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Today's News

  • Church News for the week of July 17

    First Baptist

    celebrates 100 years

    The First Baptist Church, 511 Young Blvd., Chiefland, Florida will be celebrating 100 years of service with Christ on Aug. 2 and 3. There will be an old-fashioned sing from 2 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 2, with singing, games and an ice cream social. Guest artists will attend, singing to God's glory. There will be a bounce house and other games and activities for the children.

  • Bronson VBS well attended

       One-hundred-sixty-one children attended the first day of Vacation Bible School at the First Baptist Church in Bronson July 7.  This years theme was "Secret Agents."  

  • Rotary scholar

    Sarah Edison, standing, attended the Chiefland Rotary Club meeting on June 25 with her father, club member Jeff Edison, and thanked the members for awarding her the Jim Easley Scholarship.

    Miss Edison is studying agriculture communications at the University of Florida.

  • Youth Corps breaks records

    Summer work begins early in the morning for the Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) students at the Lower Suwannee National Wildlife Refuge. Before the sun makes it over the long leaf pines in the forest, the ice is already in the cooler. Equipment for the day’s work is loaded into the truck along with other essentials, but nothing that would attract bats.

  • Levy "pot of gold"

    This rainbow was straddling Levy County from east to west and was visible from Chiefland to Williston on Friday, July 11.

    If you look closely, you might see a fainter double rainbow above the more visible one. Forget the science of why the rainbow formed. Maybe Levy can be our fabled pot of gold at the end of the rainbow.

  • Rotary learns about recycling

    Chiefland Rotary Club President Stewart Wasson, left, commends Rod Hastings, director of the Levy County Recycling Program, on providing the club with useful information on the program and how they can participate.

    Hastings, son of club member Bob Hastings, also brought along newspapers from 30 years ago when the program started that had some "youthful" photos of various members.

  • Chiefland Chamber meets July 25

    The Greater Chiefland Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly members’ meeting and lunch on Friday, July 25, noon to 1 p.m. in the Haven Hospice meeting room, 311 N.E. 9th Street in Chiefland. If you would like to attend the meeting, the Chamber requests an RSVP response to 352-493-1849, as lunch is provided.

       Or call for more information about the Greater Chiefland Area Chamber of Commerce, its events and activities.

  • "Pirates ..." opens at Chief on Friday, July 25

    The "Pirates of Penzance Jr.," performed by area children as part of our children’s summer theatre program, is coming to the Chief Theater.

  • Herry's Market Day starts second Saturday monthly

    The Hospice of Citrus and the Nature Coast Thrift & Gift Shoppes present Herry’s Market Day, a yard sale featuring lots of cool items, on the second Saturday monthly.

    The market day begins at 8 a.m. at the hospice shop at 304 N. Main Street, Chiefland.

    Vendor space is available by calling 866-642-0962.

      For more information visit www.hospiceofcitrus.org

  • Community Calendar for the week of July 17

    Today

    Cake auction tonight

    The Chiefland Middle High School Cheerleaders are having a cake auction tonight (Thursday, July 17) at 6 p.m.

    The event is at the Chiefland Middle High School Cafeteria.

    AMVETS Post No. 88 meetings

    (Second Thursdays of the month)

    AMVETS Post 88 meets the second Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. The Sons of AMVETS meets the second Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. The Auxiliary meets the third Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. The meetings are at the post home.

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