Today's Features

  • By Paul Jones

    Contributing Writer

    When you or I hold an expectation for something it tends to fall in one of three basic categories. An expectation can go unfulfilled, it can be met, or an expectation can be exceeded.

    Upon walking into Country Boy Cutz for the first time, it could certainly be said that the environment there well exceeded my expectations.

  • There were days and nights when Linda Buonomo wasn't sure she was going to pull through.

    Her husband had died from a fierce battle with bladder cancer. Her family was in South Florida. She lost the home that she and her husband lived in.

    It was dire times.

    "I was ready to give up on everything," Linda said, from her Bronson apartment last week. "A little rock literally saved my life."



    Democrats Organizing

    Dec. 1, there will be two organizational meetings for the Levy County Democratic Executive Committee at 1610 120th Ave., Williston.

    To accommodate disparate schedules there will be two separate meetings: 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. There is no need to come to both meetings.


    Square Dancing

  • November

    CEE Luncheon

    Citizens for an Engaged Electorate will host its monthly Open Discussion Luncheon Thursday, Nov. 1 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Melanie's Restaurant, 112 E. Noble Ave. in Williston.

    Join any discussion going on in the group or start one of your own. No topic is off limits, so long as discussion remains respectful. For more information phone 352-441-4326 or e-mail citizensengaged2012@gmail.com.

    Financial Management Seminar

  • October

    Cattlemen Meeting

    The Levy County Cattlemen and Landowners Association will hold its Fall Membership Meeting Thursday, Oct. 25 at 7 p.m. at the Whitehurst Lodge located at 9820 SW CR 346, Archer, FL 32618.

    Anyone interested in joining is invited to attend. You do not need to own cattle to become a member.

    If you would like additional information call the Levy County Extension Office (352-486-5131) or Devin Whitehurst (352-528-4724).

    EMT Program

  • All are welcome and invited to join The Inter-Faith Choir of Williston. There are no fees to join and participants do not need to know how to read music.

    The choir will hold its first practice Thursday, Oct. 25 at 7 p.m.

    Practice will be at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 650 North Main St. in Williston.

    The choir will hold its second practice at the First United Methodist Church of Williston the following Thursday, Nov. 1 (213 W. Noble Ave.).

  • October

    WWII Vets Luncheon

    World War II Vets and Proud of It will meet Oct. 11 at Northwest Grille in Gainesville at 11 a.m.

    All veterans, spouses and caregivers are welcome to attend.

    Benefit Yard Sale

    There will be a huge yard sale to benefit Stirrups ‘n Strides Therapeutic Riding Center programs Saturday, Oct. 20 from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m.

  • September

    Railroads and Riverboats

    The public is invited to take an excursion back in time to the Golden Age of Transportation at an exhibit of “Railroads and 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 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28; Saturday, Sept. 29 and Sunday, Sept. 30.

    Admission to the exhibit is free.

  • The GWFC Williston Junior Woman's Club will host a Sweet Treats contest for the 30th Annual North Central Florida Peanut Festival Saturday, Oct. 6.

    Drop off your entry between 9-10 a.m. the morning of the festival. The winners will be announced at 11:30 a.m.

    Bring your sweet treat, which must include peanuts as an ingredient, $5 entry free and the entry form to their tent, near the pavilion.

    For more information, contact Erin Williams at erinkwilliams@yahoo.com.

  • September

    CEE Meeting

    Discussion on the legal status of the various proposed amendments appearing on the November ballot will open the monthly business meeting of Citizens for an Engaged Electorate on Thursday, Sept. 27.

    Also on the agenda: participation at Peanut Festival for the MFA quilt raffle; get out the vote efforts for the general election; the possibility of working on a float for Martin Luther King Day; and other items.