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Today's News

  • Two busted for underage alcohol sales

    Two Williston store clerks were arrested last Friday after agents from the Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco and the Williston Police Department conducted an undercover operation in the city limits to ensure convenience stores were complying with Florida laws and not selling alcoholic beverages to underage people.

  • Bronson water and sewer a recurring dilemma

    A solution to rates and fees associated with water and sewer in the Town of Bronson continues to elude officials there.

    Council members voted unanimously Monday night to again postpone a decision on rates for water and sewer use, agreeing that the latest proposal, which would more than double rates for most, was still too high.

  • Council splits on impact fees

    If you were rejoicing two weeks ago that the city of Williston would no longer have impact fees, you may want to rein in that enthusiasm today.

    At Tuesday night’s meeting, council took a flip flop on its Jan. 22 decision to eliminate the fees on water and sewer capacity for new development.

    Two weeks ago the council asked staff to draft an ordinance that would abolish the fees, but Tuesday City Manager Scott Lippmann asked the council to reconsider it decision.

  • Levy County Sheriff's Reports

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

  • Red Devils claim Number 2 seed

     With two non-district games left on the Red Devil varsity boys’ schedule, the team ended its regular season district play Saturday night at Santa Fe. 

  • Earl Brown leads Red Devils to district win

     Red Devil Junior Earl Brown helped  lead the Williston Red Devils over district leader Fort White on  Jan. 23, as the improving junior poured in a season high 32 points.

  • Williston Varsity turns back Chiefland

    In a non-district game played on Jan. 25, the Red Devils made the short trip to Chiefland to take on an improving Indian varsity basketball team.

  • Lady Red Devils rally to down Chiefland

    It was all  Lady Indians for the first three quarters of play during last Friday’s game  when the Red Devils traveled to Chiefland. 

  • Tax-Aide starts Feb. 7

     Free tax preparation and e-file with AARP Tax Aide begins in Williston Thursday, Feb. 7 from 10 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. at the Williston Public Library.

    If you have an itemized return, make your appointment after March 1 due to delays in approval of tax law changes.

    Call 352-528-2313 for an appointment through April 15.

  • Impact fees tabled

    A decision on the long-debated impact fees ordinance for new water and sewer hookups in the town of Bronson was put off by council members in a 3-2 vote Jan. 22 in what was slated to be the second and final reading of the ordinance.