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Today's News

  • WMS football starts strong; claims two wins

    By Greg Hamilton

    Special to the Pioneer

    Williston 48 P.K. Yonge 34

    Williston Middle School football player Jonathan Davis had four TDs (45 yard fumble return, 43, 49, and 78 yard runs) and  Jeremiah James added two TDs (50, 44 yards) to jump ahead to a 48-18 lead  before P.K. Yonge scored a pair of touchdowns against reserves to bring the score to 48-34.

    Blake Hall also had a touchdown catch and quarterback C.J.  Strange added two touchdown passes. Devante Pollock, Jonathan Davis, and  

  • Sex predator moves to Williston

    On Sept. 19 Lazarus Calhoun Jr., 46, registered as a sexual predator with the Levy County Sheriff’s Office. By Florida law Calhoun is required to notify law enforcement whenever he changes addresses.

    Calhoun was convicted in 1997 in Alachua County for sexual battery. He was released from the Florida Department of Corrections and has registered his address as: 21161 NE 35 St., Williston.

  • Levy County Sheriff's Report

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

    • Sept. 21, Reginald Ventrell Adams Sr., 52, Chiefland, disorderly intoxication, battery.

    • Sept. 16, Paul Lavell Alexander, 36, Williston, two counts VOP.

    • Sept. 16, Thomas Alvarez, 44, Williston, obtaining goods or services. Bond $1,000.

    • Sept. 16, Terry Lee Arnold, 41, Inglis, DWLS-habitual. Bond $2,500.

    • Sept. 18, Brianne Brown, 29, Williston, stop pay with defraud. Bond $1,000.

  • Friends of Library will hold last book sale Oct. 4

    The Williston Friends of the Library will have its next book sale from 8:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4 in the Community Center at city hall.

    Prices will be greatly reduced as this will be our last book sale until further notice. All items will $1 per bag or $3 a box.  

    Volunteers are always appreciated and needed on Friday, Oct. 3 at 9 a.m. to help set up the sale and then again day of sale at 1 p.m. to pack up books.

  • Take a step back in time

    The public is invited to take an excursion back in time to the Golden Age of Transportation at an exhibit of “RAILROADS & RIVERBOATS” at the Cedar Key Community Center, “F” and Sixth Streets, Cedar Key.

    Sponsored by the Levy County Historical Society, the exhibit will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 26; Saturday, Sept. 27 and Sunday, Sept. 28.

  • WHS gears up for homecoming

    Williston High School Student Government Association is gearing up for this year's homecoming game, set for Oct. 10.

    The theme for this year’s homecoming is “Let Us Entertain You.”

    The students of WHS will have the following dress up days,

    Monday Favorite App

    Tuesday Favorite TV Show

    Wednesday Favorite Artist

    Thursday Favorite Board Game

    Friday Fired Up Friday

    The homecoming dance will follow a “Pandora Party” theme

  • It's Peanut Festival time

    The 26th Annual Central Florida Peanut Festival takes place Saturday, Oct. 4 in Williston's Heritage Park.

    The festival features a variety of foods and assorted types of peanuts and peanut products, including our famous (while they last) grilled peanut butter and jelly sandwiches Rides, music, crafts, and antique tractors, car clubs and motorcycles will also be here for your enjoyment. The festival also has a Little Peanut King & Queen and a Baby Peanut Contest.

  • Robbery suspects sought

    On Saturday, Sept. 20 Williston Police responded to the La Esperanza store located at 114 N.E. 6 Ave. in Williston in reference to an armed robbery.

    As the proprietor was preparing to close for the day, three armed males wearing masks entered the store and demanded money. The proprietor complied and the culprits fled with an undetermined amount of cash.

    The men fled the area in what is described as a full size sports utility vehicle. The SUV was white with both front fenders painted black primer.

  • Levy County Sheriff's Reports

     

    • Sept. 12, Jospeph Ray Ainsworth, 20, Orange City, VOP.

    • Sept. 9, Raheal Andres, 32, Bronson, no valid drivers license, $500 bond.

  • Devils score a win against North Marion

     By Max Yavel

    The Lady Red Devils were able to get their first victory of the season last Wednesday, as they defeated North Marion High School in a thrilling comeback at home. Williston had trailed two games to one but were able to rally back and win 3 - 2.