Today's News

  • It's who we are

    I've always been a traditionalist. I suppose that goes along with not liking surprises. I like knowing what's going to happen. I don't like guessing about what ifs and I like having a plan of action.

    I've become a little less rigid since Tom and I have been married, because he is the Master of Spontaneity. He likes nothing better than hitting the open road and searching for hotels at midnight. 

  • Williston Middle High dedicated Aug. 27

    By Sean Arnold

    The construction of Williston Middle High School got off to an inauspicious start, which included an early switch in building contractors and the discovery of an unexpected grave site upon the clearing of the property.

  • Levy County Sheriff's Report

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

    • Sept. 4, Kyle William Allen, 30, Dunnellon, DUI, DWLSR. Bond $10,000.

    • Sept. 4, Christopher Matthew Branson, 21, Old Town, touch or strike. Bond $40,000.

    • Aug. 29, Christopher Alan Chapin, 29, Bronson, non support of children or spouse.

    • Aug. 30, Lorie Ann Conyers, 52, Chiefland, violation of injunction of protection domestic violence. Bond $25,000.

  • Finally a clean election


    or several years I have started off the "silly season", better known as campaign season with a fervent wish that things would be clean and without some of the negativism that has plagued other campaign seasons. 

  • Did your well flood during the storm?

      Recent heavy rains may have impacted your private well and made your water unsafe. If your well casing has been submerged by flood water, either use bottled water, or boil or disinfect all the water you use for drinking, making beverages, cooking, brushing your teeth, washing dishes, and washing areas of the skin that have been cut or injured. 

  • Williston's power restored quickly

    As most of the county's residents worried about food going bad, lack of toilets and showers and whether power would be restored in days or a week, Williston's residents had little to be concerned about during Hurricane Hermine.

    City Manager Scott Lippmann said city works returned to work Thursday night after already doing their regular eight-hour shift and worked for the next 27 hours to ensure city residents had electricity.

  • Remembering 9-11-01
  • It's a bad sign when Jim Cantore comes to town
  • The news on Hermine – all bad

    Only 30 people have sought out shelter at the three schools, Williston High and Bronson and Chiefland Elementaries, leading to officials' concerns that many people may be in danger from a predicted 11-foot surge at 3 a.m. when high tide arrives in Cedar Key. 

  • Ride to Provide rolls Saturday