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210 local families receive Thanksgiving dinners

The Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Volunteers are making a Thanksgiving meal possible for 210 Gilchrist County families this year. The Thanksgiving dinner project started years ago when several Sheriff’s Volunteers provided 20 or so turkeys to local families who were going through a difficult time and would otherwise not have a Thanksgiving meal. Over the years the service project has grown ... Full Story »

At Home with Wallace and Carrie Cannon

By Carrie A. Mizell At 83-years-old Wallace Cannon can often be found wearing denim overalls and making cast nets outside his Bell home. He loves to fish, but his arthritis acts up more than it used to and that keeps him from making it down to Cedar Key as often as he’d like. Born on a farm north of Bell ... Full Story »

Ayers Art Gala showcases residents’ work

By Cindy Jo Ayers The  community was invited to spend an evening at the Ayers Art Gala which showcased the works of it’s residents on Thursday, Aug. 20. A group of Ayers residents have been busy painting beautiful botanicals since they began painting classes over a year ago. Full Story »