Local News

  • Tarmac permit approved 3-1

    The Tarmac King Road mine near Inglis is a project unlike anything else to be considered in Florida and it proved it with a record-setting public hearing that went until a final vote at 2:42 a.m. Wednesday.

  • Pistol class to support Haiti Mission trip

        A pistol class hosted by the Levy County Sheriff's Office on May 28, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. is a fundraiser for a mission tip to Haiti.

  • Take our Osama Bin Laden survey

    Take the poll and tell us your reaction tot he news that Navy SEALs killed Osama Bin Laden at his compound in Pakistan on Sunday.


  • Chiefland, Bronson students collecting items for tornado survivors

    Children at Bronson and Chiefland Elementary schools, and Chiefland High School students are collecting supplies right now to provide aid and relief to families recovering from the devastating tornados that tore through Alabama and five surrounding states April 27. Notices are going home with students at both elementary schools on Monday and Tuesday.

  • Levy County Commission Agenda for Tuesday, May 3



    May 3, 2011



    Call to Order


    Pledge to Flag



    9:00 a.m.   -        Barbara Locke

  • County Commission Agenda for Tarmac Hearing

                                                   SPECIAL EXCEPTION 3-10


    May 3, 2011

    6:30 p.m.  

     1) Chair - Call meeting to order

    County Attorney - Overview of quasi-judicial issues and procedures for meeting

  • $26.4 million awarded in sex abuse case

    Editor’s Note: It is the practice of the Chiefland Citizen to not include names or information that could potentially identify victims of sexual abuse or crimes.

    Two children who accused their uncle of sexually abusing them have taken a long and winding road to obtain justice and they are still unrequited.
    This is not a case that will put someone in prison.

  • DNA leads to arrest of Chiefland man

    Chiefland police say they have linked a Chiefland man in several burglaries at Chiefland schools that happened in late December.
    Nick McCray, 24, was arrested Monday after he came down to the Chiefland Police Department on an unrelated matter, according to CPD Lt. Ray Tremblay, lead investigator on the case.
    DNA evidence, collected from the scene and sent to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, was used to connect McCray to the crimes, Tremblay said Tuesday.

  • Time limits set for Tarmac hearing Tuesday

    When the Levy County Commission meets to consider Tarmac's application for a special exception for the King Road Mine speakers should be prepared to get to the point quickly.
    That's because Commission Chairman Danny Stevens (R-District 5) of Williston has set time limits for speaking during the quasi-judicial hearing at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in Courtroom A at the County Courthouse in Bronson.

  • Fire districts not reorganizing

    All those reports you may have heard about the county's fire districts being reorganized into three units and a new position being created for a county fire coordinator is nothing to worry about, said Cedar Key Fire Chief Robert Robinson.
    "Anything you are reading in the newspapers is not happening," he said.
    The chief reminded the City Commission as its April 21 meeting that he is vice chairman of the Fire Advisory Board.