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Today's News

  • Reaping the honors

    The Chiefland Lady Indians softball team was honored at Monday's meeting of the Chiefland City Commission with a proclamation on their historic second, back-to-back state 1A softball championship.

    The Lady Indians defeated the Jay Royals 3-2 in a game that went into overtime on May 7 at Historic Didgertown in Vero Beach. It was the second defeat for the Jay team in the state finals to the Chiefland team.

  • Graduation tonight!

    This big group is the Class of 2015 at Chiefland Middle High School as they prepare “to walk” out of school on their last day, Friday, May 22.

    And tonight at 7 p.m. they will take their last walk as seniors when the graduate at the Chiefland football stadium.  

    The balloons were sold by AVID as a fundraiser and netted the organization approximately $450. The walk made the seniors’ last day at school just a little sweeter.

  • Watermelon pageant is Saturday

    While the highlight of the 61st Annual Chiefland Watermelon Festival is the crowning of the queen and her court on Saturday, June 6, at noon in the Trailhead/Depot Park, the competition for the hats and crowns begins a week earlier — Saturday, May 30.

    The festival and pageant are sponsored by the Chiefland Woman’s Club which used the proceeds for its scholarship and community funds.

  • Free! 2014 Levy County Delinquent Tax Notices

    NOTICE OF TAX

    CERTIFICATE SALE

    TAX CERTIFICATES 

    WILL BE SOLD ON THE

    FOLLOWING LANDS

  • CMHS earns silver ranking with U.S. News

    Chiefland Middle High School has earned a silver ranking and theree other high schools in Levy County have earned bronze rankings in U.S. News and World Reports magazine's rankings of the best high schools in the country.

    Chiefland also achieved a national rank of 2,488 and a 135 in the ranking of Florida's High Schools.

  • Dog shooting morphs into sexual battery case

     A tip to the Levy County Sheriff's Office about a man shooting five dogs on his property led to a larger investigation into a violent history of domestic abuse,according to a sheriff's press release.

  • Inglis pair arrested in home invasion

    By Buster Thompson

    Two Inglis men were arrested in Levy County for their alleged connection to a home invasion on Tuesday in the Hernando area.

    Shawn Michael Burd, 37, and 23-year-old Tyler Ryan Baker are being held at the Levy County Jail on charges of home invasion and four counts of aggravated battery, according to a Citrus County Sheriff’s Office news release.

  • Bronson will sue over junk-filled yard

    For nearly two years now the town of Bronson has been battling with a man who, as some have said, has a yard that looks like a junk yard and not a residence.

    Robert “Bob” Niffenegger, town of Bronson building official, submitted a letter to the town council highlighting complaints from five different people received over a period of time regarding the residence at 607 Marshburn Drive and a number of citations, all but the first, ignored by the resident, Jason Eggleston.

  • County Commission Agenda for Tuesday, June 2

    AGENDA  

    REGULAR  MEETING  

    June  2,  2015  

     

    Call  to  Order

    Invocation  

    Pledge  to  Flag  

     

    Public  Comments   -­Issues  related  to  Agenda  items  

    - ­Complete  public  comment  form  and  submit  to  clerk  

    - ­State  your  full  name  and  address  

  • Gas theft arrest leads to 18 charges

    The Levy County Sheriff's Office and Cedar Key Police Department have arrested Cale Brandon Barber, 31, of Williston on charges of grand theft of a firearm and dealing in stolen property on May 16 but the full extent of his activities may not be known unless the public steps in to help, according to a sheriff's press release.

    LCSO had been looking for Barber after receiving a complaint he drove away from a gas station in Williston without paying for his fuel.