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Trenton extends a friendly welcome to 2019 Quilt Festival visitors

By Diane Clifton In keeping with its motto, “a community of friends,” Trenton embraced visitors attending the 2019 Trenton Suwannee Valley Quilt Festival on Saturday, March 16th. Seventy quilt, craft and antique vendors lined north Main Street. This year most quilt displays were located near the historic railroad depot, the Quilt Museum and The Suwannee Valley Quilt Shoppe. As Quilt ... Full Story »

Mrs. Marjorie Henley to be inducted into Trenton Hall of Fame

By John Ayers The Trenton City Commission selected an outstanding individual to honor Monday night in choosing to honor the memory of Mrs. Marjorie Henley in the Trenton Hall of Fame. Commissioner Cloud Haley recommended the Commission select only one recipient in 2019 as he made the motion to honor a lady that is well known in Trenton and to ... Full Story »

Buck Mitchell Memorial Dove Shoot Raises Funds for Haven

The Buck Mitchell Family Foundation held its 9th annual Buck Mitchell Memorial Dove and Clay Shoot in November at James and Sam Swilley’s farm. The event raises funds for Haven Hospice and local charities. The Mitchell family recently came together at Haven’s Chiefland office to present a check in the amount of $6,000 in support of Haven’s unreimbursed programs and ... Full Story »

Rock Bluff Springs preparing to open for public use, SRWMD seeking public input

The J.H. Anderson, Jr. Memorial Park - Rock Bluff Springs Tract is one step closer to opening for public use. On January 8, 2019, Suwannee River Water Management District’s (District) Governing Board approved a management agreement and plan that authorizes Alachua Conservation Trust (ACT) to provide management of the tract. The District and ACT are inviting citizens to attend public ... Full Story »

Mrs. Willie Mae turns 90

Seated is Mrs. Willie Mae Stalvey Jones at her 90th Birthday celebration. In the back from left to right are her three sons, Johnny Jones, Tommy Jones and Grady Jones. Mrs. Jones enjoyed a barbecue dinner and birthday cake at the Bell Community Center on Sunday, January 27. For many years Mrs. Jones served the people of Gilchrist County as ... Full Story »

Kimberly Hines receives Hospitality award

The Gilchrist County Character Council’s recipient for the award for Hospitality is Kimberly Hines. Kimberly is an outstanding example of the character trait “hospitality.” Employed in Gilchrist County since 1996, she currently teaches 6th grade Language Arts at Trenton Middle/High School. Both there and during her time at Trenton Elementary, she has been known for being open and friendly to ... Full Story »

David Aderholt longtime School Resource Officer retires

By Cindy Jo Ayers If you ask almost anyone who came through the Gilchrist County School system in the past 20 years they will know Deputy David Aderholt. On Thursday, January 17, Sheriff Bobby Schultz and his team gathered in the Sheriff’s Office conference room to honor Deputy Aderholt for a job well done. Sheriff Schultz told his friends and ... Full Story »