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Today's News

  • Editorial Toon for April 12
  • Williston Grammer School closes early – no funds

    By Toni C. Collins
    Levy County Historian
    In April of 1929, a group called the Patrons of Williston Grammar School contacted Florida Gov. Doyle E. Carlton to lodge a complaint against the Levy County School Board.  At issue was the closing of the grammar school two months early, while the high school continued classes for the full eight-month term.

  • An ounce of prevention is ... priceless

    By Michael Edwards
    MA, CHES, RHEd, CNC

  • Conservation Corner: For the love of composting

    By Donna Thalacher
    Wintertime Cedar Key resident
    I probably got started into composting for the wrong reason. In Iowa, John and I live on the Des Moines River and I love to garden.  As the years have passed, my flower beds have both grown in size and number, including a rather large wildflower bank meadow.  And if that isn’t enough, once the grandchildren started arriving, our fruit and vegetable gardens started growing as well.

  • Cedar Key and UF marina workshop set

    The City of Cedar Key will hold a public workshop on April 26 at 6 p.m. at the Cedar Key Community Center, 809 6th Street, to review and hear presentations from the University of Florida (UF) Marine Construction graduate students. All Cedar Key residents and businesses are invited and encouraged to attend.
    The UF students and faculty invite everyone to an early “meet & greet” reception starting at 5 p.m. at the Cedar Key Community Center.

  • Panhandle Lighthouse Challenge: 5 lighthouses, 2 days

    On Saturday and Sunday, April 21-22, from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m., Florida’s coastline from Pensacola to St. Mark’s will step back into maritime history by staging the second Lighthouse Challenge.
    Five lighthouse: Pensacola Lighthouse, Cape San Blas Lighthouse, Cape St. George Light, Crooked River Lighthouse and St. Mark’s Lighthouse will be open to visitors.

  • Community Calendar for the week of April 12

    Friday

    Community blood drive at CKS
     LifeSouth, Cedar Key School and Cedar Key Community invite you to be a part of saving lives when they team up to host a blood drive on Friday, April 13.  After the high school drive from 9 a.m. until noon, look for the bloodmobile at City Hall between the hours of 1 p.m. and 5 p.m.

  • Cedar Key FFA to send five teams to state finals

    Three months of work, dozens of after-school pizzas and showing up at 4:30 a.m. to cut up fresh fruit all paid off this past week for the Cedar Key FFA chapters.
    The FFA will be sending five teams to the state Ornamental Horticulture finals later this month at the University of Florida.

  • Be a Celebration of the Arts patron

    Cedar Key’s 48th Annual Spring Fine Arts Festival is just two weeks away.  If you  plan to be here and enjoy browsing and shopping at the festival, why not consider becoming a Purchase Award Patron this year?

  • EASTER SUNRISE SERVICE IN CEDAR KEY

    Sunrise Service was held Easter morning, April 8, at the City of Cedar Key Beach. The service follwed Good Friday service as the cross was carried through the streets of Cedar Key by members of First Baptist Church of Cedar Key on its way to the beach.