Tag Archives: Gilchrist County

Gilchrist sobriety checkpoint

From Florida Highway Patrol Public Information Office: The Florida Highway Patrol will be conducting a Comprehensive Roadside Sobriety Checkpoint in the Gilchrist County area on Friday, December 28, 2012 starting at 7:00 p.m. This checkpoint will be conducted on SR 26, approximately 2 miles west of SR 49. This is a continuing …

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Gilchrist County school system achieves top 5 ranking

The Gilchrist County School District is ranked fifth in the list of 67 state school districts in a ranking released by the Florida Department of Education today. Though Gilchrist County is one of the smaller Florida counties, Gilchrist County School Superintendent Don Thomas says the real secret to a successful …

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Yearly dig unearths fossils and more

The Florida Museum of Natural History hosted a volunteer fossil dig from November 11-20 at the Thomas Farm site in Gilchrist County. WUFT-FM’s Juliana Valencia says people digging at the site discovered more than just old bones. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2011/11/valenciafossilwrap.mp3]

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