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Today's News

  • Cedar Key Tides for the week of Feb. 23

    Tides for Cedar Key starting with February 23, 2012.

    Day        High      Tide  Height   Sunrise    Moon  Time      % Moon
                  /Low      Time    Feet    Sunset                    Visible

  • Commissioners OK dock land lease

    Anglers and crabbers take heart, the Levy County Commission has OK’d a new five-year lease with the state for the land that the “Big Dock” sits on in Cedar Key.
    While the county owns the dock, that was rebuilt after the 2004 hurricane season, the land on which it is built is “soverignty submerged lands” leased from the state.

  • County still waiting on inmates; recycling program still on hiatus

    The Levy County recycling program is still on hiatus awaiting a decision on when it can get women prison inmates to sort the material collected.
    The county suspended the program and picked up the recycling trailers from around the county three weeks ago after the state Department of Corrections decided to shut down the Levy Forestry Work Camp which provided inmates for the sorting  program at the landfill.

  • LUNCHLINE

    All meals come with assorted milk

  • What weather is best for fishing?

    Welcome folks, to this week’s confusion, I mean weekly Cedar Key fishing report and forcast.
    My fishing week started Wednesday morning. As I entered town, the rain was passing over and things were looking good. My party showed up, some pretty cool new folks from Newberry - Mr. Larry,  Mrs. Christie and Trevor. We loaded up and headed north a bit.

  • Shark News: Why the military needs mothers

    By Claire Brown
    Shark Correspondent

     
    It's been one month now that my other half, Tyler Beckham, has been stationed in Japan. (For those of you who are geographically challenged like I am, that's the opposite side of the world.) In dealing with the multiple hardships that dating someone who is an entire day ahead of you with little communication brings, I have come to a conclusion that I think will make day to day life much easier for those of us left at home. Ready for this?

  • LARC on the move

    Florida State Parks have a program called “parknerships” that involves, as you might guess, partnering with other agencies, civic groups and schools to achieve its goals. This is always a win-win for those involved.  This past week, it was a winning day for the Levy Association for Retarded Citizens (LARC) and the Lower Suwannee National Wildlife Refuge.

  • Yankeetown loses Tarmac appeal

    The 1st District Court of Appeal has denied the Town of Yankeetown’s request to review Levy County’s conditional special exception permit granted to the Tarmac King Road mine project, possibly closing that case.
    Another suit, filed citing different grounds for challenging the permit that was filed by W.A.R., the Withlacoochee Area Residents, is still alive in the appeals court.

  • Editorial Toon for Feb. 23
  • Today in Levy County History: The Albion Phosphate District

    By Toni Collins