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Today's News

  • Boating education may lower your insurance premiums

    WASHINGTON — The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary offers two courses that may qualify for insurance company discounts that are designed to enhance skills and knowledge for the recreational boat operator as well as personal watercraft, canoe and kayakers.  Students can enroll in a one day basic class or an advanced knowledge and seamanship course that covers 12 chapters of instruction.  Regardless of the course, a boater education certification card will be issued after successfully completing the test.

  • Church News for the week of May10

    Sunshine Disciples yard sale Saturday
       The Sunshine Disciples of  First United Methodist Church of Chiefland, is having a yard sale between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday, May 19.  
       The sale will have everything from kitchen to yard items and many plants.
    All proceeds go to local missions.  Please join us for a great day of shopping.

    Free movie Saturday at Bronson UMC

  • A mighty fortress is our God

    Martin Luther was born in an earthen floored cottage to poor German peasants on a chilly November eve.  As a child, Martin developed a love for music and often went about doing his chores while singing at the top of his voice.  He attracted the attention of the neighborhood boys and after teaching them to sing in parts: soprano, tenor, alto, and bass, Martin would lead them to neighboring towns where they would sing at cottage doors in return for bread or a good hot sausage cake.   

  • The road of the loving heart

     Prepare ye the way of the Lord, make straight in the desert a highway for our God. 
    Isaiah 40:3
     
    Many years ago, the author Robert Louis Stevenson was stricken with a fatal illness.  He sought rest and quiet in a favorable climate and chose a faraway island in the Pacific Ocean.  He soon found conditions to be less than ideal there, for the native chiefs were constantly at war with each other. 

  • Minutes of Levy County Commission April 3, 2012

    REGULAR MEETING
    LEVY COUNTY
    BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
    APRIL 3, 2012

    The Regular Meeting of the Board of Levy County Commissioners was held on April 3, 2012 at 9:00 AM in the Levy County Board of County Commissioners meeting room, with the following Commissioners present: Chairman Danny Stevens, Comm. Marsha Drew, Comm. Ryan Bell, Comm. Chad Johnson,Comm. Mike Joyner
    Aso present were: County Attorney – Anne Bast Brown, County Coordinator – Fred Moody, Assistant to the County Coordinator – Dick Tummond

  • Music students perform in spring recital

    Dixie Music Center held it’s 2012 Spring Recital Saturday, April 28, at the Dixie County Cultural Center in Old Town. The Dixie County Historical Society sponsored the event. Although it was a small class this year, the performances were excellent and everyone had a good time.
    This year’s guitar students, under the supervision of Mr. Bruce Miller, were: Brianna Frost, Houston Keen, Daniel Middleton, Joseph Morse, Zack Petty, Ian Roberts and Brittany Strickland.

  • Prayer bound

    Hands clasp last Thursday in front of Chiefland’s City Hall as part of National Prayer Day.

    Several dozen people turned out to offer individual prayers for the nation's leaders and the military as they circled the flagpole at Chiefland City Hall.

  • Workforce Connection's mobile unit working

    Workforce Connection, the agency that helps Levy County residents find employment, has released the numbers on its work by the mobile unit that visits cities and towns in the county.

  • AG seeks ideas on distribution of $300 million housing settlement

    TALLAHASSEE—Attorney General Pam Bondi is asking the public to make suggestions on how best to distribute approximately $300 million recovered on behalf of Florida’s consumers in the national mortgage servicing settlement. Through Monday, May 14, at 5 p.m., the public can submit suggestions to the Attorney General’s Office by visiting MyFloridaLegal.com.

  • Saturday expo helps prepare residents for disaster

       The Levy County Public Safety & Hurricane Preparedness Expo, sponsored by the Levy County Department of Public Safety, will be Saturday, May 19, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Williston Airport. Admission is free.
       There will be demonstrations of vehicle extrications using the Jaws of Life and working dogs for Search  and Rescue and the Sheriffs’ Office.
    Displays will include ambulances, fire trucks, helicopters, hazardous materials equipment, police cars, a medical simulator lab and forestry equipment from several counties.