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Today's News

  • Home educators donate to Tri- County Outreach

     Roz Boudreau, a member of Chiefland Home and Community Educators, presents Connie Brown, administrator of Tri-County Outreach, with a check for $250. The money will be used to purchase food for distribution to the needy in Levy County. 

  • Log Cabin Quilters

     By  WINNELLE HORNE

  • Creating awareness

    Before last Friday's Chiefland-Trenton High School football game, cheerleaders held a fundraiser to benefit the American Cancer Society's fight against breast cancer. At halftime, the school honored Laura Brookins, a local cancer survivor.

    Also, employees of Chiefland Hardware and Farm Supply stand next to sale items meant to increase awareness of breast cancer.  A percentage of the sale of the "pink" items will go to breast cancer research.  The sale will last through the month of October. 

  • Bronson makes new run at flood plan

    The Town of Bronson is taking a new approach in its fight to keep residents from having to buy flood insurance, and the Levy Cunty Board of Commissions is joining the fight.

  • Chad Johnson seeks election in District 2

    Owen Chad Johnson announces his candidacy for Levy County Commission District 2. Levy County has been his home since 1994, when he married Angela Quincey. They have four children: Tyler, Quin, Bryden and Maddilyn. 

  • Business council to request hospital bonds

    The Nature Coast Business Development Council is holding a special meeting on Thursday to formulate a plan to request Gov. Charlie Crist dedicate federal economic stimulus bond money being returned by Florida counties to construction of a proposed hospital for Chiefland.

  • Fowlers Bluff fire department back in gear

    Fowlers Bluff will have its own fire department as long as it can show it's up to the job.

  • Insurance premiums up for school board employees

    School Board of Levy County employees will have to pay a bit more for health insurance starting next year.
    During this past Tuesday’s meeting, the board approved an 11.85 percent increase in rates for the district health plan, remaining under Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida.
    As an example, a 12-month family health care plan that currently costs $903.76 will soon cost $1,011.09, starting next year.
    The insurance company cited increases in health care costs and the recent national health care laws for the increases.

  • Andrews v Chiefland Citizen verdict reached

    A Levy County jury has rendered a unanimous verdict in the defamation lawsuit filed against the Chiefland Citizen, former editor Carolyn Risner Ten Broeck, and former publisher Dale Bowen by Andy Dennis Andrews, publisher of the Levy County Journal and Chiefland businessman.

    Details on the week-long jury trial and the verdict will be in the Thursday, Oct. 16, issue of the Chiefland Citizen.

  • Chiefland Women's Golf Association update - Oct. 7

    On Sept. 29, the Chiefland Women's Golf Association had 19 ladies play, even though the forecast called for a big chance of rain. We were successful in completing a game where the players are placed into flights according to their like handicaps, and the winners are the ones who play well enough to subtract their handicaps from their total scores, thus giving them the lowest net scores.