Today's News

  • Suwannee River Fair News

        Each year, the Suwannee River Fair awards two $500 scholarships to outstanding seniors.  One of these scholarships is sponsored by Farm Credit.  

       The deadline for application for this scholarship is Wednesday, March 2.  All entries must be mailed and postmarked March 2. No hand-delivered applications will be considered. There are no exceptions.

       For more information and all documentation, please visit the fair website at www.mysrf.org.

  • Helping Hands

     n  Clothing give away

  • Wedding — Donaldson-Prickett

  • Log Cabin Quilters: Feb. 24


  • Chiefland Chamber annual banquet March 1

     On Tuesday, March 1, there is one place in Levy County where you will find 150 business people enjoying a great evening of activities, entertainment, networking, a delicious dinner and plenty of fun. It's the annual banquet hosted by the Greater Chiefland Area Chamber of Commerce.

  • Day at the fair

    TraveLynx bus No. 5605 pulled into the Winn-Dixie parking lot in Williston at about 7:45 a.m. Tuesday. It had already picked up more than half of its 45 passengers in Chiefland. A line of people formed in front of the door while the driver, a man named Rusty Sparks, and Levy County Quilt Museum Director Winnelle Horne stood out front checking off the names of people that had signed up to go the Florida State Fair in Tampa.

  • Less money for schools means layoffs

    A loss of almost $4 million in revenues for Levy County schools may translate into layoffs for anywhere from 40 to 70 personnel, Superintendent Bob Hastings told the Levy County Republican Executive Committee.

  • Forgery suspects busted at Chiefland bank

    Chiefland Police arrested two Gainesville men Feb. 16 for trying to cash about $15,000 in forged checks at Drummond Community Bank, according to a Chiefland Police report.

  • Fire chief to get pay increase

    Chiefland's fire chief will soon be taking home a bigger paycheck.

  • Engagement: Hall-Sheffield

    Mr. and Mrs. Marcus Hall, of Chiefland, announce the engagement of their daughter, Brittney Hall, also of Chiefland, to Brad Sheffield, of Gainesville.  
    Sheffield is the son of Suzanne Melton and Kevin Sheffield, also of Gainesville.
    The bride-to-be is a graduate of Chiefland High School and Santa Fe College.  
    She is attending Florida State College at Jacksonville.
    Sheffield is a graduate of Bucholtz High School, in Gainesville, and has an associate of arts degree from Santa Fe College in air traffic control.