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Today's News

  • Levy County Sheriff's Report

    The Levy County Sheriff’s Office reports the following arrests:

    • May 5, Tonya Andrews, 39, Chiefland, petit theft. Bond $10,000.

    • May 11, Ronald Allen Bouchard, 21, Williston, domestic battery by strangulation. Bond $100,000.

    • May 5, Jeremiah Mitchell Branch, 32, Old Town, DWLSR, FTA. Bond $10,000.

    • May 5, Keegan Campbell, 24, Gainesville, DWLS.

    • May 7, Shelby Cooper, 19, Beverly Hills, disorderly intoxication. Bond $500.

  • Football? You bet

    It's springtime in Williston, and officially summertime is just six weeks away. Those pleasant daytime temperatures and cool sleeping nights are a thing of the past. The thermometer has started to creep up to 90 degrees plus and the humidity is just around the corner.

    At Williston High School, this means the start of spring football practice.

    The Red Devils have started this 2014 spring practice with a new outlook on the upcoming sessions.

  • On to the regional final

    The Williston Varsity Baseball team crushed the Wildwood Wildcats 15-0 May 6 at the Devils Den.

    Leading 8-0 after three complete innings of play, the Wildcats were held in check by Red Devil pitcher Trent Johnson.

    Emptying their bench in the bottom of the fourth inning, the Red Devils exploded for seven runs on nine base hits to take the commanding 15-0 lead.

    The Red Devils advance to the Regional Championship game to face either Taylor County or Union County.

  • National exhibit coming to Levy

    In a few months, Cedar Key will be one of six cities in the state to host a traveling exhibit from the nation's premier museum, the Smithsonian Institution.

    "The Way We Worked," part of the Smithsonian's "Museum on Main Street" program, will be in Cedar Key from September through October.

    "It's just fabulous," said Cedar Key Historical Society President Ken Young, adding that the historical society, in conjunction with other groups, has been trying to get the exhibit in the area for a couple of years.

  • WHS Graduation 7 p.m. Tuesday Phillips Center
  • Red Devils win

    The Williston Varsity Baseball team crushed the Wildwood Wildcats on Tuesday, May 6, at the Devils Den 15-0.

    Leading 8-0 after three complete innings of play, the Wildcats were held in check by Red Devil Pitcher Trent Johnson.

    Emptying their bench in the bottom of the fourth inning, the Red Devils exploded for 7 runs on 9 base hits to take the commanding 15-0 lead.

    The Red Devils will play for the Regional Championship Tuesday, May 13, Game time is 7 p.m. 

  • Levy County Sheriff's Report

    The Levy County Sheriff’s Office reports the following arrests:

    • May 2, Robert Abatie, 66, Cedar Key, DUI. Bond $2,500.

    • April 28, Erica Sue Allen, 36, Inglis, writ of non support.

    • May 2, Jacob Logan Anderson, 20, Old Town, petit theft. Bond $1,500.

    • April 29, Cody James Blair, 22, Bronson, VOP.

    • April 28, Sylvia Chisolm, 30, Fanning Springs, robbery. Bond $75,000.

  • Happy Mother's Day
  • Sheriff says Crab-Fest was calm

    It was a good day for pats on the back and 'attaboys at the Levy County Commission meeting on Tuesday.

    First up was Sheriff Bobby McCallum who said he wanted to thank everyone for a calm Williston Crab-Fest.

    “We had no incidents at the event this year,” McCallum said. “We did have some folks coming there with ill intentions and they were intercepted by the other county.”

  • Delinquent taxes publish today

    The Levy County Tax Collector's Office is publishing the annual delinquent tax list in the Chiefland Citizen this year.

    The 38-page supplement to the Citizen, lists 6,146 properties on which taxes are owed for 2013, down from the 6,188 listed last year. There were 6,796 properties on the list published in 2010 and 6,570 on the list published in 2009 -both at the lowest points in the county's economy.