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  • HONORING OUR VETS

     Above, Dwight Fields, of the American Legion Post No. 236, in Bronson, presents Levy County Supervisor of Elections Tammy Jones with a plaque Friday, Nov. 15,  for her work in putting together the “Vote in Honor of a Vet” wall at the Levy County Courthouse.

    The wall is meant to inspire area residents to vote and exercise the freedoms American veterans have fought for and protected — and continue to protect — throughout the years.

  • Learning life-saving skills

    Throughout the Levy County Department of Public Safety (LCDPS) Firefighter I class, students will complete several drills.

    Pictured  is student Roxanne Skjefte being instructed by Fire Instructor Mark James of the Levy County Fire Academy to pull 150 feet of 1 3/4” charged hose 75 feet.

  • Cedar Key gears up for the holiday season

    Refuge Hosts Holiday Lighthouse: Nov. 23 and Dec 28

  • Woman’s Club supports FFA

     Cindy Leiner, of the Cedar Key Woman’s Club,  presents a $500 check to the Cedar Key School FFA.

    Pictured from left are: Nathaniel Brinkman, Taryn Epperson, Kit Riley, Cindy Leiner from the CKWC, Michael Shewey, Amanda Robinson, Denny Voyles, Terra Dunn, Emilie LaVoie and MacKenzie Kirkbride.  

  • Cedar Key bridge, sidewalk among state road projects

    Officials with the state Department of Transportation's District 2 office in Lake City came to the Levy County Commission meeting on Tuesday and while it was not like Christmas Day, their assurances on a proposed five-year plan for road construction in Levy were warmly greeted. 

  • Cedar Key FFAs rack up state awards

    By Amanda Robinson

  • Tourism seat filled; one still open

    Cal Byrd of Williston is the newest member of the Levy County Tourist Development Council, replacing City Councilor Jack Screws who earlier this year resigned from the Williston City Council and as its representative on the TDC. 

  • Operation Christmas Child collecting boxes this week

    In 1993, Franklin Graham, International President of Samaritan’s Purse, adopted Operation Christmas Child.  Since then, more than 94 million shoe boxes have been distributed to children between 2-14 years of age.  In Fiji, last year, a young boy named Ajay sat quietly with his head down and his hands in his lap. One of the workers handing out shoe boxes saw Ajay and went over to help him.  She soon learned that Ajay was almost blind and had recently lost his mother.  As she assisted Ajay in opening his box tears began to come in her eyes.

  • Holiday plans at the Cedar Key Arts Center

    We are still looking for people to do a short (20 minutes or less) project for Holiday Mini Projects Party at the Cedar Key Arts Center on Second Street, Monday, Dec. 9. Members of the Arts Center make and take gifts. The materials cost can be reimbursed to the project demonstrators. We have jewelry and ceramic bowls planned among other items. 

  • Community Calendar for the week of November 14

    Month of November