• Get on the map with Chiefland Chamber

    The Greater Chiefland Area Chamber of Commerce is selling advertising for its 2014 – 2016 Chiefland & Surrounding Areas Map.

  • Business of the year winner

     Chiefland Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram was named this year’s Business of the Year recipient at the annual Industry of the Year Award Banquet, sponsored by the Greater Area Chiefland Chamber of Commerce. 

    Award recipients are chosen by the Chamber Board of Directors based on nominations made by the general public each year. The selection is based on how the business operates and its level of involvement with the community.

  • Music school opens in Bronson

    Private music lessons for adults and children will be offered in Bronson by Robbie Blake, professional musician and music instructor. 

  • WZCC adds FM frequency; CHS football games will have new clarity

    Suncoast Radio, Inc. owner of WZCC radio station in Cross City, is on the FM radio band with the acquisition of radio station W227AV in Newberry from Reach Communications of Fort Lauderdale.

  • Grand opening ribbon cutting

    Encore Hair Salon held its grand opening recently. To help celebrate the occasion, the Greater Chiefland Area chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting to help commemorate the event.

    Owner/operator Lenore Jones, pictured in center cutting the ribbon, is surrounded by friends, family, chamber members and others attending the event.

    Encore Hair Salon is located at 26 N. Main Street, Chiefland.

  • Joining the Chamber

    The Greater Chiefland Area has welcomed several new members in recent months. 

    For more information on joining, call the Chamber office at 352-493-1849.

  • Summer slump hits Levy workers

    It was not unexpected, but today's jobless report shows unemployment in Levy County inched up to 8.3 percent — up half a point — in the month of June. However, it was well below the June 2012 rate of 10.1 percent and the 2011 rate of 11.3 percent. 

  • Chamber seeks business nominations

    The Greater Chiefland Area Chamber of Commerce is making plans for the Annual Industry Banquet where it will honor the 2013 Businesses of the Year.

    This year’s Banquet will be on Tuesday, Sept. 17, at the Tommy Usher Center, with the program beginning at 6 p.m. and dinner at 6:30 p.m. The theme for the banquet is “Red, White & Blue Jeans”. The public is invited to submit a nomination for the 2013 Business of the Year and to attend the banquet.

  • Levy residents finding jobs

    The jobless rate for Levy County residents dropped 0.6 percentage points to 8.4 percent in February —  the lowest it has been since November 2008 according to a press release by the state's labor contractor. 

  • January jobless numbers up, still lower than in past

    The number of unemployed people in Levy County rose during January by three-tenths of a percent from December, bringing the county's unemployment rate to 9 percent, according to Workforce Connection, the region's reemployment agency.