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Today's News

  • Levy County Sheriff's Report

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

    • Oct. 18, Tiki Monique Albritton, 33, Daytona Beach, VOP.

    • Oct. 23, Tanja Carolina Alston, 40, Chiefland, assault with deadly weapon.

    • Oct. 17, Norman Ashley Burnett, 39, Old Town, three counts burglary of unoccupied conveyance/unarmed, burglary of unoccupied structure/unarmed, two counts grand theft, three counts petit theft, obstruction W/OV. Bond $475,000.

    • Oct. 17, Mark Cerra, 57, DUI.

  • WES students earn honor roll status

    Williston Elementary School lists its honor roll students for the first nine weeks, grading period Aug. 10 through Oct. 7:

     

    Third Grade

    All As

    Braden Muthard, Rosa Ramirez, Kai Gowland, Avery Lewis, Cannon Sims, Cason Spence, Lacy Lovejoy, Austin Putman, Karley Boyer, Kyler Ingram, Bryan Rosado, Natalie Moxley

     

    A/B

  • Chapter 48 gets a revisit

    After hearing from dozens of Williston residents Sept. 19, the Board of Adjustments and Code Enforcement (BACE) knew it had to take yet another look at Chapter 48 of the municipal code that governs property maintenance.

    Monday night, its members spent two hours eliminating the chaff and trying to be less "nit-picky" about what code enforcement will investigate.

  • City finances good; chickens OK'd

    As Fiscal Year 2016 draws to a close, Williston Finance Director Stephen Bloom told Williston City Council last week that everything is looking good with only September numbers still out.

    Bloom presented a financial report for June through August and said there is more revenue than expenses – always a good thing. Bloom also said that property tax collections stand at 98 percent, and the only department over budget is the fire department.

  • Debra Jones, Kori Lamb apply for council vacancy

    When the Williston City Council meets for its first session in December, a new face will dot the landscape of city decision makers.

    Matt Brooks, who won his bid for a seat on the county commission Aug. 30, will leave his council post Nov. 21, pursuant to the city's Resign to Run law.

    Because less than six months will remain on his term, his fellow councilors will appoint a successor to serve until the March 2016 election.

  • Tigers claw away at Devils

    By Travis Coleman

    Contributing Writer

    Last Friday, the Williston Red Devils traveled to play the defending 1A state champion Trenton Tigers. Although they put up a good fight in the first half, Williston could not keep the Tigers from storming back and eventually winning by a score of 45-24. The loss drops Williston’s record to 4-3 on the year and 1-3 in their district.

  • Ride to Provide rolls Saturday

    The Gator Nation may not have a football game to enjoy on Saturday, Oct. 22 but there are at least three events to keep fans in Levy County busy. 

    In the morning the 12th Annual Ride to Provide, a run through the prettiest parts of Levy County, starts registering folks at 7:30 a.m. at the Levy ARC campus in Otter Creek. This is one of two big fundraisers for the center that provides services for developmentally disabled adults. 

    For more information, call 352-219-7806. 

  • Happenings

    October

    AARP Driving Class

    An AARP Driver Safety Class for Seniors will be held at the First United Methodist Church, 213 West Noble Ave., Williston, Thursday, Oct. 20 from 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

  • Levy County Sheriff's Report

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

    • Oct. 16, Jason Eric Adams, 21, Inglis, felony battery, offender knew/should have known victim was pregnant, FTA. Bond $35,500.

    • Oct. 10, Amber Lynn Allard, 34, Bronson, FTA. Bond $500.

    • Oct. 13, Joseph A. Anderson, 33, Newberry, VOP.

    • Oct. 11, Dillon Arnold Bird, 24, Williston, interference with custody of minor or incompetent person

  • Miss Vallario, Mr. Weatherly to exchange vows Saturday

     Marion Elizabeth Vallario and Charles Thomas Weatherly, both of Williston, announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

     Miss Vallario is the daughter of Frances Vallario Taylor of Williston. She is the granddaughter of Nancy Vallario. 

    The bride-elect is a 2011 graduate of Williston High School. 

    The future groom is the son of Tom and Dianna Weatherly of Williston. He is the grandson of Shirley Young.