Local News

  • Bronson Council Briefs

    Notes from Monday's Town Council meeting:
    n Honors come town's way
    Several miscellaneous issues kept the Bronson Town Council busy Tuesday night, but the high point was the presentation of the Community of Excellence award from the Suwannee River League of Cities.
    Town Clerk, Kelli Brettell publicly presented the crystal award that she and Council member Berlon Weeks picked up at the group's October meeting in Cedar Key.

  • Unofficial election results

     U.S. Senate

  • Birthday reception to honor Dogan S. Cobb's 100th

     Everyone is invited to attend a reception in honor of Dogan S. Cobb’s 100th birthday on Monday, Nov. 29, 2010, from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Bronson in the Fellowship Hall.  Cake and punch will be served.

  • Bride's murder means life sentence for groom

    A jury took three hours to decide that newlywed Felicia Fine's death was premeditated 1st degree murder by her husband, Charles Edwin Duke, 24, condemning him to spend the rest of his life in state prison.

  • Voters turn down millage increase

    Levy County voters on Tuesday turned down a school board referendum to add 0.25 mills to the school district's millage rate starting in the 2011-2012 fiscal year.

  • Veterans Day: parades, reservations needed for luncheon

    Champions of Freedom luncheon needs RSVPs

    Veterans and their spouses or a guest who plan to attend the Champions of Freedom Independence Luncheon on Friday, Nov. 12, from noon to 2 p.m. at Tommy Usher Community Center need to make reservations to attend.

    The free luncheon is sponsored by Hiers-Baxley Funeral Home to thank those who served their country. There will also be a special gift for veterans who attend. Veterans are also urged to bring their memorabilia and personal stories to share.

  • Levy turns new leaf with GOP

    Voter dissatisfaction has led to a tidal shift in Levy County politics as the Board of County Commissioners has two firsts: Republicans elected to the board and a majority of seats in Republican hands.

    Republicans Ryan Bell and Chad “Cracker” Johnson, both of Chiefland, defeated their Democrat incumbents. 

  • Vote! Polls open until 7 p.m. More info.

     The clerk or inspector shall require each elector, upon entering the polling place, to present one of the following current and valid picture identifications:

    Florida Driver's License.

    Florida Identification card issued by the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles. 

    United States Passport.

    Debit or credit card.

    Military identification.

    Student identification.

    Retirement center identification.

    Neighborhood association identification.

  • Roads closing for parades

    Look for these road closings in Levy County the next two weeks and please plan your travels accordingly:

    U.S. Highway 27A (Noble Avenue) from in front of Williston High School to the 500 bock of East Noble Avenue (Near Badcock's Furniture) on Friday, Nov. 5, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. for the Williston High Homecoming Parade. The Williston Police Department will handle detour traffic.

  • Honoring service

     The Levy County Commission presented a proclamation honoring the service of Spc. James Anthony "Jamie" Page, of Bronson, who was killed in combat in Afghaniston on Aug. 31, to Page's son, Jarod Weathersby at Tuesday's meeting. Participating in the ceremony were, left to right, Commission Chair Nancy Bell, Commissioner Danny Stevens, Alexis Anderson holding her son Jarod Weathersby, Commissioner Lilly Rooks, Commissioner Chad Johnson and Commissioner Marsha Drew.