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Today's News

  • Career opportunities at hospitality workshops

    Ike’s Old Florida Kitchen will soon be serving up a healthy helping of information to those interested in careers in upscale dining and hospitality.

  • Chiefland Chamber

  • PSC approves Progress Energy rate settlement agreement

    TALLAHASSEE — To help maintain more consistent rates for Progress Energy Florida customers in the coming years, Florida’s Public Service Commission on Wednesday approved Progress Energy’s multi-year Settlement Agreement with the Office of Public Counsel and other intervenors.
    The agreement provides a customer refund of a portion of Crystal River 3 Nuclear Plant replacement fuel costs and rate certainty related to PEF’s proposed Levy County nuclear project and base rates.

  • Florida public lands up for grab?

    By LES COLEMN
    Florida News Service
    Pending Florida legislation could convert some 500,000 acres of publicly owned shoreline into private ownership. Opponents, including Audubon Florida Director Eric Draper, warn that it's a land grab move backed by Florida agribusiness interests.

  • Tour de Melon bike ride planning under way

  • Consider the source

    I recently read a story about a chief of the Sioux nation, a wise old man, who once lived in what is now the state of Minnesota.  It was during the Fall of the year that a group of young braves sought out his advice concerning the coming winter.    
    “O great chief,” they asked, “will the winter this year be a mild one or will it be very harsh with extreme frigid temperatures?”  

  • Sammy Glass Family in concert at Long Pond Baptist Homecoming

       Long Pond Baptist Church, home of WTBH 91.5 FM, invites the public to its 32nd Homecoming, Sunday
    at 10:30 a.m. 
       If you have attended Long Pond Baptist Church in the past, the congregation would love to see you again, at this year's Homecoming.
       The Sammy Glass Family from Decatur, Tenn., will kick off the day with a concert at 10:30 a.m.  Brother Sammy Glass will be the guest speaker, bringing the morning message.

  • Church News for the week of March 1

    Movie night at First Baptist
    First Baptist Church of Chiefland will host a community movie night on Sunday, March 4, at 6 p.m. with a free showing of "Courageous." The movie focuses on four law enforcement officers — Adam Mitchell, Nathan Hayes, David Thomson and Shane Fuller, who struggle to meet the challenges of fatherhood.
    Childcare will be provided for children 5 and under. For more information or directions, call 352-493-1481.

    St. Patty's dinner
    at Parsons Methodist

  • Quote of the week for March 1

    " Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence."

    Robert Frost,
    American poet

  • Today in Levy County History: The mail's in!

    By TONI COLLINS
    Levy historian

    There are few things that can make one’s heart skip a beat like the words, “The mail’s in!”. The expression conjures up images of a color postcard with a picture of the Statue of Liberty, a letter from a loved one in battle halfway around the world, or even the Sears Roebuck Christmas catalog.