In the last seven months, heavy rains and aging wastewater facilities in Georgia have been the cause behind the release of about 37 million gallons of wastewater into the south-flowing Withlacoochee River.
Cedar Keys National Wildlife Refuge is feeling the crunch of the sequestration in a variety of ways; therefore management has to make tough decisions. Conservation of habitat and public lands is vitally important to the mission of the US Fish and Wildlife Service. As a result, a new boardwalk has been constructed on Atsena Otie in order to protect the ancient midden side of the island from even more erosion.
Chiefland City Manager Kevin Gay took his request for more money in Chiefland Fire Rescue's contract with the Levy County Commission to its budget workshop on Tuesday and what resulted was a fiery clash of words followed by a cooling off period — until the commission's next meeting on Sept. 3.