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Today's News

  • Learn how to contact your representatives

    Citizens for an Educated Electorate will meet on the verandah of the Dunnellon Library from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 15.
    The purpose is to show residents of Levy and Marion County how to contact their senators, congressional representatives and local media.
    This is not a political or partisan event. Everyone is welcome.

  • Sheriff's Report Oct. 6

    The Levy County Sheriff’s Office reports the following arrests:
    Sept. 29, Terry Lee Arnold, 38, Inglis, DWLSR. Bond $1,000.
    Sept. 26, Beverly Sue Bellomy, 44, Williston, obstruction w/o violence.
    Sept. 28, Christopher Lee Brunelle, 20, Williston, petit theft, damage to property. Bond $35,000.
    Sept. 26, Fredrick Alvin Charles, 33, Inglis, DWLSR. Bond $500.
    Sept. 27, Terrel Eugene Dexter, 48, Lakeland, non support of children or spouse. Bond $750.

  • Undefeated Red Devil JV stuffs undefeated Newberry JV 38-22

    On Sept. 29, the 4-0 undefeated Williston JV Football team traveled to Newberry to take on the 3-0 undefeated Panthers.

  • Red Devils show heart, erase Wildcats 35-28

    It was a very strong Wildwood Wildcat team that took their home field in Wildwood Sept. 30.
    The Wildcats had run off three straight wins after dropping their season opener to hold a 3-1 record.
    After making the journey to Wildwood the Williston Red Devils, 2-2 on the season, faced a very hard hitting Wildcat team. Many of the Wildcat hits were a bit late and their tackles were assisted by the help of jerking on the Red Devils face masks.

  • Community Events

    Saturday, Oct. 8

    Schools Foundation Beast Feast
    The Levy County Schools Foundation will be hosting its 2nd Annual Beast Feast Oct. 8 at the Black Prong Equestrian Center on CR 337, Bronson. 
    Dinner will begin being served at 5:30 p.m.  An interesting selection of specialties like gator tail, possum ribs, and venison along with some good old fashioned southern classics like mullet, grits, and swamp cabbage will be served. 

  • Relay for Life kickoff Monday

    Williston residents will unite at a rally to officially launch their 11th annual Relay For Life season Monday, Oct. 10 from 5-8 p.m. at Williston’s Heritage Park Pavilion and they want the rest of Levy County to join in.
    The kickoff will be in the style of the Kentucky Derby, so grab your fancy hats and racing silks and join the fight against cancer.

  • Sheriff buys cars; lays off top staff

    For the third year in a row Levy County Sheriff Johnny Smith has found some extra cash in his budget at the close of the fiscal year — close to $250,000  — and bought six cars for $173,935.

  • Get in the game; get in the book

    Jamie Baker is praying that the stands at Williston’s Booster Stadium will be filled to capacity Friday night.
    He’s not alone.
    Jason Cason’s also praying.
    “I really believe that attendance at this event will rival the glory days of WHS football games back in the late ‘80s,” Cason said.  “Back then, the entire stadium was filled and fans filled both of the vacant areas at each end of the stadium.”

  • Busy life leads to long life

    After a quick adjustment, and then another, on the piano bench, Amelia Erwin leaned forward to pore over a sheaf of music.
    “No, I don’t think I can play that one,” she said to the visitor, casting the pages aside and rifling through another stack.
    Hands poised over the keyboard, she struck a chord, picked up the music and proclaimed, “Not that one. I haven’t played in a while.”

  • Attempted burglary stopped

    When off-duty Marion County Deputy William Dietrich came to Williston Wednesday to buy farm supplies, he had no idea he would be the man who would foil a convenience store robbery.
    A little after 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dietrich tackled a suspect who took a charity jar of money from the Kangaroo Store on Noble Avenue, according to Williston Police Chief Dennis Strow.
    Michael Wayne Aurilio, 27, of SE 1st Avenue, Williston, had attempted to buy cigarettes, the chief said, before grabbing the jar that contained $35.78 from the counter.