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Today's News

  • The zeal that sets a city on a hill

    We were saying our goodbyes in the school parking lot when momma must’ve completely lost her mind! “Here son,” she smiled, handing me her camera, “Take a few pictures on your field trip.”  I gulped like I’d swallowed my tonsils. Did she remember I was just in the fourth grade?

  • Only God could write a story so incredible and full of imagination

    By GARY MILLER

    Outdoor Truths

  • Social Security

    Class is in
    session with Social Security webinars
    You’ve probably been on the web, and it’s likely that you’ve attended a seminar. But, have you ever attended a “webinar?” We recommend that you do.
    Social Security offers a selection of webinars at www.socialsecurity.gov/webinars. You’re invited to attend any of them, anytime. Class is always in session — past webinars are available for you to view at any time. The information can be valuable, but the cost is free.

  • Social Security

    You’ve made your decision: although you’re eligible to collect Social Security payments, you’re going to keep working and delay receiving your retirement benefits.
    But don’t forget about Medicare.
    Even if you decide to wait until after you are age 65 to apply for retirement benefits, most people should apply for Medicare coverage at age 65. If you’d like to begin your Medicare coverage, you should apply within four months of reaching age 65.

  • Social Security questions and answers

    Question:
    Can I get a new Social Security number if someone has stolen my identity?
    Answer:

  • One job Gov. Rick Scott can fill: District 1 County Commissioner
  • Commission still unsure about water ordinance

    City commissioners made no decision Monday night on approving a draft of the city's new mandatory water connection ordinance.
    The ordinance, which received its first reading at Monday's regular meeting, requires city residents living within 300 feet of a city water line to get connected. Residents living farther than 300 feet are exempt, though they would still have to pay the minimum monthly water charge. The ordinance recently came back from the city planning board after objections about the original ordinance having no distance requirement.

  • Log Cabin Quilters: April 28

    By WINNELLE HORNE
    Director, Quilt Museum
       The Log Cabin Quilters met Thursday, April 21, at the Levy County Quilt Museum.  It was a great day with twelve Red Hat Ladies from Gainesville out for a visit and lunch with us.  Four ladies from Gulf Hammock were also over for a visit, lunch and to enjoy the porch with humming birds also visiting.

  • Honored for serving vets

       Nancy Reissner, acting director of the Malcom Randall Veterans Administration in Gainesville, awarded Dorothy J. Caldwell a certificate of appreciation. She has served 28 years and 26,000 hours to the hospitalized veterans at the Veteran’s Administration Hospital, in Gainesville, through their voluntary service program.

  • Engagement