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Today's News

  • Torando watch in effect until 10 p.m. April 15
  • Levy County Sheriff's Report

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

    • March 6, Troy William Banning, 51, Archer, grand theft, resisting W/OV. Bond $20,000.

    • March 5, Cristina Rose Bierner, 37, Fanning Springs, lewd/lascivious behavior on victim 12 or older and younger than 16. Bond $50,000.

    • March 10, Edward Terrance Bove, 57, Florida, DUI. Bond $5,000.

    • March 9, Terrell Adolpsht Bryant, 27, Tallahassee, DWLSR. Bond $1,500.

  • Happenings

     

    March

    Peanut Butter Drive

    Levy County Farm Bureau will host its annual Peanut Butter Food Drive March 1-16 from 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. at its offices located at 208 NW Main St., Williston or 312 E. Park Ave., Chiefland.

    Peanut butter donations will be presented to the First United Methodist Church Food Bank in Williston, Another Way in Chiefland and Tri-County Outreach in Chiefland.

    WAG Dining for the Dogs

  • Williston Cleanup is March 24

    The first city-wide cleanup of 2018 is scheduled for Saturday, March 24 from 8 a.m. until noon.

    There's something for everyone to do.

    For more information, or to volunteer, call Latricia at city hall at 352-528-3060 ext 1.

  • Happenings

     

    March

    Peanut Butter Drive

    Levy County Farm Bureau will host its annual Peanut Butter Food Drive March 1-16 from 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. at its offices located at 208 NW Main St., Williston or 312 E. Park Ave., Chiefland.

    Peanut butter donations will be presented to the First United Methodist Church Food Bank in Williston, Another Way in Chiefland and Tri-County Outreach in Chiefland.

    WWII Vets Luncheon

    World War II Vets and Proud of It will meet at 11 a.m. March 8 in Chiefland at Bett's Big T.

  • Levy County Sheriff's Report

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

    • Feb. 27, Justin Allen Aushburn, 25, Bronson, possession of marijuana not more than 20 grams. Bond $1,000.

    • Feb. 26, Jason Dakota Barber, 22, Chiefland, possession of controlled substance w/o a prescription, possession and/or use of drug equipment. Bond $11,000.

    • March 4, Michael Arthur Bray, 39, Williston, DWLSR, FTA, possession of marijuana not more than 20 grams. Bond $2,000.

  • Active threat training next week

    The Community Relations Division of the Levy County Sheriff's Office will hold an Active Threat Response class from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 15 at the Williston Woman's Club, 1049 NE 6th Blvd, Williston.

    The class will help individuals and groups to be better prepared by knowing how to respond in this type of situation. The class is an hour long, with a question and answer following. It is open to anyone age 18 and older.

  • Random thoughts for a random Tuesday

    Co-worker Chad came bursting into the office one Thursday a few weeks ago.

    "So what did you write about this week?" He asked, pulling a newspaper from the rack outside my door.

    "Oh, city council, the veterans' memorial, the . . ., " I started but he interrupted.

    "No. What's your column about?"

    When I told him I didn't write one, he was aghast and demanded to know why not.

    "I didn't have anything to say," I said returning to my work.

  • Levy County Sheriff's Report

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

    • Feb. 22, Ashton Lee Beecher, 28, Bronson, VOP.

    • Feb. 25, Shaun Phillip Bond, 51, no address listed, disorderly intoxication. Bond $2,500

    • Feb. 24, David Chilcote, 52, Williston, battery. Bond $10,000.

    • Feb. 22, Austin Colby Colson, 22, Chiefland, out of county warrant.

  • Happenings

     

    March

    Peanut Butter Drive

    Levy County Farm Bureau will host its annual Peanut Butter Food Drive March 1-16 from 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. at its offices located at 208 NW Main St., Williston or 312 E. Park Ave., Chiefland.

    Peanut butter donations will be presented to the First United Methodist Church Food Bank in Williston, Another Way in Chiefland and Tri-County Outreach in Chiefland.

    CCF Open House