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Today's Features

  • n The Bronson Church of God is having their annual God and Country Day, July 4th. The event will kick off at 5 p.m. There is no charge to participate.  Here is just a sample of the exciting activities you and your family can participate in. Gospel Music, water games for all ages, bounce house, beanbag toss, dunk tank (pastor inside), volleyball, horseshoes, arts and craft sale, baked goods auction. Also we will have a contest for the “Best Decorated ‘Little Red Wagon’” for ages four and under.

  • As the school year comes to a close, a mixture of emotions can be found in the hallways as friends sign each other’s yearbooks, kids hug and promise to spend time together over the summer, and students gather to perform their much-anticipated year-end programs.  

    School can be an eye-opening experience, especially for kindergartners. Six-year-old Trae Smith, of Chiefland Elementary School, said it was exactly what he expected, and he loved everything about it, all year long.  “I love to learn,” he said with gusto.

  • Young contestants in the watermelon eating contest dive in mouth first Saturday during the 2010 Chiefland Watermelon Festival.

  • With her court at her side, 2010 Chiefland Watermelon Queen Lacee Lane gets crowned by last year’s Queen Erika Drummond. 

  • The programs are for all ages

    and all start at 11 a.m.

    Williston Public Library

    n Monday –        NU-YU Tae Kwon Do & Fitness

    nJune 21st -        Garden/ Art Craft Program

    Sponsored by the Friends of the Library the Williston Public Library

    n June 28th –     Hannah Roof presents Rabbits   and Chickens

    n July 12th –       NU-YU Tae Kwon Do & Fitness

  • CAAA co-ed softball

    CAAA is holding sign-ups for co-ed softball at Strickland Park. Games start June 28. For more information call Mary Ann Wetherington at 221-4984.

    Today

    NCBDC to meet

    The Nature Coast Business Development Council, Inc. will meet on Thursday, June 10, at 8:30 a.m. at 660 East Hathaway Ave., Bronson. If you have any questions please call 352-214-8937.

    Development agency to meet

  • n Family Bible Chapel will be having a yard sale at 14 Main Street, Chiefland Thursday through Saturday, June 10 and 11 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. and June 12 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., rain or shine.

    Items for sale are church organ, large oak desk, books, knick-knacks, clothes and various items to numerous to mention. An instrumental CD, “Serenity”, by Sharon Cottrell and Deborah Taylor will also be sold.

    Sales will be held in the church hall, entrance is in the rear of the church.

    All proceeds will benefit the repairing of the church roof.

  • Today   Tourism board meets The Levy County Tourist Development Council will have their bi-monthly meeting  at 6 p.m. at the Levy County Visitors Bureau Office, 620 N Hathaway Avenue, Bronson. The meeting is open to the public.   Field trip on geology of springshed The Fanning and Manatee Springs Working Group will take a driving tour from 8 a.m.

  • The annual Chiefland Rotary Fishing Tournament at Cedar Key, where $7,500 in cash and prizes is on the line, is still on for Saturday.

    While most folks do not want to mention the four million gallons of oil spilling into the Gulf of Mexico and the fishing tournament in the same sentence, Bob Wolk, chairman of the club's biggest fund-raising event, said on Tuesday the tournament is still on for Saturday at 7 a.m.

  • They came from near and far throughout the day Saturday. Thrift shop addicts and the just-plain curious from Chiefland mingled with their counterparts from Bell and Bronson, from Fanning Springs and High Springs, from Old Town and Orlando and from numerous towns and cities in between.

    Converging on the site of Levy County’s newest bargain outlet, they came to participate in the grand opening celebration of Hospice of the Nature Coast’s Thrift and Gift Shoppe at 2202 North Young Boulevard in Chiefland.