Tag Archives: Levy County

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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Proposed Levy county nuclear plant moves forward

By on September 12th, 2012 | Last updated: September 19, 2012 at 11:46 am

Duke Energy is planning to move forward with its effort to build a $24-billion nuclear plant in Levy County. The announcement on Monday came as a surprise to many who heard Jim Rogers, chief executive officer of Duke Energy, speak [...]

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Smokey driving conditions in Lafayette and Levy Counties

By on September 4th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:49 pm

Burning brush in Lafeyette and Levy counties cause smoke issues on Florida roads.

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NRC says no more nuclear licenses…for now

By on August 10th, 2012 | Last updated: July 9, 2013 at 12:09 pm

The nuclear energy plant planned to be constructed in Levy County has been getting mixed reviews ever since it was proposed. A new decision from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission is bringing this plant back into question. As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s [...]

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Levy County makes improvements in 911 system

By on August 8th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 1:55 pm

A new approach to 911 may help emergency response officials gather information more effectively. The new service uses an online profile to store your personal information.  

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Levy County authorities try for “clean sweep”

By on August 3rd, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 3:30 pm

Levy County and the Williston area have amped up their fight on drug crimes. Florida’s 89.1  WUFT-FM’s Stephanie Denardo reports on how one successful operation has led to multiple arrests and what authorities hope are safer streets.

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Guardian ad litem program advocates can now transport children

By on July 10th, 2012 | Last updated: December 7, 2012 at 9:43 pm

The Guardian ad litem program’s trained volunteer advocates are now eligible to transport the abused and neglected children they serve through Florida’s foster care system. Circuit Dirctor for the eigth judicial circuit Guardian ad Litem Paul Crawford says the transportation [...]

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Workforce job fair rescheduled

By on June 28th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 1:49 pm

From Workforce Connection Workforce Connection’s Job Fair which was postponed due to the threat of Tropical Storm Debby has been rescheduled for Thursday, July 19. The job fair is open at no charge to anyone looking for work in Citrus, [...]

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