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Today's News

  • Not so in haste thy heart

    "Wait on the Lord; be of good courage.....Wait, I say, on  the Lord."  

  • CF Emergency medical services program best in state

    The Emergency Medical Services program at the College of Central Florida has been recognized as the top EMS program in Florida.
    The 2011 Excellence in EMS Award for Educator of the Year was presented by the Florida Department of Health Bureau of Emergency Medical Services on July 6 in recognition of National EMS Week.

  • Progress Energy supports education

       School Board Superintendent Robert Hastings; Amy Mangan, from Progress Energy; Levy County Schools Foundation Coordinator Angela Johnson; and Denny George, lead account executive, from Progress Energy, pose at this Tuesday’s school board meeting.
       The Progress Energy Foundation donated $20,000 to the Levy County Schools Foundation to assist with funding of certain training programs, such as welding, with an emphasis on S.T.E.M  programs (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.)

  • Host student through exchange

    World Heritage International is now looking for American families to host high school students from Eurasia. All these students have received scholarships through the U.S. State Department sponsored Future Leaders Exchange Program Program and will spend an academic year in the United States. This historic program seeks to foster democracy and values inherent in a free market economy.

  • College of Central Florida news briefs

    CF to offer information sessions
    on 4-year degrees

    The College of Central Florida will hold information sessions for new four-year degree programs in Early Childhood Education and Business and Organizational Management. CF is now accepting applications for fall semester, which begins Aug. 22.
    Sessions will be held on Monday, Aug. 1, at noon and 5:30 p.m. The sessions will begin in the lobby of the University Center at the Ocala Campus, 3001 S.W. College Road. Breakout sessions will be held for each of the degrees.

  • Levy school food director heads state group

    Special to the Citizen
    Two Levy County District Food Service employees have been elected to leadership positions in the  Florida School Nutrition Association during the group's recent meeting in Orlando.

  • Family Fun Day at Manatee Springs

     Manatee Springs State Park will host Family Fun Day this Saturday  from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
       Participants can enjoy games such as the three-legged race, sponge game and more. There will be competitive races for family teams. Events are set up for every visitor to safely participate with little or no assistance required. All activities are free with park admission.
       For more information, visit www.floridastateparks.org.

  • SVP's Golden Gravel Awards Saturday

       The Suwannee Valley Players will host its second annual Golden Gravel Awards Saturday at 7 p.m. at BubbaQue's Banquet Room in Chiefland.

  • Community Calendar for the Week of July 21

    Through August 12

    4-H Summer Camps
    The Levy County 4-H hosts a variety of camps at the Bronson Agricultural Center this summer. Campers must be at least 8 years old by the date of the camp. The cost is $25 per camp or $50 for ATV camp. Camps are Monday-Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Friday from 8:30 a.m. to noon. Camp fee includes breakfast, lunch, snacks, field trips and recreation.

  • Sexual offenders register addresses

       Two sexual predators and one sexual offender — Kevin Michael Schroeder, 48; Brian Michael Hodge, 30,  and Jose Saul Bruno, 42 — have each registered a new address with the Levy County Sheriff's Office.