Today's News

  • Levy County Sheriff's Report

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

    • June 7, Matthew Duane Blair, 21, Williston, VOP.

    • June 10, Edward T. Bracewell, 25, Orlando, out of county warrant.

    • June 7, Marques Devon Burgess, 36, Ft. Pierce, out of county warrant.

    • June 10, Devin Colson, 22, Williston, disorderly intoxication in a public place, with violence. Bond $26,000.

  • Dr. P, new partner want to build ER in Chiefland

    Williston Regional General Hospital CEO Dr. Devaiah “Dr. P” Pagidipati introduced himself to the Chiefland City Commission along with a new business partner Jorge Perez and said they are interested in opening up an emergency room and eventually a hospital. 

  • Legal Notices June 16

    You may also visit www.floridapublicnotices.com for a comprehensive listing of legal notices from all of Levy County and Florida.

  • Bronson meth lab dismantled; four arrested


    Staff Report

    The Levy County Drug Task Force and Levy County Sheriff’s Office investigators wrapped up an investigation into a methamphetamine lab that started shortly after deputies responded Feb. 22 to a call about a child’s death at 755 Pennsylvania Ave, in Bronson.

  • Levy County Sheriff's Reports


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

    •May 30, Brandon Ley Avera, 32, Melbourne, battery. Bond $5,000.

    •June 1, Vincent L. Baker, 19, Crystal River, VOP. No bond.

  • Levy cleans up after TS Colin


    By Lou Elliott Jones

    Tropical Storm Colin washed ashore on Monday and for residents and officials it looked more like a hurricane exercise than a storm that could do real damage. 

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  • Willie Duncan makes history as WHS's first black male valedictorian

    His mother warned that he was humble and didn't have a lot to say, but it only took minutes before Willie Duncan, this year's valedictorian at Williston High School, sat back in his chair and opened up about what it's like to be a history-maker.
    Willie, the son of Rosa Snead and Gerald Duncan, is the first black male to hold the number one spot at the school.
    And that's a little disconcerting.
    "I really wanted to be the first black valedictorian," says the lanky Willie who has an infectious smile, "but Erica beat me to it."

  • County updates dangerous dog ordinance

    An increase in the serious threat of unprovoked dog attacks involving residents, domestic animals and livestock has prompted the Levy County Commission to update its dangerous dog ordinance and revive an animal services panel to hear appeals of dogs deemed dangerous. 

  • Sheriff's cases resolved

    The Levy County Sheriff’s Office is winning convictions – 58 thus far – for its massive Operation Melting Pot that concluded July 2015 with the arrests of 68 people. 

    The operation name was selected by lead Sheriff’s Investigator Robert Bowers because of the diversity of drugs purchased through undercover operations during the 11-month investigation.