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Today's News

  • Love your city? Prove it

     

    It's time to put actions behind your words.

    If you live, work or play in Williston, this Saturday, April 23, it's time to show how much community pride you have as the city of Williston tackles another Clean Up Williston Day.

  • WMS rules the diamond

     

    By Rose Fant and Bradley Hicks

    Special to the Pioneer

    The Williston Middle School (WMS) Red Devils softball and baseball teams played simultaneously in the Suwannee Middle School Athletic Conference (SMAC) Championship hosted in Fort White April 7.

  • Your input needed for Williston's future

     

    Put your thinking caps on and get ready to brainstorm on how you envision Williston of the future.

    Saturday, June 4, anyone with an interest in the city is encouraged to attend a three-hour workshop devoted to discussing what Williston needs and the path it will take to get there.

  • Celebrate. Remember. Fight Back.

     

    The party that is always one year in the making took place Saturday night when the Relay for Life was held at the Williston High School football stadium. Teams that have raised funds for the American Cancer Society since this time last year celebrated their efforts with the community.

  • 'Williston can do it'

     

    They came with deep pockets and generous hearts and when it was all over, the new Williston Middle-High School was the victor.

    Bakers, young and old, put their best efforts on the auction block last Thursday in order to raise funds to provide some much needed amenities at the new high school, including landscaping.

  • Tara's Tale

    Tara Holcomb's bucket list is small.

    She wants to travel and she wants to beat cancer. That is all.

  • CRA meeting takes a nose dive

     

    As the clock hands in the back of the city council chambers inched toward 5:30 p.m., Ken Schweibert, chairman of the Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) glanced toward it, shaking his head.

    "This is embarassing," he said to no one in particular as 5:30 – the appointed time for the CRA meeting – came and went.

  • Taking the Oath

     

    Judge Tim Browning, right, administers the oath of office to City Councilman Charles Goodman and Councilwoman Nancy Wininger and Mayor R. Gerald Hethcoat. Goodman was re-elected council president and Wininger is the new vice president.

  • Burglaries on the rise

    Levy County homeowners are being asked to use extra caution with their property in the wake of a recent rash of daytime burglaries.

    According to the Levy County Sheriff's Office, homes here and in adjacent counties are being entered forcibly and ransacked.

    The burglars are taking guns, jewelry and cash, as well as other valuables.

  • FFA teams win state

     Staff Report

    Two Williston Senior FFA teams will be recognized at the state convention in June as state champions.

    Williston High School's Nursery and Landscape team took first place at a competition held March 5 in Apopka.

    The top five teams received awards sponsored by Shade Tree Nursery and J&R Nursery, as a special project of the Florida FFA Foundation.