Today's News

  • Levy under tropical storm watch

    Wednesday evening update:



    A tropical storm watch has been issued for Levy County and is effective until further notice.  A Tropical Storm watch means that the potential exists for Tropical Storm force winds over the next 48 hours.


    Residents must take steps to protect their property from 30-40 mph winds that could affect items that are not secured.


  • Bronson football game at Wildwood moved to Monday

    A pair of teams hungry for victory will look for an enormous lift to their respective programs when they meet for a rare Monday game in Wildwood due to Hurricane Matthew.

    A long losing streak is guaranteed to come to an end, as Wildwood, which suspended varsity play for all of last season due to a lack of participation, has lost 18 straight, while the Eagles go in having dropped 15 straight.

  • Indians, Bears play Thursday in Cross City ahead of Hurricane Matthew

    When numbers were drawn out of a hat two years ago to determine district schedules, Chiefland coach Aaron Richardson knew his team would be facing an unforgiving stretch of opponents around this time of the year for a couple of seasons.

    The Indians are coming off back-to-back games against top five opponents, and are now set to take on a Dixie County team Thursday in Cross City that has lingered among the top 1A teams in the state over the last few years.

  • SBA offers disaster assistance to residents ffected by Hurricane Hermine

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet issued the following statement after the announcement of the Presidential disaster declaration for several counties in Florida affected by Hurricane Hermine that occurred on Aug. 31-Sept. 1.

  • Wizard of Oz auditions open


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    The Suwannee Valley Players announce auditions for the classic story, “Wizard of Oz” by L. Frank Baum. This is the story of Dorothy Gale and her dog Toto and the adventures they have when she is hit on the head during a tornado.

  • 6 juveniles arrested for burglary, theft

    Six Fanning Springs juveniles were arrested on Tuesday, Sept. 27, by LCSO Patrol Deputies after responding to a burglary scene at 7991 N.W. 168 Lane in Fanning Springs. LCSO Deputies C. Gregory and A. Hiers met with the victim who reported approximately $2,200 of electronics, silver coins and other valuables stolen from her home between Sept. 23-26. The victim immediately cast her suspicions on some neighborhood juveniles and provided deputies with some proof supporting her suspicion.

  • FEMA assistance to start flowing


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    WASHINGTON –The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Florida to supplement state, tribal, and local recovery efforts in the area affected by Hurricane Hermine during the period of August 31 to September 11, 2016.

  • Chiefland Interact Club raffling Indians cooler at football game

    The Chiefland Middle High School Interact Club is holding its first fundraiser – a raffle for a customized Indians cooler – and tickets are still available at the school.

    The drawing will be made during Friday’s football game between Chiefland and Trenton.

  • Bronson football unable to dig out from early deficit at Branford

    Putting together a complete game in all three phases is that oft-elusive goal that all good football teams strive for.

    The Bronson football team has shown it’s capable of standing toe to toe with opponents for long stretches, but a successful four quarters has so far remained out of reach.

    At Branford (3-2) last Friday, the Eagles (0-4) were unable to ultimately dig out of a 12-0 hole, but managed to give the Buccaneers a scare on their homecoming night, as BMHS fell 20-12 on the road.

  • Bronson football returns home to face undefeated Lafayette

    Bronson hopes to turn the tables Friday at John Rutledge Field, as the Eagles look to snap their losing streak against an undefeated Lafayette.