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  • Donations needed

    AMVETS Post 444 Ladies Auxiliary is asking for donations to help the group throw a party for the residents of Wiliston Arms.
    The group has stepped forward to assist with toys and gifts since there is no Levy County Toys for Tots this year.
    “Any donation would be appreciated,” said member Lisa Kendrick. “Items like new toys, books, household products like dish soap,  paper towels, etc. are needed.”
    Donations should be made prior to Dec. 8 at the post on Hwy. 27A N.

  • Open House at the library

    The Friends of the Williston Library will host its Annual Open House Saturday, Dec. 1 from 4-6 p.m.
    Thre will be light snacks, holiday baskets to bid on, door prizes and a raffle for a Sonic DVD portable player and carrying case.

  • Get ready to accessorize

    The Education Community Service Program of the GFWC  Williston Woman’s Club will hold a fund-raiser  Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, from 4-6 p.m at the clubhouse, 1049 NE 6th Blvd. in Williston (before the railroad tracks going to Gainesville).

  • BOCC hears proposed Williston roads funding

    The Florida Department of Transportation is preparing its wish list of projects in its five year plan, and Levy County will have several projects in it — including construction of a new taxiway for a runway at Williston Municipal Airport for $250,000 in fiscal year 2018,
    Jordan Green, Florida Department of Transportation District 2 rural area transportation development engineer, presented the district’s five-year transportation plan to the Levy County Commission at its regular meeting on Nov. 20.

  • No city manager yet

    The interviews have been complete for two weeks now, but the Williston City Council is not rushing to hire a new city manager.
    Only two agenda items were on last week’s pre-Thanksgiving meeting and one was the city manager selection process.
    Council has contracted with Hunter Investigations to conduct background checks on the applicants.
    Francis Hunter, the investigator presented the council with summaries from his findings prior to the Nov. 20 meeting, but that wasn’t enough for several councilmen.

  • The season of sharing

    Each year the Williston Pioneer publishes a special section called “Christmas Greetings” the week prior to Christmas.
    The section is filled with letters to Santa, holiday recipes and photographs that reflect the spirit of the season.
    We are inviting our readers to take part in this commemorative issue by sharing their favorite Christmas stories, recipes and photographs with our readers. E-mail them to editor@willistonpioneer.com or bring them by our office at 37 South Main St., Ste. F. Deadline is noon Dec. 12.

  • New Queens

     There’s new royalty in Williston. Saturday night, the Williston Junior Woman’s Club sponsored the Miss Williston pageants and crowned winners. From left, Miss Williston RaeAnn Peterson; Junior Miss Williston Taylor Whitehurst and Little Miss Williston Tierney Jones.

  • Dental clinic opens

    The Levy County Health Department has just expanded its services with the opening of  a new 1,300 square foot dental clinic at its office in Bronson.

  • Play it safe this holiday season

    By Clay Connolly

  • Crime down in Williston

    Here’s something to be thankful for this Thanksgiving: Crime has taken a rest in Levy County in the first six months of 2012 according to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement’s latest semi-annual report.