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Jones Crowned Queen

Katie Jones of Trenton was crowned the 2017 Newberry Watermelon Festival Queen last weekend. Katie is the daughter of Troy and Mari-Michael Smith. Full Story »

Community Walk held in Trenton

Law enforcement officers of the Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office and community leaders from the Northwest community of Trenton joined together to walk through the community inviting citizens to lunch at the Train Depot. The Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office and Captain Sheryl Brown organized the event. Sheriff Bobby Schultz welcomed those gathered before the walk saying, “We are all a family ... Full Story »

17th Law Day held at Hart Springs

Gilchrist and Levy Counties’ law enforcement officers enjoyed a wonderful fried mullet dinner on the banks of the Suwannee River on Friday, May 5. This annual Gilchrist and Levy County event was attended by several judges in the Eighth Judicial Circuit as well as local elected officials from both counties. Gilchrist County Judge Sheree Lancaster and her husband Howell’s river ... Full Story »

Relay for Life to be held May 5, Teams busy raising funds

The Best Drugs Relay for Life Team has been working to raise funds for the The Tri-Counties 2017 Relay For Life. Best Drugs team, like many of the other teams in the Tri-County area are planning to be at Trenton High School Track on Friday, May 5, for this much awaited annual event. The opening Ceremony will begin at 6:00 ... Full Story »

Mr. Thomas Scott Retires from County Sheriff’s Office

On Wednesday, April 19 a retirement reception was held for Mr. Thomas Scott for his recent retirement from the Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff Bobby Schultz presented Mr. Scott with this plaque of appreciation for his 12 years of full-time service to the Sheriff’s office and Gilchrist County. Prior to this Mr. Scott was a reserve officer for many years. ... Full Story »

Rachel Perryman signs with AMDA

Thursday, April 13, Rachel Perryman signed with AMDA College at the TES Auditorium. “As her drama coach I am proud of all she has accomplished on the stage, as her mother I am proud of all she has accomplished in life.” These are the words shared by Rachel Perryman’s mother, Krista Perryman who is also her drama teacher as she ... Full Story »

Water Ski Show in Fanning Springs a big success

The Fanning Springs Chamber of Commerce organized a fun day for local citizens last Saturday as hundreds attend water ski show, Easter egg hunt, live concert and free outdoor movie.    Full Story »

Ruth Rykert St. John enjoyed her 100th birthday celebration with family

Family and friends gathered to celebrate the 100th birthday of Ruth Rykert St. John on Saturday, March 25 at Ayers Health and Rehab in Trenton. Grandma Ruth, as she is known by her family, was born in Batavia, New York on March 24, 2017. After graduation from high school she moved to Buffalo to attend nursing school. She was working ... Full Story »

Quilt Festival Welcomes Large Crowd on a Picture-Perfect Day

Submitted On Saturday, March 18th, Trenton’s Suwannee Valley Quilt Festival visitors enjoyed a wonderful spring day on Main Street strolling among the booths of over sixty craft and antique sellers, and those of numerous quilting groups. With quilts hung all over downtown, quilt lovers could take a very close look at many colorful exemplars. Visitors expressed their amazement at the ... Full Story »

County Law Enforcement honored at Annual Banquet

Members of Gilchrist County law enforcement attended the annual banquet held in their honor at Bell High School. The annual event was held on Tuesday, March 14, and is hosted each year by the Criminal Justice students from Bell High School and their advisor Mark Lundy. Sheriff Robert “Bobby” Schultz praised the Criminal Justice students saying, “These fine young men ... Full Story »