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Local News

  • City adopts state rule to accomodate pub

    The new owner of Fishbonz would like to convert the former seafood market and eatery into a pub, but the location is posing a conflict that establishments serving alcohol be at least 500 feet from the nearest house of worship — one of several specified places. 

  • City not easily giving up right of way

    Ronald McCabe, who owns the house at 12350 Pine Street, has asked the Cedar Key City commission to consider vacating the 40-foot right of way it owns behind the home but the commission has delayed taking any action.

  • Marine laboratory: who we are

    Seahorse Key Marine Laboratory: who we are, what we do, and what is in it for you!

  • Now showing: Frakenweenie

    The public is invited for a fun, family movie at the library. All events are free and everyone young and old is invited to attend.

  • Shell Mound caretakers

    There are some who are compelled by a landscape, a sacred site, a river… so compelled that they want to be there, even need to be there.  Shell Mound is such a site. Have you seen the group of our neighbors and friends who have been so compelled by the site that they have chosen to be its caretakers?

  • Yard waste fee going up

    The fee for picking up yard waste is going up from $3.25 to $3.60 starting with January’s bill as Waste Pro takes over the pickup of clippings and debris. 

  • County hires consultant to secure BP money

    Levy County is moving ahead with hiring a consultant to aid in planning and securing a share of the expected billions in fine money to be paid by BP for the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2011. 

  • County hires consultant to secure BP money

    Levy County is moving ahead with hiring a consultant to aid in planning and securing a share of the expected billions in fine money to be paid by BP for the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2011.
    Bill Williams, a former Gulf County Commissioner, did a presentation in a Tuesday meeting on the RESTORE Act passed by Congress that details how money paid in civil fines by BP, Transocean, Halliburton and others is to be distributed and what the county can do to secure the funds.

  • Sheriff reorganizes top staff

     Sheriff Bobby McCallum, who took office at midnight Dec. 31, is putting his imprint on the Levy County Sheriff's Office naming W.O. “Brett” Beauchamp III as undersheriff/legal advisor and elevating Maj. Mike Sheffield of corrections to the rank of colonel and naming him chief of staff.

  • Learn how to use readers, tablets

    Levy County residents who received an e-reader (iPad, Kindle, Nook, etc.) for Christmas, but don't know how to use it can find help at their nearest public library.