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Today's News

  • Fanning candidates harmonize at forum

    Money — and how to help homeowners keep more of it — was on the minds of candidates for Fanning Springs mayor and council seat No. 4 at a forum where they discussed how the city will pay for its sewer system, bring a proposed Holiday Inn and Dairy Queen to the area and help residents find jobs.

  • Ellzey praised in city manager evaluation

    Chiefland's newest city manager received high marks at her first three-month evaluation Monday night.

    "I've been very pleased working with Mrs. Ellzey," Mayor Teal Pomeroy said, adding that her transition into the position has been "seamless."

    Mary Ellzey, who has worked with the city in various positions during the last 31 years, was unanimously hired by commissioners as city manager at the end of July.

    Her last position was that of deputy clerk.

  • Pistol class Nov. 8

    The Levy County Sheriff's Office will host a basic pistol class to qualify for a Florida concealed weapons permit Nov. 8, beginning at 8 a.m. at the Sheriff's Office, 9150 N.E. 80th Ave., Bronson.

    The class will serve as a fundraiser for Bronson FFA.

    Online registration is $60: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bronson-ffa-alumni-pistol-class-tickets-136....

    Registration the day of the class is $65.

    For more information, contact Lt. Scott Finnen at sfinnen@levyso.com or 352-577-4211

  • Two injured in US27 crash

    Emergency personnel got to use their extrication skills when a two vehicle accident on Tuesday, Oct. 21, shortly after 12:30 p.m. at U.S. Highway 27 and County Road 335A trapped the occupants in the vehicles.

  • Department of safety hires four new faces

    Earlier this month, the Levy County Department of Public Safety welcomed four new members: Ignacio Fernandez, Hanniah Woods, Nicholas Henderson and Wallace Taylor.

  • Florida celebrates Silver Alert system

    This month, Florida celebrates the sixth anniversary of the Silver Alert program.  Silver Alerts are activated statewide shortly after a senior with Alzheimer's or related dementia goes missing. Since Silver Alerts began in 2008, 909 alerts have been issued and 87 seniors have been found after an individual saw a Silver Alert, recognized the missing senior and called law enforcement.    

  • LCSO needs senior volunteers

    The Levy County Sheriff's Office is looking for seniors -- Seniors Vs. Crime.

    For more information on volunteering, contact LCSO Lt. Sean Mullins at 352-577-4235.

  • Fanning Springs attendance at 5-year low

    Statewide, according to the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Florida's parks and trails saw an increase of more than 1.5 million people in attendance last year.
    The 27 million people who swam in Florida's springs, fished in its rivers, camped in its parks and hiked along its trails contributed about $2 billion to local economies, proving that ecotourism is a necessary part of life in The Sunshine State.

  • Chiefland gets $40K to boost economy

    The City of Chiefland has been awarded $40,000 from the state to aid in economic development.

    Commissioners voted 4-0 Monday in favor of accepting the grant, which comes from the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity. Commissioner Teresa Barron was not in attendance.

    "It's actually a fairly big deal," said city Project and Finance Coordinator Laurie Copeland about the award.

  • Church News for the week of October 30

    Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus

    The First Baptist Church of Chiefland will be hosting a live simulcast called "Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus" Sunday, Nov. 2, from 7-9 p.m. Come hear Nabeel Qureshi tell about his dramatic journey from Islam to Christianity.  

    Childcare is available for 5th graders and younger.  A love offering will be taken, but the event is free.

    Vets Day event at Good Shepherd