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Today's News

  • Letter to the Editor

    To the editor:

  • It's not easy to confront racism

    As I sit down to write this, Martin Luther King Day is just a day off, and there are a number of things happening in our country—and just outside it—that give me pause to reflect on just how far we as a country need to go yet in the name of race relations.

  • Levy County Sheriff's Reports

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

    Domingo Froilan Jimenez, 48; Nicholas Hernandez-Jimenez, 23 and Eric Gabriel Flaquer, 26, of Morriston were charged Jan. 12 with manufacturing/cultivating cannabis, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia after a search of a residence by the Levy County Drug Task Force turned up 82 marijuana plants growing in an outbuilding.

    Processed marijuana and pipes were found in the home, according to the arrest report.

  • Lady Red Devils ‘D’ takes sting out of Hornets

    In their last regularly scheduled home basketball game, the Williston Lady Red Devils defensive effort took the 3-point shot away from the Hawthorne Lady Hornets to walk away with a 52-37 win.

    The Lady Devils, now 6-1 in district play and 9-3 over all, never trailed the Hornets after the game started out tied at 3-3 with both teams canning 3-point baskets to start.

    Kae’Etta Jackson hit the opening shot of the game from three point land but was matched on the Hornets next trip down the court by Jalen McGruder.

  • Diamond Ladies will see changes in 2010

    It was four seasons ago when the Williston Lady Red Devil Varsity Softball Team, led by pitcher Roxxanne Rawls, went all the way to the State Championship game. The Red Devils lost a heartbreaker and had to settle for the runner-up spot.

  • Isaac Floyd named MVP in state contest

    Williston senior Isaac Floyd was voted the defensive "Most Valuable Player" for the Florida team as they lost to the Georgia All Stars on Saturday, Jan. 16.

    "Isaac played a solid game on defense and his name was continued to be called play after play by the public address announcer," said Williston Varsity Coach Derek Chipoletti.

    Chipoletti was also chosen to coach the linebackers for the Florida Stars.

    Georgia won the game 21-3.

     

  • Red Devils return to district action with win

    The Williston Red Devils returned to district action Tuesday night hosting Suwannee at the Red Devils Gym. They wasted little time in keeping their district record perfect as they crushed the Suwannee Bulldogs 74-48.

    The Red Devils jumped out to a 44-18 lead at half time as they held the Bulldogs to just 7 points in the second quarter.

    Paul King and Jacques Edwards found the range early for the Red Devils as King buried 5 of 6, 3-point baskets, while Edwards was perfect for the night from the field with 2 3-point baskets and 5 field goals.

  • Senator's rep to be in Williston Thursday

    Come Visit With

     

    A Representative of U.S. Senator Bill Nelson

    This event is open to all residents, including those with a Federal Issue to discuss.

     

    Thursday, January 14, 2010

    4:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M.

    Council Chambers

    City Hall

    50 NW Main Street

    Williston, Florida

    For More Information, Please Call

    850-942-8415

     

  • Red Devils 5-0 in District play

    Strong and relentless defense played by the Williston Red Devils came through again in their district game Friday night, Jan. 8, as they overwhelmed the Ft. White Indians 72-33, improving to 5-0 in district play.

    Holding a 15-11 lead after one quarter of play, the Red Devils held the Indians to a mere 6 points in the second quarter as they extended their lead to 35-17 at half time.

    The defense applied by the Red Devils continued to dominate the game in the second half as they held the Indians to just 16 total second half points.

  • Red Devils send heat wave over Newberry

    It was 28 degrees outside the Newberry Gym on Saturday night Jan. 9, as the Williston Red Devil basketball team came calling on the Panthers.

    The temperature inside the gym quickly began to warm the nearly full house in attendance as the teams took the court.

    The Red Devils jumped out to a quick 7-0 lead on their way to a 77-45 thrashing of the cold shooting Panthers.

    The Red Devil defense had a lot to do with the Panthers cold shooting as they forced turn over after turnover through out the game.