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Today's News

  • Bee enthusiasts gather in Chiefland

    There’s a new gang in town. And while some of its members have made the ‘A’ list, they’re all on the ‘bee’ list.
    The Levy County Beekeepers Association was formed last week in Chiefland. About a dozen local residents came to the club’s first meeting where officers were appointed and membership dues, $20 per member, were collected.

  • Schedule of area spring football games

    Here's a look at area spring football games. Chiefland plays at Bronson while Williston hosts Tavares on May 26 to wrap up spring practices.

  • Drummond hosts Easter Egg hunt

    Drummond Community Bank held its annual Easter Egg Hunt at Usher Park in Chiefland for its customers’ and employees’ families. Children were treated to a day of hunting for candy eggs and other activities as well as a grilled lunch. About 100-150 turned out for the annual event. This is the 19th year the bank has sponsored the event.

  • 2011 football schedules for Levy County

    Here's a quick look at the 2011 varsity football schedules for Levy County's three high schools. A few games to note are Williston at Chiefland on Oct. 21, Dixie County at Chiefland on Oct. 28, Chiefland at Trenton on Nov. 11 and Trenton at Bronson on Oct. 7.

    All games are scheduled to start at 7:30 p.m.

     

    Chiefland Indians

    8/26 Victory Christian

    9/2 Lecanto

    9/9 @ P.K. Yonge

  • Wedding: Langford-Barber

    Mrs. Chris Barber, of Old Town, would like to announce the engagement of her daughter, Constance Michelle Barber, to Robert Dale Langford, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Langford.
    The wedding is planned for May 21, 2011.

  • Wedding: Duncan-Kaatz

    Announcing the wedding of Miss Donna M. Kaatz, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Michael R. Kaatz, of Fanning Springs, to Mr. Kenneth B. Duncan, III, son of Mr. Kenneth B. Duncan, Jr., of Fanning Springs, on Saturday, May 21, 2011.

  • Suwannee River Garden Club Spring Social

    Linnie Beck and Anne Zubler will be hosting a Garden Party Luncheon for The Suwannee River Garden Club on Saturday, May 21, noon to 4 p.m.
    The event will be held at the home of Anne Zubler.  Club members should bring dishes to share that are in keeping with the theme of a "Garden Party".  We expect to have approximately twenty five attendees.
    A fancy hat contest will be judged by silent vote so everyone should dust off their finest millinery creations.

  • Engagement: Martinez-Feagle

     Miss Raina Lynn Martinez, the daughter of Arthur “Mario” Martinez, of Williston, and the late Jodie Martinez, and Mr. Ryan Michael Feagle, the son of Richard and Cecile Feagle, of Archer,  announce their engagement and upcoming wedding.
       The future bride is the granddaughter of Arthur and Linda Martinez of Lake City, Sharon Stone, of Williston, and David Stone, of Yankeetown. She is a 2007 graduate of Williston High School and a 2010 graduate of the University of Florida with a Bachelor's degree in Criminology.

  • Tovine wins funding for Safe Routes to School

    For more than a year Gina Tovine has been trying to find safer routes to school for students.
    Last fall, her quest won almost $1.5 million in state funding for sidewalks and a pedestrian bridge to help Chiefland Elementary and Middle and Williston Elementary and Middle schools students through the federal Safe Routes to School program.
    It's big news for little old Levy County which had to compete against big counties like Miami-Dade, Hillsborough and Orange.

  • School sidewalk project stalled

    The Chiefland City Commission tabled making a decision Monday night to move forward with a program aimed at creating safe paths to schools.
    The Levy County Safe Routes to School has won $1.45 million in Florida Department of Transportation funding for construction of sidewalks leading to schools in Chiefland and Williston.
    The commission agreed by consensus to support the project about a year ago. But now, the commission has its doubts.