You don’t have to guess about Karen Esty’s opinion on a potential long-term extension of the Suncoast Parkway.
She practically wore it on her sleeve.
Sporting a red “No more highways” sticker on her shirt, Esty was one of approximately 100 people who attended the I-75 Relief Task Force’s open house at the College of Central Florida’s Lecanto campus to give their input on the future state of the state’s roads.
With the news last week that the Ministerial Faith Alliance (MFA) has the first right of refusal concerning the future of the old middle school, the Williston City Council was faced with only one action: take a bow.
Tuesday night, City Manager Scott Lippmann told the council that the MFA has until the end of January 2017 to strike a deal with the School Board of Levy County, or walk away.
This is the week for candidates to qualify for the Aug. 30 party primaries ballot and the way things look there will not be a Democratic ballot. That's because most of the candidates for county and state office are either Republicans, in nonpartisan races or have no party affiliation.
The Levy County Commission reversed course on interviewing a woman for the agricultural extension director/4-H director’s position, which has been vacant since February, after Levy Cattlemen’s Association spokesman made a "23rd hour" request that the job be given to a director who is also a livestock agent.
His mother warned that he was humble and didn't have a lot to say, but it only took minutes before Willie Duncan, this year's valedictorian at Williston High School, sat back in his chair and opened up about what it's like to be a history-maker.
Williston Regional General Hospital CEO Dr. Devaiah “Dr. P” Pagidipati introduced himself to the Chiefland City Commission along with a new business partner Jorge Perez and said they are interested in opening up an emergency room and eventually a hospital.