Tag Archives: Levy County

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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Hearing discusses nuclear plant licenses

By on October 30th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 3:48 pm

A nuclear power plant license will be the discussion of a hearing Wednesday after two advocacy groups have contested the licenses. An expert review board will review the arguments and previous reviews of the application for nuclear reactor licenses.

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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 awaits power plant license as Florida’s Supreme Court reviews Florida’s Energy Act

By on October 8th, 2012 | Last updated: October 22, 2012 at 11:04 am

As a law allowing utilities to charge customers in advance for the construction of nuclear power plants is under review, the Levy County waits for approval from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for a license to build a nuclear power plant.

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Williston residents, visitors celebrate peanuts during festival

By on October 5th, 2012 | Last updated: February 6, 2013 at 2:12 pm

More than 9,000 people visit Williston on the first Saturday in October because of one small snack: the peanut. The annual Williston Peanut Festival, which will be held Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., has attracted visitors from across […]

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