• District 8 medical Examiner reappointed

    Tallahassee – Gov. Rick Scott has announced nine reappointments of District Medical Examiners, including Dr. William Hamilton, 68, of Alachua County, as the chief medical examiner for District Eight. 

       The district serves Levy County. Hamilton is reappointed for a term beginning Sept. 20, 2013, and ending July 1, 2016.

  • FWC cites 5 for oyster harvesting

    Five men have been cited for harvesting oysters at a South Levy County location following a plain-clothes operation conducted by Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission officers. 

  • CK man faces felony charges in deer case

    Anthony D. Beckham, 31, of Cedar Key, faces charges following an investigation into deer hunting at night, according to a Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission report. 

  • Sheriff's Report & Most Wanted for September 26

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

  • Florida ranks high for fire science schools

     Of the top 80 institutions in the U.S. providing the best return on investment to emergency medical technician (EMT) graduates, 20 institutions belong to the Florida College System (FCS). Fire Science Online identified the top programs to help students and families make informed decisions.

  • House fire at Rainbow Lakes

     A Levy County Department of Public Safety fire captain noticed a column of black smoke in Southeast Levy County, in Rainbow Lakes Estates on the evening of Sept. 4.

    The LCDPS fire captain headed to the source and found a two story, 2,400 square-foot structure fully involved with fire. The home was vacant.

    LCDPS Station 2 in Morriston, Battalion 1, Medic 3 in Inglis, South Levy Volunteer Fire Department, Rainbow Lakes Estates Volunteer Fire Department, Marion County Fire Rescue and Inglis Fire Department responded to the scene.

  • Remembering Sept. 11

    Levy County Sheriff Bobby McCallum speaks at Williston Elementary School to students, educators and community members about the importance of remembering the events of Sept. 11, 2001.

    The school marked the 12th anniversary of the takeover of American passenger planes and crashing them into the World Trade Towers, the Pentagon and a field in Pennsylvania and the more than 3,000 deaths at the hands of terrorists.

  • Court dispositions published September 19

     n Ryan Kent Beach, aggravated assault with deadly weapon without intent to kill, 5 years with 3 years minimum/mandatory, credit for 104 days served; armed burglary, 5 years drug offender probation. Must pay civil judgment, jail fund, $744.70 restitution. 

  • Man arrested in Williston robbery

    A Williston man has admitted committing the Thursday night armed robbery of a manager at the Grocery Depot supermarket, formerly Hitchcock’s, in Williston, according to a Williston Police Department press release.

  • Sheriff's Report & Most Wanted for September 19

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