His mother warned that he was humble and didn't have a lot to say, but it only took minutes before Willie Duncan, this year's valedictorian at Williston High School, sat back in his chair and opened up about what it's like to be a history-maker.
Willie, the son of Rosa Snead and Gerald Duncan, is the first black male to hold the number one spot at the school.
And that's a little disconcerting.
"I really wanted to be the first black valedictorian," says the lanky Willie who has an infectious smile, "but Erica beat me to it."
An increase in the serious threat of unprovoked dog attacks involving residents, domestic animals and livestock has prompted the Levy County Commission to update its dangerous dog ordinance and revive an animal services panel to hear appeals of dogs deemed dangerous.
A request to the Williston City Council to make its ordinance for non-compliant property owners a bit more punitive has resulted in a total re-write of the law.
Bruce Schupp, the newly appointed member to the Board of Adjustments and Code Enforcement (BACE), took matters into his own hands and wrote Chapter 48 of the code to make it pack a punch for those who fail to follow the law.
(PATUXENT RIVER, Md.) - A 2008 Williston High School graduate and Williston native is serving with Naval Test Wing Atlantic (NTWL) supporting the future of naval aviation aboard Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md.
The American Feed Industry Association named Cathy Bandyk, Ph.D., of Westway Feed Products LLC, and Ronny Moser, Ph.D., of JBS United, Inc., its Members of the Year during a ceremony at its Board of Directors dinner May 4, in Arlington, Va.