Today's News

  • 'Trash to Treasure' is a must see

    More than 75 people turned out to the "Trash to Treasure" art opening Saturday night to see the 47 highly-creative entries, including five from exhibit judge Chick Schwartz.   Chick is a sculptor who works in bronze, cement, wood, ceramics and found objects. His work has been featured in more than 25 one person shows in galleries and museums across the U.S. and Canada.

  • Tin Can Tourists Visit Cedar Key

    If you missed the Tin Can Tourists visit to Cedar Key last week, you missed your chance to see some of the coolest Vintage RV’s in the country. Sunset Isle Campground was the place to be where this eclectic group of nomads were displaying their homes on wheels.  If you’ve never heard of the Tin Can Tourists, I’ll try and give a brief history of the legendary group that got started right here in our home state of Florida. Brief History The Tin Can Tourists were first organized at Desoto Park in Tampa in 1919.

  • City News Briefs


    Taser case resolution approved by commissioners

    The City Of Cedar Key approved a resolution Tuesday night “authorizing a negotiated settlement agreement, post mediation and the execution of documents required to effectuate the settlement, for the City of Cedar Key and Michael Cosseboom with Danny Beckham in the case styled Beckham V. The City of Cedar Key.” 

  • Governor's office reverses, no election for third commission seat

    Staff Report

    Chiefland Citizen

    Gov. Charlie Crist's office has reversed itself and decided no election is needed to fill the District 1 Levy County Commission seat when Commissioner Chad Johnson of Chiefland resigns Nov. 16.

  • Cedar Key Woman’s Club celebrates 50 years of community service - With Style

    On Saint Patrick’s Day, Wednesday March 17, The Woman’s Club of Cedar Key celebrated its 50th year of service to our community. 

    The Community Center was packed to capacity for the Club’s 4th annual Luncheon and Fashion Show.

    Jane Moore welcomed everyone and led the introductions for a short program that highlighted some of the Woman’s Club current community projects.

  • Making the most of that ‘One Second Chance’

    Finding yourself at rock bottom is not a situation anyone plans. 

  • Students rally to save art at CKS

    By Zoë Stuber, 12th-grade 

  • Driver's license requirements change

     There was a time when passing written, eye and driving tests were all you needed to be a legal Florida driver. These days you have to have concrete proof of who you are.

    As of Jan. 1, new requirements went into effect for anyone renewing or getting a new driver’s license, and it’s caused a few headaches for those issue the licenses.

  • New Chamber plans Welcome Center

    A Cedar Key Welcome Center is back in the works. The Community Redevelopment Board decided Tuesday to reopen the process to convert the empty Creswell House, located next to the Library, into a visitors information hub.  The move came at the request of the newly elected Chamber of Commerce President Tina Ryan and the Board of Directors.  “As you may remember, in years past the Chamber worked hand-in-hand with the City when the City housed us in the old library.

  • Miss Florida USA climbs Cedar Keys Lighthouse

    To help spread the word about Visit Our Lights, the Florida Lighthouse Association specialty license plate, FLA has joined forces with Megan Clementi, Miss Florida USA 2010.