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Today's News

  • Light Up Williston Schedule

    7 p.m. Music by Mandy Fugate 

    7:10 p.m. Announcement of Chili Cook Off winners; Rotary Running of The Bells Winners; Parade Entries

    7:15 p.m. Megan Smith

    7:25 p.m. Welcome by Mayor Hethcoat; prayer

    7:30 p.m. Light Up Williston with Miss Williston, Jr. Miss Williston and Little Miss Williston

    7:35 p.m. Relay Invitation

    7:40 p.m. Christmas Story read by Senior Judge Joe Smith

  • Happenings

    December

     

    Library Book Sale

    Friends of the Williston Library will hold a holiday book sale Saturday, Dec. 3 fro 9 a.m. until noon in the building behind the library, 101 SE 1st St., Williston.

    Fiction, non fiction, cookbooks, children's books, regular and large size paperbacks and many "coffee table" books are available.

     

    Lion in Winter at Chief

  • Williston welcomes Christmas Saturday

    It promises to be a trip down memory lane, as young and old alike will converge on Williston Saturday for the annual day of Christmas festivities.

    The fun starts early at 8:30 a.m. with the Jingle Bell Jog for infants through eighth grade at Williston Elementary.

  • Happenings

     Jockey Club Event

    The Ocala Jockey Club at 8720 W. Hwy. 318, Reddick will hold a three day international event Nov. 25-27.

    Free admission. For more information, visit OJC3DE.com

     

    Clay Landing Days

    Manatee Springs State Park will hold Clay Landing Days, a living history event, Nov. 25-26.

  • Lady Red Devils start even

    By Travis Coleman

    Contributing Writer

    The Williston Lady Red Devil varsity basketball team has begun 2-2 on the young season. The slate of games, all played in the course of a week, consisted of two back-to-backs, with one day, Wednesday, separating the sets. Coach Calvin Edwards has the team off to a promising start coming off a district championship a year earlier. 

  • Levy County Sheriff's Report

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

    • Nov. 18, Francisco Calvillo, 22, Williston, hinder/delay communication to a LEO or judge, offender knew/should have known victim was pregnant, assault with a deadly weapon. 

    • Nov. 20, Monica Lynn Cannon, 44, Fanning Springs, DUI. Bond $7,500.

    • Nov. 19, James Waylon Cruce, 32, Cross City, burglary of a structure/conveyance, petit theft.

    • Nov. 16, Maddie Lynette Cryer, 29, Inglis, VOP.

  • Counting my blessings

     A week from the time I am writing this, many of you will have overdosed on tryptophan, the amino acid in turkey that allegedly makes you sleepy or you've maxed out your credit cards or bank account on Black Friday deals.

    Either way, you've probably taken a minute – or 10 – to think about all those things that make you grateful.

    Last year, I told you what a difficult year it was and that I knew this year would be better.

  • Williston Christmas Parade Saturday 6 p.m.
  • Christmas Happenings

     Light Up Williston

    Williston will officially welcome the Christmas season Saturday, Dec. 3 with a parade down Noble Avenue beginning at 6 p.m.

    Sponsored by the Williston Area Chamber of Commerce, the theme this year is "Christmas Past".  Trophies will be awarded for the best floats that carry out the theme.

    After the parade, walk to the Heritage Park Pavilion where the festivities continue.

  • Happenings

    November

     

    CEE Meeting

    State and national election results will be the first topic of discussion when Citizens for an Engaged Electorate meets on Thursday, Nov. 17, at 7 p.m. at Williston Community Center.