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Today's News

  • Sea Cadets

    Almost 70 years to the day, more than 800 military veterans, active duty servicemen, Navy League supporters, and interested members of the public gathered to commemorate the Battle of Midway last weekend in St. Augustine. This is the largest event of its kind to observe the anniversary of this important conflict during World War II.
    As part of the festivities, US Naval Sea Cadets and Junior ROTC groups throughout North Central Florida and southern Georgia were invited to participate in an essay contest about the battle with prizes to be awarded at the dinner.

  • Scholarship

    The Suwannee River Loyal Order of Moose presented recent high school graduate Nicole Outler, left,of Gainesville, with a college scholarship. Outler plans to double major in oboe performance and early childhood development.

  • Charity gets $5,000 gift

    Verna Brown, co-founder of the Children's Table, in Bronson, received $5,000 from Midnight Velvet to donate to a charity.

  • Fanning Springs firefighter awards

    Left to right, Fanning Springs Deputy Chief Elania Spain, Councilman Paul Chase, firefighter Mike MacKenzie,  Councilman Bob Kerr and Fire Chief Ron McQueen celebrate MacKenzie being named  Firefighter of the Year for the Fanning Springs Fire Department.

  • Take an Outdoor Safari

    By Jessica Basham Therriault

  • Log Cabin Quilters for June 21

    The Log Cabin Quilters met Thursday, June 14, at the Levy County Quilt Museum. It was a work day, rearranging the tables, sorting notions and showing off new aprons. We got a lot done and enjoyed being able to visit with each other. Ann and Joyce  brought in new aprons. We made patterns of some of the aprons and loved the rick rack that Joyce had put on her apron.

  • Three Sea Cadet groups visit naval station in Jacksonville

    Led by Lieutenant Todd Dunn, three U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps divisions spent an action packed weekend on base at Naval Station Mayport. Cadets from Dunn’s Manatee Division, who drill in Yankeetown, invited the Tampa Bay Division, which drills at Mac Dill Air Force Base, and the Gulf Eagle Division, which drills in Ft. Meyers, to experience what life in the Navy might be like.

  • Inglis considers merger with county fire department

    Early talks of a merger between municipal and county fire departments was met with mixed reviews Thursday night in Inglis.
    By invitation, Levy County Safety Department Director David Knowles showed up before the commission in a public workshop to discuss the merits of Inglis having its fire department taken over by the county.
    Several municipalities in have agreed to such a merger. The Town of Bronson held a public workshop June 4 on the matter, though no decisions were made.

  • Master gardeners to offer help at home

    By Diane Clifton

  • Chiefland U-10 team dominates first-ever World Series

    Chiefland dominated the opening round of the first-annual Levy County World Series. The event, featuring five area U-10 teams, completed the first round of a double-elimination tournament at the Bronson Youth League baseball fields on Sat. June 23. Chiefland won it’s games 15-1 over Citra and 18-1 over the Chiefland “Tribe”.
    Chiefland will play in the championship game on Tues., June 26 at 7 p.m.