Local News

  • No fear, these prices are not near

     The construction crew for the new Murphy Express gas station on U.S. Highway 19 has been having fun with drivers. The price started at $5.55 and has climbed. This photo was taken on Friday, Jan. 28.  If you look closely, Murphy which brags about its discounted fuel prices, has a discount posted on the canopy above the pumps.

  • Library has new books

     The Luther Callaway Public Library is pleased to announce the arrival of 68 new children's books and 16 new math and science books for children. The new books were purchased by a grant that was funded by the Libri Foundation and The Friends Of The Luther Callaway Public Library.

  • AARP Tax-Aide begins on Friday

    Free tax preparation and E-file with AARP Tax Aide begins Friday, Feb. 4, at Luther Callaway Library in Chiefland.

    The AARP trained volunteers will be at the library on Fridays from noon to 4 p.m. until April 15, and, 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturdays during the month of February. 

    Please call 352-493-2758 for an appointment.

  • Clamerica Celebration “clams up” in 2011 

    After seven years of successfully sponsoring the CLAMERICA Celebration on the 4th of July in Cedar Key, the Cedar Key Aquaculture Association announced last week that the 2011 festival will not be held.

  • Be a star at the schools gala Feb.12

    Tickets for the Levy County Schools Foundation's annual STARS Gala being held at 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 12, at Williston Middle School should be reserved today by calling 352-486-3408 or emailing lcsf@levy.k12.fl.us.

  • Browning settles into role after rewarding first year

    Levy County Judge James T. "Tim" Browning says his first year on the bench has been "rewarding."

  • 11 vie for vacant county seat

    Eleven people have applied to be appointed to the vacant District 1 Board of County Commissioners position according to applications released by Gov. Rick Scott's office.

  • Accident at busy intersection injures 6

    Six people were taken to the hospital Tuesday afternoon after a black Ford Ranger smashed into a blue Hyundai stopped at a red light on U.S Highway 19 in front of the entrances to Winn-Dixie and Walmart. 

  • Sheriff's Office seeks third man in armed home invasion

    The Levy County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in locating the third suspect in an armed home invasion on Tuesday morning that terrorized the home health worker caring for an 81-year-old woman who was asleep in another room, according to a press release

    Stefan Lernard Lattimore, 35, of Gainesville is being sought on a warrant for armed home invasion robbery.  Lattimore may be in the Gainesville area and he should be considered armed and dangerous, according to the press release.

  • Sheriff's new bloodhound finds missing child

    One of newest members of the Levy County Sheriff's Office is already earning its dinner.

    Daisy, a 3-year-old bloodhound, the K-9 partner of Deputy Scott Stancil found a missing 4-year-old child on Northeast 51st Street in Williston on Wednesday in a cluster of bushes behind the boy's home saving a dozen deputies a lot of time searching.