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Today's News

  • Outdoor Truths

    By GARY MILLER

  • Church News

    n St. Alban's Yard Sale
    St. Alban's Episcopal Church will hold a yard sale on Saturday, Oct. 9, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be a large variety of household items, clothing and books. Hot dogs and sodas will be available for lunch.
    The church is located four miles north of Chiefland on U.S. Highway 19.

    n Old Town Methodist Women's yard, bake sale

  • Aquatic jewels in Old Town

    Did you know there is a touch of the tropics right here in Old Town? And in that tropical setting, “living jewels” abound to the delight of everyone who visits?

  • Attracting birds workshop

    UF/IFAS Levy County Extension presents the first in the Homeowner Gardening for Wildlife series – Providing Food for North Florida birds. Fall and winter present opportunity to take up a popular and growing pastime, bird watching. Join other interested area residents, Friday, Oct. 8, from 9 a.m. to noon, at the Levy County Extension office, 625 N. Hathaway Ave.,   U.S. Highway 27A, Bronson.

  • Community Calendar

    Through Saturday

      Register for Dixie County Fall Festival
     Registration for the Dixie County Rotary Fall Festival Car Show and Parade is happening until Saturday.  Business owners are especially encouraged to participate as a way of raising awareness of your business in Dixie County.

  • American Legion helping Fisher House for vets' families

       The Jefferson-Sheffield American Legion Auxiliary No. 91 in Trenton is making an effort to support by fundraising, the Gainesville Fisher House.
       The Gainesville Fisher House Foundation is about supporting families of wounded or injured service men and women. They help with housing for families while they are in the VA Hospital undergoing rehabilitation or treatment. Their website is www.fisherhouse.org in case someone in not familiar with it.

  • Man doesn’t want Levy nuke plant as neighbor

    The environmental impact of the proposed nuclear plant in Levy County could hit Robert Smith hardest. Once it is built, Smith will live 6,800 feet behind the buildings that will house two nuclear reactors.
    “When you did a study of locations, why was Crystal River not suitable?” Smith asked on Sept. 23 at the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission public meeting in Crystal River called to discuss the draft environmental impact statement for the construction project.

  • Welcome to the NEW Chiefland Citizen site
  • Budgets bring out the worst in us...

    I love summer. Summer is glorious in Florida.
    It's hot, humid, sticky. Beer pool season.
    It's also budget time.
    I don't know who in their evil mind set government's fiscal year to begin on Oct. 1, but they ruin summer for everyone with it. There must be a special place in hell reserved for the person who came up with this idea.
    The timetable has government body is struggling with balancing revenues and expenses into a budget during the hottest, most uncomfortable part of the year.

  • Eric Duquette: Part 1

    Judy Duquette of Smithfield, Rhode Island, clearly remembers when in 1993 her then 18-month-old son began changing.
    “Until then, it looked like things were going well for Eric,” said 48-year-old Duquette in a telephone interview. “He'd been saying about 12 different words and suddenly around 18 months those words were gone. He began having poor eye contact, wouldn't point to things or engage us, and had poor coordination. He lined things up. He would pile his toys into a mountain in his room and had little interest in playing with them.”