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Today's News

  • One sweet fund raiser

    The Chiefland Cheerleading Team held a mid-summer cake auction and the politicians, public officials and community turned out to satisfy their sweet tooth.

    Auctioneer Chad Johnson who handled the bidding at the Thursday, July 17, event said 46 items — and some that were donated back to raise money a second and third time ­— netted nearly $5,000 for the team's expenses.

    “For a summertime fund raiser it was very successful,” Johnson said.

  • Ballots have hit the mail

    The books are not yet closed for the Aug. 26 primary and 4,443 absentee ballots are in the mail headed to voters who requested them. Another 46 have gone out to Florida residents who are in the military – who received 16 electronically, or who work or travel overseas.

  • Fanning hangs up on FaceTime

    Fanning Springs City Council was on the verge of joining the technological age at an emergency meeting held last Tuesday, the object in question being whether or not absent council members could join meetings, and participate, via Skype or FaceTime.

  • Chiefland woman facing animal cruelty charges in dog’s shooting

    A Chiefland woman has been arrested on two counts of cruelty to animal charges after a veterinarian’s office reported the family’s pet, a young Shepard mix, had been brought in with gunshot wounds.

  • Property taxes could go down this year

    Property values are up a smidgen this year, so the Levy County Commission will be giving property owners a break, tentatively dropping the millage from last year’s 8.3307 to 8.2741 mils.

  • Bronson Town Council Agenda for July 21

    The agenda for the the regular meeting and one for the budget meeting are attached as PDF files that can be downloaded. 

  • School Board agenda for Tuesday, July 22

    AGENDA

    July 22, 2014

    9:00 a.m.

    REGULAR SESSION

    A) Call to Order, Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance — Board Chairman

     

    B) Welcome Visitors — Board Chairman

     

    C) Employee Care Center Update — Brian Branham & Christin Mayhew, CareHere

    Don Crook & Audrey Haines, Combined Benefits Group

    D) 2014 TRIM Ads for Local Newspapers — Bob Clemons

  • County Commission Agenda for Tuesday, July 22

    AGENDA

    REGULAR MEETING

    July 22, 2014

    Call to Order

    Invocation

    Pledge to Flag

    -Issues related to Agenda items

    -Complete public comment form and submit to clerk

    -State your full name and address -

    Discussion must be limited to a maximum of three (3) minutes per person

     

    9 a.m. Clerk of Court — Danny Shipp, Clerk of Court

    Request approval to donate monitors to Vision Christian Academy

     

  • Football camp begins Monday

    The Chiefland Football Camp begins Monday, July 21, running through Wednesday, July 23. The camp is 5:30 to 8 p.m. every day.

    The youth camp for 1st through 8th grade students is done by grade, depending on the grade entering for the 2014-15 school year.

    The camps are at the Chiefland Middle High School football complex and participants are required to bring cleats, workout shorts and shirt.

    There will be a camp cost of $30 per camper. Payment can be made the day of camp. Please make all checks payable to the CHS Quarterback Club or bring cash.

  • Haven welcomes new associate director for Tri-County Area

       Haven Hospice welcomes Dr. Patrick Woloszyn to the position of associate medical director of the Tri-County Care Center and Chiefland Home Team. In addition to leading the care center and team, Woloszyn will visit patients at nursing homes and other facilities in the area.

    Haven Hospice Chief Medical Officer Dr. Fernando Petry said Dr. Woloszyn’s long tenure with the health department and his work within the community makes him an ideal full-time staff member in the Tri-Counties.