Local News

  • About the drones

        They operate much like radio-controlled airplanes, with a human sending a signal to guide these sophisticated unmanned aerial vehicles. 

  • Kayakers make donation

    Despite a nonexistent turnout for the Hidden Coastlines Paddling Festival event,  a different group of kayakers from the Jacksonville area came to town two weekends ago and left after donating money to a local charity.

  • Drones to patrol Cedar Key skies

    Residents in Cedar Key may look up into the sky in 2012 and spot drones flying overhead — similar to the ones used last week to attack and kill the alQaeda leader in Yemen.

  • Suwannee the manatee returns home

     The little manatee, nicknamed Suwannee, who was injured by a boat near Suwannee, has been returned to his home on Wednesday, after some R and R in Tampa. 

  • Coastal CleanUp

    Depending on how you look at it, the fact that 83 volunteers showed up (compared to 50 last year) to help pick up trash was a good thing. However, the fact that there was enough trash to keep 83 people busy - not so good.

  • City adopts budget

    Just as the fall hunting season began, the annual hunt for ways to cut operating costs in the city ended with the expenditures actually being 2.5 percent more than the previous year. 

  • Deal struck on clam net disposal

    The city commission voted unanimously to partner with the Cedar Key Aquaculture Association in a program designed to solve the dumping problem that has plagued the Shell Pile boat ramp for years. 

    Ken Edmunds and Rose Cantwell, representing the Cedar Key Aquaculture Association, spoke to the commission regarding the proposed Shell Pile Cover Net Program. 

  • Shark News

     Calling all Yerds!


    Final public hearing on City of Cedar Key budget.

    Monday, Sept. 26, 6 p.m. 

    City Hall on Second Street

  • Legislative delegation meets Monday

    The Levy County Legislative Delegation hearing is 3-5 p.m. at the Levy County Courthouse, 355 S. Court St., Bronson, in the County Commission Chambers.

     If any member of the public would like to address the delegation,  contact Teresa Watson in state Rep. Leonard Bembry’s office at 352-493-6848 or teresa.watson@myfloridahouse.gov, to be placed on the agenda.  Appearance cards will also be available at the hearing for anyone who wishes to be heard.