Today's News

  • Naval Sea Cadet Corps

     U.S. Naval Sea Cadets Corps, Manatee Division participated in the unit’s annual inspection. The cadets pulled out all the stops to improve over last year. This unit was in the top ten most improved in the nation last year. They are judged on uniform cleanliness, posture, military bearing and discipline.

  • Serving the Community

     Members of the Suwannee River Moose Family Center in Fanning Springs contributed turkeys and all the trimmings for 12 families in need. We worked with Sheriff Johnny Smith and his dept to select and deliver the baskets. This was a followup from Thanksgiving, which we also make an annual event.

    In the photo, from left, Herb Clark, Angie Clark, Joy Nekola,the Senior Regent of the W.O.T.M., Sheriffs Lt. Kelly and Frank Nekola, administrator of the lodge.

  • Engagement:Brown-Turner

     Mr. and Mrs. Richard Brown, of Gulf Hammock, announce the engagement of their daughter, Brianna Brown, to Sean Turner, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Turner, of Chiefland. The wedding will take place May.  

  • Wedding: Martin-Lawrence

  • Springhouse Quilters: Jan. 20

      By LOIS SCOTT and

  • Log Cabin Quilters: Jan. 20


  • Days Inn/Holiday Inn Express to close

      The Chiefland Rotary Club meeting on Wednesday opened on a somber note, with business owner Jagdish (Jay) Patel announcing he was leaving the group and closing his Days Inn hotel, the former Holiday Inn Express.

  • Citizen of the Year nominations open

     Do you know someone who has made a significant contribution to the community, someone who has gone above and beyond the call of duty to help others, a person who demonstrates commitment to accomplishing positive achievements? The Greater Chiefland Area Chamber of Commerce wants to hear from you.  Anyone who would like to nominate a person for Citizen of the Year 2010 can submit a letter of recommendation or call the Chamber for a nomination form designed to help with the write-up. 

  • Solution on EMS assessment eludes board

    Levy County commissioners tried getting their arms around the problem of setting equitable assessments for emergency medical services during a briefing by consultants, but the solution may have evaded them like a greased pig at a state fair.

  • Bronson set to get mapped

    The Bronson Town Council voted unanimously Monday night to accept a proposal from the Southwest Florida Water Management District to map land elevations of the town and surrounding property.