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Today's News

  • Avery Baker runs for Levy School Board, District 2

    Avery Baker announced his candidacy for Levy County School Board, District 2.
    He writes, “My name is Avery Baker and I am campaigning for the School Board of Levy County, District 2 seat.  I have lived in Levy County for over 25 years and I feel I have the appropriate qualities and experience to be an effective school board member and to govern with the best interest of the students and employees of the Levy County schools in mind.

  • Rotary Youth Camp: 14 days of fun for those with disabilities

    This year will mark 18 summers that youth with disabilities will have a chance to be like other children when Rotary Youth Camp kicks into gear.
    Supported by the Rotary Clubs in District 6940, including the Williston club, the camp will be the home-away-from-home for at least 80 campers from Florida and Georgia.
    Leslie Smith, the camp’s executive director, updated Williston Rotarians Tuesday on the efforts–and struggles–of the camp to provide outdoor opportunities for children whose disabilities range from moderate to severe.

  • Team Tango enters venture with Chinese firm

    Team Tango, the North Central Florida cutting edge aircraft manufacturer has signed a Sino/USA joint venture with the Taihang Xinghe Aircraft Manufacturing Co, Ltd. of Hubei, PRC.

  • Suwannee River Fair is under way
  • Suwannee River Fair Schedule
  • Williston’s Red Devils tame the Tigers

    In a Monday night baseball game, the Williston Red Devil's–after a slow start–turned their hitters loose on the Union County Tigers with a big fifth inning.
    The Tigers threatened to take an early lead as they left at least two base runners on base in the first three innings.
     The Red Devil defense stepped up each inning in the early going and kept the game scoreless through the first three innings.

  • Church Announcements and News

    Holy Family Catholic Church

    Angel House Thrift
    Angel House Thrift Store at Holy Family Catholic Church, located three miles north of Williston on Hwy 27A is open Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. every weekend.
     This weekend because of the Flea Market, on Saturday only there will be a special $2 bag day. All the clothes you can fit in a plastic shopping bag for $2. The ladies there will be happy to show you how to fold to get the most for your money.

    Yard Sale

  • The babbling people

    Genesis 11:1-9 is one of those sections within the Bible where many people believe they have it figured out. The story of the Tower of Babel is one where most, if not the majority of Christians, know something about. For them, this is where the different nationalities of people came from. This is where the different languages are derived. Well, you are right, but is there more to the story than that? You better believe there is!

  • Council honors Students of the Month

    Williston Mayor Gerald Hethcoat and the city council honored Students of the Month prior to the March 6 meeting.

  • Levy deputies earn promotions

    Two Levy County deputies have a change of duties.
    Sgt. Perry Ott has been promoted to lieutenant in the Uniform Patrol Division.  His duties as Watch Commander are to supervise the Alpha Company and assist in executive decisions within the agency.
      Ott began his career with the Levy County Sheriff’s Office in 1989.  He is a native Floridian and lives in the Chiefland area.  During Ott’s tenure, he has worked in the Uniform Patrol Division.