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Today's News

  • Churches plan Easter services

     The most important day of the Christian year, Easter, is celebrated this Sunday, March 27.

    Area churches will be filled with worshipers, all of whom have come to celebrate the risen Savior.

  • City asked to consider tax abatements

    At one time in the not-so-distant past, the city of Williston offered tax abatements to businesses that created jobs.

    The referendum that allowed those abatements had a time limit and has since ended.

  • Levy County Sheriff's Reports

     

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

    •March 11, Kimberly Rose Albach, 22, Old Town, out of county warrant. No bond.

    •March 11, Johnnie Russell Arnett, 32, Crystal River, non support of children or spouse.

  • Lady Red Devils stand at 3-10

     

    By Travis Coleman and Gavin Panipinto

    Red Devils Correspondents

  • Raiders nab nail biter from Red Devils

     

    By TyLER HASS

    Contributing Writer

    The Red Devils hosted the Santa Fe Raiders on March 7 and fell in a tough duel 3-2. The game was close the whole way and a majori- ty of the game was decided on just a few plays.

  • Woman killed in Williston accident

     

    An Orange Park woman was killed March 8 when the Nissan Versa she was driving north on U.S. Hwy. 27 pulled into the path of a south- bound Ford Explorer.

    Kay Walker, 66, was pronounced dead at Shands following the accident.

  • Bond, Maddox named Best of the Year

     

    At the annual Williston Policeman/Firefighter Banquet held last Friday, Sgt. James Bond, left, was pre- sented the Police Officer of the Year award by Capt. Clay Connolly. Kenny Maddox, right center, was named Firefighter of the Year and received his award from Capt. Lake Raymond, Assistant Fire Chief Danny Wallace and Fire Chief Lamar Stegall. More honors in next week's edition of the Pioneer.

  • Levy still boasts lowest unemployment in region

     

    Employment in Citrus, Levy and Marion counties tracks state and national trends for January, with an increase over the month in unemployment and a drop in the number of those with jobs.

  • Levy picks Trump, Clinton

     

    With less than 50 percent of Levy County's registered voters going to the polls Tuesday, the clear front runner in the Presidential Preference election was Donald Trump who took 57.64 per- cent of the 6,497 Republican votes cast.

    Trump received 3,745 votes – more than the total cast for all the Democrat candidates.

  • Knowles resigns as public service director

    David Knowles, the county's first Department of Public Safety director and county fire chief resigned from his job on Tuesday afternoon.

    Alesha Rinaudo, assistant to the director for DPS confirmed Knowles was called to County Coordinator Fred Moody's office at 3 p.m. where Moody requested the resignation and Knowles complied.

    She said Knowles did not give a reason for the request.