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Today's News

  • Williston will mark Veterans Day

    Williston will honor all U.S. veterans Sunday, Nov. 11 at 4 p.m. in the Heritage Park Pavilion.

  • Polls open Tuesday 7-7

    Levy County joins Florida and much of the nation Nov. 6 when voters head to the polls to make leadership choices from the local to the national level.

    To date there are 27,854 voters registered in the county and already 20.29 percent have cast ballots, most of which came via U.S. Mail.

    Voters may vote at the office of the Supervisor of Elections, 421 S. Court St., Bronson though Saturday or at their polling place Tuesday, Nov. 6 from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m.

  • Sheriff warns partiers that lawless behavior will not be tolerated

    Levy County Sheriff's Office

    Special to the Pioneer

    During the late night hours of Sept. 29 and early morning hours of Sept. 30, a large number of individuals staged a “Williston Block Party” in the area of the New Hope Baptist Church east of Williston.

     An estimated crowd of 3,000 partiers used vehicles to completely block traffic on CR 318 and NE 212th Court.

    Loud music, alcohol and marijuana smoke filled the area for approximately four hours.

  • Levy County Sheriff's Report

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

    • Oct. 14, Gwendolyn Dawn Bailey, 45, Bronson, DWLS. Bond $1,000.

    • Oct. 20, James Arthur Bailey, 80, Chiefland, child abuse w/o great bodily harm. ROR.

    • Oct. 20, Bobby Joe Bullock, 24, Horseshoe Beach, operating motorcycle w/o license, possession of a controlled substance w/o a prescription, trafficking in amphetamine. Bond $60,500.

  • Happenings

    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

  • Choir members needed

    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.).

  • Happenings

    October

    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.

    You’ll find household items, cookware, dishware, home décor, knickknacks, furniture, pet items, books, lawn and garden, riding and show clothing. There will be lots of horsey items including saddles, blankets, tack and more, including burgers and hot dogs off the grill, chips and drinks.

    The sale is located at 4246 West Hwy. 318, Citra.

  • Dracula runs Oct. 19-28

    The Chief Theatre, home of the Suwannee Valley Players (SVP) in Chiefland will debut Dracula this Friday, Oct. 19 and have weekend performances through Oct. 28.

    Friday and Saturday performances are at 7:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. for the Sunday matinee.Tickets are $12 each.

  • Levy County Sheriff's Report

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

    • Oct. 4, Tiki Monique Albritton, 35, Old Town, DWLS. Bond $1,000.

    • Oct. 2, Dominique Detron Aldridge, 23, Gainesville, possession of cocaine, possession and/or use of drug equipment.

    • Oct. 1, Edwin Guillermo Alegria, 28, Alachua, VOP.

    • Oct. 3, Roddrick Jovon Anthony, 25, Bronson, possession of marijuana over 20 grams. Bond $5,000.

    • Oct. 4, Ashley Avis Batten, 31, Bronson, battery. ROR.

  • Happenings

    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.