Local News

  • Six Levy FFA members finalists for Stars award

    The Florida FFA Association recently selected 22 student members as finalists in the highly coveted “Stars of Florida” award recognition program — with six coming from chapters in Chiefland, Bronson and Williston.
    The Stars program symbolizes the highest competitive recognition for FFA members and their Supervised Agricultural Experience programs in six different categories.

  • Thefts prompt relocation of Bronson Public Works

    Several burglaries and mischief involving town property maintained by Bronson Public Works prompted Council Member Berlon Weeks Monday night to suggest moving the location of the public works department.
        The council voted 3-1 in favor of relocating the office, now in the old Town Hall building, to an office in the back of the concession stand at the town's sports complex.
        Council Member Aaron Edmondson voted against the motion, offering, "I just vote no," as his reason.

  • Tourist board kerfuffle at commission meeting

    Normally the business of the county's tourism director is non-controversial, but such was not the case at Tuesday's Levy County Commission meeting when Visitor Bureau Director Carol McQueen and Commissioner Ryan Bell of Chiefland (R-District 4)  had a kerfuffle over tourism council appointments.

  • Bronson boil water notice lifted

    The precautionary Boil Water Notice for Bronson residents who are on the town's water system has been lifted as of 10 a.m. Friday.

    The city water is suitable for all uses without any other treatment.

    For more information, contact Town Clerk Kelli Brettel at 352-486-2354.

  • Board approves WES janitor suspension without pay


    This is the story from the school board meeting on May 8. The minutes were officially approved during the May 22 meeting.


  • Memorial Day observances

    There will be three Memorial Day observances in Levy County that have been organized by various veterans groups. 

  • Levy County Commission Agenda for Tuesday, May 22


    MAY 22, 2010

    Call to Order


    Pledge to Flag


    9:00 a.m. - Crime Stoppers of Levy County (CSLC)

    Paula Sprague, President

  • FHP issues smoke warning for Levy roads

    Smoke from a brushfire burning near Levy County Road 343 may affect portions of the following Levy County roadways: CR 343, 337, 326, 335 as well as US Alt 27, US Hwy 41and US 19/98. Motorist traveling in this area are advised to
    drive with care, by reducing their speed, watch for advisory signs and using headlights when encountering areas of reduced
    visibility. Motorist should consider an alternate route if possible. Smokey conditions in this area are expected to continue
    into the week of May 21st .

  • Congratulations to the GED graduates

    Congratulations to the latest class of graduates from the adult education program at the College of Central Florida Levy Center. Eleven students received their high school diplomas during commencement on Thursday at Tommy Usher Center in Chiefland.

    CF President Dr. James Henningsen addressed the graduates, a first for any class of the college.

    More details and photos in gthe May 24 issue of the Chiefland Citizen.

  • Correction: Bronson homemakers bingo on Thursday

    An incorrect date was publiched in the May 17 issue of the Chiefland Citizen for the Bronson Home and Community Educators club's annual bingo

    The event will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Thursday, May 25, at the Levy County Extension Center. The cost is $5 for two cards and $1 for two additional cards.
    The club will provide drinks and dessert and there wil be prizes. For more information, call Dee Olsen at 486-2319.