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Today's News

  • Citizen of the Year nominations open

     Do you know someone who has made a significant contribution to the community, someone who has gone above and beyond the call of duty to help others, a person who demonstrates commitment to accomplishing positive achievements? The Greater Chiefland Area Chamber of Commerce wants to hear from you.  Anyone who would like to nominate a person for Citizen of the Year 2010 can submit a letter of recommendation or call the Chamber for a nomination form designed to help with the write-up. 

  • Solution on EMS assessment eludes board

    Levy County commissioners tried getting their arms around the problem of setting equitable assessments for emergency medical services during a briefing by consultants, but the solution may have evaded them like a greased pig at a state fair.

  • Bronson set to get mapped

    The Bronson Town Council voted unanimously Monday night to accept a proposal from the Southwest Florida Water Management District to map land elevations of the town and surrounding property.

  • Cappy's Corner: Ch-Ch-Ch Changes

    Like the coaches and players we try to follow, we also want to improve with each game.

    We, too, want to make your sports section the absoulte best it can be from week to week.

    This is why readers will begin noticing changes throughout the B section, beginning largely with this week’s new elements such as the player feature on Chiefland’s own Halie Hammond or the “Who Knows Best?”  section at the bottom of the page.

  • No makeup, no problem

    Halie Hammond insists she isn't a total tomboy. The case against her is solid. She loves sports but rarely sports a dress. She doesn't wear makeup, and the only mud she packs on her face comes off the spinning wheels of a golf cart on a rainy day. That Levy County mud came out of a 10-acre open field, not a golf course.

  • Citizen offices closed on Monday for Martin Luther King Jr. holiday
  • City construction bids approved

    Commissioners voted unanimously Monday night to approve two construction bids regarding city property.

  • Williston city attorney resigns: Alleges Sunshine Law violations

    Amid allegations of Sunshine Law violations and failure to follow statutory requirements regarding certain contracts and agreements, Norm Fugate, who is also Chiefland city attorney, announced his resignation as Williston City Attorney effective immediately Jan. 4.

  • Where was the help?

    This weekend a tragedy occurred in Tucson, Arizona. Six persons were shot  and 14 others were wounded by a deranged individual. We witnessed the tragedy, we heard the interviews and the nation is in shock. After listening to many media reports it is very plain to see this individual reached out in many ways to get the help that he needed.  I ask where were the people who could have prevented this terrible event from happening?

  • A word on local politics