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Today's News

  • 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. 

  • Community Calendar

     

    June

     

    WW II Vets

  • 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.

  • Williston grad supports future of naval aviation

    By Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class

    Electa Berassa

    Navy Office of Community Outreach

    (PATUXENT RIVER, Md.) - A 2008 Williston High School graduate and Williston native is serving with Naval Test Wing Atlantic (NTWL) supporting the future of naval aviation aboard Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md.

  • What do you want Williston to be?

    If you have any ideas on how you'd like Williston of the future to be, City Manager Scott Lippman and the city council, ask you attend a three-hour workshop this Saturday, June 4 at city hall.

    The workshop begins at 9 a.m. and will continue through noon.

    Professional moderator Marilyn Crotty will spearhead the brainstorming session that will include everything from economic development and recreation to beautification efforts.

  • AFIA names Cathy Bandyk Member of the Year

     The American Feed Industry Association named Cathy Bandyk, Ph.D., of Westway Feed Products LLC, and Ronny Moser, Ph.D., of JBS United, Inc., its Members of the Year during a ceremony at its Board of Directors dinner May 4, in Arlington, Va.