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  • Seahorse Key welcome visitors next weekend

     

    After taking a four-month hiatus to allow for the bird nesting season on Seahorse Key, the island and its lighthouse will be open to visitors on Saturday, July 2, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

  • Pet of the Week 6-9-16

    Hello, my name is Miss Daisey Dumpster. I was found by my human-mother almost exactly 4 years ago beside the big garbage dumpster at the Cedar Key school.

    I did not look nearly as beautiful and healthy as I am now, having been dumped off at the age of about 6 weeks old with only a small food and water dish as my companions. Now, I am strong and playful, romping with my brother-cat and my two sister-dogs at my forever home on the island of Cedar Key. I was one of the lucky ones.

  • Shark News for the week of 6-9-16

    Kindergarten Graduation

    Hannah Stallworth

    Shark Correspondent

  • Congratulations to the Class of 2016

    Smiles were all around as Cedar Key celebrated their Class of 2016.

  • Pledge to Vote

    The Levy County Supervisor of Elections is seeking to increase voter participation this election year by organizing a “Pledge to Vote” campaign.

    Supervisor Tammy Jones said this is a non-partisan push to encourage voters to take a proactive role in this year’s elections. Businesses and organizations that partner with her office on this campaign will be promoted on the Supervisor of Elections Office Facebook page.

  • Levy cleans up after TS Colin

    Tropical Storm Colin washed ashore on Monday and for residents and officials it looked more like a hurricane exercise than a storm that could do real damage.

    “It was a very nice wake up call to shake the rust off,” said Levy County Emergency Management Assistant Director David Peaton.

  • Smiles abound at the Kindergarten Circus

    The jokesters of the big top kept the laughs coming as the Cedar Key Kindergarten class held their annual end of school year circus.

    From magicians to wild animals, the Cedar Key kindergarten students strutted their stuff at teh annual end of the school year circus.

  • Teen critical after accident

    A 17-year-old is in critical condition following a one-vehicle accident Monday shortly after 1 p.m. on U.S. Highway 19 at Northwest 135th Lane, according to a Florida Highway Patrol report.

    Trevor D. Hill, 17, was transported to Shands Hospital in Gainesville after he lost control of his 2003 Ford Escape while southbound on U.S. 19 during heavy rain, overcorrected and the SUV started to rotate.

  • TS Colin: Damage assessments begin

     

    ****LEVY COUNTY POST STORM UPDATE****

  • Push is on to restore voting rights to 1.5M Floridians

    ORLANDO - More than one in 10 Floridians and nearly a quarter of African-Americans in Florida will be shut out of the polls in November because of past mistakes ― but civil rights activists say they hope to change that.



    U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson, D-Fla., has introduced legislation in the House ― HR 5352 ― that would restore voting rights to people after leaving prison, with the exception of those convicted of murder, manslaughter or sex crimes.