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Today's News

  • When you’ve had one too many

  • Mad about garbage

    Don't you agree that the majority of the population appreciates the trailers provided for our recyclables?
    To be able to separate items and not make our landfill that much larger seems a real blessing.
    Last week, a gentleman was replacing a full trailer, and I mentioned how sad it is that some people use them as garbage recepticles.
    He replied,"Yes," pointing to some open garbage bags. "They are full of dirty diapers."
    Another time, a man was parked by the trailer and was actually using a shovel to scoop trash into the windows

  • Outraged over theft

    This is a message for the person who “appropriated” the historic Town of Albion, Fla., railroad station sign which stood on the south side of State Road 24 across from the entrance to University Oaks.
    Your actions clearly demonstrate what a selfish, inconsiderate, and disrespectful person you are.
    You are selfish for robbing everyone else of a marker denoting the history and heritage of Levy County, so you can decorate the walls of your shop or hunt camp.

  • Two days of infamy

    Pearl Harbor, Dec. 7, 1941, and New York City, Sept. 11, 2001 are two days that as Americans are permanently etched into our way of life — when America was struck by its enemies without provocation. Both of these days, although 60 years apart, are joined by the loss of American life into the thousands followed by a world view into the resolve of the human spirit that makes us supremely American.

  • Woman winning depression fight

    By DANIEL VANCE

    Disabilities

  • 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: