In reality, the reasons for the workshop hosted by the Williston City Council last Thursday night was two-fold: to review building codes and their enforcement and related matters. It was the related matters that dominated the two and one-half hour meeting.
Six Cane Corso/Mastiff dogs – owned by the same family who lost three dogs after a violent attack on a baby and a young couple – have been seized by the county after the dogs were reported running loose and attacking a Levy County Sheriff's deputy's vehicle.
It may have started slowly on Friday night with the arrival of a few vendors and some residents putting up canopies, but by 6 p.m. Saturday the 2016 Crab Fest in East Williston and Lincoln Heights was in full swing with thousands of people walking along streets in the neighborhood and that is when Levy County Sheriff Bobby McCallum closed County Road 318 to traffic.
The former office manager of the Levy County Extension Office was arrested on April 14 in Marion County and charged with misuse of a county-issued credit card in purchasing $7,700 in merchandise for herself.