deen and new Commissioner Kayla Davis received the Oath of ... Full Story »

Gilchrist Receives blast of cold weather

By Cindy Jo Ayers Gilchrist County residents experienced extremely cold temperatures last week. Several mornings the temperatures dropped down into the 20s. Several inches of rain and temperatures down in the low 20s brought ice to the county on Wednesday, January 3. The north part of the county looked like a winter wonderland as the ice encrusted the trees and ... Full Story »

Sunday Alcohol Sales to be discussed at Trenton Commission meeting

By Cindy Jo Ayers The Monday, January 8th, Trenton City Commission Meeting agenda lists Sunday Alcohol Sales as a discussion item. City Manager Lyle Wilkerson said last week that several owners and managers of local convenience stores had approached him about wanting the long standing ordinance, which prohibits alcohol sales within the city limits of Trenton on Sundays to be ... Full Story »

Pvt. Robert A. Cole Graduates from Boot Camp

Submitted Pvt. Robert A. Cole, 18, of Trenton, graduated from the United States Marine Corps boot camp at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island on December 15, 2017. Pvt. Cole successfully completed 13 weeks on intensive basic training at MCRO Parris Island as one of 87 recruits in Training Platoon 1088, Company B. Following ten days home on leave he ... Full Story »

Elle Cocina opens this week in Trenton

Matt and Ellen Aschenbrener opened Elle Cocina Tex Mex restaurant on Wednesday, December 20, at 222 NW 1st Avenue in Trenton. The former stone accented wood frame home of Jack and Mildred Hays has been very tastefully remodeled with a Mexican flare. The remodeling project has a homey  feel while still respecting the historic 1936 building. The new business owners ... Full Story »

Rainy Christmas on Main enjoyed by area youth

Trenton High Band members host a bake sale during Christmas on Main  which was held December 7. Shown from left to right are Shelby Lohse, Kylie Robertson, Jeremy Medina, Christine Fuchs, Steven Wright, and Kelsie Turner. This group of band students are members of the Tri M Music Honors Society. Full Story »

Gilchrist Blue Springs holds Public Workshop last week in Trenton and High Springs

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection Division of Recreation and Parks held a public workshop on Thursday, November 30 at the Three Rivers Regional Library in Trenton. The division of Recreation and Parks had many presentation boards setup in the new library addition identifying many different assets of the park in Gilchrist County. The meeting was held to give the ... Full Story »

New auction facility coming to Trenton

_By Cindy Jo Ayers J.R. Trimm, the auctioneer and owner of Trimm Auction and Services, LLC in Trenton, plans to construct a new 4,000 square foot building on the property located just east of Trenton city limits.  He hopes to have the new facility finished and open by April of 2018.   . The property is 3.25 acres and located ... Full Story »