Today's News

  • Ongoing Activities

    Garbage and trash pickup
    - Residential household garbage and recycling - Monday
    - Yard waste – 2nd and 4th Tuesday
    - Bulk household waste – 2nd Tuesday

    Alcoholics Anonymous
    - Keep It Simple, Wednesdays and Saturdays, 7:30 p.m., Christ Episcopal Church, SR 24 and 5th Street (open/no smoking)
    - Cedar Key Step Meeting, Mondays, 7 p.m., Cedar Key Library, upstairs meeting room (open/no smoking)

    Beekeeping Club

  • County extinguishes teens’ tobacco resolution

    Five high school students got a lesson in how government works when the Levy County Commission roundly rejected their proposed resolution “intended to discourage the placement, sale, and delivery of candy flavored tobacco products to persons under the age of eighteen (18).”

  • Ask a Lawyer

    G.L. of Cross City asks, “Last year I had my lawyer revise my Will. She also prepared a Living Will and a Designation of Health Care Surrogate for me. However, I recently heard about a DO NOT RESUSCITATE form. Should I get one of those prepared, too?”
    Dear G.L.,

  • The shape we are in

    Since 2005 our electric bills from our electric co-op have gone up 60 percent due to higher charges per kilowatt and increases in fees charged on a monthly basis. That is about 10 percent per year when the increase nationally is about 6 percent per year.

  • Trailer sought by CKPD recovered

    Police Chief Virgil Sandlin said Jonathan Lee Figueroa, 25, of Chiefland has been arrested and charged with grand theft in the disappearance of a trailer from a Gulf Boulevard home at about 11 a.m. on Dec. 6.
    Sandlin said after putting word out that he was seeking a two-tone blue Mazda pickup, a man called to say he thought it was one he had sold to a Chiefland man a month earlier.
    Sandlin said he contacted the Chiefland Police Department and the trailer was recovered two days after its disappearance and returned to its owner.

  • Elections official retiring at end of year

    Staff Report
    Levy County Supervisor of Elections Connie Asbell has announced that she will be retiring on Dec. 31 after 20 years in the office.
    Asbell who has faced tightening budgets while integrating mandated changes in election methods has worked for Levy County for 34 years, according to her announcement.


    By Tony Young
    The white-tailed deer is the most popular game animal pursued each winter by Florida’s more than 200,000 hunters. But, there’s another big-game species that’s hunted quite a bit too and is especially popular with hunters in the southern and central parts of the state: the wild hog.

  • Cedar Key Tides for the week of Jan. 5

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

  • Fishin’ with Capt. Danny

    Li’l Burt with his first ever redfish while out with AS Charters. The Pauls group with a Cedar Key Slam — a keeper redfish, a keeper trout, and a keeper flounder. All were caught fishing creeks and channels with live shrimp.

  • Jones announces for elections office

    Tammy Jones, a long time Levy County resident has officially announced her candidacy for the Supervisor of Elections.  
    She has been involved in the process of planning and overseeing elections for 18 years as the assistant supervisor of elections.  As a longtime employee of the elections office, she said she is uniquely qualified for the position because of her experience and knowledge of the office.