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Today's News

  • Captain's Log 12-31-15

    All I can say about inshore fishing is WOW! From Keaton Beach to Homosassa the inshore fishing is great. Trout, redfish, sheepshead, and mullet limits are common up and down the west coast of Florida. With water temperatures in the seventies, our fish are feeding like it’s March! I cleaned over 100 trout last week (several charters) and hardly any of them had anything in their stomachs. A few had tongue fish and flounder, but most were empty. So, the combo of increased metabolism and lack of forage sets the stage for great fishing.

  • Handmade wooden kayak up for auction

    Don't forget that the silent auction for the brand-new handmade mahogany kayak donated by Cliff and Joan Tweedale, will end in mid-January.

    A minimum bid of $750 is expected, with raises of $25 allowed through Jan 15, 2016.  The kayak is on display on the front deck of the Arts Center, 457 2nd St. 

    If you want to make a "buy it now" bid of $1,500... the kayak is yours and we will close the Silent Auction early.  Questions, call Bev at 352-543-0362.

  • Bridge work may affect traffic along SR 24

    A Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) project to repair and protect the Back Bayou Creek, Canal and Number 3 Channel bridges in Cedar Key on State Road 24 is underway.

    A new designated shared bicycle lane will also be added to travel lanes on the bridges.

    Most of the bridge work is taking place under the bridges with minimal impact to motorists, bicyclists and pedestrians.

    Boaters are required to use idle speed throughout the project duration. No construction will be allowed during holidays and special events.

  • Community Calendar the week of Dec. 31

    Shine Program

  • Art opening for Leland Williams

    There will be an opening reception on Saturday, Jan. 9, from 5 to 7 p.m. for sculptor Leland Williams at the Cedar Key Arts Center.

    All are invited. Appetizers, drinks and conversation will be available to all.

    Come share a little time with the art community of Cedar Key as we enjoy the art produced by the Florida sculptor and miniature painter Leland Williams and quilter Gayle Wolfe.

  • CK Woman's Club celebrates successful calendar sale

    The Cedar Key Woman’s Club hosted a reception Thursday, Dec. 10, at The Island Hotel, to honor the photographic contributors for the 2016 Cedar Key Calendar. Pictured left to right are Coordinator Vicky Crumpley, Ann Kamzelski, Wanda Davis, Joan Selby, Frank Morgan, Hans Henning Bunge, Henry Coulter, Rita Baker, Heath Davis, Carol Sakellarios, and Jeffrey Schleede in front. Other photographers included Rory Brennan, Laia Gore, Christine Ford, Debbie Tsimpedes, Steven Deam, J.D. McCormick, Jim Wilcox, Jackie Lambert, Galina Binkley, and Donna Bushnell.

  • Community garden can help us grow

    Cedar Key is going to have a Community Garden, work has already been started, on the site.

    At the Garden Club meeting on Nov. 9, the membership overwhelmingly showed support, for a suggestion that was made  to establish a Community Garden.

    This was due to the fact that a parcel of land, which is 50' x 100', was offered, on a long term basis, to establish a Community Garden. The lot is located on 2nd Street in the same block as the Island Hotel and goes to 3rd Street.

  • It's Homecoming Week

    Schedule of Events

    Next week is Homecoming Week for Cedar Key School with the highlight, the Homecoming Parade on Wednesday, Jan. 6 at 4:30 p.m.

    The school faculty, staff and students invite anyone that would like to participate in the parade to join them. The line up will be at 4 p.m. on G Street. If you have any questions, contact Jessica Sloan at 352-425-9287.

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  • CK Commission and CRA Agenda for Tuesday, Jan. 5 meeting

    The Cedar Key City Commission, which sits as the Community Redevelopment Authority, will meet at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 5, in City Hall on Second Street. 

    The Cedar Key City Commission will hold its regular meeting following the CRA meeting.

    To see the agenda and supporting documents for both meetings, please click on the links.  

  • Community Calendar for the week of Dec. 24

    Today, Dec. 24

    Christmas Eve

    Caroling at United Methodist

    Feel like singing Christmas carols?  Come join us at Cedar Key United Methodist Church for a Christmas Eve Service.  Listen to organ-piano Christmas duets from 6:30-7 p.m. The service itself will begin at 7 p.m. during which there will be scripture readings and carol singing for all.

    Santa’s on his way