Today's News

  • Levy County Legislative Delegation meets Dec. 15

    State Rep. Leonard Bembry (D-Greenville) has announced the Levy County Legislative Delegation will hold its annual meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 15, at 4 p.m. The meeting will be held in the Levy County Commission Chambers at the Levy County Courthouse, 355 S. Court St., Bronson. 

  • New EMS equipment lifeline for cardiac patients

    The life-saving services provided by Levy County Emergency Medical Services may benefit from the installation of new equipment on county ambulances designed to improve the survivability of heart patients being rushed to the hospital.

  • Polar Express in 3-D comes to CES

    A free showing of “Polar Express in 3D” will be hosted by Chiefland Elementary School on Outdoor Family Fun Night on Saturday, Dec. 11 at the track at the school.

    Activities begin at 5 p.m. with music and games and the movie starts at 6 p.m.

    The public is invited to attend. It is recommended that those attending bring lawn chairs and blankets. The glasses to view the movie in 3D are also being provided at no charge.

    The school concession stand will be open selling goodies and hot chocolate.

  • Community Outreach Team to visit Williston, Bronson Dec. 11

    The Levy County Community Outreach Team will be conducting two events focused on connecting citizens with local health, nutrition and other resources on Saturday, Dec. 11.

  • Local dog breeders win with Moose

    Sandra King said she first got interested in large dogs after a series of burglaries at her Chiefland home back in the mid 1980’s. She said she was working at a veterinary clinic at the time, and a co-worker, after hearing about the break-ins, said, “You need an Anatolian.”

  • Two corrections officers charged

    Lancaster Corrections Institution officers James Barry, 41, of Bell, and Michael Devanie, 44, of Trenton, are charged with one felony count  of malicious battery, or cruel or inhuman treatment upon an inmate causing great bodily harm following a 6-month investigation into an incident that left an inmate hospitalized.
    The two, who had been on administrative leave during the investigation, were charged by Florida Department of Law Enforcement officers. The duo turned themselves in at the Gilchrist County Jail.

  • Chiefland Christmas Festival today; Santa arrives at 6 p.m.

    There will be snow in Chiefland this year.  But only because it will be trucked in for this year's Chiefland Christmas Festival.  The festival will take place Saturday, Dec. 4, at the train depot at Trailhead Park on U.S. Highway 19 and the surrounding area. The event is free and starts at 10 a.m. and lasts until 9 p.m.

    Schedule of events:

    • Festival at Trailhead Park, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
     Arts, crafts, food, music and children's activities will be featured in this portion of the festival.

  • Dixie Music Center presents An Old Town Christmas

    Dixie Music Center presents "An Old Town Christmas," Sunday, Dec. 5, at 2 p.m.
    Come join us for an afternoon of Christmas music provided by:
    Choir Members from First Christian Church of Chiefland
    Bruce and Robbie
    The Rock Bluff Gang
    Dotti South and the Slackers
    and Special Guests
    The concert will be held on the grounds of Dixie Music Center, 26626 S.E. Highway 19, Old Town. For more information, please call 352-542-3001.

  • Zach Tyson in concert

    Singer/evangelist Zach Tyson is the headliner at a Chiefland High School Fellowship of Christian Athletes concert, "live the Gift, Christmas Blessings 2010."

    Tyson, a 2009 graduate of CHS, is a longtime member and past president of the CHS Fellowship, is kicking off his 2011 music tour with this performance on Wednesday, Dec. 15, at in the Chiefland High School Auditorium. The fellowship begins at 5 p.m. with hot dogs, snacks, chips and drinks, while the show is at 6:30 p.m. There will be skits, interpretative dance, special music and a speaker.

  • Christmas recital

    There will be a Christmas recital, "The Real Gift," presented by D&D Studios at the Chiefland High School Auditorium at 6 p.m., Saturday, Dec 10. Admission is a new toy to be donated to a local charity. Children 12 and under get in for free.