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  •  After raising more than $1,500 for needy residents in the Tri-County Area last year, the Iron Butts For Bucks Team is at it again.

  •  Vendors, volunteers wanted for Watermelon Festival

  • Kay Gaither just winces every time she hears a parent telling their child that her husband's service dog, Honey, is going to bite. 

  • Breaking Barriers and Building Lives, with Mike Hagen's Strength Team, will take place May 2,3 and 4 at the Suwannee River Fairgrounds from 6 to 8 p.m.

  • UMC yard sale Saturday

  • A series of workshops is being provided by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS), University of Florida  IFAS, and Florida Sea Grant to assist the molluscan  shellfish industry in Florida attain the harvester education training required for certification, recertification or licensing.

  • In Jack and Grace; after a recent break-up, Grace is excited to land her first job and begin a new life as a home health attendant in a new town. But she was not ready for how her patient, Jack, would change her life forever. This original play by our own Michael Zubler is a different kind of love story, one that will stay in your heart long after the final curtain.

  • 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.

  • The Levy County Commission gave its endorsement to the Fanning Springs Disability Expo hosted by the The ARC of Levy County, Agency for Persons with Disabilities (APD), the Florida Disabled Outdoors Association (FDOA) and the Department of Environmental Protection.

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  • 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?

  • University of Florida veterinary researchers say a simple DNA-based test could help identify strains of a debilitating tickborne disease that infects an increasing number of people.

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  • The Ministerial Faith Alliance, Inc. (MFA) and the Williston Community announce plans for a more organized and safe Crab-Fest 2014.

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  • 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.