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Today's News

  • Levy County Sheriff's Reports

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

    • Feb. 6, Chastity Nicole Baxman, 32, Otter Creek, false Medicaid claim. Bond $90,000.

    • Feb. 5, Jerald Samuel Billups, 38, Inglis, out of county warrant. Bond $1,160.

    • Feb. 5, Thomas Burgin, 40, Newberry, non support of children or spouse. Bond $500.

  • Bronson rec center back in spotlight

    By MARK SCOHIER

    news2@chieflandcitizen.com

    After getting lost in the shuffle for a spell, it appears that an idea to construct a community recreation center in Bronson is once again on the table.

    Town staff and officials started looking into the details of constructing such a facility last year, but the issue temporarily faded, taking a backseat to more pressing issues.

  • Bronson woman killed in accident

    A single vehicle accident early Sunday morning left a Bronson woman dead and both of her passengers injured.

    Barbara Sue Strickland, 36, was pronounced dead on the scene of the accident that occurred at 12:40 a.m. on CR 343.

  • Joyce Hurt hangs up the scissors

    The beehive, the French twist, the shag and the bouffant. Not only has Joyce Hurt seen them all–she’s done them all.

    But two weeks ago, Hurt traded her scissors and curling irons for retirement after 53 years of standing on her feet making people look beautiful.

    Now instead of perm solution and hair color, she will be helping her artist husband pitch his talent at craft shows and fairs.

  • Lohrey named new football coach

    After reviewing more than 70 applications to replace out-going Coach Jamie Baker, the field was narrowed down to five.

    Williston Principal Eulin Gibbs then went to work to get the best applicant suited for the Williston football program. 

    From the large pile of papers placed in front of Gibbs, one could only be convinced that he did a thorough job in researching each of the final applicants.

  • Lady Indians claim district title

    It was their third meeting of the season with the same results as the Chiefland Lady Indians downed the Williston Lady Red Devils. This time it was for the District Championship.

  • Red devils roll on Senior Night

    After playing one of their best games of the season, just one night earlier against Florida Air Academy, the Williston Red Devils faced an old rival in the Bronson Eagles on Senior Night.

  • Levy County Sheriff's Report

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

  • Breedens welcome new daughter

     Chetley and Nellie Breeden announce the birth of their daughter, Rosalie Rae Breeden born Dec. 26, 2013 at 9:01 p.m. and weighed 4 lb., 14 oz. 

    Maternal grandparents are Jimmy and Martha Gladwell of Williston. Paternal grandparents are Jim and Leisa Breeden of Williston. 

    Maternal great-grandparents include George and Mildred Adams of Williston, Billie Gladwell of Starke and Bill Cauley of Jacksonville. Paternal great-grandmother is Louise Breeden of Williston.

  • Clara Beth Buchyn born on Christmas Eve

     Clara Beth Buchyn, daughter of Phillip Gordon and Mallory Beth Buchyn of Williston, was born Dec. 24, 2013 at the Birth and Wellness Center of Gainesville.