Today's News

  • Cable provider chased out of Bronson

    Bronson officials voted unanimously to give the town's cable provider the boot Tuesday night after a 30-minute speaker phone conversation with a representative from the company during a Town Council meeting.

  • Commission wants citizens to speak up

    What kind of services do residents of Levy County want and what are they willing to pay? 

  • Beast Feast in Bronson

     The Levy County Schools Foundation will host its 2nd Annual Beast Feast on Oct. 8 at the Black Prong Equestrian Center on CR 337, Bronson. Dinner will begin at 5:30 pm. 

  • Naturalist program offered

     A few spots still remain for the Florida Master Naturalist Program Upland Habitats Module. The six-week course will be on Thursday from Sept. 22 to Oct. 27 at the Levy County Extension Office, 625 N. Hathaway Ave. (Alt. 27), Bronson.

    The cost is $225 and includes student workbooks, 12 presentations, three field trips, four videos, a certificate, a patch, a pin and more. To register or for more information, visit masternaturalist.ifas.ufl.edu, or call Emma Willcox at 352-486-5131.

  • Community Calendar for the week of Sept. 8


  • Footrace on to raise money for children

    Denny George’s mother -in-law made a simple request, not the usual “Could you fix the leaky faucet” favor.

  • County budget hearing tonight


    The Levy County Commission holds a public hearing on the tentative budget at 6:30 p.m. tonight at the Levy County Courthouse. 

  • Raiders to rebuild

    Mark Marazzo is heading up a group of players trying to rebuild the Levy County Raiders' semiprofessional football team. The team was kicked out of its league last season after an incident between then-coach Ron Fisher and game officials at a game in Williston. One official said he planned to press charges on Fisher but never did.

  • Lady Eagles rally to remain perfect

    Bronson rallied from two matches down to beat Bell 3-2 in varsity volleyball action on Thursday.

    The Lady Eagles were led by Melissa Nutt. She took over as server with her team trailing 14-12 in the third match and reeled off 13 consecutive points to send her team into celebration mode. Nutt then served to start the fourth match and had Bronson up 11-1 before she was done. Bronson won the fourth and then the tiebreaker, 15-8, to stay unbeaten at 4-0 on the season.

  • Tough to watch

    Chiefland’s season-opening loss vs. Lecanto looked a lot better on film than it did live. At least, Indians coach Jim O’Neal had more positives to point out after watching highlights of Friday’s 17-0 setback against the 6A Panthers in Wayne Pridgeon Stadium.