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Today's News

  • 911 service to sheriff restored

    UPDATE:

    The 911 service has been restored to the Levy County Sheriff's Office.  

     

     

     

     The 911 function for LEVY COUNTY has been disrupted. Citizens needing immediate help need to call the Levy County Sheriff's Office at 352-486-5111 or 1-800-538-9767.

  • County delays decision on legal ads

    The Chiefland Citizen and an online blogger must wait another two weeks to find out if the Levy County Commission will be awarding either the county’s legal advertising and delinquent tax roll publication.

    The commissioners decided to table the matter for further study after Interim County Coordinator Wilbur Dean said only two bids were received.

    The one for the blogger offers to add a page to his website and keep it available all year for $5,000.

  • Local Sierra Club presents program on solar

    Tri-county Working Group of Suwannee-St. Johns Sierra Club will present Solar: Unlimited Energy for the Sunshine State at the Homosassa Library, from 10:30 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Jan. 21. “Solar: Unlimited Energy for the Sunshine State” explains that just as we switched from horses to cars, telegrams to telephones, typewriters to computers, and postal mail to email, we must now commit to switch from dirty fuels to clean energy.

  • Great Day coming to Cedar Key

    The gospel group Great Day will be playing a concert at the United Methodist Church in Cedar Key Jan. 22 at 6 p.m.

    All are welcome to this free concert ranging from quartet style to contemporary gospel.

  • Home heating help available for elderly

    Elder Options, an agency the helps seniors wants to get the word out that the Emergency Home Energy Assistance for the Elderly Program (EHEAEP) is available for residents age 60 and older who are having problems keeping their home warm during the winter or cool during the summer.

    The program can provide:

    • Electricity bill payment

    • Purchase energy related supplies such as fuel, fans, space heaters, wood, air conditioners, and

    • Repair heating and cooling systems.

  • Tickets on sale for Children's Summer Art fundraiser

    Tickets are on sale at the Keyhole for the Friday, Jan. 20th, Cedar Key Arts Center Benefit Dinner that funds the Summer Art Program. The evening starts off with a cocktail hour, live music by Lisa Mitchell and the chance to view Silent Auction and Raffle items. The Island Room will cater the dinner.

  • Historical society has three talks on Civil War

    On Saturday, Jan. 14, the Levy County Historical Society will present the first of three presentations which tell about the invasion of the Civil War into Florida. Everyone with an interest in the history and heritage of Florida is invited to join us at this free event to learn more about this time in our history.

  • Hurricane Relief show to bring local artists and more

    On Saturday, Jan. 7th, from 5 to 7 p.m.
the public is invited to share appetizers, drinks and conversation at the Cedar Key Arts Center and enjoy the multifaceted art produced by Mike Buchanan, Gene Rantz and D. G. Stern, plus three local artists participating in the Hurricane Relief Show.  Our gallery welcomes these diverse artists that span the media from fine art to film to basketry.

  • Sharks held in check by Trenton defense in consolation matchup

    In the boys’ consolation game on the second day of the Drummond Bank-CKS Beach Ball Holiday Tournament last Thursday, the Cedar Key boys once again found some early success in the paint, but succumbed to a more experienced team that was playing near the top of its game.

    The Sharks led Trenton 8-7 with 2:30 remaining in the opening quarter following a put-back by Joey Stewart. From there, Trenton built up an insurmountable advantage to capture a 63-21 win.

  • Cedar Key boys run into offensive juggernaut in Drummond tourney

    A strong early effort by the Cedar Key boys was overcome by a talented Florida State University High squad last Wednesday in the Drummond Bank-CKS Beach Ball Holiday Tournament.

    The Seminoles found success from all over the floor on offense with their ball movement, and dominated the offensive boards to get many more second chances against the Sharks, whose young roster boasts just one junior and no seniors.