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At Home with William and Helen Roberts

By Lauren Roberts Lake City native Helen Roberts, the daughter of Norman and Corine Witt, remembers riding over to visit her aunt’s farmhouse in Trenton as a young little girl. This fun-loving city girl absolutely hated the trip as the countryside was empty in her opinion, and she would’ve much rather spent her day at the skating rink with her ... Full Story »

Good turnout for Denny George’s Meet and Greet

On Friday afternoon, June 29, Central Florida Electric Cooperative hosted a Meet and Greet for their new General Manager Denny George. A large crowd of cooperative members, former employees of CFEC, as well as current employees turned out to meet and visit with Denny and Hallie George. The event featured a nice selection of food as well as a great ... Full Story »

Local 4-H members enjoying a busy Summer

4-H has been busy the first half of the summer! Local youth have participated in day camps during summer weeks 1 and 2 such as beginner cooking camp and kebob grilling camp where they learned about food safety and handling, cooking and grilling techniques, selecting healthy food options, and kitchen safety. Additionally youth were able to go visit a local ... Full Story »

Denny George to head up Central Florida Electric

By Cindy Jo Ayers Denny George of Trenton will be heading up Central Florida Electric which serves Gilchrist, Dixie and Levy Counties with electrical service. The position was advertised in February of this year. After an extensive process, George was chosen by the Board of Trustees. According to a news release from CFEC, Barbara Townsend of Bell and a longtime ... Full Story »

SunStop Market holds Grand Opening at new Trenton store

Southwest Georgia Oil President Glennie Bench and Mike Harrell, the company’s CEO, are shown cutting the ribbon at the Grand Opening of SunSpot Market on Thursday, May 17. Southwest Georgia Oil is the parent company of SunStop Market in Trenton. Patrons of the store enjoyed lots of free samples from the deli. Nettles Sausage Company was giving away sausage sandwiches. ... Full Story »

Lauren Roberts Newberry Watermelon Festival Teen Queen

Trenton High School’s own Lauren Roberts was crowned the 2018 Teen Queen for the Newberry Watermelon Festival on Saturday, May 12. Lauren is the daughter of Franne Martin and Jason Roberts, and she is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Roberts. The 2018 Newberry Watermelon Festival will take place on Saturday May 19, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 ... Full Story »

Rodeo Season ends well for Jones Sisters

Jordyn and Jayme Jones wrapped up their first season participating in the South Eastern Little Britches Rodeo. Jordyn, age 9, won the Champion Pole Bender buckle for the Little Wrangler class, as well as earning the Reserve Champion for Barrels and Goat Untying for the same class which is for youth ages 5-9. Jayme, age 4, won the All Around ... Full Story »