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Today's News

  • County fire rating lowered

     

     

    Homeowners in four unincorporated areas of the county who live within five road miles – not as the crow flies – can rejoice: Your fire insurance could get lowered as of Aug. 1.

  • County seizes dogs not euthanized in attack

     

    Six Cane Corso/Mastiff dogs – owned by the same family who lost three dogs after a violent attack on a baby and a young couple – have been seized by the county after the dogs were reported running loose and attacking a Levy County Sheriff's deputy's vehicle. 

  • Signs of change in Williston

     

    In yet another step toward the beautification of Williston, the city council was asked last week to consider clamping down on abandoned signs on buildings and businesses.

    Liz Florence, city planner, told council members there are many such signs throughout the city and the current guidelines for enforcement are vague.

  • Charges to come for alleged burglars

     

    Investigators from several agencies are still sifting through a cache of goods believed stolen by an Ocala couple suspect- ed of burglarizing over 60 homes around central Florida.

  • Former ag office manager arrested

     

    The former office manager of the Levy County Extension Office was arrested on April 14 in Marion County and charged with misuse of a county-issued credit card in purchasing $7,700 in merchandise for herself.

  • 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.

  • Tara's Tale

    Tara Holcomb's bucket list is small.

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

  • Jeff Edison wants to be school superintendent

     

    I have been in prayer for a long time seeking God’s will for my professional life. Through this process I truly believe that He has led me to seek the office of Superintendent of Schools.

  • McCallum seeks re-election as sheriff

     Sheriff Bobby McCallum announces his bid for re-election as Sheriff of Levy County. McCallum, completing his first term as sheriff, has over 33 years of law enforcement experience. He has served with the Florida Highway Patrol, the Eighth Judicial Circuit State Attorney's Office and the Levy County Sheriff's Office.

  • Chetley Breeden announces county commission candidacy

     I am excited to announce my candidacy for Levy County Commissioner, District 3. This has been a long time dream of mine, and I look forward to the possibility of serving this great county. I am a fifth generation Levy County native, raised and educated in the Levy County school system. I have a vested interest in not only sustaining the greatness here but also ensuring a clear and positive future for generations to come.