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Today's News

  • CKS FFA successful at Cedar Key Seafood Festival

    The FFA booth had a great turn out this seafood festival in support of the Cedar Key FFA Chapters. We sold out of fish and fries by 2 p.m. on Sunday with a profit of just under $3,000. Our numerous customers gave the impression of sincere satisfaction and love toward our product.

    With the presence of a new agriculture teacher, Rachel Wetherington, who courageously took up to responsibility of reconstructing the FFA booth, the students were also able to get first-hand experience with marketing and were able to personally recreate the mechanics involved in the production.

  • Precinct lines changing to benefit voters

    Change is coming for 1,313 Levy County voters who have found themselves having to go the extra mile(s) to cast their votes. A request by Supervisor of Elections Tammy Jones will make that trip a little shorter.

    Jones' request to the Levy County Commission to slightly change precinct lines was unanimously approved on Tuesday.

    She cited two examples for the action:

  • Calendar for the week of Oct. 22

    October 24

    Ride to Provide

    The 11th Annual Ride to Provide, a law enforcement escorted motorcycle run through Levy County, will be on Saturday, Oct. 24. There is no fee to enter but donations will be accepted on behalf of ARC of Levy County, a center for challenged adults.

    The event begins with registration, coffee and morning snacks at Bronson Middle High School. Southern Sisters Hospitality will be providing the early morning goodies.

  • Vets, first responders retreat coming to Levy County

      A $50 million project, the Veterans Retreat at Clearwater Lakes, a place for disabled veterans, first responders and their families to heal and enjoy outdoor recreation was announced on Wednesday, Oct. 21, at a press conference in Citrus Springs.

  • Pirates do reverse raid on food pantry

       Pirates are known for their raids where they plunder and pillage, but in Cedar Key they do something else when they takes the town: They raise money for the Cedar Key Food Pantry.

    So, today (Thursday, Oct. 22) at 1:30 p.m. Joe Catalano, of Bard Productions, producer of the Cedar Key Pirate Invasion, will present a check to the Cedar Key Food Pantry representing the total funds collected during this year's Cedar Key Pirate Invasion.

  • 46th Annual Cedar Key Seafood Festival

    Unofficial reports say over 40,000 people visited the festival on Saturday alone.

  • Good weather and good fishing make good times

    Hey everyone hope you all are enjoying this awesome weather. It's full on fall and it is feeling good.

    The fish are changing along with the weather as well. It's looking really nice for this weekend's Festival. It's some of the nicest weather of the year and can be some of the best fishing as well.

      We have some of the nicest folks from around the world visiting our lil town this week.

  • Scenes from Cedar Key's Invitational track meet
  • Stone crab season opens

    Florida’s recreational and commercial stone crab claw harvest season opens today (Thursday, Oct. 15) in state and federal waters.

    To ensure this valuable resource is available for generations to come, take care when removing crab claws, and follow all protective management guidelines for stone crab harvest.

    To be harvested, stone crab claws must be at least 2¾ inches in length when measured from the elbow to the tip of the lower immovable portion of the claw.

  • Woman's Club debuts 2016 calendar at festival

       The Cedar Key Calendar, which has become a tradition in three years, will arrive in Cedar Key at the Seafood Festival this weekend.

    “This year we have been offered pictures from over 25 photographers, and the results are better than ever!” says Calendar Coordinator Vicki Crumpley, of the Cedar Key Woman’s Club.

    Visitors love the calendar, but it is Cedar Key residents who send the calendars away as gifts that have become an important part of the calendar’s success.