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New curbing near Dollar General hinders truck traffic

A downtown Trenton business owner wants answers from the Department of Transportation after re-curbing along Main Street has negatively affected his business. Doug Crawford, owner of Southern Tire, said he was surprised to find that the access he shares with the Dollar General store being built on Main Street, was re-curbed on Veteran’s Day, closing off a key access to ... Full Story »

Sheriff’s Office launches Ag Watch program

By Carrie A. Mizell The Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office would like to invite local farmers who own at least 50 acres, or an agribusiness, to join an Ag Watch program that is being formed to combat agriculture-related theft in Gilchrist County. Sgt. Leonard Knuckles and Deputy Scotty Douglas have been working to implement the Ag Watch program, which is funded ... Full Story »

Push for 4 day work week falls short

Several months ago Seth Hastings, account administrator for the City of Trenton, made a presentation to the city commissioners showing the advantages of a four day work week. Hastings explained that if the employees of the City of Trenton could work four 10 hour days each week it would help morale among the employees. During the meeting Hastings showed commissioners ... Full Story »

Tigers advance after big win over Mayo 40-14

The Trenton Tigers dominated the visiting Lafayette County Hornets 40-14 in the Class 1A Region 3 semi-finals Friday evening. The Tigers were fired up as the music was rocking and the smoke was billowing from the tunnel as the reigning 1A State Champs entered the field carrying the American flag and the THS orange and black Tiger flag. The Tiger ... Full Story »

Christmas on Main Street will be Dec. 4

The Gilchrist County Chamber of Commerce will once again host Christmas on Main Street in downtown Trenton on Thursday, Dec. 4, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. This year’s theme is Charlie Brown and organizers are planning a costume contest for elementary age children to find the best Snoopy, Charlie Brown, Woodstock, Linus or Lucy in Gilchrist County. Christmas on ... Full Story »

Tough loss to Pierson Taylor ends Lady Bulldogs state run

The Bell Lady Bulldogs can hold their heads up high after a fantastic 2014 volleyball season. Though their hopes of a state championship title ended on Tuesday after a loss to Pierson Taylor, the Lady Bulldogs played hard all season and made their community proud. The third time proved to be the charm for the Lady Bulldogs. After coming up ... Full Story »

Harrison, Poitevint win

Fifty-four percent of Gilchrist County’s registered voters cast a ballot in the General Election with the majority voting to re-elect D. Ray Harrison Jr. as Gilchrist County Commissioner, District 2. Voters also elected Marion C. Poitevint as County Commissioner District 4. Harrison received 3,601 votes, while his challenger, Democrat John Yencho got 2,345 votes. Poitevint defeated incumbent County Commissioner, District ... Full Story »

Lancaster elected Fanning Springs mayor

Howell “Trip” Lancaster was elected mayor of Fanning Springs on Tuesday. Lancaster defeated Rodger Nogaki by a spread of 170 to 136 votes. Ron Queen defeated incumbent Whitney “Stoney” Smith for Council Seat 4. Queen got 172 votes, to Smith’s 128 votes. Full Story »