Local News

  • Police station expands

    Work continues on the extension to the Chiefland Police Station on East Park Avenue and U.S. Highway 19/Main Street. The new space will be used to house records and give officers room to work in writing reports.

  • Court dispositions published September 20


  • Sheriff's Report & Most Wanted for September 20

    The Levy County Sheriff’s Office reports the following arrests:

    n Sept. 11, Gary Patrick Chung, 58, Dunnellon, two VOP. Bond $30,000.

    n Sept. 11, Heather Corbett, 20, Trenton, battery on officer, firefighter or EMT w/v, carrying an electric weapon. Bond $65,000.

    n Sept. 9, Angela Renee Delafe, 44, Inglis, possession of controlled substance w/o prescription. Bond $25,000.

    n Sept. 14, Melissa Corinne Fellhauer, 29, Inglis, VOP. Bond $2,000.

  • Meet 'n' Greet in school zone


  • Levy's disaster manager hit with storm of attention


  • Fight cancer with a ride

    There's a touch of fall in the air so it's a perfect time to take a ride and help families battling cancer. 

  • County property tax 8.01 mills

    The Levy County Commission — absent one member due to sickness — unanimously approved a property tax of 8.01 mills on Monday evening and a budget of $61,235,783 for the fiscal year starting Oct. 1.

    The final millage is the result of a compromise by the commission which voted last week to raise property assessments for fire and emergency medical services to $90 and $119, respectively, to cover the cost of operations and to end using property taxes to cover those operations.  

  • Citizen brings Opinion Poll to website Home page

    Hello! It's back!

    The Chiefland Citizen public opinion poll returns to the front page of the website. It was unhappy just being on the Opinion page, so the webmasters brought it back to the front page. Just scroll down the Citizen Home page and you will see it on the lower right. 

    All it takes is a click to voice your opinion.

    The results if this week's poll will be published in the Thursday, Sept. 27 issue.

    Express yourself!

  • Hazardous weather forecast

    Hazardous Weather Outlook

    According to the National Weather Service, weather conditions for the rest of the day include widespread, numerous showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s. Southwest winds around 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph.

    Tonight: Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms in the evening...then isolated showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the mid 70s near the coast and in the upper 60s inland. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent.

  • Signs point to Suncoast opening

     Julio Garcia, an installer with Allied Sign of Tampa, puts the finishing touches on the Suncoast Schools Federal Credit Union sign at its new Chiefland branch that opens on Monday, Sept. 17. The credit union, which has 51 branches, has been converting the storefront next to CATO fashions in the Walmart shopping center on U.S. Highway 19.