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Today's News

  • 1st Baptist in Chiefland hits the rails

    Children attending First Baptist Church in Chiefland got a mid-morning trail ride around the church grounds.

    The congregation, celebrating its 100th anniversary this year, was hosting Vacation Bible School in the morning this week.  

  • Community Calendar for the week of July 24

    Libraries wrapping up summer

    Readers of all ages have been exploring all things scientific this summer as the Levy County Public Library System presents “Fizz, Boom, Read!” during their summer library program.

       The 2014 Summer Reading Program is open to children of all ages. Each week will feature a presentation, craft, snack and take home goodies. For more information, call your local library or visit website, www.levylib.org.

    All programs are free of charge and begin at 10:30 AM.

    Williston Public Library (Mondays)

  • LCDPS firefighter wins Valor Award

    Levy County Department of Public Safety Firefighter Jeremy Pittman was selected as an honoree at the 97.3 The SKY Valor Awards, a recognition of first responders in the Heart of Florida. On Thursday, June 29, several members of the surrounding communities were recognized for their dedication to service.

    Pittman came to LCDPS in October of 2012 as a 19-year-old with no background in public safety. He had passed by the Fire Station in his rural community several times thinking about volunteering in an effort to fulfill his desire of giving back to his community.

  • Sheriff's Report & Most Wanted for the week of July 24

    The Levy County Sheriff’s Office reports the following arrests:

    • July 19, Pavel Beno, 48, Williston, four counts aggravated assault. Bond $100,000.

    • July 14, James Virgill Boatwright Sr., 50, Chiefland resisting officer W/OV. Bond $550.

    • July 15, Alex Hernandez, 44, Archer, VOP.

    • July 16, Coleman Wesley Jordon, 34, Chiefland, warrant. Bond $50,000.

    • July 14, Tammy Kerr, 40, Chiefland, DWLSR. Bond $1,000.

  • 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.

  • 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.