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Today's News

  • Williston backs off from middle school project

    A meeting among Williston City Manager Scott Lippmann, City Attorney Fred Koberlein and Ministerial Faith Alliance (MFA) President Johnnie Jones resulted with the city backing away from the Williston Middle School project.

    Koberlein told the council Tuesday night that his legal opinion is for the MFA to present its plan to develop the property to the School Board of Levy County.

  • MFA still wants school

    Johnnie Jones admitted to Williston City Council that it was the headline in last week's Williston Pioneer that brought him back before the council.

    Jones, president of the Ministerial Faith Alliance (MFA), a 501 (c)(3), told the council Tuesday that his group is still very much interested in re-purposing the old Williston Middle School, and its only stumbling block is the $2 million price tag the School Board of Levy County attached to it.

  • New Williston maps available
  • AirSign is world's largest airship operator

    Unless you're one of those people who drive around town just to satisfy curiosity or to keep an eye on things, you may not even know of its existence.

    However, in recent weeks, Airsign, owned and operated by Patrick Walsh, inked deals that will once again put Williston on the map and lead to positive economic development for the area.

  • Good Samaritan administrators arrested for neglect

    The administrators at Williston’s Good Samaritan Retirement Home were arrested last week and charged with neglect of the elderly.

    The arrests came on the heels of many complaints over the past year, including several this month, including one that ended in the death of one of the home’s residents this past November.

    Arrested were Rhaimley Yap Romero, 31, of Apopka and Nenita Alfonso Sudeall, 48, of Williston.

    Romero Arrest

  • Tornado Watch
  • April Business of the Month

    The Williston Area Chamber of Commerce selected Sharon Brannan CPA as the April Business of the Month. In making the selection, board members praised owner Sharon Brannan for always having immaculate grounds, continually supporting the Chamber and its efforts and during this time of the year, for bringing many people to town. Pictured, from left, Chamber Director Kim McLane, Dana Fields, Julie Brannan, Chamber Directors Michael Langston and Paul Jones, Lisa Mathews, Sharon Brannan, Tina Dykstra and Chamber Directors, Bob Walker, Crystal Curl and Marc Pompeo. 

  • Levy County Sheriff's Report

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

    • April 22, Edwin Guillermo Alegria, 28, Alachua, no DL. Bond $1,500.

    • April 20, Ricky Lee Alston, 32, Chiefland, keeping a structure for drug activity, delivering/distributing Methaqualone or Mecloqualone. Bond $125,000.

    • April 17, Vivian Lorraine Bailey, 38, Chiefland, VOP. Bond $10,000.

    • April 18, Deontre Leron Baker, 19, Williston, burglary, vehicle theft. Bond $55,000.

  • Happenings

    Memorial Service

    Haven is hosting a Love & Remembrance Spring Memorial on Thursday, April 26 at 6 p.m. at the Haven Community Building located at 311 NE 9th St., Chiefland. Haven provides this service at no charge and anyone in the community who has lost a loved one is invited. For more information, contact our Healing Hearts Department at 1.844.LIGHTEN.

    Fashion Show

  • Happenings

    April

    WW Vets Luncheon

    WWII Vets will meet April 12 in Chiefland at the Gathering Table at 11 a.m. This is a group of veterans, wives, friends, and caregivers.

    For more information, call Virginia Lewis, 352-528-2310.

    Town Hall Meeting

    Williston Councilwoman Nancy Wininger will host a town hall meeting Thursday, April 12 at 7 p.m. in the MP building on the campus of the old Williston High School.

    Numbers Trivia Game