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Today's News

  • Tarmac moves ahead on mine permit

    The zoning application came with $1,600 and eight cases of paperwork. The cover letter summed it up: "Tarmac America LLC is pleased to submit the King Road Limestone Mine Special Exception Application #3 ... This submittal is for the actual operation of the mine site which is +/- 4,750 acres," Tarmac executive Albert W. Townsend wrote to the Levy County Development Department. The letter was dated June 13, but it was not delivered to Levy County Building Official Rob Corbitt at his Bronson office until Aug.

  • Nuclear plant clears environmental hurdle

    The Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff and the U.S.

  • Early voting ends Saturday

    Balloting for the Aug. 24 political party primary is Monday-Saturday, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at the Supervisor of Elections office, 421 S. Court Street, Bronson.  

  • Haven celebrates Fall at the Lodge

    Haven’s Fall at the Lodge, a benefit for Haven Hospice will take place from  5:30 – 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at the Gilchrist Club, a private hunting and sporting club set in the heart of Florida’s timberland, located at 290 SE 4th Way, Trenton. Festivities begin at 5:30 p.m. with live music, along with a live and silent auction.   Reservations and tickets are required. The cost is $75 per guest. For tickets contact Stephanie Brod at 352-271-4665.  

  • Stuff the Bus helps students, teachers

    The drive to Stuff the Buss with school supplies for students will be taking advantage of tax-free weekend as the Levy County Schools Foundation and Morriston Baptist Church's Band of Brothers set up collection stations inside stores. The collection pens, pencils, erasers, colored pencils, paper, pocket folders, spiral notebooks, crayons, permanent markers, washable markers, highlighters, dry erase pens, rulers, index cards, Post-it notes, scissors, washable glue, glue sticks, Kleenex,  hand soap, sanitizer, binders and backpacks is an annual back to school ritual in L

  • Community Calendar

      Wednesday    SHINE volunteers can find  Medicare answers Seniors with questions about options for Medicare, Medicare/Medicaid, disability, supplemental insurance, Part D prescription drug plans, or Medicare billings can find answers with the help of SHINE volunteers. SHINE, a volunteer program with the Florida Department of Elder Affairs, provides one-on-one counseling. SHINE provides free, unbiased and confidential assistance.

  • Blood drive in Bronson on Tuesday

     Skip the groceries, give blood in Bronson

  • Pistol class funds holiday party

    The Levy County Sheriff’s Office is hosting a pistol class  from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 18   This class will qualify individuals for a concealed carry permit.  The cost is $55 if registration is done online, or $60 on the day of the class.  To register online, go to www.levypistolclass.info.  This is a fund-raiser for the Sheriff’s Office Employee Christmas Party.

  • Woman arrested in theft of sales tax

     Mary Colson Bowen, 57, who owned Mary’s Little T restaurant in Chiefland, has been arrestedand charged with theft of more than $47,000 in sales tax collected from customers and not paid to the state, the Florida Department of Revenue announced.

  • Lois Katherine Cook, Volunteer