• Christmas comes to Chiefland Saturday

    The Christmas season officially kicks off on Saturday with the 2012 Chiefland Christmas Festival and parade — including a visit by Santa Claus who will close out the parade before heading to the Trailhead Park gazebo behind the Train Depot to visit with children and hear their wishes.

    The festival, sponsored by the Greater Chiefland Area Chamber of Commerce kicks off with a run at 9 a.m. and culminates with the parade at 6 p.m. and Santa's arrival in the park. 

  • Suwannee River Fair News

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  • Players hold auditions for “Little Shop of Horrors”

    Open auditions for "Little Shop of Horrors," a musical by Howard Ashman and Alan Meken, will be held on Saturday, Dec. 8, at 10 a.m. at the Chief Theater in downtown Chiefland. Those auditioning need to be prepared with a musical number. 

    Cast needed are: Seymour - 20 to 30 years old; Audrey - 20 to 30 years old; Orin - 25 to 35 years old; Audrey II (the plant, non speaking); Audrey II (the voice); Crystal, Ronnette, Chiffon - 20 to 30 years old (chorus). A second audition and callbacks will be held on Tuesday Dec. 11, at 7 p.m. at the Chief.

  • Community Calendar for the week of November 29


  • Great Suwannee River Cleanup on Saturday, Dec. 1

    The next phase of the Great Suwannee River Cleanup sponsored by Current Problems Organization, will be Saturday Dec. 1, starting at 10 a.m.

    Groups will deploy from three locations, Camp Azalea/Yellow Jacket, Fowlers Bluff and the Town of Suwannee. 

  • Community Calendar for the week of November 15



    Through Nov. 21


    Scarecrow City display

    Scarecrow City, a project sponsored by the Greater Chiefland Area Chamber of Commerce, is on exhibit at Trailhead Park on U.S. Highway 19 South in Chiefland.  Businesses and community groups created the displays. 



  • LARC cleans house

    The Levy ARC Thrift Store is having its annual Clean Sweep sale on Saturday, Nov. 10, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be lots of bargains. 

       The store will also be selling fish dinners for $6 each. The meal includes fried mullet, baked beans, cole slaw and hush puppies. 

  • Cane grinding week at Shrine Club


  • Library Friends to meet

    The Friends of the Luther Callaway Public Library Board of Directors, will hold their monthly meeting at the Library, at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Nov 8.    Members, prospective members and guests are welcome at all meetings.  For further information, call FLCPL president Tom Reitz at 493-1896 or 949-5413 or email  tomreitz@msn.com.

  • Gulf Hammock author to sign books


    Dr. Jack Foley will be autographing and selling copies of his recently published book, “Those Were the Times,” a collection of stories about life in Gulf Hammock, at Treasure Camp on the Suwannee River in Fowlers Bluff, on Saturday, Nov. 10, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

       Foley, who was born and raised in Gulf Hammock and has a doctorate in mathematics, was a professor at Florida Atlantic University. Now retired, he has chronicled life in Guf Hammock when he was growing up.