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Down on the Farm Fun at Red, White and Blues Farm

Looking for a fun day in the sun with your family? The Red, White & Blues Farm would be a great place to visit. Eighty beautiful acres of sweet blueberries are just a few miles away between Bronson and Williston. The farm has eight varieties of blueberries to choose from and visitors to the farm are encouraged to taste them ... Full Story »

“Gilchrist Remembers” Sergeant Ramirez and Deputy Lindsey

Two years ago this week two young Gilchrist County Sheriff’s deputies were gunned down while eating lunch in Trenton. The tragedy happened on Thursday, April 19, 2018 at 3 p.m. A lone gunman shot and killed two Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Deputies at a local restaurant in Trenton. Sgt. Ramirez was 29 at the time of his death. He left behind ... Full Story »

Kristen Burke is Recipient of National Science Foundation Fellowship

The parents of Kristen Burke are excited to share that Kristen has been selected to receive the 2020 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Award. Presently Kristen is a Graduate Student Researcher in the Population Research Center at the University of Texas at Austin. She is a Bell High School 2010 graduate and received her bachelor’s degree in Political Science ... Full Story »

Gilchrist Native Allie Lang Rolling writes her first book

By Cindy Jo Ayers One of the first books two year old Maddox Rolling, will read one day is Demi the Different Donut written by his mother, Allie Lang Rolling. Even though Allie and her husband Talon Rolling are pretty busy parents these days, Allie carved out a pocket of time to write her first children’s book. Allie has always ... Full Story »

Santa Fe River/47 Park Closed

The Gilchrist County Park and Boat Ramp at the Santa Fe Bridge on Hwy. 47 has been closed. All other county boat ramps are open for public use. Please do not congregate at the boat ramps. Remember Executive Order 20-09 states that no more than 10 persons per vessel and boats should stay a minimum distance of 50-feet apart once ... Full Story »

Rotary Club fishing tournament postponed

The Rotary Club Fishing Tournament planned for May 2nd has been postponed. Thanks to all of our current and past anglers, sponsors and supporters we will all look forward to getting our lives back in order.  We will get through this and continue to do the good work of Rotary in Gilchrist County.  Stay Safe. Thank you, Charlie Smith Full Story »

Local ladies making much needed face masks

By Cindy Jo Ayers A few good women can do a great deal of good during a tough time. Last Saturday a handful of ladies from Springhouse Quilt Guild gathered at the Suwannee Valley Quilt Shoppe building in Trenton to put their talented hands to work for others. These ladies joined by a couple more Springhouse members sewing from home ... Full Story »

Kris Beasley becomes a Bell Town Councilman

The Bell Town Council began their Thursday, March 12, 2020 meeting with an invocation and a pledge of allegiance to the American flag. Council President, Derek Sanders recognized Town of Bell Attorney, David M. Lang, Jr. to present the Oath of Office to Kris Beasley. The newly appointed Town Councilman was sworn-in by Attorney Lang before he took his seat ... Full Story »