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Today's News

  • Into the depths

    Like a trail of bread crumbs leading the way back home is the life line that few go in without.  Lights off, and it’s so dark that even the animals that flit about have long ago lost the use of eyes or pigment in skin. The walls, at times, close in tight like a stone coffin. It’s cold, and the air is always in short supply.

  • Flooding still possible

  • Sandbags Available

    Sand and Sandbags will be available at the vacant lot across the street from the "Market at Cedar Key" store located at 7031 "D" Street in Cedar Key.


    Bring your own shovel.

  • Governor declares state of emergency
  • Levy in ‘wait and see’ mode as TS Isaac nears

     By Carolyn Ten Broeck

    editor@willistonpioneer.com

     

    Tropical Storm Isaac is gaining momentum in the Caribbean but just what its impact will be on Levy County is still up in the air.

    Friday afternoon Emergency Management Director Mark Johnson met with city and county leaders at the EMOC office in Bronson to update the storm’s status and initialize the county’s plan in the event Levy is impacted. All cities and towns were represented at the meeting except Chiefland.

  • City commissioner resigns

    Commissioner Dave Feigin, elected in May 2011, has resigned and the city commission is taking applications.

    Word of Feigin's resignation started getting out at about noon, according to one person who was contacted about the vacancy, but it was not officially announced until the commission's regular meeting on Tuesday evening.

  • Flood warning issued for Levy, Cedar Key
  • Tony’s award-winning chowder goes national

    Tony’s Three-Time World Champion Clam Chowder launched into the food service industry on Friday, Aug 10, at the Florida Food Service annual summer Food Show in St. Augustine.

     Tony’s Chowder is now available in cases of six 51 oz. cans, and is being distributed by Florida Food Service, Inc. and City Line Distributors in New England. 

     Tony’s Chowder fans can also order a case for themselves at www.tonyschowder.com.

  • CAAA Football Turkey Shoot

     The Chiefland Area Athletic Association will host a turkey shoot from 9 a.m. till 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 18, at Strickland Park in Chiefland. The family event will offer prizes, food, drink and T-shirts. The Deer Camp Expo will also be on-hand, offering bow adjustments, bow supplies, bow maintenance and helpful tips and pointers. The event supports the CAAA.  

  • Luke Corbitt Memorial Fishing Tournament registration open

    A tournament to honor the memory of Lucas “Luke” Corbitt will be held  Sept. 1 at the Waccasassa Boat Ramp in Gulf Hammock. Cash prizes of $100 will be rewarded for biggest red, biggest trout and biggest combination.

      There is a $25 entry fee. Call 352-273-5831 for advanced registration. Day-of registration starts at 6 a.m.