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Trenton man picked up in “Operation Be Mine”

Putnam County Law enforcement announced on Wednesday, March 7, that 14 men were accused of soliciting online for sex with someone they thought was a 14 year old or younger girl. Among those arrests was Brandon Austin Riggs, 26, who gave Trenton, Florida as his address. It was reported that Riggs is or was a Florida Department of Corrections juvenile ... Full Story »

Car Fire at McDonald’s

The Trenton Fire Department and Gilchrist County Fire Rescue responded to a vehicle fire on Monday, February 26, at 10:18 p.m. in the McDonald’s Drive-Thru in Trenton. The dispatcher reported that structures were in danger at 209 East Wade Street when the call went out to fire fighters. When the units arrived on scene, an estimated five minutes later, a ... Full Story »

Dear Gilchrist County Citizens

Submitted Dear Gilchrist County Citizens: My name is Bill Martin and it is an honor to introduce myself as a candidate for County Commissioner District 2. My family has resided in Gilchrist County for 3 generations. My grandfather was a farmer in this area. My father was in the U.S. Air Force for twenty three years, after retirement we came ... Full Story »

Facility at Palms Medical Group in Bell to double in size

Construction is underway at the Palms Medical Group in Bell. The expansion will more than double the size of the existing facility. Palms Medical Group was awarded a grant from Health and Human Services for the expansion of the facilities. Palms was one of 290 health centers to receive this funding. Anita Riels, Chief Executive Officer of Palms Medical Group ... Full Story »

Sunday Alcohol sales approved in City of Trenton

The Trenton City Commission approved Sunday alcohol sales beginning immediately for all retail sales inside the municipality Monday evening during the second and final reading of the ordinance. On a motion by Commissioner Haley and a second by Commissioner Davis to approve Ordinance 2018-01 to allow retail businesses to sell alcoholic beverages on Sunday in the City of Trenton. Mayor ... Full Story »

Gilchrist to purchase voting equipment, save $ over leasing

The Gilchrist County Commission took action on Monday to purchase voting equipment instead of leasing the voting machines to save over $100K by the end of the ten-year lease program. Gilchrist Clerk of Court Todd Newton reported to the Commission that after the finance committee took a closer look at the lease, they determined that in the eighth year the ... Full Story »

Wood arrested for the murder of Gilchrist County woman

Over the weekend the Gilchrist County SheriffÕs Office put out a Missing and Endangered Person Notice for Heather Lamb, last seen on Saturday, January 20. Albert Charles Wood, 27 of Gilchrist County, was arrested in Dixie County on the afternoon of Sunday, January 21st. WoodÕs arrest occurred during a missing person investigation being conducted by the Gilchrist County SheriffÕs Office. ... Full Story »

Bell council members take oath of office on Jan. 11

By John Ayers The Bell Town Council held their January regular meeting on Thursday night as President Derek Sanders opened the meeting with an invocation and a salute to the American flag. The first order of business was to present the Oath of Office to three unopposed elected officials. Council members Gary Blankenship, Michael Moore and Chris Sandlin took the ... Full Story »