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Today's News

  • Citizens on Patrol

    They are at all the parades, funerals, festivals, public gatherings. They're the folks who look a lot like Levy County Sheriff's deputies, but not quite. They drive official looking sheriff's cruisers with a slightly different paint scheme and have yellow lights on top. 

    They're the silen superheroes of the Sheriff's Office, the Citizens on Patrol. They provide an extra pair of eyes by patrolling neighborhoods. They direct traffic so folks on their way to a big event don't get frazzled.

  • CF Levy Center has $4.8M in state budget

    An appropriation of $4.8 million for the first phase of construction of the Levy Campus of the College of Central Florida is included in the state's Public Education Capital Outlay budget.
    But like a similar $14.8 million appropriation that was vetoed, it faces a possible veto by Gov. Rick Scott.
    CF President Charles Dassance, who announced the good news at a gathering on the new campus Thursday, said residents should keep the school in their prayers, write letters and send emails to Scott in support of the appropriation.

  • Levy County Commission Agenda for Tuesday, May 17

    AGENDA

    REGULAR MEETING

    May 17, 2011

     

     

    Call to Order

    Invocation

    Pledge to Flag

  • Chiefland Rotary wraps up fishing tourney

    With thunderstorms skirting Cedar Key to the north and south, sun shined on the Chiefland Rotary Club’s annual fishing tournament on Saturday.

    Winners were the team of Michael Graham and J.R. Dice for the biggest bag with 19.02 pounds of total fish, the team of John Fisher, Sonya Fisher and Kelby Hudson for the biggest redfish with a 7.33 pound catch and the team of David Stone and Jimmy Ellzey for the biggest trout with a 4.64 pound fish.

  • Road and Lane Closures for May 14 - 20

    The following is a list of roadwork underway by the FDOT that may impact traffic.
     
    ALACHUA COUNTY:
     
    Archer Road (State Road 24)  Crews will be repainting the roadway lines from Southeast 13th Street (US 441) to the Levy County line.
     

  • Chiefland hosting 3-on-3 tourney, 3-point shootout

    The Chiefland basketball program is hosting a 3-on-3 basketball tournament and three-point shootout on July 16 at the Chiefland High School and Middle School gyms. Registration begins at 8 a.m., games start at 9 a.m., and the three-point contest will take place around noon.

  • FWC hunting classes offered in Levy County

     The Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission is offering two free hunter safety Internet-completion courses in Levy County. The first class is May 17-18 in Bronson, and the second class in May 21 in Chiefland.

  • Gators fishing national championship to be televised

    Tune in Sunday from 1-2 p.m. to “FLW Outdoors” on VERSUS for complete coverage of the National Guard FLW College Fishing National Championship on Kentucky Lake. The one-hour show highlights the University of Florida’s second consecutive national championship victory.

  • CHS offers volleyball camp

     The Chiefland High School volleyball team is hosting volleyball camp for children ages 7-13. The camp is from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the high school gym and the dates for this year's camps are June 13-17 and June 27-July 1.

  • Honoring longtime member

    Dr. Bob Trask, Worshipful Master of Brown Masonic Lodge in Chiefland presents a 55-year membership certificate to Brother Duane Wakefield.