Today's News

  • Births: Cason

    Addilynn Capri Cason was born on Nov. 13, 2010.  She weighed 8 pounds and was 21 inches long.  She is the daughter of Dustin and Tiffany Cason, both stationed at Forth Hood, Texas.
    Paternal grandparents are Donnie and Jean Cason, of Chiefland. Paternal great-grandparents are Leo and Louise Cason, also of Chiefland.
    The maternal grandparent is Ricky Jordon, of Trenton, and the maternal great-grandparents are Linda Dickerson, of Chiefland, and Madge Jordan, of Trenton.

  • Gala brings out STARS, cash for students

    Williston businessman Charles “Chip” Webb Jr. was named the 2011 Levy County Schools Foundation Alumni of the Year Award recipient at the group’s Saturday gala held at Williston Middle School.

  • Planning begins on new Williston school in board’s future

    Two poised Levy County students displayed their speaking skills for the School Board, staff and audience members — one with a recitation of her award-winning FFA speech and the other with an extemporaneous testimonial about the Health Academy Program.

  • Levy County Commission Agenda for Feb. 22 meeting





    February 22, 2011

    Call to Order


    Pledge to Flag

    9:00 a.m.    -       Rick Bloom

                               Levy County Volunteer Fire Department

  • Fast-moving grass fire closes school

    A backyard trash fire started at about 1:30 p.m. Monday took off and forced classes to end early when it came within a few acres of Bronson Middle/High School.

  • Black History dinner Saturday

    The annual Levy County Black History banquet is at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 19, at Tommy Usher Pineland Center, Chiefland. 

  • City has sticker shock

    A new dispatching system proposed by the Levy County Sheriff’s Office has city officials worried about money.

  • Owner of derelict boat receives jail sentence

    After nearly nine months of investigation and legal proceedings, the owner of a vessel deemed derelict by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) received a 39-day jail sentence and was charged $236 in court costs.

    On May 6, 2010, FWC Officer Jeff Luce responded to a report of a wrecked and grounded vessel in the Banana River, east of Snug Harbor, in Brevard County.

  • Couple buys Bronson Speedway

    Special to the Citizen


    The Bronson Speedway, formerly known as Bronson Motor Speedway, has been purchased by Young Unlimited Inc., and is scheduled to reopen next month after sitting silent for more than a year. The 3/8ths–mile high banked oval is looking to host various divisions of racing during the 2011 season, including a focus on INEX-sanctioned Legends Cars and possible Bandoleros.

  • Leonard wins CWGA tourney

    Special to the Citizen


     The Chiefland Women's Golf Association finished its third and final round of the Championship Tournament on Feb. 9. The association began in 1974 and the champion that year was Orine Goan. The trophy plaque is hanging in the honor gallery at the Chiefland Golf and Country Club, which opened that year.