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  • Hundreds of participants will come together this Friday night to honor survivors, their caregivers and pay tribute to those for whom the cure did not come soon enough.  The American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life event ignites team spirit among participates and works to raise funds used to save lives and create more birthdays by helping you stay well, helping you get well, by finding cures and by fighting back.

  • Chiefland’s premier celebration, the Annual Watermelon Festival, will be on Saturday, June 7, and the organizer, the Chiefland Woman's Club, is seeking vendors and volunteers for the event. 

       If you are an artist, artisan or crafter and are interested in selling your work at the festival, please call 493-9653. 

    For more information or to download a vendor application, visit www.chieflandwomansclub.org

  • For many, now is the time to be out of doors planting and gardening and enjoying the fruits of their labor and of Mother Nature’s.

  •  Mary Read and Michelle Traylor, who are retiring from the Levy County Public Library System, were honored by the Levy County Commission at its meeting on Tuesday.

    Read kept the Williston library open on Tuesdays, as a volunteer, for over 25 years. This is her second retirement — having retired as a public school teacher in Levy County. “This has been a true labor of love and a rare dedication to service,” said County Libraries Director Lisa Brasher.

  • Want to see if you can save money on your prescription drug costs?

  • The color is purple so get out your decorations as Tri- County officials have declared Monday, April 28, as “Paint the Town Purple Day.” This is an activity of the American Cancer Society in an effort to promote cancer awareness and gives individuals, teams and communities an opportunity to fight back against cancer.

  • The Dixie County Historical Society will hold its annual swamp cabbage cookoff on April 26 starting at 10 a.m. at 761 S.E. Highway 349 South, Old Town. The winner is determined by public vote, so come out early and vote. 

    There will be live music, karaoke, lots of food and beverages. 

    Vendors are welcome; there is no fee. 

    For more information, call 352-542-0047.

  • Join in for a day of cycling to help support public education in Levy County on Saturday, April 19.

  • If a serious accident or illness should happen, is there someone you trust who can make healthcare decisions for you? What are your wishes? Who should know? 

  • Jacob Pitts is not a man to sit idle.

  • Pre-school Story Time

  • The Walking Club is starting again. All interested in walking during the evening hours are welcome to come along. There are no gimmicks. We'll just be walking, enjoying good conversation and making new friends.

    We will start walking at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday and will meet at the Chiefland Skateboard Park.

    The goal will be to walk two miles or as much as you can. If you don't want to walk, bring your bike and ride along with us. Remember, there is safety in walking together. Everyone is invited.  

  • Spring is just around the corner and your garden will soon be producing tons of vegetables and fruits.  Or you may want to take advantage of farmer’s markets, road-side stands or you-pick operations located nearby. Preserving some of that food for use later in the year will give you great taste and good nutrition and will also make memories for a lifetime.

  • From UF News

  • From UF News

  • Join in for a day of cycling to help support public education in Levy County April 19.

  • Annie Oakley is the best shot around, and she manages to support her little brother and sisters by selling the game she hunts. When she's discovered by Col. Buffalo Bill, he persuades this novel sharpshooter to join his Wild West Show. 

  • He's the fair guy, not the auctioneer or the judge or the guy in every photo. He's the one chronicling the lives of the kids who work so hard to participate every year. He's an intelligent man with a mild manner and slow southern drawl. He is the camera man, the official fair photographer.

  • With an eye toward the seas, archaeologists working in the Nature Coast continue to make haste in understanding ancient cultures in the area before it's too late, and all that work against the clock is starting to pay off.

  • Show dates are March 21-23 and 28-30. All performances begin at 8 p.m. Friday through Saturday, and Sunday Matinees will begin at 2:30 p.m. Ticket prices are $12 for adults and $10 for senior-youth (through 12th grade)-military. Tickets may be purchased in advance from Suwannee Valley Internet in Chiefland and at Point of View in Fanning Springs. Seating may also be reserved through Becky Gill, who can be reached at 352-443-9096.