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Today's News

  • Bell seeks re-election to commission

     Nancy Bell, the incumbent County Commissioner for District 2, has announced her candidacy for re-election as a Democrat in the Nov. 2 general election. Bell has been chair of the Levy County Board of County Commissioners since November 2008 and was re-elected in 2009 and 2010.

  • Commissioner Lilly Rooks announces candidacy for District 4

     Lilly Rooks will be the first to tell you that she welcomes the challenges she faces every day serving as the “Voice” for the people of Levy County.  Her job as a County Commissioner involve long hours, frequent telephone calls, and many meetings.

    Rooks makes herself available to the people.  She appreciates your phone calls, your ideas, and your opinions.  Rooks is grateful for the warm reception she has received as you have welcomed her into your homes.  Your input has guided her in making the right decisions for our county.

  • Final City Budget Hearing Held

    The Cedar Key City Commission meeting on Monday had a short agenda and was fairly uneventful - for a change. The proposed millage rate of 3.6548 was announced and adopted by a 3 to 2 vote, with Commissioners Scott Dennison and Heath Davis casting opposing votes.

  • Sheriff's Report for Sept. 30

    The Levy County Sheriff’s Office reports the following arrests:

  • Candidate forum draws big crowd

    More than 100 people turned out for the Cedar Key Lions Club Candidates Forum on Tuesday to hear the folks running for local and federal office pledge to be fiscal conservatives dedicated to downsizing government and government spending.
    Lions Club President Dale Register read the two questions the club members devised before opening the questioning to the audience, moderated the event and kept strict track of the time allotment for answers. Candidates were limited to 90 seconds.

  • SHARK NEWS

    Full Speed Ahead for SGA
    By JESSI ROBINSON
    Shark Correspondent

  • Man doesn’t want Levy nuke plant as neighbor Nuclear Regulatory Commission takes public comments

     By CHRIS VAN ORMER

    Special to the Beacon

  • Suwannee River Fair News

    By MARTI SMITH
    Publicity
    The fat steer weigh in will take place Saturday, Oct. 2, from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. at the fairgrounds in Fanning Springs.  This is the first weigh-in for all market steers participating in the 2011 Suwannee River Youth Livestock Show and Sale.  An entry form is required and is available online at mysrf.org.  The form must be completed and signed by the exhibitor, parent and FFA advisor/4H leader.  Entry fee is $25.
    Scholarship Application:

  • Fishing: Ready for the red fish

    OK! Holy cow! Our redfishing is good right now.
    It's the fall, the water's cooling a little, the spawners are doing their thing, and me and my customers love it.
    I had few new groups this week which is always good. I fished a really nice couple from out at the Cedar Key RV grounds. They were from Mississippi. First time ever visiting Cedar Key.

  • Ongoing Activities

    Knitting Club: Meets at Kona Joe's every Wednesday from 4-6 p.m. on the back deck. All knitters are welcome.