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Today's News

  • Agents arrest mother, son in drug operation

    Robert Matthew Andrews, 23, and his mother and business partner, Debra Spaulding Andrews, 56, both of Trenton, are under arrest on various drug charges — including the son selling to his mother, according to a Sheriff's Office press release.

  • Police: woman beat several residents with chair leg

    Chiefland Police are still looking for a woman they believe to have been involved in a scuffle Sunday night that left several people battered and bruised.
    According to a CPD incident report, Vickie Donald, 40, of Chiefland, pulled in to Prairie Oaks Apartments Sunday night enraged over allegations that her daughter had been beaten in a fight earlier that day by someone living in the apartment complex.

  • Sheriff's Report & Most Wanted for May 26

    The Levy County Sheriff’s Office reports the following arrests:
    n May 18, Ray Conela Adcock, 60, Chiefland, DWLSR with knowledge. Bond $500.
    n May 17, Debra Spaulding Andrews, 55, Trenton, possession of cannabis, maintaining a drug dwelling, trafficking in Oxycodone. Bond $101,000.

  • Army history: Still the forgotten war

    By  Jeffrey G. Hawks
    Army Heritage Education Center Foundation  

  • In honor of mothers

    Chiefland MOCA (Military Order of Cootie) visits the Tri County Nursing Home in honor of Mother's Day. They delivered a carnation and soft toy to all the female occupants and chatted with them for a while. From Left, Susan Haines, Tom Brown, Dee Bazar, Roz Boudreau, Sharon Bolton and Kary Colson.    

  • Remember those who gave their all

    Several towns are planning ceremonies to remember the sacrifice of veterans for Memorial Day this holiday weekend.
    While there is no tribute planned in Chiefland, there are ceremonies in Old Town, Cedar Key and Bronson.
    Ivan Chubb, the Veterans Representative for the Veterans Administration, is organizing the Cedar Key and Bronson events.

  • New Christmas lights could save city thousands

    Santa might be giving the gift of savings to the City of Chiefland this year.
    Last year, out of the belief the city could do a better job of its display of Christmas lights that adorn city light poles, Chiefland resident Marcia Pollack came forward and asked the commission to do something. She told the commission the display was pathetic compared to some of the other cities in Levy County. Commissioners tasked her with finding a solution. And, according to Pollack, she did.

  • Chiefland woman reaches out to Alabama tornado victims

    Amanda Cannon’s eyes teared up as she described her most recent drive to Hackleburg, a small town in the northwest corner of Alabama.
    It was beautiful at first, she said. The countryside was full of blooming flowers, green fields and leafy trees. Then, as she, her husband and two children drove nearer to the town, the scene began to change.

  • Water board votes in favor of conservation

    The state is purchasing  622 acres of environmentally sensitive coastal lands in Cedar Key, thanks to a unanimous decision from the Suwannee River Water Management District Governing Board.
    The board voted 6-0 on May 19 to allow District staff, who have been negotiating since October, to buy the property for $3.31 million, about $5,000 per acre.

  • Bembry not giving up on naming roads for war dead