Today's Opinions

  • You never forget your first

     His name was Harry and he was nine years older than me but that’s not important.

  • Letters to the editor June 21

     Speed limit too fast

    To the editor:

  • Voter suppression in Florida

    By Drollene Brown

    Guest Columnist

  • Letters to the Editor

    Willing to sweat

    To the editor:
    I loved your column. I also paint and would love to see some place where we could display our work and possibly sell some.
    We used to have a yearly art show at the Women’s Club. We need something. I would be willing to provide some sweat.
     Carolyn, you have much improved our paper and appreciate your love of the town.
    Joyce Hinkle

    The seed is planted

  • There’s need for culture

     I hadn’t been in Williston long when I asked someone on the city’s CRA what Williston had chosen as its niche–the thing that would bring people here.

  • Council honors Students of the Month

    At it regular meeting May 8, Williston City Council honored the Students of the Month for May.
    Trey Battle, son of Troy and Dena Battle, was chosen from Joyce Bullock Elementary.

  • Letter to the editor

    To the editor:
    My name is Betty Smith Douglas and my late husband, Pete Smith, was the chief of police in Williston for five years and served as the chief deputy sheriff of Levy County for  27 years.
    The young men of our family have made their careers in law enforcement following in Pete’s shoes; in honor of him and to continue his work and love for the counties in which they have served.

  • Relay a success

    In 2011 more than 1.5 million Americans were diagnosed with some type of cancer and more than half million people lost their lives to the horrific disease. Those staggering figures do not include skin cancers, which do not have to be reported to cancer registries.
    The American Cancer Society–and thousands of people across this county think that’s too many lives lost and each year spends time, sweat and tears organizing its largest fund-raiser, Relay for Life.