Tag Archives: Levy County

In the News: Williston shooting, Tebow restaurant investment, Session closing, Prague explosion

By on April 29th, 2013 | Last updated: April 29, 2013 at 10:06 am

1 dead, 4 wounded in shooting at Williston gathering – A shooting at the Levy County Crab Festival left one man dead and four people wounded. The shooting occurred around 8 p.m. Saturday, and there were no suspects in custody [...]

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April 11, 2013: Morning News in 90

By on April 11th, 2013 | Last updated: April 11, 2013 at 2:35 pm

A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida: car-train accident, Levy County man arrested, smoke-free UF, Internet cafe bill, Home Depot shopper.

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In the News: Cold weather affects spring breakers, Levy County nuclear plant moves forward, Gov. Rick Scott demands investigation, Supreme Court hears same-sex marriage arguments

By on March 27th, 2013 | Last updated: March 27, 2013 at 11:40 am

Cold weather leaves beaches empty during spring break, Levy County nuclear power plant plans continue forward, Gov. Rick Scott requests an investigation on the “Jesus”-stomping incident at Florida Atlantic University and the Supreme Court continues to hear arguments regarding the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act.

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Job fair to help Citrus County’s unemployed

By and on March 26th, 2013 | Last updated: March 26, 2013 at 5:17 pm

Workforce Connection of Citrus, Levy and Marion counties will host a job fair Wednesday at the College of Central Florida. The event is will provide job seekers with networking and employment opportunities.

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First female Gilchrist County judge sworn in Friday

By on March 15th, 2013 | Last updated: March 15, 2013 at 5:50 pm

Sheree H. Lancaster was elected on Aug. 14 and took office on Jan. 8. She has lived in Gilchrist County since 1982 and has practiced law since 1986.

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Baby found in motel room during methamphetamine bust

By on March 11th, 2013 | Last updated: March 11, 2013 at 5:48 pm

A woman and two men were found in a Levy County Motel by the Sheriff’s Office Drug Task Force with supplies to manufacture methamphetamine.

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Florida schools to receive extra $134 million for improved student performances

By on February 26th, 2013 | Last updated: February 26, 2013 at 5:43 pm

This year, Florida schools will receive $134.6 million in performance-related funds, with $2,139,922 of that going to schools in the Gainesville area.

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Crystal River’s nuclear plant retires, but Progress Energy is not leaving

By on February 5th, 2013 | Last updated: February 5, 2013 at 5:40 pm

Duke Energy is closing its Crystal River Nuclear Plant after a crack in one of its buildings was discovered in 2009.

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In the News: 9/11 case uncensored, Hagel hearing, Death Row, Scott’s budget, Levy Co. murder

By on January 31st, 2013 | Last updated: February 4, 2013 at 5:11 pm

9/11 Judge Orders End to Outside Government Censors – NYTimes.com – The military judge overseeing the prosecution of five detainees accused of aiding in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks ordered on Thursday that the government disconnect technology that allows censoring [...]

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Progress Energy receives approval for construction cost charges

By on November 28th, 2012 | Last updated: May 16, 2013 at 7:49 pm

Though recently approved to up-charge customers to finance nuclear plant repairs and construction, a spokesman for Progress Energy assures customers that their bills will not cost more, but actually less.

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