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Today's News

  • On the other hand ...

    Try doing anything with one arm tied behind your back, and you’ll get a sense of what it’s like to live a day in the life of Chiefland’s Fred Figueroa.

    The 61-year-old Figueroa, born in the mountains of Puerto Rico, spent the early part of the 1970s in the U.S. Army, typing reports at a training base in a forested region of Germany.

  • Blast from the past

     

    By ALLEN STRICKLAND

    Special to the Citizen

  • Yoho response to Obama's SOTU

     Congressman Ted S. Yoho (R- District 3) gave the following statement after attending tonight’s State of the Union address:

    “Tonight we have heard the President lay out his vision and priorities for America.

  • School Board Agenda for Tuesday, January 20

    AGENDA January 20, 2015 

    4:30 p.m.

    EXECUTIVE SESSION

     A) Expulsion Recommendations – (5)

    6:00 p.m. REGULAR SESSION

    1. B)  Call to Order, Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance

    2. C)  Welcome Visitors

  • County Commission Agenda, for Tuesday, January 20

    AGENDA

    REGULAR MEETING

    January 20, 2015

    Call to Order

    Invocation

    Pledge to Flag

    Public Comments

    -Issues related to Agenda items
    -Complete public comment form and submit to clerk
    -State your full name and address
    -Discussion must be limited to a maximum of three (3) minutes per person

  • Citizen office closed Monday

    The Chiefland Citizen office willbe closed on Monday, Jan. 19, a federal and state holiday honoring the late Dr. Martin Luther King. 

    We will reopen at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 20, and look forward to seeing you. 

  • Water main crack left some dry

    A crack in a water main along Northwest 12th at Northwest 17th caused the loss of service to part of Chiefland on Thursday morning, but city crews had it repaired by 9:20 a.m., said City Manager Mary Ellzey.

    Some residents reported being without water or having low water pressure while others had no interruption in service.

    City Hall received a number of calls after word got out about the problem, but the number of people affected was small, according to a city worker.

     

  • AARP driver safety course Jan. 20

    The AARP Driver Safety Course for Seniors will be held from 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 20 at Capital City Bank – Board Room, 2012 North Young Blvd., Chiefland.

      The certificate is valid for a discount on automobile insurance policies for three years. There are no tests.

       Registration is required by calling Linda at 352-493-1742.

  • Our View: Off the table ... finally

    Readers rejoice: you’ll no longer to have read about the ongoing controversy over which newspaper in this county should be running the county’s legal notices and Delinquent Tax Notices.

    Go ahead, take your time, rejoice. I’ll be here when you’re finished.

    Done? Good. Now you can read on to find out why.

  • Church News for the week of Jan. 15

    Florida Boys Choir

       On Jan. 31, the First United Methodist Church Chiefland, 707 N. Main Street, will host the Florida Boys Concert at 7 p.m.  There is no admission charge, but a love offering will be collected.

       Call 352-493-4627 for more information.

    Gospel sing

       Full Gospel Outreach Church of Chiefland will have a Saturday Night Gospel Sing Jan. 24, at 7 p.m. with The Reflectsons from Trenton.

    There will be no admission charge, but a love offering will be received.