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  • March of Dimes seeking grant proposals

    The March of Dimes Florida Chapter is seeking proposals for grant projects in Florida that will address unmet maternal health needs.

  • FDEP and water managers to hold water permitting workshops

    Public workshops on rule development for statewide consumptive use permitting consistency (“CUPcon”) will be hosted in August by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) and Suwannee River Water Management District (District).
    The first meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, August 7 at the District headquarters, 9225 County Road 49 in Live Oak. The second will be held in Chiefland on Wednesday, August 8 at the Tommy Usher Community Center, 506 SW 4th Ave. Both meetings will begin at 9 a.m. All interested parties are invited to attend.

  • Floridians push to raise federal minimum wage

    By Stephanie Carroll Carson
    Florida news Connection

  • Progress Energy warns customers of bill-payment scam

    ST. PETERSBURG – Progress Energy Florida, a subsidiary of Duke Energy, is urging customers be on alert for a new utility bill payment scam affecting customers across the country.
    Under the scam, customers are receiving a call informing them their electric service is scheduled for immediate disconnection and they should make a payment by purchasing a “Green Dot Pak” card at a local drug or convenience store. Progress Energy has received reports of customers who have been contacted about this scam in both its Carolinas and Florida service territories.

  • New member for Chamber

    Dr. Bennitt Patterson welcomes new member Renate Smith, owner of Point of View Antiques, to the Greater Chiefland Area Chamber of Commerce at the July 27 meeting. Point of View is located at 17452 U.S. Highway 19 North in Fanning Springs.

  • Workforce wants to be used by businesses

    Workforce Connection wants businesses to use it. All they want. Anytime.
    And the best part of the offer is that the career agency's services are free.
    That's the message brought to business owners attending the July 27 meeting of the Greater Chiefland Area Chamber of Commerce by Linda Keyton, Human Resources Recruitment Specialist with Workforce Connection's Chiefland office.
    Keyton assured business owners and managers, “Everything we do is free.”

  • Chiefland Middle School School Supply List

     

    6th Grade

    Pencils

    Erasers

    Hand-held pencil sharpener with shavings case

  • Chiefland Elementary School Supply List

    PRE-K & HEAD START 


    Backpack: (should be able to accommodate a towel or blanket)


    Bottle of glue

  • Bronson Middle High School

    • Spiral notebooks
    • Loose leaf notebook paper
    • One package of copy paper
    • Three ring binders
    • Flash drive (USB)
    • Highlighters/markers
    • Pencils and pens
    • Folders with pockets
    • Scientific calculator
    • Graph paper
    • Gym shoes for P.E.

    Note: This is only a basic list. Certain teachers may require additional items.

  • Flood Jam helps victims of TS Debby

       Suwannee Valley Flood Jam, two-days of musical performances, a festival and an online auction to help Tropical Storm Debby’s flood victims in Columbia, Hamilton and Suwannee counties will be  Aug. 17-18, at Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak.