Today's News

  • Day at the fair

    TraveLynx bus No. 5605 pulled into the Winn-Dixie parking lot in Williston at about 7:45 a.m. Tuesday. It had already picked up more than half of its 45 passengers in Chiefland. A line of people formed in front of the door while the driver, a man named Rusty Sparks, and Levy County Quilt Museum Director Winnelle Horne stood out front checking off the names of people that had signed up to go the Florida State Fair in Tampa.

  • Less money for schools means layoffs

    A loss of almost $4 million in revenues for Levy County schools may translate into layoffs for anywhere from 40 to 70 personnel, Superintendent Bob Hastings told the Levy County Republican Executive Committee.

  • Forgery suspects busted at Chiefland bank

    Chiefland Police arrested two Gainesville men Feb. 16 for trying to cash about $15,000 in forged checks at Drummond Community Bank, according to a Chiefland Police report.

  • Fire chief to get pay increase

    Chiefland's fire chief will soon be taking home a bigger paycheck.

  • Engagement: Hall-Sheffield

    Mr. and Mrs. Marcus Hall, of Chiefland, announce the engagement of their daughter, Brittney Hall, also of Chiefland, to Brad Sheffield, of Gainesville.  
    Sheffield is the son of Suzanne Melton and Kevin Sheffield, also of Gainesville.
    The bride-to-be is a graduate of Chiefland High School and Santa Fe College.  
    She is attending Florida State College at Jacksonville.
    Sheffield is a graduate of Bucholtz High School, in Gainesville, and has an associate of arts degree from Santa Fe College in air traffic control.

  • Wedding--Donaldson-Prickett

  • Levy County Sheriff's reports and most wanted: Feb 17

    The Levy County Sheriff’s Office reports the following arrests:
    n Feb. 10, Jams Deon Baker, 25, Morriston, domestic battery and tampering with  a victim. Bond $50,000.
    n Feb. 10, Vernon Henry Davis, 47, Chiefland, dealing in stolen property. Bond $50,000.
    n Feb. 9, Michael Anthony Ealum, 47, Old Town, FTA petit theft. Bond $500.
    n Feb. 9, Dakorian Kadeem Frazier, 18, VOP grand theft.

  • Log Cabin Quilter: Feb 17

    Director, Quilt Museum

  • Births: Cason

    Addilynn Capri Cason was born on Nov. 13, 2010.  She weighed 8 pounds and was 21 inches long.  She is the daughter of Dustin and Tiffany Cason, both stationed at Forth Hood, Texas.
    Paternal grandparents are Donnie and Jean Cason, of Chiefland. Paternal great-grandparents are Leo and Louise Cason, also of Chiefland.
    The maternal grandparent is Ricky Jordon, of Trenton, and the maternal great-grandparents are Linda Dickerson, of Chiefland, and Madge Jordan, of Trenton.

  • Gala brings out STARS, cash for students

    Williston businessman Charles “Chip” Webb Jr. was named the 2011 Levy County Schools Foundation Alumni of the Year Award recipient at the group’s Saturday gala held at Williston Middle School.