Today's News

  • Hare Krishna comes to Williston

    The new Center Vedic Studies is now open in Williston. The center is part of a worldwide organization called the International Society for Krishna Consciousness founded in 1966 by His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupads.

    In 12 years after he arrived in New York at the age of 68, he established 200 centers, farm, communities, temples, schools and universities throughout the world.

  • How time flies when you’re in a hurry
  • Pure Water Wilderness hosts tourism summit to promote area

    Levy County was well represented at the 5th Annual Pure Water Wilderness Tourism Summit held Sept. 14 in Pine Grove Baptist Church.
    Chambers of Commerce from Bronson, Cedar Key, Chiefland, Fanning Springs and Williston involved with the Tri-County Chamber Coalition, which worked with Pure Water Wilderness to help approximately 100 people to hear methods to rev the economic engine of tourism here.

  • The basics of trials and temptations

    Trials, tribulations and temptations are three of the scariest words in the Christian language. After James’ brief introduction, he immediately confronts his readers with a number of practical, personal implications of a living faith. If someone has ever told you that living the Christian life will be a bed of roses, you’re already listening to the wrong person. 

  • McGriff-Oelrich want your vote

    OCALA – Candidates for Florida Senate District 14, which covers northern Marion County and the Williston area, appeared at a countywide political forum in Ocala on Thursday, Sept. 23.
    The incumbent is Steve Oelrich, who told the crowd at the Marion County Library’s main branch about his 15 years in law enforcement, and how he had become the first Republican sheriff in Alachua County since Reconstruction. He left during his fourth term to run for the state Senate.

  • Most Wanted 9-30-2010
  • Levy County Quilt Museum

    By Winnelle Horne

  • Williston Police Reports

    Williston Police Department reports the following arrests:

    • Steve Lee Nilsen II, 24, NW 77th Street, arrested Sept. 13, DUI.

    • Mary Joyce Rogers, 46, NE 184th Terrace, arrested Sept. 15, Violation of Probation (VOP) battery on person 65 or older.

    • Clifton E. Hill, 39, NE 40th Street, arrested Sept. 16, theft (shoplifting).

    • Jeffrey Alexsander Simon, 31, NE 210 Street, arrested Sept. 17, failure to pay child support.

  • Tourism has good year

       When the Deepwater Horizon started spilling oil into the Gulf of Mexico you could almost feel the fear among folks in Cedar Key whose livings depend on tourism and seafood.
       While no oil has reached Levy County and seafood purveyors are battling to win back public confidence in the area’s pristine products– most of which are shipped out of the area– tourism that is measured by heads in beds is doing fine.

  • Levy County Sheriff's Reports 9-30-2010

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

    • Arthur Paul Carrozza, 29, Bronson, arrested Sept. 27, DUI. Bond $5,000.

    • Kelly Michelle Colson, 26, Trenton, arrested Sept. 21, housing for Gilchrist County. 

    • Jerry Austin Cox, 55, Cross City, arrested Sept. 20, Violation of Probation (VOP)–possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. No bond.