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Today's News

  • Williston councilman's wife dies in accident

    An accident that killed a Williston woman early Wednesday morning closed a portion of SR 121 South for more than an hour.

    Aleta Ann Shoemaker, 65, and the wife of Williston City Councilman Michael Shoemaker, was pronounced dead at the scene around 9:49 a.m.

    According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a 2002 Dodge Ram, driven by David Burch, 63, of Citra was southbound around 9:20 a.m.

    Shoemaker, riding a Harley Davidson Sportster was northbound and had just negotiated a curve before entering a straight section of the road.

  • Sisters' argument ends in shooting

        A disagreement between two sisters over a minor relative's care ended with a gunshot and the shooter in jail, while the other was treated and released from the hospital, according to a Levy County Sheriff's Office press release.

  • Sheriff's checkpoint issues 13 tickets

        On Friday, Sept. 2, the Levy County Sheriff’s Office, together with Inglis and Chiefland police departments with equipment borrowed from the City of Williston, conducted a DUI checkpoint in Inglis as part of the national "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign. This campaign was to reduce and eliminate impaired driving on our roadways. 

  • Reward

       A $500 reward is being offered to anyone with knowledge leading to the arrest of the person or persons responsible for multiple acts of vandalism at Scoggins Chevrolet in Chiefland sometime during the Labor Day weekend.

       Chiefland Police Chief Robert Douglas said the culprits stole hubcaps and the emblems off of tailgates.

       If you have information, please call CPD Detective Ray Tremblay at 352-493-6777.

  • Sheriff's Report & Most Wanted for Sept. 8

     The Levy County Sheriff’s Office reports the follow arrests:

  • Cable provider chased out of Bronson

    Bronson officials voted unanimously to give the town's cable provider the boot Tuesday night after a 30-minute speaker phone conversation with a representative from the company during a Town Council meeting.

  • Commission wants citizens to speak up

    What kind of services do residents of Levy County want and what are they willing to pay? 

  • Beast Feast in Bronson

     The Levy County Schools Foundation will host its 2nd Annual Beast Feast on Oct. 8 at the Black Prong Equestrian Center on CR 337, Bronson. Dinner will begin at 5:30 pm. 

  • Naturalist program offered

     A few spots still remain for the Florida Master Naturalist Program Upland Habitats Module. The six-week course will be on Thursday from Sept. 22 to Oct. 27 at the Levy County Extension Office, 625 N. Hathaway Ave. (Alt. 27), Bronson.

    The cost is $225 and includes student workbooks, 12 presentations, three field trips, four videos, a certificate, a patch, a pin and more. To register or for more information, visit masternaturalist.ifas.ufl.edu, or call Emma Willcox at 352-486-5131.

  • Community Calendar for the week of Sept. 8

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