Today's News

  • Levy County Sheriff's Report

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

    •April 30, Carl Appling, 19, Gainesville, operate motor vehicle W/O valid driver’s license.

  • Trashy Williston talk


    Five days a week, every week, I set an alarm. At least three of those days, I awaken before it sounds.

    Saturdays are reserved for "no alarm" and are something I treasure. I tell the hubby Friday night, "I get to sleep in tomorrow."

  • Who can find a virtuous woman?


    I'm a realist. I always have been. I see things for what they are, not for what they could be or should be.

  • County seizes dogs not euthanized in attack


    Six Cane Corso/Mastiff dogs – owned by the same family who lost three dogs after a violent attack on a baby and a young couple – have been seized by the county after the dogs were reported running loose and attacking a Levy County Sheriff's deputy's vehicle. 

  • Crab Fest draws huge crowd to party


    It may have started slowly on Friday night with the arrival of a few vendors and some residents putting up canopies, but by 6 p.m. Saturday the 2016 Crab Fest in East Williston and Lincoln Heights was in full swing with thousands of people walking along streets in the neighborhood and that is when Levy County Sheriff Bobby McCallum closed County Road 318 to traffic.  

  • County fire rating lowered



    Homeowners in four unincorporated areas of the county who live within five road miles – not as the crow flies – can rejoice: Your fire insurance could get lowered as of Aug. 1.

  • Williston audit is nearly perfect


    The city of Williston is financially solvent and it has the audit to prove it.

    Tuesday night, Helen Painter from Purvis, Gray & Co., the firm contracted to perform the annual audit, brought good news to the city council.

  • Signs of change in Williston


    In yet another step toward the beautification of Williston, the city council was asked last week to consider clamping down on abandoned signs on buildings and businesses.

    Liz Florence, city planner, told council members there are many such signs throughout the city and the current guidelines for enforcement are vague.

  • Former ag office manager arrested


    The former office manager of the Levy County Extension Office was arrested on April 14 in Marion County and charged with misuse of a county-issued credit card in purchasing $7,700 in merchandise for herself.

  • Charges to come for alleged burglars


    Investigators from several agencies are still sifting through a cache of goods believed stolen by an Ocala couple suspect- ed of burglarizing over 60 homes around central Florida.