Today's News

  • Dishman nominated for Officer of the Year

    From staff reports
    A K-9 officer with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has been selected as its North Central Region’s candidate for the 2010 Officer of the Year. 
    Officer Sam Dishman, assigned to Levy County, grew up in Florida, hunting and fishing in Pinellas and Marion counties.

  • Game On!

    Enough is enough. That’s what the residents of Williston and the surrounding area think when it comes to the  more than 1.5 million people who will get a cancer diagnosis this year.
    Monday night, about 50 of those people representing 15 teams, came together to strategize this year’s Relay for Life, slated for April 16-17 at Williston High School. This year’s theme is Game On! Join the Fight and centers around board games.

  • Exotic animals have to go

    By Mark Scohier
    Two keepers of exotic animals in Levy County agreed to a court order Tuesday that requires the couple to remove the animals from their property, according to County Attorney Anne Bast Brown.

  • Monkey spotted

      A Patas monkey has been spotted in the Williston area in a block of woods between County Road 318 and 217th Court.
    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is asking for the public’s assistance if the animal is spotted, because the monkey can be dangerous to anyone who might try to handle it.

  • Patas monkey spied again in Williston
  • Red Devils move to 3-0 in district play

    Following the holidays and a rough couple of tournament games, the Williston varsity boy’s basketball team took the win over district foe Newberry 63-47 Tuesday night Jan. 4, at the Williston gym.
    The Red Devils looked like a team on a mission as they jumped out to an early 8-0 lead before the Panthers found the basket.
    The Red Devils were led by sophomore Tre Wilson with 14 first half points as the Red Devils went up and down the floor the entire first half. The Red Devils held a 41-22 lead at the half time break.

  • Baseball Tryouts

    Tryouts for the 6th and 7th grade competitive league baseball team will be held at the WYAA on Monday, Jan. 10 ar 6 p.m.  Players must either attend Williston Middle School or be home schooled and assigned to WMS.
     Call Donny McCoy for more info (528-4487).

  • Community Happenings

    Saturday, Jan. 15


  • Kunkles celebrate 50th anniversary

    Shirley and Charles Kunkle celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Jan. 3.
    The couple met when he was 15 and she was 12.
    Mr. Kunkle served as a Marine in Vietnam. When he came home he joined the Philadelphia Fire Department, where he served for 26 years.
    The couple moved to Florida in 1997. Mrs. Kunkle was employed at Winn-Dixie for 13 years.

  • Many had something to say about attorney, city manager

    Coming on the heels of Norm Fugate’s resignation as Williston City Attorney were comments from the audience, council members and the attorney’s wife,
    Nancy Etheridge, although not a Williston resident, said she was a property owner and had called Williston home for 60 years.
    “I am dismayed about Norm,” she told the council. “He has protected this city for a long time.”
    Etheridge said the city could advertise for a “fly-by-night” attorney but cautioned about that type of legal counsel.