Today's News

  • Students ask Commission for candy tobacco resolution Tuesday

    This Tuesday, March 20, at 9 a.m. the Levy Students Working Against Tobacco members will be presenting for the second time to the Board of County Commissioners to ask for their approval of a resolution concerning the sale of candy flavored tobacco.

    Candy flavored tobacco is designed to entice youth into using and getting hooked to tobacco because it has brightly colored packaging and the tobacco has fruit and candy flavoring that appeal to youth.

  • Oelrich campaign comes to Levy

    State Sen. Steve Oelrich (R-Gainesville) will bring his campaign for Congress to Bronson tonight. The campaign is having a meet and greet prior to the Levy County Republican Executive Committee meeting. If you have the opportunity, they would love to visit with you and hear what is on the hearts and minds of the Levy County Voters.  They will be available from 6 to 7 p.m. this evening at the Bronson Family Restaurant.
    The REC Meeting will follow the campaign event at the same location.

  • HELPING HANDS: Food Distribution

    There will be a food distribution on Thursday, March 22, between 1-2 p.m. at the Assembly of God church at 1560 N.W. 19th Avenue — Manatee Springs Road. Recipients are asked to bring photo identification and must be Levy County residents.

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  • Church news for the week of March 15

    St. Patty's dinner at
    Parsons Methodist
       Come and enjoy a St. Patrick's Day Dinner on Friday, March 16, from 4 to 6:30 p.m. at Parsons Memorial Presbyterian Church on Riverside Drive in Yankeetown.
       Meals consist of corned beef, cabbage, potatoes, carrots, dessert and Irish soda bread all for $6.50.
    There will be a drawing for a $50 money tree. The tickets for the drawing are $1 each or six for $5.
    Take outs are available by calling 352-447-2506.

    Healing service at
    Lighthouse Word

  • Editorial Toon for March 15
  • Today in Levy County History:The Luraville Locomotive

    Levy County historian
    On Jan. 19, 1979, James Lancaster of Luraville, a small community in Suwannee County on the east bank of the Suwannee River, mounted a drive to retrieve a relic from the river. Remembering the engine’s location from early boyhood, Lancaster financed the venture to bring to the surface a 130-year-old locomotive from the river bottom.

  • I am part of a B-I-G corporation

    There is a hot little competition going on now that you may not know about. Maybe you did if you read the little item that said this newspaper and its employees are part of a big corporation, Landmark Media Enterprises.
    We are. I am not ashamed of it. It's not some dirty little secret.
    But why is it that that information is being spread about now?
    Money. County tax money.

  • MD-Meds fills a need

    Matt Brooks and Derrick Wise feel they have hit on a business that can help fill a need — mail-order maintenance drugs and medical supplies from verified international pharmacies at lower cost than those offered in the U.S.
    The two Williston entrepreneurs presented their business, MD-Meds of Williston to the Suwannee Valley Rotary Club on March 8.

  • Communty Calendar for the week of March 15


    Give blood, save lives at
    Bronson blood drive
    LifeSouth and the community of Bronson invite you to be a part of saving lives when they host a blood drive between noon and 4 p.m.  Look for the bloodmobile near the County Courthouse in Bronson.