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Chamber Banquet rescheduled for April 13

The Gilchrist County Chamber of Commerce has rescheduled their Annual Banquet for Tuesday, April 13, at Seven Hills Farm. Awards nominations can still be made for the annual banquet awards. Award categories include Citizen of the Year, Civic Organization of the Year, Business of the Year, and the Lifetime Achievement awards are still open. The nominations will be open until ... Full Story »

No COVID-19 Vaccine appointments at this time, until additional vaccines arrive

On Monday morning, January 11, the Gilchrist County Health Department reported that they were out of Covid-19 vaccines. On Monday the Health Department was not scheduled to receive a shipment of vaccines this week. Wesley Asbell of the Health Department said, that the schedule for vaccine delivery could change at any time. “We are temporarily suspending appointments for Covid-19 vaccinations ... Full Story »

Constitutional Officers sworn back in

Sheriff Bobby Schultz, Tax Collector Michael McElroy, Supervisor of Elections Connie Sanchez, and Property Appraiser Damon Leggett shown being sworn in for another term by County Court Judge Sheree H. Lancaster. Full Story »

Barbara Locke honored by County Board

Gilchrist County Commissioners Kenrick Thomas, Marion Poitevint, Sharon A. Langford, longtime Health Department Administrator Barbara Locke, Commissioners Bill Martin and Darrell Smith. During the January 4th Commission meeting, the County Commission honored Barbara Locke with a Proclamation for her many years of service at the Florida Department of Health in Gilchrist, Levy, and Dixie Counties. Full Story »

Ayers Health and Rehabilitation Center and Tri-County Nursing Home residents and staff have received Covid-19 Vaccines

Joanna Buckles, Administrator of Ayers Health and Rehabilation Center said on Tuesday that CVS would be vaccinating the residents and staff on Wednesday, January 6. Buckles stated, “We are looking forward to the opportunity to take the vaccine and the improved protection from Covid.” Tri-County Nursing Home in Fanning Springs reported on Tuesday that their staff and residents were vaccinated ... Full Story »

Trenton’s Emerie Woodall starts Grit & Grace business

By Cindy Jo Ayers Grit & Grace all started when 16 year old Emerie Woodall needed something to do after last March’s shut down. Emerie had spent much of her extra time playing travel softball when she was not busy at Trenton High School. She went from a very busy life to as she said, “Nothing,” overnight. She admits that ... Full Story »

Bell’s Christmas Parade and Town Lighting shines festive light on the Holiday

The 2020 Bell Christmas Parade held on Saturday, Dec. 5 was a great celebration of the holiday season. The Bell Powerhouse Band preformed Christmas songs and colorful local made floats rounded out the parade. On Friday night, Dec. 4 the annual Bell Town Lighting was held. Over 30 happy children went home with free bikes from the Town Lighting and ... Full Story »

Operation Christmas Child another success!

11,453 Christmas Shoeboxes were collected from the Tri-County Area this year. Sandie and Johnny Johnson were in charge of collection week where thousands of Christmas Shoeboxes were dropped off at Bethel Baptist Church in Gilchrist County. Church volunteers were in charge of packing the cartons on the truck which left this area headed to Atlanta. Through Operation Christmas Child Samaritan’s ... Full Story »

Farm Bureau Women’s Group installs Free Community Library

The Gilchrist County Farm Bureau Women’s Group is proud to announce that we have installed a Free Community Library in front of the Farm Bureau office in Trenton. Our mission in our Women’s group is to promote education and improve our community through outreach and fellowship. We think our Free Community Library is a great way to promote literacy in ... Full Story »

New brush truck dedicated to Alexander W. Hudson III, Friend, Brother and Leader of Trenton Fire Dept.

By John Ayers The Trenton City Commission held a special ceremony Monday evening to dedicated Trenton Fire Rescue new Brush truck, 2501 to Alexander William Hudson, III, a past fire chief for his tireless service and commitment to the community, friend, brother, and leader. Matt Rexroat, Trenton Public Safety Chief introduced Resolution 2020-02 as he read the information to the ... Full Story »