Today's News

  • Pedestrian dies in Levy accident

    An O'Brien man died after jumping from a road median into a travel lane in front of a vehicle on State Road 55 just south of Northwest 150th Street on Saturday, Nov. 14 at 8:55 p.m. according to a Florida Highway Patrol report.

    Michael David Robinette, 35, of O'Brien, died after being struck by a 2011 GMC Sierra headed north in the inside travel lane of SR55. Both the pedestrian and the vehicle came to a stop in the left turn lane.

  • Tri-County Outreach hosts Walk to Feed the Hungry

    So far the Tri-County Outreach has raised about $6,000 by donations from 75 businesses and individuals.

    The proceeds wil go towards food for Thanksgiving and restocking the food pantry shelves at the beginning of the year.

  • Sheriff's Report & Most Wanted for the week of Nov. 19

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

    •Nov. 10, Billy Houston Barlow, 30, Arcadia, non support of children or spouse.

    •Nov. 14, Bobbie Ann Britt, 50, Chiefland, battery, battery on officer. Bond $1,500.

    •Nov. 13, Kevin Geovany Campos, 20, Trenton, operate motor vehicle W/O valid license, possession of marijuana. Bond $2,000.

    •Nov. 13, Brian Marc Elliott, 47, Inglis, grand theft, deal in stolen property. Bond $10,000.

  • Sheriff's Office helps with food drive

    Levy County Sheriff's Office Deputy Clint Anderson of the Community Relations Division helped personnel from the Levy Learning Academy with a Thanksgiving food drive for needy families.

    Through their efforts they collected enough food for 10 needy families. The Sheriff's Office also thanks Robbie Cooper of Bronson Lube, David Stone Bail Bonds, and Murray Tillis of Tillis Farms for donating the turkeys.

  • Walking to help domestic violence victims

    Levy County Sheriff's Office Victim Advocate Amanda Sauder, left along with Executive Assistant Robin McCracken, Detention Bureau Lt. Lisa Brock, and Finance officer Nicole Gore represented the Sheriff's Office in the 5K on Oct. 31 hosted by Another Way in honor of Domestic Violence month.

    Another Way has a shelter in Levy County. 

  • Suwannee River Baptist Church free BBQ dinner

    The Suwannee River Baptist Church will be offering free BBQ dinners on Thursday, Nov. 26 from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. at 64 N.E. 718 Street, Old Town across from the new Dollar General. Eat in or carry out.

       They will also deliver to home bound people. Please call 352-210-7476 to give address information.

  • Community supports Dancing for Diabetes Zumbathon

        Bronson Middle High School student Mackenzie McCallister, with help from other students and health department coordinator and school nurse, Angie Phillips, raised a total of $410 for the Florida chapter of the American Diabetes Association.

       They raised $170 collecting change in BMHS first period classes and $240 from the Zumbathon.

  • Chiefland Farmer's Market in full swing
  • Angel Tree helps children have Christmas

    Drummond Community Bank, Chiefland will host the Annual Angel Tree on display in the lobby beginning Nov. 16 The tree will be covered in local “Angels” that without the community’s help may not get to experience Christmas this year.

  • Community Calendar for the week of Nov. 19

    Today, Nov. 19

    Turning Point Ministry spaghetti dinner

    Turning Point Ministry is hosting a spaghetti dinner on Thursday, Nov. 19, from 5 to 9 p.m.. The suggested donation is $8 for adults and $5 for children age 12 and under.

    The menu includes spaghetti, salad, bread, dessert and drink. You can dine-in or carry out. Tickets will be available at the door. The ministry is at 16750 N.W. 60th St./County Road 341, north of Chiefland.

    For more information, call and leave a message at 352-463-1882; your call will be returned.