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Today's News

  • Flashes topple Eagles

    Quintell Coleman came up with some big plays last Friday night for Bronson Middle/High School, but St. Augustine St. Joseph overwhelmed the Eagles in a 51-12 rout.

    Coleman took the opening kickoff of the game 90 yards for a touchdown and a quick 6-0 Bronson lead.

    From there, the Flashes took control, scoring 22 unanswered points. Bronson closed the gap at halftime with a 43-yard touchdown pass from Ben Landon to Coleman

  • Richburg carries CHS

    By COREY DAVIS

    Suwannee Democrat

    JASPER—Given time, Chiefland coach Jim O’Neal will have the Indians football program back in the mix for a playoff spot — just not this year. 

    They say Rome wasn’t built in a day and the Chiefland community has to realize that and build on next season. 

  • $51.935 million in bonds allocated for TriCounty Hospital

    The proposed Tri-County Hospital for Chiefland has won almost $52 million of the $70 million in economic stimulus bond money it requested from the state's pool of federal Economic Recovery Zone Bonds approved by Congress in 2009.

    The Levy County Board of Commissioners was notified Thursday by the state Division of Bond Finance that it will receive $51.935 million of the bond money. And as more money comes into the bond pool — returned by municiaplities and county governments that cannot or are unable to use the money — more will flow to the hospital.

  • County looks into selling water systems

    An Atlanta-based water company has inquired about buying the county-operated Manatee Water System, which serves 64 households in the Chiefland area, and University Oaks water system, which serves 125 households in the Bronson area.
    Assistant County Coordinator Dick Tummond mentioned the inquiry from Amnisos of Atlanta at Tuesday's regular Levy County Board of Commissioners meeting, sparking a discussion of whether the county should sell and questions about how to handle a sale.

  • Community Calendar, Oct. 21

    Today

    Levy County Fair Association meeting
    The Levy County Fair Association will hold it's regular monthly meeting beginning at 6:30 p.m.  The meeting is held at Cornerstone Assembly of God Church, 1045 NE 6th Blvd., Williston.  Anyone interested in having a voice in, or being a part of next year's Fair is encouraged to attend.  Meetings are open to the public and your participation is needed to make our next Levy County Fair the best ever.  Call 538-1788 for more information.

  • County food drive goal: 100,000 cans

    The Children's Table, the Levy County Commission and the mayors of Cedar Key, Inglis, Otter Creek, Chiefland, Fanning Springs, Bronson, and Williston have joined forces to start a food bank for Levy County residents and set a goal of  collecting 100,000 cans by Thanksgiving.
    Canned goods can be dropped off at the city and town halls, and the county courthouse. If you have a substantial donation, please call Levy County Food Bank at 352-486-6525 for a pick up.
    The following is a list of items being sought.
    Can Goods Only

  • Early voting through Oct. 30

    Cast your ballot in the 2010 elections early between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday-Saturday through Oct. 30, at the Supervisor of Elections Office, 421 S. Court St., Bronson

    http://www.votelevy.com/

  • Feigin challenges Bembry for District 10 House Seat

    Republican Dave Feigin of Cedar Key began a campaign for House of Representatives, District 10, facing off against incumbent Leonard Bembry, a Democrat.
    Feigin said his everyday work experiences keep him more in touch with the working population than his opponent has been for the past two years. Feigin is a 24-year retired veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard, who owns a thriving small business with his wife, Cris, in Cedar Key. Before leaving the service, he attained a rank of E6, and had authority over eight USCG stations and two USCG Auxiliary Stations.

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  • Mortgage liens on our lives

    By David D'AMATO