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Lindsey May benefit to be held Feb.1st and 2nd

Lindsey Martin May, a young woman who grew up in this county has been diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Lindsey is 29 years old and is married to Cody May. Lindsey and Cody have a little girl, Harper. A group of Lindsey’s longtime friends have joined together to hold a benefit in her honor. Tyler Black said last week, “We just ... Full Story »

Nestlé Waters North America Purchases Bottling Facility in Northeast Gilchrist County

Nestlé Waters North America announced that they have acquired a bottling facility in Northeast Gilchrist County Florida from Ice River Springs Marianna LLC. The 300,000 square foot facility will be NWNA’s third manufacturing location in Florida, including its operations in Madison and Pasco counties. The transaction closed on December 28, 2018. “We are evolving our operations to better support the ... Full Story »

Judge Griffis and Judge Lancaster sworn in last week

Eighth Judicial Circuit Court Judge Stanley H. Griffis III and County Court Judge Sheree H. Lancaster were sworn in to office for another term on Tuesday, January 8, 2019. Judge Griffis swore in Judge Lancaster then Judge Lancaster swore in Judge Griffis. Both Judges’ new terms began on January 8, 2019 and last until January 6, 2025. Judge Griffis and ... Full Story »

Local horses do well in Harness Racing

Verlin Yoder of Bell has been a busy man for the past few years. He trains Standardbred horses at Gilcrest Farms in Gilchrist County for much of the year. Yoder’s two year old filly Woodside Charm won the 2018 Breeders Crown. Yoder drove Woodside Charm to a 1:54.1 win in the Breeders Crown 2-Year-Old Filly Trot final at The Downs ... Full Story »

Grand Opening held at Excellent Carwash

A large crowd gathered at the new car wash in Trenton on Friday, Jan. 4 to celebrate the opening of the new business. Regina Kirksey is the new business owner. Kirksey moved to Trenton two years ago from Ft. White. She said she enjoys living here and is excited about her new business venture. The company, Excellent Carwash, offers a ... Full Story »

Geri Cruse retires from local bank

Geri Cruse retired on December 31 from Capital City Bank in Trenton. Cruse began her banking career in the St. Petersburg area in 1977. She has worked as a Personal Banker with Capital City Bank for over 24 years. Cruse worked for many years at the front of the bank and always greeted those who entered the bank with a ... Full Story »

Retirees Recognized at School Board Meeting

Plaque to Honor J.M. “Murphy” Everett By Janet Bradley School personnel who will be retiring in December were recognized at the December 11 School Board Meeting for their many years of service in education. Those retiring are bus drivers Karen Latham, who has served the Trenton schools, and Nancy “Darlene” Thomas, who has served the Bell schools. Trenton Elementary Food ... Full Story »

Christmas on Main Street

Pony rides, ice sledding, live Nativity, Christmas music, free bikes and lots of good food all came together to make a very festive Christmas on Main. The annual Chamber of Commerce sponsored event was a huge success this year in Trenton. Chilly weather made Thursday evening, December 6, just right for lots of free food for those 2000 or so ... Full Story »