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Today's News

  • Church News

    “War Room” showing at Lighthouse Church

    The movie “War Room” will be shown at the Lighthouse Word Church on Sunday, Jan. 24 at 6 p.m. There is no charge for the movie, but viewers are encouraged to come early for a good seat. Popcorn and soda will be served and a nursery will be provided.

    Speaker at the Lighthouse Word Church

  • 25th Annual Potato Pancake Supper

     Peace Lutheran Church will host their 25th annual Potato Pancake Supper on Shrove Tuesday, Feb. 9. Dinner will be served from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m.

     Tickets, available at the door, are $7 for adults. Tickets may also be purchased in advance from members, and at the Peace Lutheran booth at the Dunnellon First Saturday event on Saturday, Feb. 6.

     This popular event features traditional potato pancakes, made from scratch, or buttermilk pancakes with sour cream, syrup, ham, applesauce, dessert and beverage.

  • 1-21-16 Community Calendar

    Today, Jan. 21

    Branford Camera Club January Meeting

    The Branford Camera Club's regular monthly meeting will be at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 21. The meeting will be at Hatch Park Community Center, located at 403 S.E. Craven St., Branford. Gary Kueppers will lead January's meeting, and our guest for this meeting is Audubon Photographer, John Middleton who will speak on birds and wildlife photography. This is open to the public.

  • Chiefland Farmers Market now has organic veggies

    By Kate Figueroa

    One important ingredient has been missing from the Chiefland Farmers Market since it opened in August 2014: fruits and vegetables.  Customers show up and ask, “Where’s the produce?” With our extended summer weather and Fall being a difficult growing season in North Florida as it is, customers leave with some great local products, but few or no vegetables.

  • CMHS students give back to the community

    By Kelly Beauchamp

    RN, CMHS Health Academy Teacher

    During the holiday season many of us reflect on our good fortune and make a conscience effort to find a way to give back to our community by reaching out to others who may be in need. I would like to take this opportunity to tell you about a few activities that CMHS students participated in this season.

  • County fills jobs with little notice

    By LOU ELLIOTT JONES

    editor@chieflandcitizen.com

    Transparency in government reared its ugly head at the Levy County Commission on Tuesday as newspaper reporters questioned how employee vacancies and appointments to boards are handled.

  • Breeden running for commissioner of district 3

    I am excited to announce my candidacy for Levy County Commissioner, District 3. This has been a long time dream of mine, and I look forward to the possibility of serving this great county. I am a fifth generation Levy County native, raised and educated in the Levy County school system. I have a vested interest in not only sustaining the greatness here but also ensuring a clear and positive future for generations to come.

    1. I will use logical reasoning and business experience to ensure the decisions made will help sustain our way of life while encouraging growth.

  • Brooks running for commissioner of district 5

    I am announcing my candidacy for Levy County Commissioner, District 5. 

    I’m not simply running to be a Levy County Commissioner. I’m running to work for you, as your Levy County Commissioner. I want to do my part to ensure our children, our grandchildren and their children have the opportunity to live, work and enjoy this great place we call Levy County. 

  • Edison runs for superintendent

    I have been in prayer for a long time seeking God’s will for my professional life. Through this process I truly believe that He has led me to seek the office of Superintendent of Schools.

  • Local cheerleaders light up London

    School spirit paid off for four Chiefland High School cheerleaders.

    Skylar Cannon, Sydney Philman, Jaylyn Harvey and Kirnae Williams, all juniors except Philman who is a senior, were chosen to represent Varsity Spirit as All-American cheerleaders in the London New Year's Day Parade.

    "You had to really bring it," Williams said of the try-outs.