Today's News

  • Inglis political forum draws crowd

    It was standing room only and some were standing outside the door when 24 candidates and their representatives turned out for a forum with one of the strictest speaking limits in the county. 

    The gathering hosted by the Inglis Recreation Advisory Board Activities Committee called for candidates to have only one minute to speak at the podium and that was strictly enforced by two timekeepers and the moderator.

  • Bronson holds on water and sewer ordinances

    Bronson officials say they still don't have enough information to make a decision on proposed fees regarding water and sewer connections for new applicants.

    After discussions over proposed ordinances and resolutions on fees Monday night, town council members voted 4-1 in favor of tabling them until more information could be looked at.

    Council Member Berlon Weeks made the first objection to passing the new fees, adding that he knew they had already been tentatively approved.

  • Internet provider Main Street shuts down

    Main Street Broadband, a wireless Internet provider based in Georgia, shut down on Aug. 1 leaving 80,000 people, businesses and government agencies in two states without service. 

    Main Street, which purchased high-speed wireless Internet service from the North Florida Broadband Authority said the shutdown was the result of its inability to obtain re-financing of its loans. 

  • Levy County launches Smart911

    Levy County E911 announced Monday that they have implemented Smart911 to enhance delivery of 9-1-1 emergency services for area citizens. 

  • End of summer bash helps get ready for school

  • County dashes water on fire workshop

    The Chiefland and Cedar Key commissions' suggestions that the Levy County Commission hold a public workshop on fire operations is unanimously tabled until those officials first talk with County Fire Chief David Knowles. 

    “Allow him the opportunity to sit down with you,” Commissioner Marsha Drew of Yankeetown (R-District 3) told Norm Fugate, Chiefland and Cedar Key city attorney, and Chiefland Vice Mayor Teresa Barron. 

  • McLelland back at CHS

    Chiefland High School graduate Matt McLelland is back at the school — this time as principal. 

    McLelland, who was assistant principal at the school last year, was before the end of the year transferred to Williston High School, where he was promoted to principal. 

    Last week, he accepted a job as principal at Trenton High School in Gilchrist County. 

  • There's the church and there's the steeple

    There's no date on when the bell will ring for the first time but a good guess is by Sunday the United Methodist Church in Chiefland will be calling its congregation to worship using its new bell housed in a new steeple.

    The steeple was installed on Wednesday afternoon by J&L Construction and Williston Crane.

    An anonymous donor funded the purchase of the bell made in 1898 and the steeple done by J&L Construction. 


  • Public meeting on Bronson youth sports Tuesday


     The newly formed Bronson Parks & Recreation Department is having an organizational,  coach and volunteer meeting Tuesday, Aug. 7, at 6 p.m. at the Dogan S. Cobb Municipal Building 660 E. Hathaway Ave, Bronson. 

  • Levy County Commission Agenda for Tuesday, Aug. 7



    August 7, 2012

    Call to Order