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Today's News

  • February events at the Cedar Key Arts Center

    You are going to love all the wonderful activities at the Cedar Key Arts Center during the month of February.
    Gallery show opens on Feb. 4 from 5-7 p.m. with Susan Dauphinee’s Florida Landscapes in the main gallery and Connie Nelson showing in the Member’s Gallery.
    On Feb. 22 at 6 p.m. will be the Summer Children’s Art Program Benefit Dinner and Raffle of lovely little works of art. The Island Room will cater the three course gourmet dinner. Call 352-543-6520 to make your reservations. Seating is limited.

  • Refuge Night: meet the people, programs and plans tonight

    The Lower Suwannee and Cedar Keys National Wildlife Refuges are hosting a community discussion at the Cedar Key Public Library on Thursday, Jan. 26 at 5 p.m.
    Recently, the Refuges gained a new manager, deputy manager and a new wildlife officer. The community of Cedar Key will have an opportunity to learn of the Refuge’s current and planned programs and projects and interact with members of the staff representing the various programs.

  • Community Calendar for the week of Jan. 26

    Thursday
    TDC to meet
    The Levy County Tourist Development Council will be holding its bi-monthly meeting on Thursday, Jan 26, at 6 p.m. at the Levy County Visitors Bureau, 620 N. Hathaway Ave., Bronson.
    The meeting is open to the public.

    Friday - Sunday
    Citrus County Fair  truck, tractor pulls
    The 13th Annual Truck and Tractor Pull, sponsored by the Citrus County Fair  Association will be at the fairgrounds in Inverness, located at 3600 S. Florida Ave. (U.S. Hwy. 41 South).

  • Pelican envy

    This small pod of pelicans — spotted this weekend in Cedar Key — take advantage of the warm weather and active fish to frolic and feed.

  • State gives LIFE new life

    The last time Cedar Key School students participated in the state's Learning in Florida’s Environment (LIFE) program, they did so with the help of the Cedar Key Energy Advisory Panel and Suwannee River Water Management District.
    Today, when 50 students participate in a second LIFE program it will be with state funding. That's because an agreement with the state Department of Environmental Protection’s Office of Environmental Education will establish the state’s 18th Learning in Florida’s Environment (LIFE) Program site in Levy County.

  • City concerned about EMS presence

    By JERRY LAWRENCE
    Correspondent
    Cedar Key City Commissioners raised the concern of ambulances not always being available to citizens at its Jan. 17 meeting.
    Volunteer Fire and Rescue Chief Robert Robinson said, “The Med 5 ambulance, stationed just outside the No. 4 Bridge in Cedar Key, is called repeatedly to stage in Otter Creek, and there are multiple times when an ambulance is not available throughout Levy County for several hours.”

  • Early voting begins in GOP presidential primary

     Early voting for the GOP presidential primary started at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the Supervisor of Elections office in Bronson. It will continue through Saturday, Jan. 28.

    There are 8,457 registered Republicans in Levy County eligible to vote in the presidential primary. There is no Democratic primary as incumbent President Barack Obama has no challengers.

  • Tides for Cedar Key starting with Jan. 19

    Day        High      Tide  Height   Sunrise    Moon  Time      % Moon

                   /Low      Time    Feet    Sunset                            Visible

  • Fishing to bounce back this weekend

       Hey guys and girls, women and men, and kids of all ages. Sorry, I just heard a circus commercial and it’s kinda stuck in my head. Also kinda fits, in an imaginary kinda way.

  • Shark News for the week of Jan. 19

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