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Today's News

  • Henderson scholarships go to four graduates

    Four graduates of Chiefland High School's Class of 2014 are entering college in the coming weeks with the help of scholarships they are receiving from the Alice Faye Henderson Scholarship Fund that is part of the Levy County Schools Foundation.

    Kelsi Alexander, who was senior class president and class valedictorian, will study nursing.

    Alexandra Gilliam will study to work in the field of nursing, with a specialty in pediatrics.

  • Engagement: Moody-Beasley

    The engagement of Adrienne Victoria Moody to Allen Martin Beasley is announced by her parents Mrs. Owen Baynard, and Mr. and Mrs. Horace A. Moody of Destin. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Pansy Robinson of Bronson. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Bruce A. Beasley of Ethel, La.

  • Suwannee Valley Rotary new members

    From left, new members of Suwannee Valley Rotary Club are Jamie Griffin, area restaurant owner, Justin Hardee, of Nature Coast Financial Services, and Jane Behringer, of The Deer Camp.

    The club meets on Thursdays at noon in the community room of Haven Hospice in Chiefland. 

  • Get help with your Medicare costs

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       Are you new to Medicare and not sure of your options?

       Whether you are a Medicare beneficiary, family member or caregiver,

    SHINE, a volunteer program under the FL Dept of Elder Affairs, provides

    you with free, unbiased and confidential information.

  • It's not magic or science

    By Pastor Terry Wines

    No matter how many times I turn my smartphone or tablet, the screen adjusts so that I’m looking at it right-side-up. I was astounded to learn that this was not magic, but the work of a gyroscope that senses every motion the phone or iPad makes.

    In Matthew 18, Jesus urges us to keep our relationships right-side up. The problem is that unlike smartphones and iPads, we don't have a built-in gyroscope to make it automatic and easy − not one that was scientifically created.         

  • Church News for the week of August 28

    Health and

    wellness classes

    Lighthouse Word Church will be offering free health and wellness classes, beginning Tuesday, Sept. 30, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. for six weeks.

    Each class will stand on its own, so visitors can attend one, a few or all, if so desired.

    Topics include: nutrition, body wellness, healing from within, stress busters and mineral personality assessment. Lots of information, handouts, games, activities and prizes; relevant to all ages. Childcare will be provided.

    For more information, call 352-493- 1554.

  • Open house at Bronson schools

    Kindergarten teacher Cassidi Brock, Roy Davis, Jason Davis, Samantha Davis and friend R.J. Tisdale  pose for a picture at a recent open house for parents and students at Bronson Elementary School.

    Brock explained that, for kindergartners, the first week is only one day.  This allows the teachers and students to get acquainted.

  • Local bank contributes to education foundation

    Capital City Bank recently made a significant contribution to the Levy County Schools Foundation. Andy Lott, Vice President, Chiefland office, presented funds in the amount of $6,000 to Levy County Schools Foundation Coordinator Angela Johnson.

    The donation was made through the Capital City Bank Group Foundation, which has a mission to invest money and volunteer employee time into initiatives that are believed to contribute to building a strong community.

  • DAV to meet Sept.4

    The Chiefland DAV Post 63 will be holding its regular monthly meeting on Thursday, Sept. 4 at Beef 'O' Bradys in Chiefland.

    The meeting will start with a social at 6:30 p.m. followed by its regular meeting at 7 p.m.

    The DAV meets at Beef 'O' Bradys the first Thursday of each month.

  • Luke Corbitt Memorial Fishing Tournament in October

    The 3rd annual Luke Corbitt memorial fishing tournament benefiting the Children's Table will be held Oct. 4, at the Waccasassa Boat Ramp in Gulf Hammock.

    Registration is $25 and starts at 6 a.m. the day of the event at the boat ramp. For advanced registration, call 352-278-3379.

    There will be cash prizes for biggest red, biggest trout, biggest combo and most unique fish caught. There will also be free food and door prizes.