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Today's News

  • Levy County Sheriff's Reports 11-8-12

    The Levy County Sheriff’s Office reports the following arrests:

    Nov. 4, Victor Alonso, 19, two counts battery, abuse without great harm toward child. Bond $5,000.

    Oct. 29, Jonah Lee Arthur, 30, Bronson, out of county warrant.

    Nov. 3, Bryan Keith Baker, 48, DWLS. Bond $2,500.

    Nov. 3, Jason Wade Byrd, 38, Inglis, DUI.

    Nov. 4, Kelly Michelle Colson, 27, Chiefland, DWLSR.

  • Vets may visit state parks at no cost Nov. 11

     In honor of our nation’s veterans and active military personnel, day-use entry will be free to everyone at Florida’s state parks* on Veterans Day, Sunday, Nov. 11. Pick your favorite outdoor activity – hiking, bicycling, bird watching or looking for shells on the beach – and enjoy a day at a state park.

  • County OKs employee bonus

    County workers — full, part-time and oncall — who save their department or the county money will be eligible for a bonus under a plan adopted Wednesday morning in a special meeting by the Levy County Commission.

    The commission, which first discussed the idea of giving a $600 one-time payment to full-time county workers at its Oct. 16 meeting, found that state law prohibits giving workers a bonus without going through a process of setting standards for earning and evaluating the awarding of bonuses.

  • Bronson bingo up in the air

    It’s still unclear if a local hunger activist will open a bingo hall in Bronson. 

    Who heard, said, wrote or read what are all playing a part in how locals perceive the issue and, ultimately, how it’s decided by town officials, according to comments at Monday night’s Bronson Town Council meeting.

  • Williston sticks with Progress Energy

    After months of wheeling and dealing–and debating whether or not to solicit bids from other utility providers–the Williston City Council voted Tuesday night to enter into a four-year contract with Progress Energy, it’s current electricity provider.

    Last month, the council had an offer from  Progress Energy if the city would not advertise a request for proposals (RFP) from other companies.

  • McCallum elected sheriff; Joyner, Meeks on BOCC

    It may have taken 20 years to win election as sheriff, but Bobby McCallum is not looking back. On Tuesday night, as he accepted the hugs and well-wishes of supporters, he said he is ready to go to work on Jan. 8. 

  • Turnovers hold Red Devils down on Senior Night

    The first two Red Devil possessions on Friday night proved to be all the visiting Union County Tigers needed as the team jumped out to a quick 14-0 lead over the Red Devils.

  • Levy County Sheriff's Reports

    The following information was taken from Levy Count Sheriff’s Office arrest reports:

    Oct. 24, Eric Leonard Adams, Inglis, arrested while license suspended. $2,000 bond 

    Oct. 24, Lafaye Nicole Adkins, Williston, arrested for public intoxication and trespassing. $1,500 bond

    Oct. 24, John Edward Blair Jr., Archer, arrested for possession and intent to sell cocaine, possession of marijuana more than 20 grams and driving with a suspended license.  $212,000 bond.

  • Political season in Levy ends Tuesday
  • City manager job narrowed to four

    After several months of discussion and the consideration of 42 applicants, The City of Williston is getting closer to hiring a permanent city manager.