Local News

  • RV resort gets what it needs: swimming pool

    If you are going to have an RV resort, you need to have a swimming pool, too.

  • Chiefland Walking Club

    The Walking Club is starting again. All interested in walking during the evening hours are welcome to come along. There are no gimmicks. We'll just be walking, enjoying good conversation and making new friends.

    We will start walking at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday and will meet at the Chiefland Skateboard Park.

    The goal will be to walk two miles or as much as you can. If you don't want to walk, bring your bike and ride along with us. Remember, there is safety in walking together. Everyone is invited.  

  • For older drivers, study finds, one drink may be one too many

    From UF News

  • File phone charge refund claims by April 12

    Attorney General Pam Bondi reminds eligible consumers who were allegedly billed for unauthorized charges by DADATA, Inc. that they have until April 12th to file their claims. The claims administrator recently mailed more than 12,000 reminder postcards to consumers, as only approximately 25 percent of eligible consumers have filed claims. Refunds may total approximately $2.3 million depending on the number of claims made. Individual refund checks are estimated to average $134, and they may be as high as $700.

  • Local business owners show support for law enforcement

    McDonald’s of Chiefland owner/operators, Andree and Kenneth Kocian, appreciate the Levy County Sheriff’s Office.  On March 31, the Kocians arrived with crates of McMuffins, cinnamon melts and fresh hot coffee, plus all the essentials to enjoy a hot breakfast. The couple wanted to express their thanks for the job that first responders do each and every day. 

  • Bronson wavers on Williston fire agreement

    As a whole, the Bronson Town Council was a bit shaky Monday night in its decision to approve an agreement between Bronson and the City of Williston for fire protection and emergency services.

  • Ankle deep

    Visitors to Manatee Springs State Park Friday gather at a table surrounded by the flooded waters of the spring head. While park visitors were able to enioy the water, rising levels last week had forced the closing of nearby Fanning Springs to swimmers, as well as causing the state to issue no wake zones in various areas along the Suwannee River.

  • Hunters tell FWC what they want

    People came from as far as Inglis and Gainesville to attend a public meeting about deer management held at the Tommy Usher Center April 1.

    Many said they came to find out about the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s plans and express their feelings based on what they learned at the meeting.

  • County settles with landowner over concert injunction

    The property owners of a site east of Williston that was to host a Labor Day hip hop concert have reached a settlement with Levy County that would dismiss them from a preliminary injunction that halted the event. 

  • FWC webinar Thursday for input on alligator management rule

    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is seeking public comment on draft alligator management rule proposals. 

    The FWC is holding a webinar o Thursday, April 10, from 6 to 8 p.m. where individuals can submit comments. 

    For more information, click on the link by this story for documents on the draft and on the webinar. 

    For more information, visit MyFWC.com/Alligator.