Tag Archives: Levy County news

Regional workforce connection cautions against job ad fraud

By on October 25th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 3:57 pm

Getting a job just got trickier. The Workforce Connection of Citrus, Levy and Marion Counties is now warning jobseekers to stay alert for scams using the names of legitimate businesses and organizations. Workforce Connection CEO Rusty Skinner said the regional […]

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Eyes on Adena over water request controversy

By on October 9th, 2012 | Last updated: October 11, 2012 at 8:41 am

Locals spoke out Tuesday against the amount of water requested by a billionaire-backed farm expanding throughout North Central Florida.

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Levy County emergency official to make Letterman appearance

By on September 13th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 1:53 pm

He was the 2012 recipient of the Steve Martin Prize for Excellence in Banjo and Bluegrass

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Area school buses clear of stalling problem

By on April 23rd, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 1:17 pm

The federal government is investigating a potential problem with school buses used across the nation.  Alachua County Public Schools Transportation Director Harrell Harrison says parents don’t have to worry about the school buses in the county. The model in question […]

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Lawmaker, utility talk about nuclear plant

By on February 15th, 2012 | Last updated: July 24, 2013 at 10:20 pm

Some critics claim Progress Energy’s proposed nuclear power plant in Levy County may not be built. WUFT-FM’s Donna Green-Townsend spoke with State Senator Mike Fasano about the potential future of the plant. Despite the senator’s complaints, Progress Energy says it […]

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Goethe Fire Still Burning

By on May 2nd, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 12:33 pm

The 700 acre Goethe State Forest fire in Levy county continues to burn, sending smoke and ash over Gainesville. Several crews with heavy equipment have been trying since last week to contain it, but so far no success and the […]

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