Tag Archives: Levy County

Prescribed Forest Burn To Affect Levy County Traffic

By and on January 27th, 2015 | Last updated: January 27, 2015 at 10:12 am

Multiple intersections in Levy County will be closed starting Tuesday due to a controlled burn at Goethe State Forest. The 10,000 acre burn is the largest in the forest’s history.

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A Piece Of Paper Could Get You Out Of A DUI Checkpoint

By on January 8th, 2015 | Last updated: January 8, 2015 at 5:23 pm

Discussion has sparked over driving under the influence checkpoint protocol after a Levy County officers allowed a man to continue driving though he never rolled down his window to interact with officers at a New Year’s Eve DUI checkpoint.

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Levy County Shooting 911 Call Released

By and on September 24th, 2014 | Last updated: September 24, 2014 at 4:49 pm

Levy County Sheriff’s Office released the 911 call of the man who they say shot his wife in the head yesterday. The victim called 911 after her husband, George Halleran, was drunk and fighting with her. While on the phone the dispatcher heard gun […]

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Woman Shot In Head While On Phone With 911

By on September 24th, 2014 | Last updated: September 24, 2014 at 11:15 am

A woman was shot while calling 911 to report her husband’s drunken, aggressive behavior. The woman, who was shot in the forehead by her husband with a .38-caliber handgun, survived.

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Two People Die in Levy County Home Fire

By on August 20th, 2014 | Last updated: August 20, 2014 at 6:08 pm

Local law enforcement and the State Fire Marshal’s Office are investigating a mobile home fire that occurred in Levy County early Wednesday morning.  Lt. Scott Tummond of Levy County Sheriff’s Office said the Bronson Fire Department responded to calls at […]

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Crime Down in Many North Central Florida Counties, According to FDLE Report

By on April 23rd, 2014 | Last updated: April 23, 2014 at 5:44 pm

Florida Department of Law Enforcement releases the 2013 Annual Unified Crime Report, which indicates a drop in crime in many North Central Florida counties.

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Phoenix Animal Rescue’s New Levy County Ranch to Rehabilitate Dogs

By on November 19th, 2013 | Last updated: November 20, 2013 at 3:34 pm

Gainesville’s Phoenix Animal Rescue expects to open a rehabilitative ranch for dogs in Levy County by the end of 2014.

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Emergency Helicopter Base Moves To Levy County, Allowing For Faster Response Times

By on November 19th, 2013 | Last updated: November 19, 2013 at 4:13 pm

Cross City helicopter base moves to Levy County to provide more medical support.

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Gainesville’s Young Drivers Pulled In Most Texting and Driving Tickets In First Month

By on November 7th, 2013 | Last updated: November 8, 2013 at 9:38 am

Gainesville Police issued 10 citations in the first month of Florida’s texting while driving ban. Drivers ages 18 to 25 have received more than half of the 10 citations, said Ben Tobias, Gainesville Police Department spokesperson.

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Chiefland Department Of Children And Families Will Close And Be Replaced By Website

By and on October 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: October 22, 2013 at 4:54 pm

The Department of Children and Families in Chiefland will close its doors on March 31, 2014.

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