Today's News

  • Author Teri DuLong book signing at Chamber Saturday

    Terri DuLong, New York Times Best Selling author and Cedar Key resident,
    will have a book signing of her popular Cedar Key series at the
    Chamber's Welcome Center on Saturday, March 3, between 1-3 p.m.

  • Benefit for Berger Family Friday

    The CK Aquaculture Association, the Oyster Association and CK School are holding a benefit for the Berger Family, who lost everything in a recent home fire, on Friday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the City Park. There will be entertainment, raffles, steamed clams, fried oysters, deserts and drinks
    Fred and Tina Berger and their three boys are active in the community and youth athletics. Tina Berger is best known for her photographs of children participating in youth sports in Cedar Key and Chefland and her work has graced the pages of the Cedar Key Beacon and Chiefland Citizen.

  • Florida Forest Service Awards $110,000 to Levy County, School Board

    Florida Forest Service Awards $110,000 to the Levy County School Board and Levy County Board of County Commissioners
    Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam today announced that the Florida Forest Service is distributing $55,397 to the Levy County Board of County Commissioners, and $55,397 to the Levy County School Board as a result of revenue generated from operating the Goethe State Forest.

  • Rabies Alert issued for Bronson-Archer area

    The Levy County Health Department and Alachua County Health Department have issued a rabies alert for the Forest Park and University Oaks area which is located in Levy County and near the Alachua County border in Archer.

    This is in response to a domestic dog that tested positive for rabies on Feb. 23.

  • Cedar Key Tides for the week of Feb. 23

    Tides for Cedar Key starting with February 23, 2012.

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

  • Commissioners OK dock land lease

    Anglers and crabbers take heart, the Levy County Commission has OK’d a new five-year lease with the state for the land that the “Big Dock” sits on in Cedar Key.
    While the county owns the dock, that was rebuilt after the 2004 hurricane season, the land on which it is built is “soverignty submerged lands” leased from the state.

  • County still waiting on inmates; recycling program still on hiatus

    The Levy County recycling program is still on hiatus awaiting a decision on when it can get women prison inmates to sort the material collected.
    The county suspended the program and picked up the recycling trailers from around the county three weeks ago after the state Department of Corrections decided to shut down the Levy Forestry Work Camp which provided inmates for the sorting  program at the landfill.


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  • What weather is best for fishing?

    Welcome folks, to this week’s confusion, I mean weekly Cedar Key fishing report and forcast.
    My fishing week started Wednesday morning. As I entered town, the rain was passing over and things were looking good. My party showed up, some pretty cool new folks from Newberry - Mr. Larry,  Mrs. Christie and Trevor. We loaded up and headed north a bit.

  • Shark News: Why the military needs mothers

    By Claire Brown
    Shark Correspondent

    It's been one month now that my other half, Tyler Beckham, has been stationed in Japan. (For those of you who are geographically challenged like I am, that's the opposite side of the world.) In dealing with the multiple hardships that dating someone who is an entire day ahead of you with little communication brings, I have come to a conclusion that I think will make day to day life much easier for those of us left at home. Ready for this?