Today's News

  • After 26+ years, they’re shelving their careers

    It is said that when people are married for a number of years they develop the ability to finish each other’s sentences–and sometimes thoughts.

  • Commission denies monument request in writing

    The Levy County Commission put its objections to having an atheist monument at the courthouse in writing, unanimously approved it and started the clock ticking on the Williston Atheist group's appeal of the denial order.

  • Grants could revitalize sewer system

    Two public hearings last week went virtually unnoticed by Williston residents, but if things go according to plan, everyone on the city’s sewer system could reap the benefits.

  • Levy County Sheriff's Reports

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

    • Feb. 12, Michael Bradley Answorth, 22, Morriston, aggravated battery, VOP. Bond $50,000.

    • Feb. 13, Ariell M. Brock, 28, Chiefland, VOP.

    • Feb. 10, Shane Douglass Carnes, 19, Williston, leaving scene of crash, failure to register motor vehicle, attached registration not assigned, no valid DL. Bond $16,750.

  • Bronson to fight empty stomachs

    Bronson officials have stepped up to help feed the hungry, voting unanimously Monday night in favor of contributing town funds to the Food4Kids Backpack Program at Bronson Elementary School.

    “I’m looking to see if the city would consider helping with the effort,” said program volunteer Peggy Rowe to council members, shortly before they voted to contribute $2,500 a year to the effort.

  • Best-selling author to be at WHS

    Best-selling author Dr. Sharon M. Draper will share her experiences of teaching and writing with Williston High School students and faculty Monday, March 3.  Dr. Draper is an accomplished writer, as well as a professional educator actively involved in the motivation and encouragement of cross-cultural experiences through reading.

  • Restaurant beer, wine sales could be reality

    Restaurants in Williston may soon be able to sell beer and wine, despite their locations, if an ordinance is approved at the March 4 council meeting.

    Tuesday night, in a 4-1 vote with Council President Jason Cason dissenting, the council approved on the first reading an ordinance that allows for the on-site consumption of beer and wine in restaurants–places were 51 percent of revenue comes from food sales.

  • City asks for street to be named for fallen officer

    The Florida Legisture will consider naming a portion of Williston’s Noble Avenue after Cpl. David Moss who died in the line of duty in 1988.

    Williston Council unanimously approved a resolution Tuesday night, that if approved by the legislature this term, would designate the segment of Noble Avenue from Main Street to Hwy. 41 the David M. Moss Memorial Highway.

  • Red Devils fall in double OT

    After the Williston Red Devils sent the Union County Tigers out of the District Tournament on Friday night 47-40, and the Chiefland Indians knocked the Dixie County Bears out 47-44, the two winning teams were set for the District Championship game on Saturday night Feb. 8, in the Union County Gym.

    The Red Devils and Indians met twice during the regular season with the Indians winning both games by the same three point margin.

  • Red Devils fall in double OT