Tag Archives: Levy County

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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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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