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Today's News

  • Wedding: Adkins - Poole

    Joan Adkins and Mack Poole are proud to announce their upcoming wedding July 16, 2011, at the Trenton Community Center at 4 p.m. No gifts.

  • Nominations open for Business of the Year

     The State’s 28th annual observance of Industry Appreciation Week begins Sept. 12 and Chiefland will join other communities around the state in showing support for local industry and trade by hosting a Sept. 13 banquet honoring two local notable businesses.

  • The trail to Oklahoma

    It will be happy trails for six area equestrians as they gallop to Shawnee, Okla. next week for the International Youth Finals Rodeo.

  • Levy looks to improve FCATs

    Florida's Comprehensive Assessment Test grades are in for a few middle and elementary schools in Levy County. Despite As and Bs across the board, superintendent Bob Hastings wasn't excited with the results.

  • BREAKING: Bronson bigman Jenkins headed to The Rock

    The Chiefland Citizen has confirmed DeVaughn Jenkins, one of the top basketball players in the region, has decided to transfer from Bronson High to The Rock in Gainesville.

  • Levy County corrections officer charged with sexual misconduct

    Chadwick Buford Holmes, 32, of Bronson, has been arrested for sexual misconduct with an inmate, a third degree felony, whil working as a Levy County Sheriff's Office corrections officer.

  • Levy Health Department earns national recognition

    The National Association of County and City Health Officials has recognized Levy County Health Department at "Public Health Ready" for its ability to respond to public health emergencies.
    Levy County Health Department has met the comprehensive preparedness benchmarks required by Project Public Health Ready, a partnership between the health officials organization and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  

  • Road and Lane Closures for July 2 - 8, 2011

    The following is a list of roadwork underway by the FDOT that may impact traffic.
     
    Note: All construction projects will be suspended Saturday through Monday for the anticipated increase in holiday traffic. Work will resume Tuesday, July 5.

     
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  • T-Ball tourney a hit

    Chiefland's annual hosting of this past weekend's North Florida Babe Ruth State T-Ball tournament was a success.

    Julington Creek defeated Fort Caroline 19-10 in the championship game. Julington posted a 5-0 record during the tourney, allowing a tourney-low six runs in its three pool play games. Both teams will play July 14 in the Southeast Region tourney in Longwood.

    District 5 champion Chiefland finished 1-2 in pool play, with its lone win a 24-8 victory against Branford. 

  • Springs sizzle this summer

    Growing up in Williston, Matt Weldon understands all about Levy County's most-visited natural wonders. He's now the county's director of Parks and Recreation, in charge of the springs at Blue Springs and Henry Beck parks.

    At Monday's Levy County Commission's budget workshop, Weldon reported that the cool water springs have been hotter than ever this summer.

    "Attendance is way up," Weldon said. "Everybody is staying at home and going swimming."