Today's News

  • Sports briefs for Oct. 1-Oct. 6

    Chiefland golf team stays undefeated

    Chiefland High School’s golf team narrowly defeated Sante Fe on the links last Wednesday at Chiefland Golf and Country Club 163-166 to remain undefeated at 4-0 for he season.

    Matt Tyson led all scores with a 38, which included a birdie and an eagle. Alden Davis had a 41, Tim and Jake Reidy had 42, Logan Smith had 44 and Justin Ivey had a 48.

  • Chiefland holds off Williston for 5-game victory

    Chiefland High School's volleyball team outlasted a surging Williston this past Monday night, defeating the Red Devils in five games, 25-19, 25-16, 21-25, 22-25, 15-13.

    The Indians were in control in the first game, rebounding from a 3-1 deficit to eventually take the lead at 12-11, thanks to two kills by Taylore Fuller. Chiefland expanded its lead to 18-13, holding out for the Game 1 win with a 5-3 run.

  • Dawgs surge late, top Eagles

    The Bulldogs surged to score 18 unanswered points in the second half to top the Eagles last Friday night.

    Bronson took an 8-0 lead in the second quarter, off an 11-yard touchdown run by Matt Olavarria. The Eagles completed the two-point conversion with a pass from Ben Landon to Quintell Coleman. On defense, Coleman also came up with a big innterception with 3 minutes, 30 seconds to go in the first half and opened the third quarter with another pick.

  • Work in progress

    Any coach will tell you it takes time for a young football team to hit its stride. A squad has to take its lumps before it can find true success on the field.

    Chiefland is facing these challenges head on right now, dropping to 0-4 last Friday after a 23-0 shutout on the road against Wildwood.

  • THE ISSUE 9/30: Energy rebate program suspended.

    In bickering, Tallahassee fails Florida


  • Why Amendment 4 is a good idea based on Yankeetown’s experience

    1. Fosters a sense of community and personal involvement

  • SRWMD pays taxes

    Special to the Citizen

  • Williston Rotarians get a lesson in polio

    Williston Rotary Club members received the challenge to have purple pinkies Tueday when Lake City Rotarian John Wheeler spoke to the club about eliminating polio around the world.
    Once pandemic, polio is close to being eradicated and Rotary has taken on the project to ensure it is in most of our lifetimes.
    Today, the disease, which affects the nervous system and causes paralysis, originates in four countries: Afghanistan, India, Pakistan and Nigeria.

  • League releases guide to amendments on ballot

    The League of Women Voters of Florida is a non-partisan expert resource available to help explain the Amendments to voters.
    With six complex ballot amendments this year, along with some highly contested candidate races with national implications, it is imperative that Floridians understand their votes will have a major impact on our state's future.

  • County news briefs

    Paying their dues
    Levy County will again pay its dues to belong to the North Florida Economic Development Partnership. Pat O'Neal, Nature Coast Business Development Council director, said the dues are 5 cents per resident — $2,041 — for the year. While payment is not due, O'Neal said the Partnership did want a letter indicating the Levy County Commission's support for remaining in the organization.