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Today's News

  • Children of the World concert Wednesday

    The Lighthouse Word Church will be hosting in concert, The Children of The World International Children’s Choir on Wednesday, December 2, at 7 p.m. These orphan children travel the world to generate compassion and inspire individuals to get involved by providing clean water to help save lives.  A special video presentation will take you into the heart of this crisis and show how you can make a difference. For further information, feel free to visit their website at www.worldhelp.net.

  • Good News: Loving living in Levy County

    I know there’s a perception that media folks are always critical of everything. But I hope it’s not so.

    And I have had folks in Levy express disdain for folks who move here for its wonderful atmosphere, or any of a variety of reasons, then promptly turn around and want to change it into wherever they came from. It’s a valid complaint.

    But I realized recently how wholeheartedly I have come to embrace Levy County when I cringed at the responses of two job applicants to the question: What do you know about Levy County?

  • Airheads invade Levy for Suwannee Tech Day

    Airheads from all over the state converged on a 45-acre farm located between Cedar Key and Chiefland recently for the Second Annual Suwannee River Tech Day and Camp.

    The international Airheads Beemer Club is for riders who own BMW bikes with air-cooled engines. Most anything that happens with an Airhead Beemer can be repaired on the side of the road with the tool kit that BMW provides — with the right knowledge, of course.

    That’s why the Airheads motto is “Simple by Choice.”

  • Dixie County’s only former POW dies at 88

    Clarification:

    The following story on Charlie Combs, a POW during World War II, said He was captured in Guam and was just a half mile from where an atom bomb was dropped on Japan. The story should have said Combs was taken from Guam to Japan after being captured by Japanese forces.

    Story:

    Charlie Combs got a rough start on life, and much of his youth was a battle for survival.

  • Bronson mayor refuses to resign

    Clarification

    A Nov. 19 Citizen story that said Bronson Mayor Franklin Schuler resigned from his job as a Levy County  Sheriff’s corrections officer I, a position he held for 19 years, as a result of a reprimand, should have said Schuler resigned after he received the reprimand because Schuler said he felt the sheriff could not be trusted to back him.

  • The Week Ahead

    Monday

    Cooks can get a break at CHS pie auction

    Cooking Thanksgiving dinner is stressful enough without having to worry about baking a dessert as well.

    So take the easy way out and buy dessert at the Chiefland High School pie auction. The city’s best cooks contribute their signature sweets to the sale.

    The doors to the school cafeteria open at 5:30 for a preview. Bidding starts at 6 p.m. County Commissioner Chad Johnson, a professional auctioneer, will do the honors.

  • The Week Ahead

     

    Veterans Day is Wednesday.

    Ida is a tropical storm whose status is changing, so keep track of this hurricane/tropical storm by clicking on the TROPICAL UPDATE  button at the top of the Chiefland Citizen web page at www.chieflandcitizen.com.

  • Community Calendar

    Through Saturday

    Dunnellon Library friends

     book sale

    The Friends of the Dunnellon Public Library Book Store will have a storewide sale at the store inside the library located at 20351 Robinson Road (behind Sweetbay) from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays, and 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays.

    The Friends are offering everyday low prices of $2 for hardcovers; $1 for large paperbacks and .50 for paperbacks.  This week all books big and small, fiction and non-fiction will be 50 cents each.  Inventory changes daily depending on donations.

  • Community Calendar

    Today

    Original Florida Tourism meets

    The monthly meeting of the Original Florida Tourism Task Force will be held at 10 a.m. at The Treasures of Madison County Art Guild and Gallery, 196 SW Range Ave., Madison.

    Lunch will be from BubbaQue’s, sponsored by the Levy County Tourism Development Council, and dessert will be Carol McQueen’s famous homemade key lime pie.

  • Chiefland recieves praise for being left in the dark

    It’s not hard to gaze upon the night sky and be overcome with awe and wonder.  It’s the great unknown.  Many of our beliefs have spawned from it, and some of our greatest minds spend their lives trying to come to terms with it.

    It’s inspired artists of every discipline, and our exploration and study of it have fostered some of our greatest technological achievements.