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Today's News

  • Church News

    Gospel sing

    Full Gospel Outreach Church of Chiefland will be holding a Gospel Sing on Saturday night January 23rd at 7 pm featuring "The Reflectsons" from Trenton Florida. There will not be an admission charge at the door, a love-offering will be received during the sing. Full Gospel Outreach Church is located just 3 miles north of Chiefland on Hwy. 19. For more information you may contact the Church at 352-221-2003 or visit www.oldtimechurch.com

    Lighthouse Word Church – Health and wellness series

  • Draw the line clearly with temptation

    The cold weather was late getting here this year. Unseasonable warm weather was an understatement for December and early January has provided a long runway for the winter that is now in flight. This week stands to be the coldest of the season but I’m already thinking I’m only seven weeks away from March. I still find myself saying “I wish spring would hurry and get here,” but the older I get the less likely I am to wish my days away. It’s been an odd deer season. I could write a book on patience.

  • Smile and be happy
  • Winter festival winds down year for Whispering Winds

    On Dec. 12, Whispering Winds Charter School had a Winter Festival, and guess who showed up? Santa Claus.He was escorted by Dr. Cornell, the principal, in a Corvette to visit VPK through 5th grade. Students were given the opportunity to make pine cone ornaments, go on a hay ride, play games and make s’mores.

  • Researchers uncover details linking stress, fat metabolism

    If you’re under constant stress and can’t lose weight, there might be a protein to blame.

    In cell and mouse model experiments, University of Florida Health researchers have discovered that chronic stress stimulates production of betatrophin, a protein that then goes on to inhibit an enzyme involved in fat metabolism. Those findings were published this month in the journal BBA Molecular and Cell Biology of Lipids.

  • Consent judgment obtained against credit related companies
  • Local AARP Chapter to meet on Jan. 19

    The monthly meeting of Local Chapter No. 2133 is on Tuesday, Jan. 19, in the ForVets Inc. Lodge House at Otter Springs, at 10:30 a.m. Join us in a time of community caring, sharing and New Year gala. 

    Come one, come all. At these meetings, you will receive valuable information as to what is happening in the local area, be informed about many local volunteer options, have a great lunch, enjoy good fellowship, become involved and join this great organization by becoming a member in good standing and maybe even win a door prize.

  • Republicans complete “sweep” of county government

    Staff Report

       Candidates have been beating a path for the Supervisor of Elections office in these first weeks of the year to file their candidacy and one interesting note is the Republicans have completed their “sweep” of county officeholders.

    The last holdout was County Tax Appraiser Linda Fugate who ran as a Democrat in 2012, but this week filed as a Republican.

    That makes every constitutional officeholder in the county a member of the Grand Old Party.

  • Supervisor of elections scholarships available

      Tammy Jones, Levy County Supervisor of Elections has announced the opportunity for local college or university students to apply for a $1,200 scholarship through the Florida State Association of Supervisors of Election (FSASE), a statewide, professional organization of 67 Supervisors of Elections in the State of Florida.

  • 1-14-2016 Calendar

    Today, Jan. 14

    Library Friends meeting

    The Friends of the Luther Callaway Public Library (FLCPL), the Chiefland branch of the Levy County Public Library System, meet on the second Thursday of the month, except in July and August, at 11 a.m. at the library, 104 N.E. 3rd St., Chiefland.

    The Friends support the library by promoting the library’s programs and resources and through fund-raising projects to purchase reading materials, books on tape, videos, operating supplies and minor equipment.  There are no dues.