Today's News

  • Grant purchased admin's iPads

    A non-agenda item highlighted Tuesday's School Board of Levy County meeting.

  • Church News for July 7

    n Gospel music festival Aug. 5-6
       WE SOAR, Inc./Gospel Fest Committee is inviting soloists, choirs, ensembles, instrumentalists, quartets, dance and mime ministries and Christian step teams to participate in the 10th Annual Williston Gospel Music Festival  on Friday, Aug. 5 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, Aug. 6,  2 p.m. –6.p.m. This event is a celebration and promotion of traditional, contemporary, rap, and southern style gospel music.

  • A worthwhile journey begins with one small step

    I didn’t know a mufflerless station wagon could pass an eighteen wheeler on one of those interstate loops, but at fourteen, I reckon I didn’t know a lot of things. I DID know if I wanted to see fifteen I’d better get “Drunken Yee-Haw man” to let me out of his hot-rod.

  • Time for a little soul stretchin’

     "... do good, and lend, hoping for nothing again; and your reward shall be great." 

  • National Night Out in Chiefland

       The College of Central Florida, Chiefland Police Department and the Chiefland Chamber of Commerce are looking for businesses and civic organizations to participate in this year's National Night Out on Aug. 2 from 6-8 p.m. on the grounds of the Chiefland Chamber of Commerce. National Night Out brings neighbors together and shows criminals that the community is organized, educate and is taking a stand against crime.

  • 'Pollyanna' final performances this weekend

       Suwannee Valley Players is proud to announce the opening of the Summer Youth Workshop production of Pollyanna, adapted by Susan Pargman, and produced by special arrangement with Pioneer Drama Service, Inc., Englewood, Colo. This is the delightful, classic tale of the greatest optimist of all time: Pollyanna. But it's much more than that. It's the story of how a little girl's faith in her father's promise that  good can be found in anything that happens guides her steadfastly through circumstances that most adults would find formidable.

  • Community Calendar for Week of July 7

    Through August 12

    4-H Summer Camps
    The Levy County 4-H hosts a variety of camps at the Bronson Agricultural Center this summer. Campers must be at least 8 years old by the date of the camp. The cost is $25 per camp or $50 for ATV camp. Camps are Monday-Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Friday from 8:30 a.m. to noon. Camp fee includes breakfast, lunch, snacks, field trips and recreation.

  • Court Dispositions

       The following persons were sentenced, found not guilty or the case nolle pros — dropped — in the Criminal Division of the 8th Circuit Court in Levy County. The information is taken from public records. VOP means violation of probation.
    n Tonya Boyatt, fraud and grand theft, 24 months with credit for 46 days served on each; VOP on dealing in stolen property, probation revoked, 24 months with credit for 104 days served, served concurrently. Must pay civil judgment and $926.65 restitution.

  • Sheriff’s reports & Most Wanted for July 7

    The Levy County Sheriff’s Office reports the following arrests:
    n June 30, Reginald Ventrell Adams, 48, Chiefland, cause bodily harm, obstruction w/o violence, battery, possession. Bond $30,000.
    n June 30, Carl Appling, 45, Williston, DWLSR.
    n June 28, Mandy Raye Ashley, 31, Williston, unoccupied structure, petit theft-12 counts, altering public record-11 counts, altered instrument-13 counts, uttering false instrument, misrepresenting self-11 counts. Bond $380,000.

  • Deputy Joyner retires, school deputy becomes agricultural investigator

    Levy County Deputy Mike Joyner, who is also the agricultural investigator,  has stepped down from 38 years of full time law enforcement  to part-time status.
    Joyner, a long time Levy Countian has worked in all areas of law enforcement from patrol work to undercover drug investigations and serving as chief deputy in Jefferson County.
    Joyner is assigned to the Civil Division as a bailiff for 8th Judicial Circuit Criminal Judge David A. Glant. He will continue working with Glant.