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Today's News

  • Another Way, Inc. receives $60,000 grant

    Another Way, Inc., which operates a shelter and life skills center for victims of domestic violence and rape in Chiefland, has received a grant from Walmart Foundation for $60,000 to support the continuation of its Economic Empowerment Program. The non-profit agency which serves Columbia, Dixie, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Lafayette, Levy and Suwannee counties had been facing an end of funding for the program by another foundation when the Walmart Foundation came through with the grant. Donna Fagan, executive director of Another Way, said the agency serves about 900 to

  • 2010-2011 Levy County Schools Calendar

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  • Tarmac awards science scholarships to 2010 grads

     Tarmac America, in partnership with the Levy County Schools Foundation, awarded science scholarships to graduates from the Class of 2010 at four area high schools, selecting students who demonstrated a proficiency in math and science coursework. This is the third consecutive year that Tarmac has awarded $500 college scholarships to graduates from Levy County high schools.

  • Stuff the Bus helps students, teachers

    The drive to Stuff the Bus with school supplies for students will be taking advantage of tax-free weekend as the Levy County Schools Foundation and Morriston Baptist Church's Band of Brothers set up collection stations inside stores. The collection pens, pencils, erasers, colored pencils, paper, pocket folders, spiral notebooks, crayons, permanent markers, washable markers, highlighters, dry erase pens, rulers, index cards, Post-it notes, scissors, washable glue, glue sticks, Kleenex,  hand soap, sanitizer, binders and backpacks is an annual back to school ritual in Le

  • 14 complete Levy Center CNA course

     The College of Central Florida Levy Center recognized 14 students who completed the Certified Nursing Assistant program on Wednesday, June 23.

  • Anglers start with an education

     Catch and release is a good rule of thumb while fishing. Entice and educate is an even better rule of thumb for young anglers.

  • School Board proposes additional quarter mill

     The School Board of Levy County is facing several financial hazards entering the new fiscal year, and the board used Tuesday’s meeting to discuss the potential hurdles.

  • County millage stays same, budget drops to 2005-06 level

     Property owners can rest easy, as the Levy County Commission has decided to keep the millage rate at the same level as last year — 7.4212 — a figure that will lower the annual budget to the same size it was in 2005-2006 and spend every penny the county has in reserve.

  • Early primary voting opens Monday

     Early voting begins 8:30 a.m. Monday and runs through 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 21 in the party primaries, although with few contested races and one of the hottest summers on record, few voters are likely to bother.

  • Birdwatching course scheduled for Aug. 20 at Levy Center

    In these tough economic times, more people are looking for different ways to enjoy the outdoors.

    Birding is one outdoor activity that is increasing in popularity, and Levy County has a plethora of sites to view and enjoy the unique aspects of Florida birdwatching.

    To help get people started with the new hobby, the College of Central Florida is offering a Birding Basics course Friday, Aug. 20 at the Levy Center in Chiefland. The class is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., and the cost is $15 per person.