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Today's News

  • Economic growth for Levy County

    Southern Levy County has been targeted by various industries and the potential for growth in this part of the County may become a reality. There are also several other  things just several miles south of the border in Citrus County that may bring opportunity  for jobs and an increased tax base for Levy County.

  • Thanks to the community

    An epic thank you to our community for its support in making the first ever Epic End Summer Bash a successful event. There were many happy faces and delighted squeals from excited children. Happy school year to all.

    Thank you to all the contributors, without whom this event would not have been a success:

  • Wake up America

    What is the President afraid of? Obama is going to give a major speech to tell the people how he is proposing to solve the jobs problem. But, he is waiting to make his proposals known to us sometime in September after Congress returns to Washington, D.C.
    What he is afraid of is letting us know NOW what he is proposing because we will have time to digest his solutions. This would allow us time to let our senators and representatives  know what we think before they return to Washington, D.C.
    If his proposals are so great, what is he afraid of?

  • SV Rotary looks to trim the fat

    There were lots of salads for lunch at the Aug. 24 Suwannee Valley Rotary Club meeting as certified health coach Rose Gleichowski spoke to the club about eating right and losing weight.
    Gleichowski, who owns a Gainesville weight loss clinic, said weight loss can be frustrating because it's a lot of work. People need to exercise, eat less and eat better.

  • Rotary District Governor visits Chiefland Rotary Club

    What started out as a training trip for incoming Rotary Club district governors turned into an enlightening experience for one and the Chiefland Rotary Club that she addressed on Aug. 18.
    Jeannie Quave of Panama City Beach was in training to head Rotary District 6940 that stretches from Pensacola to Chiefland when the training group took a service trip to Haiti earlier this year.
    "We are blessed to be able to do for others," she said in opening her speech.
    How blessed the club would soon learn.

  • Suited to its environment

    By GARY MILLER

    Outdoor Truths

  • Tiptoeing through the 60s

    By JAMES SNYDER

    Out to Pastor

  • Ribbon cutting

    The Greater Chiefland Area Chamber of Commerce turned out in force for a ribbon-cutting Aug. 26 at Mangrove Creek Outfitters at 1109 N.  Young Boulevard, Chiefland. Co-owners Robert Hornsby and Kathy Hencye cut the ribbon on the shop that sells fishing, hunting, kayaking and other outdoors supplies and clothing. The store is open 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. everyday except, Sunday and Monday. The store accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover, debit cards and cash.

  • Figure Eight Racing returns to Bronson

    Special to the Citizen
    Action is the attraction at Bronson Speedway and the newly-reopened track will be loaded with action on Saturday with the return of "Figure Eight Racing" to the track. It features eight gars challenging the high banks and turning left and right to create crossing traffic at the X in the middle of the field. A three-race series is planned with two other races on the schedule in October.

  • Bembry office hours in Bronson, Williston on Tuesday

    Teresa Watson, with the office of State Rep. Leonard Bembry (D-District 10), will host mobile office hours on Tuesday, Sept. 6, at the Levy County Courthouse, from 9-11 a.m., and at the Williston City Council Chamber Meeting Room from 1-3 p.m.
    She will be available to assist people with questions or requests on state issues. If you would like to schedule an appointment, please contact Watson at 352-493-6848 or teresa.watson@myfloridahouse.gov.