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Transparency in government reared its ugly head at the Levy County Commission on Tuesday as newspaper reporters questioned how employee vacancies and appointments to boards are handled.
By Carolyn Ten Broeck
Williston residents believe in their mayor and current council president, as both men holding those posts are unopposed following the conclusion of last week’s qualifying period.
Because they are unopposed, Mayor R. Gerald Hethcoat and Charles Goodman are deemed “elected” due to their uncontested races.
The Levy County Sheriff’s Office reports the following arrests:
•Jan. 5, Eric Leonard Adams, 40, Yankeetown, felony battery. Bond $500,000.
•Jan. 9, James Dewayne Barnes, 52, Gainesville, DUI. ROR.
The Williston High School baseball team will hold a baseball clinic
Saturday, Jan. 30 beginning at 9 a.m. for ages 5-13. The cost is $25 which includes a T-shirt and lunch. State champ players and current MLB players will be in attendance.
By Clay Coleman
By ASHLEY ANDRESEN
This year’s winner for the Levy County District spelling bee will be traveling to Tallahassee for the next level of competition for the third time.
Recognizing the need to have funds available for maintenance and repairs in both the water and sewer departments, the Williston City Council voted last week to increase rates gradually over a five-year period.
The Ministerial Faith Alliance will remember Civil Rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. with a parade and other events Saturday, Jan. 16.
A parade will start the day-long festivities at 10 a.m. down Williston's Noble Avenue and continue to Williston Middle School.
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