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Today's News

  • Bronson accident kills one

    A four-vehicle accident April 12 that involved seven people resulted in the death of one person.
    According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the accident occurred on US Alt 27 at NE 100 Court, approximately a mile east of Bronson around 9:47 p.m.
    The 16-year-old juvenile driver of a 2005 Toyota was traveling north across the westbound lane of US 27A, the report says, and a motorcycle was traveling west on US 27A in the outside lane.
    The Toyota rotated counterclockwise and came to rest  facing south on the paved median and colliding with the motorcycle.

  • Sheriff's Report & Most Wanted for April 21

    The Levy County Sheriff’s Office reports the following arrests:
    n April 15, Deana Michelle Anderson, 29, Cedar Key, VOP forgery, VOP passing forged instrument and VOP grand theft. Bond $25,000.
    n April 16, Miranda Jo Armitage, 31, Bronson, DWLSR.
    n April 16, Mariano Francis Bonilla-Perez, 27, DWLSR times four.
    n April 14, Lacrisha Mae Bills, 19, Bronson, possession of drug paraphernalia. Bond $500.
    n April 16, Amy Lynn Combs, 29, Fanning Springs, petit theft.

  • Community Calendar for the week of April 21

    Today

    Levy Cattlemen and Landowners meeting
    The Levy County Cattlemen and Landowners Association will meet at 7 p.m. at the home of Don Quincey on the Suwannee River. For more information, call the Levy County Extension Office at 352-486-5131, or 352-528-3119.

    Legion Post 91 meeting

  • Food preservation (canning) update

       Spring is here and your garden soon will be producing tons of vegetables and fruits. Or, you may want to take advantage of farmer’s markets, road-side stands or you-pick operations. Preserving some of that food for use later in the year will give you great taste and good nutrition and will also make memories for a lifetime.

  • Bull Bash

    The Chiefland FFA Bull Bash will be starting at 8 p.m. at Carter's Arena, just outside of Chiefland. Advance tickets are $10, or tickets can be bought at the gate for $12.

  • Hospice focuses on Decision

    Haven Hospice hosted a Chiefland Area Chamber of Commerce mixer last week in support of National Healthcare Decisions Day. Decisions Day is a nation-wide initiative to encourage individuals to make their healthcare choices known to family, friends and healthcare providers.
    “One of our (Haven) goals is to educate the community about what advance directives are and their importance,” said Patrick Allen, Administrator of Haven Hospice. “We want the community to understand that advance directives are not just for people who have a life limiting illness.”

  • Chiefland insurance company recognized for growth

    Auto-Owners Insurance is pleased to announce the Nature Coast Insurance Agency, of Chiefland, has been named one of the Top 10 growth agencies for the Company in the Tallahassee Region for 2010.  
    The agency was recognized at a luncheon meeting in Tallahassee and at a reception with all regional associates, where they and other recipients were presented with a plaque commemorating their accomplishment.  The Nature Coast Insurance Agency has represented Auto-Owners since 1988.

  • Murphy’s grand opening

    A visitor to Murphy Express Gas and Oil’s grand opening Saturday takes advantage of low gas prices, which, for a short time, were as low as $3.59 per gallon.

  • Custom Accessories open for business

    Saturday, April 2, was the grand opening of Custom Accessories. More than 100 motorcycle riders showed up to help celebrate and participate in the first poker run, which raised $800 for breast cancer. Owner Ron Cordes wants to thank all those who came out.

  • 10 CHS students to compete at national HOSA event

    Chiefland High School’s HOSA group (Health Occupations Students of America) is proud to announce that there are ten students who have competed at our regional and state competition and have earned the right to compete at the National Conference to be held in Anaheim, Cal., this June.