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Today's News

  • 2009 WHS Fall Sports Preview
  • Breakfast with superintendent is Feb. 24

    The next breakfast with the superintendent will be Feb. 24 at 8:30 a.m. at the First Baptist Church of Chiefland Fellowship Hall.

    Tickets may be purchased for $10 per person and are available at Capital City Bank, Drummond Community Bank and Perkins State Bank in Chiefland or at the Levy County Schools Foundation office in Bronson.

    For more information contact the Levy County Schools Foundation at 352-486-3408 or email lcsf@levy.k12.fl.us .

     

  • Sherry Beauchamp tapped as Levy Teacher of the Year

    Years of dedication to students have paid off for Sherry Beauchamp, a fourth grade teacher at Chiefland Elementary School.

    Beauchamp was was honored by school and district officials Friday as she was selected as the Levy County Teacher of the Year.

  • Banker Al Qualls named alumni of the year

    Banker Albert P. “Al” Qualls Jr. of Fort Walton Beach was honored as the Alumni of the Year by the Levy County Schools Foundation at its annual STARS Gala.

    The Gala, which raises money for classroom grants, scholarships and sponsors education projects held its annual bash at the Bronson High School cafetorium.  About 220 people attended, a slight drop from last year's 232 attendees. The event also raised, according to early unofficial estimates, over $20,000 plus $1,600 from a silent auction.

  • We gather together

    Prayer is a two-way street between God and man and if you do all the talking, you may be missing out on what God is saying to you.

    That was the introduction last week by Judge Joseph Smith, as he delivered opening remarks to about 50 people gathered at Heritage Park to mark the National Day of Prayer.

    Smith told the assembly that when he gave his life to Christ more than three decades ago, he knew, “I can’t sing–or at least well. I can’t play an organ or piano.”

  • Waiting on pins and needles

    Editor’s note: To protect the privacy of those interviewed in the following story, only first names are used.

    For one hour every Wednesday afternoon, people flock to Nature Coast Regional Hospital where they check their woes and stresses at the door and set about for a body, mind and spirit transformation.

  • Williston, Morriston slated for 2012-2014 property assessments

    To ensure that an accurate tax roll is maintained, the Levy County Property Appraiser’s office will continue to conduct a blanket assessment of properties in the county.

  • Painting with feeling

    There’s nothing traditional about Beryl Bayer, although she’s the first to tell you she went to college for the most traditional of reasons–to find a husband.

    When that didn’t pan out as her parents expected, Bayer shrugged it off and continued a life full of creativity, service and change.

  • Lions dance the night away

    If you didn't grab your poodle skirt and cuff your jeans, you missed out on a treat Saturday night as the Lions Club hosted a 40s/50s dance with live music, lots of food and many memories.

  • Just like home

    For 100 days, Ruth Williams, 90, of Orange Lake called Williston Nursing Home and Rehab Center home. Miss Ruth was taken ill suddenly and unexpectedly and after a lengthy stint in the hospital needed some place to convalesce while she regained her strength. “I’m a Christian,” she said the day before she was going home, “and I’ve heard of miracles. I saw them here.” She praised the staff and said the residents were “one solid family” who come from diverse backgrounds.