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Today's News

  • Sheriff's Report

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

    Timothy Paul Scheid, 33, of Pinellas Park was arrested Feb. 25 on a Violatin of Probation (VOP) warrant for burglary and grand theft. No bond.

    Donna Jean Adams, 40, of Williston was charged Feb. 27 with VOP Driving Under the Influence. No bond.

    David Adam Bandt, 26, of Archer was arrested Feb. 26 for domestic battery and tampering with a victim.

  • Red Devils clinch 3A regional title

    The Williston Red Devils will face off against the two time defending State Champion Fort Lauderdale Pine Crest in the opening game of the final four for the Class 3A Boys State Championship.

    Williston advanced by beating the Rockledge Raiders 79-71 Saturday night before an overflow crowd at the Red Devil Gym.

    The Red Devils trailed the Raiders at every stop except the one that counted, the final buzzer.

  • Doing things right

    Iee^have put out just about 38 newspapers since May. That’s 38 weeks and if compared to the gestational cycle of a normal woman, it would mean Iee^would be close to delivery.

    That’s a deadline that most people anticipate with joy.

    It’s probably the only deadline people actually enjoy.

    For most of us deadlines are dreaded. One thing is for sure: we all have them.

  • Chris Young headlines Bark-N-Purr

    The Humane Society of Levy County invites all chili cooks to participate at the 3rd Annual Bark-N-Purr Charity Concert sponsored by Bubba Que’s & Hungry Howie’s on Saturday, Feb. 27 at the Bronson Youth League Park, 220 Picnic St, Bronson.

  • Legacies of Love

    It is often the case that life gives with one hand and takes with the other. One thing life gave Gertie and Booker T. Mann 50 years ago is each other; more recently, one thing it has taken is Gertie’s health.

  • I still remember for her

    I called my mom Monday night. It was late for her 9:58 p.m. in Murray, Utah, and late for me, 11:58 p.m. in Levy County, Florida. My mom told me that early in January that she’d like me to make calling her more often my new year’s resolution. So I did.

  • Plane crashes near Williston

    A 1974 experimental plane, piloted by Phillip Seay Sr. 65, crashed Sunday as it returned to the Williston Airport.

    Seay and his son Phillip Seay Jr. ,40, were taken to Shands Hospital in Gainesville where they were listed in stable condition.

  • Bronson delves into issues relevant to its residents

    The town of Bronson held its first community forum regarding the Comprehensive Plan last week to discuss and make preparations to update the plan.

    “The Department of Community Affairs mandates that the comp plan must be reviewed every seven years,” said Bruce Day with the Withlacoochee Regional Planning Council, hired by the town to update the plan.

  • Letter to the Editor

    To the editor:

    When I moved to Williston in the early 80s, it was a very nice place to live, not much there but that’s the way people liked it.  Now having returned for family and personal reasons it has slipped into a state of sad disrepair with the people of this community and the government all sharing in the blame.

  • Letter to the Editor

    To the editor:

    The Williston Police Department would like to express a tremendous “thank you” to the following businesses and individuals for their generous contributions for the 2009 Police Awards Banquet.

    Their continuous support of our department is most valued. We are grateful for their civic mindedness, for without them, we wouldn’t have been able to have such a wonderful evening.