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Today's News

  • 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.

  • 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.