Tag Archives: Gilchrist County

Summer Programs Keep Migrant Children Learning

By on July 16th, 2015 | Last updated: July 16, 2015 at 5:14 pm

Counties around north central Florida are keeping migrant children learning throughout the summer. The programs are put into place to reduce disruptions migrant children face in their education due to frequent moves.

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Gilchrist Residents Voice Concern Over Proposed Ten Commandments Monument

By on June 8th, 2015 | Last updated: June 12, 2015 at 3:07 pm

A large monument of the Ten Commandments might be built in front of the County Courthouse in Trenton. A meeting will be held to discuss the proposal at 6 p.m. in the Gilchrist County Meeting Room.

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Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office Becomes Safe Place For Online Sales

By on February 3rd, 2015 | Last updated: February 3, 2015 at 2:33 pm

Local Craigslist antique seller arranges trade meeting in Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office to ensure safety for both buyer and seller. Ron Mills and the sheriff’s office hope to see more counties adopt the practice in preventing online crime.

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Bell Residents Express Sadness, Shock in Wake of Shooting

By on September 19th, 2014 | Last updated: September 19, 2014 at 6:01 pm

Bell residents wake up to tragedy in wake of shooting. Don Spirit, 51, killed his daughter, six grandchildren and himself on Thursday around 4 p.m.

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Gov. Scott Speaks in Response to Bell Shooting

By on September 19th, 2014 | Last updated: September 19, 2014 at 4:17 pm

Gov. Rick Scott spoke today in response to the Bell shootings. Don Spirit shot his daughter and her six children in the town of Bell on Thursday.

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Gov. Scott to Visit Bell This Afternoon

By on September 19th, 2014 | Last updated: September 19, 2014 at 4:15 pm

Gov. Rick Scott will visit Bell, Fla. Today in the wake of a shooting that left six children and two adults dead on Thursday Sept. 18.

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Florida’s Animal Shelter Public Record Law Still All Bark, No Bite

By on November 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: November 26, 2013 at 11:09 am

Not all counties are complying with a recent Florida law that requires animal shelter adoption, intake and euthanasia information to be accessible to the public. Under the current law, there are no penalties for not making the information public.

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Emergency Helicopter Base Moves To Levy County, Allowing For Faster Response Times

By on November 19th, 2013 | Last updated: November 19, 2013 at 4:13 pm

Cross City helicopter base moves to Levy County to provide more medical support.

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Here Are North Florida’s Early Campaign Finance Leaders In The 2014 Legislature Race

By on October 16th, 2013 | Last updated: October 17, 2013 at 10:17 pm

With the 2014 general elections approaching, the public is able to access the leading contributions and expenditures North Florida candidates have amassed so far.

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Suwannee, Santa Fe Rivers Flooding Takes Toll On Riverside Structures

By and on September 2nd, 2013 | Last updated: September 4, 2013 at 10:29 am

Recent flooding of the Suwannee and Santa Fe rivers, in part caused by heavy rainfall, have forced some tubing and canoeing businesses to shutter, residents to evacuate and caused damage to riverside properties.

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