Today's News

  • 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.

  • Chiefland FFA hosts fishing tourney

    The Chiefland Future Farmers of America Alumni is hosting its third saltwater fishing tournament on April 16. Registration is April 15 with a Captain's Dinner at 6 p.m. at the Chiefland High School Agricultural Building. Rules and guidelines will be covered and any question answered as well as door prizes being awarded. Participants can fish where ever they prefer with the weigh-in at the agricultural building from 2:30-4 p.m. on Saturday.

  • Spring sports schedule for Levy County


    A composite schedule of sporting events involving high school varsity teams from Levy County.



    18— Baseball: Branford @ Chiefland, 7 p.m., Trinity Catholic @ Williston, 7 p.m.; Softball: Trenton @ Bronson, 7 p.m., Williston @ Suwannee, 7 p.m.

  • Indians run into roadbock

    Playing without its top scorer, Chiefland gave a gallant effort only to fall 75-35 against P.K. Yonge in the semifinals of the District 5-2A tournament in Hawthorne on Friday.

    The Blue Wave went on to win the tournament for the second straight season with a convincing 72-53 win against Hawthorne on Saturday.

    Against Chiefland, P.K. Yonge senior guard Devin Wilson busted the Indians’ zone defense with nine 3-pointers. He finished with a tourney-high 38 points.