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Today's News

  • Community calendar

    Monday, January 28

    AA Meeting, 7:30 p.m., Thompson Hall at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church.

    Lions Club 7:30 p.m., Lions Club 401 S.E. Sixth Ave.

    Levy Veterans Support Group, 7 p.m., Williston City Hall.

    VFW Post 5511, 7 p.m., at the post.

    Williston Single Seniors Social Club (for people 55 plus), 6:30 p.m., Billy Jack's Restaurant, call Ron 528-2151 for more information.

    CRA, 5:15 p.m. City Hall.

    Tuesday, January 29

    Piecemakers, 9 a.m., Presbyterian Church.

    Rotary Club of Williston, Chamber Conference Room, Noon.

  • Upcoming events

    Chamber dinner is Friday night

    The Williston Area Chamber of Commerce will be having its annual installation of officers banquet at Williston Crossings RV Resort on Friday, Jan. 25.

    Admission is $25 per person, which includes dinner. Corporate sponsorship tables are available for $500.

    Drawing for the Super $5,000 winner will take place that evening.

    Call the Chamber at 528-5552 for further information or to reserve your space.

    ESE parent panel to sponsor workshop

  • Williston Elementary honor roll

    Williston Elementary School has released its honor roll for the second nine weeks:

    THIRD GRADE PRINCIPAL'S LIST

    Emily Lowrimore, Joy Crow, Valentina Lavieri, Robbie Sistrunk.

    THIRD GRADE A/B HONOR ROLL

  • Band students perform at state function

    Williston High School Band students Mark Julian, and Kirby King, were invited to take part in the Florida Music Educators' Association and Florida Bandmasters' Association convention by playing in the All State Small Schools Honor Band in Tampa Jan. 10-12.

  • Superintendent's Gala scheduled for February 2

    The Levy County Schools Foundation (LCSF) will host its eighth annual Superintendent's Gala on Saturday, Feb. 2. The event, which includes dinner and musical entertainment, will take place at 6 p.m. in the Williston Middle School cafetorium.

    The Gala is the premier fund-raiser for the Levy County Schools Foundation, a not-for-profit organization established in 1989 to support Levy County schools. The event has become a Levy County tradition, providing an opportunity for members of the business community, civic leaders, and local residents to gather in support of local education.

  • Levy County Sheriff's Reports

    A 30-year-old Chiefland man was arrested Jan. 6 on a charge of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon.

    David Beech reportedly hit a man with a large stick because the man made fun of Beech's girlfriend. The man was hit on Jan. 5 and was transported to North Florida Regional Hospital.

    Bond was set at $15,000.

    Other people arrested by members of the Levy County Sheriff's Office recently are listed below. Every person charged with a crime is presumed innocent until proved guilty in court.

  • Weeks is board choice for EZDA

    Members of the Levy County Enterprise Zone Development Agency (EZDA) Board of Directors voted 5-0 on Jan. 9 to recommend Berlon Weeks be appointed to the board.

    The Levy County Board of County Commissioners is scheduled to hear the recommendation on Jan. 22.

    If the commission accepts the recommendation, then Weeks will fill the remaing term of Robert Lowyns who resigned.

  • Kindness Pet Clinic opens

    Dr. Ronald Spink has opened a new clinic dedicated to the high quality care of companion pets. The Kindness Pet Clinic is located one-half mile southeast of Williston on U.S. Highway 27 between Photofrost and Boyd's Construction.

    Dr. Spink has more than 40 years of experience with 25 years in South Florida where he owned five animal hospitals.

  • Williston business owner watches EZDA meeting

    A Williston business owner watched the Jan. 9 meeting of the Enterprise Zone Development Agency because she wanted to learn about benefits from building in the zone.

    Cindy Babione has been working with her husband Jeff for the past two years to create Babione's Business Park, she said. They hope to break ground in February, she added.

  • Soccer team falls in districts

    The Williston Lady Red Devils soccer team was defeated by P.K. Yonge 8-0 on Tuesday night at P.K. Yonge, thus eliminating them from the district tournament. The match was played in blustery cold weather, but the game play was full of intense action.