Tag Archives: Cedar Key

Amendment 40 Splits Red Snapper Season, Extending For Charters

By on June 8th, 2015 | Last updated: June 8, 2015 at 12:20 pm

Red snapper season was divided on June 1 into two recreational sectors: federal for-hire charter captains and private recreational fishermen. The season for recreational fisherman will be limited to 10 consecutive days, ending at 12:01 a.m. on June 11.

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Cedar Key Bridge Closing Causes Debate

By on June 5th, 2015 | Last updated: June 5, 2015 at 1:31 pm

A bridge in Cedar Key that acts as the local thoroughfare is closing down for maintenance. Residents are concerned that closure will affect the local economy.

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Patrons and Artists Pack Cedar Key for 51st Annual Fine Arts Festival

By on March 30th, 2015 | Last updated: March 30, 2015 at 6:33 pm

Cedar Key held its 51st annual Cedar Key Fine Arts Festival this past Saturday and Sunday, and experienced a large turnout from supporting counties and out-of-state visitors. The Festival showcased a number of different arts including jewelry, photography, wood making, and mixed media.

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Cedar Key School’s Future Farmers Of America Chapter Fights Local Hunger

By on November 11th, 2014 | Last updated: November 11, 2014 at 5:37 pm

Students from Cedar Key School, a public K-12 school, vow to fight hunger in Levy County by cultivating land at the school to provide fresh, healthy food. The school donated 7,000 pounds of fresh food to the Cedar Key United Methodist Church Food Pantry.

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City Of Live Oak Plans To Create City Manager Position

By on February 27th, 2014 | Last updated: February 28, 2014 at 12:12 am

The city of Live Oak is looking to change the city administrator position to a city manager, which is hasn’t had since 1878.

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Cedar Key Fisherman Prepares For Stone Crab Season

By on October 15th, 2013 | Last updated: October 16, 2013 at 4:04 pm

Today marks the first day of stone crab season, and Cedar Key fisherman Bud Collins prepares his boat for the season. Though last year was a poor year for stone crabs, he hopes this season will be better.

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Cedar Key Oyster Market Crippled by High Salinity Levels

By on October 4th, 2013 | Last updated: November 27, 2013 at 9:50 am

(Photo credit: Jessica.James / Flickr)
Due to increased salinity levels, Cedar Key’s oyster production has suffered.

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Cedar Key holds annual art festival over weekend

By on April 12th, 2013 | Last updated: April 12, 2013 at 6:17 pm

The 49th Annual Old Florida Celebration of the Arts will be Saturday and Sunday in Cedar Key where visitors can see art by over 160 artists.

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Memorial service to be held in Gainesville for Christian Aguilar

By on October 15th, 2012 | Last updated: October 16, 2012 at 3:29 pm

There will be a memorial service tonight at 7 p.m. for missing UF student Christian Aguilar at St. Augustine Catholic Church.

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Florida oyster fisheries experiencing above-average losses this season

By on October 10th, 2012 | Last updated: June 13, 2013 at 11:35 am

Florida oyster farmers have had a lack of crop this fishing season and oysters are affecting many jobs and businesses in the industry. Gov. Rick Scott has caught onto the problem and has asked for help from federal authorities. Meanwhile, business owners such as those in Cedar Key are suffering losses.

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