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Today's News

  • Patient thanks EMS crew

    It's not often the folks who work for Levy County Emergency Medical Service get to see their clients again.

  • Levy County invaders spur presentation in Cedar Key

    With blinking bug eyes, they hunt at night and ooze a toxic slime from their skin as a defense. They are a threat to the environment and cause tens of thousands of dollars in damage to Florida homeowners and businesses each year.

  • Friends remember Alonzo

    Former Chiefland High student-athlete Alonzo James Guyton, 24, was shot and killed early in the morning of Oct. 25 in what police are describing as a robbery attempt.

  • Sheriff’s Office has $1 million employee

    The Levy County Sheriff’s Office has recognized a milestone achievement of benefit to residents of Levy County in these tough economic times. 

    The E911 system is funded with a 50-cents per month fee placed on telephone lines. With the advent of cell phones many people have chosen to drop their landline phones, reducing revenue to support E911. 

  • Editorial Toon for Oct. 27
  • Looking forward to work

     The most fertile source of insight is hindsight and you never know how far you’ve come until you look back on where you’ve been. During the last few years I’ve had numerous opportunities to look back over my progress, sometimes it’s with humor, sometimes it’s with pride and always with amazement over how I thought issues would turn out and how things really unfolded. 

  • A year abroad

     My name is Beth Warren and I am a recent graduate of Chiefland High School. Instead of going to college in the fall, like a lot of my peers, I will be going to Ecuador, South America. 

  • Biker event helps grease LARC’s engine

    Lt. Sean Mullins said it was sometime in 2006 when, as a member of the Community Relations Division for the Levy County Sheriff’s Office, he was asked to come and speak to clients of the Levy Association of Retarded Citizens about matters of law, the types of things all people, as members of society, should be familiar with.

    “I had no idea what to expect,” Mullins said. “I gave a little speech, and they really appreciated it … I truly fell in love with them.”

  • COUNTY BRIEFS

     Beast Feast a success

  • County passes on CFEC purchase

    The Levy County Commission has decided to pass on buying the Central Florida Electric Cooperative headquarters on U.S. Highway 19 in Chiefland. 

    In a special meeting Monday the commission — short one member and without its newly appointed member — registered its displeasure that it was not consulted by county staff or a grants writer before they toured the CFEC facility and asked Chiefland officials for letters of support for a $1.6 million federal grant to renovate the facilities.