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Today's News

  • Levy County Sentences

     The following people were sentenced in Levy County courts during February:

  • Levy County Sheriff's Report

     

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

    • July 12, Summer Addison, 21, Chiefland, obstruction W/OV.

    • July 12, Monica Axtell, 22, Chiefland, leaving scene of crash.

  • Levy County Sheriff's Report

    The Levy County Sheriff’s Office reports the following arrests:
    • July 5, Jonah Lee Arthur, 31, Bronson, three counts burglary, grand theft, damage to property, dealing in stolen property. Bond $152,500.
    • June 30, Valrize Latrice Bristol, 34, Bronson, harassing in non-criminal proceeding. Bond $5,000.
    • July 4, Justin Bryan, 29, Alachua, disorderly intoxication. Bond $1,000.
    • July 4, Sean Bush, 30, Hernando, DWLS. Bond $2,500.
    • July 2, William Edward Coggins Jr., 42, Inglis, two counts DWLS. Bond $5,500.
    • July 5, Stacey Lynn Deer, 42, Chiefland, domestic, child abuse. Bond $10,000.

  • Levy County Sheriffs Reports

     

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

    • June 25, Carlos Alonzo Allen, 41, Gainesville, dealing in stolen property. Bond $25,000.

  • When silver and gold collide

     I

    've known Freda most of my life. Her mother, Frances, drove me to kindergarten every day when I was five. However, it wasn't until I was a freshman in high school and we had a class together that I really got to know her. 

  • Levy County Sheriff's Report

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

    • June 18, Michael Paul Davenport, 35, Yankeetown, VOP battery.

    • June 20, Eugene Thomas Days, 46, Williston, petit theft.

    • June 17, Karen Lotron Edwards, 42, Chiefland, open container.

    • June 16, Jennifer Fagan, 28, Ocala, FTA. Bond $2,000.

    • June 16, Amanda Fender, 43, Williston, battery. Bond $5,000.

    • June 19, Linda Diane Gilroy, 61, Homosassa, DUI. Bond $2,000.

  • Scallop season starts this Saturday

    Get your bay scallop bags and shucking tools ready. The recreational bay scallop season opens in some Gulf of Mexico state waters (shore to 9 nautical miles) starting June 28, three days earlier than the season was slated to start. The portion of Gulf state waters is from the Pasco-Hernando county line north and west to the west bank of the Mexico Beach Canal in Bay County.

    The season will remain open through Sept. 24, with the first day of the closure on Sept. 25.

  • School board hopes to boost test scores

    By Pat Faherty

    Special to the Pioneer

    With some bright spots in overall FCAT results, the school district's challenge will be how to spread that success.

    "There are schools that are performing well," said Patrick Wnek, assistant superintendent of curriculum, at Tuesday's Levy County School Board meeting. "Our goal is to find out what they are doing."

    "We know it can happen in all of our schools," he said, noting that some teachers are performing at a high level.

  • Pre-4th Extravaganza to light up Williston

    The city of Williston will “Celebrate Old Glory” Thursday, July 3 starting with the parade at 5 p.m.

    More than 110 entrants have registered for the parade that will wind its way down Noble Avenue. Scheduled participants include Smoky Bear, a roller derby team, candidates, a square dance club and of course, lots of antique cars and tractors.

  • Soccer camp starts Monday

     

     Soccer Shots of North Central Florida will host a camp at the Williston Elementary School bus loop from 6:00-7:30 Monday-Friday starting on June 23. 

    Soccer Shots is a national franchise which has recently started up in Alachua, Marion, Citrus and Levy counties.