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Today's News

  • Jury finds for Citizen in Andrews’ suit

       A Levy County jury has unanimously decided the Chiefland Citizen did not damage Andy Dennis Andrews’ name, reputation and businesses in a 2007 editorial calling for fair, clean city elections, and a series of stories about a state investigation into 11 voters’ right to vote in Chiefland elections.

  • Should I enter into a pre-nuptial agreement?

      By Pierce Kelley

  • Social Security covers every season of life

    By Paul Barnes

  • Red Devils bruise Bulldogs

       Just as the Williston Red Devils appear to be putting their offense and defense together, they now face a bye week before continuing their quest for a District Championship.
       The Red Devils made the long journey down to Umatilla Friday night Oct. 8, to face an improving Bulldog team.
       Had it not have been for a second quarter 24-yard field goal by the Bulldogs, the Red Devil defense would have come away with a shut out in their 43-3 district win.

  • Williston spoils Bronson's volleyball senior night

       Bronson High School's volleyball team was playing with a vengeance on its senior night last Thursday, but Williston held fast to spoil the party in five games, winning 23-25, 25-14, 18-25, 29-27, 15-11.
       The Eagles came out on a roll, opening the match with inspired performances, led by Brittany Smith (five kills in Game 1) and Ashley Mickle (two big blocks) to take a 13-7 lead. The Red Devils battled back, narrowing the game to 18-15 with two aces from Katie Casperson. But Bronson held off to take the first game off a Williston service error.

  • Save the Helen Denham

    By Toni C. Collins
    Special to the Pioneer

        One of Cedar Key’s best kept secrets is about to be revealed.  For a number of years, this secret was kept under wraps by a hand-full of local historians who now feel this segment of Cedar Key’s maritime history should be shared with the world.

  • Owen ‘Chad’ Johnson vies for BOCC District 2 seat

       Owen Chad Johnson announces his candidacy for Levy County Commission District 2.  Levy County has been his home since 1994, when he married Angela Quincey. They have four children Tyler, Quin, Bryden and Maddilyn.

  • LARC teams with Plum Creek, school district to enhance services

    By Toni C. Collins
    Special to the Pioneer

       It is no surprise that Levy ARC has faced some critical financial challenges lately.  However, Executive Director, Betty Walker is determined to find ways to match up available resources to create a win-win situation for all involved.  Her latest challenge coupled LARC with the Plum Creek Foundation and the Exceptional Student Educational Program of the Levy County School District.

  • Relay for Life Kickoff set for Monday

    By Dedee MacLeod
    Special to the Pioneer

       American Cancer Society is a nationwide organization dedicated to both eliminating cancer and diminishing the suffering which it causes.  The money raised through events, such as Relay for Life, is used to fund cancer research, create programs for health education, and provide advocacy and services for those currently fighting cancer.

  • Levy County Sheriff's Reports

    The Levy County Sheriff’s Office reports the following arrests:
       Beverly Ann Anderson, 48, High Springs, arrested Oct. 6, FTA, disorderly conduct.
       Nicholas Alan Bunch, 21, Williston, arrested Oct. 10, battery.
       Michael David Carmichael, 27, Cross  City, arrested Oct. 5, battery and resisting arrest without violence.
       Eugene Thomas Days, 43, Williston, arrested Oct. 9, theft/shoplifting.
       Charles Daniel Dubois, 29, Archer, arrested Oct. 11, writ of bodily attachment.