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Today's News

  • Rotary District Governor visits Chiefland Rotary Club

    What started out as a training trip for incoming Rotary Club district governors turned into an enlightening experience for one and the Chiefland Rotary Club that she addressed on Aug. 18.
    Jeannie Quave of Panama City Beach was in training to head Rotary District 6940 that stretches from Pensacola to Chiefland when the training group took a service trip to Haiti earlier this year.
    "We are blessed to be able to do for others," she said in opening her speech.
    How blessed the club would soon learn.

  • Suited to its environment

    By GARY MILLER

    Outdoor Truths

  • Tiptoeing through the 60s

    By JAMES SNYDER

    Out to Pastor

  • Ribbon cutting

    The Greater Chiefland Area Chamber of Commerce turned out in force for a ribbon-cutting Aug. 26 at Mangrove Creek Outfitters at 1109 N.  Young Boulevard, Chiefland. Co-owners Robert Hornsby and Kathy Hencye cut the ribbon on the shop that sells fishing, hunting, kayaking and other outdoors supplies and clothing. The store is open 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. everyday except, Sunday and Monday. The store accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover, debit cards and cash.

  • Figure Eight Racing returns to Bronson

    Special to the Citizen
    Action is the attraction at Bronson Speedway and the newly-reopened track will be loaded with action on Saturday with the return of "Figure Eight Racing" to the track. It features eight gars challenging the high banks and turning left and right to create crossing traffic at the X in the middle of the field. A three-race series is planned with two other races on the schedule in October.

  • Bembry office hours in Bronson, Williston on Tuesday

    Teresa Watson, with the office of State Rep. Leonard Bembry (D-District 10), will host mobile office hours on Tuesday, Sept. 6, at the Levy County Courthouse, from 9-11 a.m., and at the Williston City Council Chamber Meeting Room from 1-3 p.m.
    She will be available to assist people with questions or requests on state issues. If you would like to schedule an appointment, please contact Watson at 352-493-6848 or teresa.watson@myfloridahouse.gov.

  • Community Calendar for the week of Sept. 1

    Today

    Title I meeting at Chiefland Middle School
    There will be a Title I meeting at Chiefland Middle School today from 5 to 6 p.m. An open house will be from 6 - 7 p.m. for all parents to come and meet faculty and staff. The school's media center is also hosting a book fair during that time.
    For more information, contact Ann Wood at 221-1858.

    Saturday

    Shrine Club breakfast

  • Stuffin’ the bus

    Chiefland Elementary School Principal Patrice McCully was among the many volunteers who turned out on Aug. 20 to encourage residents to "STUFF the BUS" with supplies for students and teachers. The Levy County Schools Foundation sponsors the annual collection of supplies.

  • Downtown facelift

     Adam Stout, left, and K.C. Robinson, of Firestines Painting, give the old Chief Theater a makeover Aug 15.
    Drummond Bank donated the funds for the building to get pressure washed and painted.

  • Suwannee River Garden Club

    The Garden Club's year book is in the process of being assembled and will be sent to the printer no later than Sept. 14.
    If you want your picture to be included in this years edition, please email a copy to anne.zubler@yahoo.com as soon as possible.
    Also, our rummage sale will be on Saturday Nov. 5, so start sorting those gently used items you no longer want or need in preparation for the event.