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Today's News

  • Shark News for the week of 4-28-16

    CK tracksters at District track meet

    Savannah Howard;

    Shark Correspondent

    The Cedar Key School track teams traveled to Oak Hall on Tuesday, April 19, to compete in the district meet.

    The girls team finished 7th place and the boys team placed 8th out of 14 schools attending.

    Annie McCain and Sam Parks were district champions in adaptive shot-put.

    Others placing include:

    Ashlyn Allen, 2nd in shot-put, 4th in high jump;

    Jacob Bishop, 3rd in discuss, 6th in shot-put;

  • State Poultry Contest

    On Saturday, April 9th, our Middle School FFA Poultry Team competed at the state level at the University of Florida. We are patiently waiting on the results of our team members: Burlynne Mejeris, Macy Ryan, and Trey Stanfield.

  • Garden Club Grant

    On April 6th the Cedar Key FFA was awarded a grant through the Cedar Key Garden Club to set up an aquaponics garden. The agriculture department will work closely with high school science teacher, Raymond Powers, to develop a system that will provide bountiful harvests.

  • Festival Wrap-Up
  • Captain's Log for the week of 4-21-16

    Luck is a funny thing. Google says luck is success or failure apparently brought on by chance rather than through one’s actions. Well as for me I believe in luck. I have always felt lucky to have been born in America, raised by two loving parents who taught me hard work, empathy, dedication, patriotism, integrity, faithfulness, conservation and a million other important values. And luck has been with me most of my life, so you might ask, what is your point?

  • Shark News for the week of 4-21-16

    Cedar Key Sharks shine at Levy County track meet

    Alicia Neal

    Shark Correspondent

    Cedar Key’s track teams competed in the Levy County track meet on Monday, April 4. Through outstanding efforts, the girls finished 2nd and the boys were 3rd.

  • Wild Hog Canoe Race Saturday

    The 39th Annual Wild Hog Canoe and Kayak Race is all geared up for another year of wild and family fun times.

    The event will take place on Saturday, April 23 with proceeds benefiting the non-profit agency - ARC of Levy County.

    “It does a bunch for our organization,” ARC of Levy County Director Betty Walker said. It keeps their doors open and helps with operational expenses.

    “They work really hard at it too. We appreciate all they do,” she said.

  • Community calendar for the week of 4-21-16

    Today, April 21

    Branford Camera Club meeting notice

    The camera club's regular monthly meeting will be at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 21.  The meeting will be held at Hatch Park Community Center, located at 403 S.E. Craven St., Branford.

  • Weeks running for Levy County Commission District 1

    My name is Berlon Weeks and I would like to ask you for your vote for Levy County Commission, District 1.

    I am the son of Tony and Faith Weeks and I am married to Donna Weeks of Bronson. We have four children - Austin, Darren, Haley and Kasey Weeks. I have owned and operated Weeks Bail Bonds since 2000 and I also managed Tony’s Jiffy for 10 years from 1997 to 2007.

  • County will take dredge spoil

    The City of Cedar Key will get a helping hand from Levy County with its clogged city marina boat channel, after all.

    Earlier this year, Mayor Heath Davis asked the county to provide help in removing material that was blocking the channel, but the county deferred taking any action, instead sending a letter to the state Department of Transportation seeking their advice. The move was prompted by DOT's plans to replace the C Street/Dock Street bridge over the channel.