Tag Archives: Williston

Old Williston Gravesite Complicates New Middle/High School Construction

By on February 14th, 2014 | Last updated: February 14, 2014 at 6:43 pm

Levy County School District (LCSB) officials expect to begin building a new middle/high school this summer if current complications are resolved. School district officials say they have been working on receiving approval from the Department of Education and funding from the Florida [...]

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A Bark Sweeter Than The Bite: Man’s Best Friend Aids Veterans

By on December 16th, 2013 | Last updated: December 10, 2013 at 2:16 pm

The Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs organization held its third annual Passing of the Leash event, where disabled owners are officially paired with a service dog to help them with their specific needs.

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Williston Farm Puts On Train-Themed Carnival for Halloween

By on November 1st, 2013 | Last updated: November 1, 2013 at 3:06 pm

A local Williston family is putting on a train-themed event for visitors during the Halloween weekend. The farm provides a place for families to bond and grow closer while riding on the Kirby’s private railroad.

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Elephant Attack Leads to Williston Ranch Investigation

By on October 20th, 2013 | Last updated: October 21, 2013 at 9:18 pm

An elephant attack that left the victim hospitalized is prompting the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission to investigate Two Tails Ranch in Williston.

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In the News: Arrest made in festival shootings, Rubio to speak at Reagan Day Dinner, Tony nominations announced

By on April 30th, 2013 | Last updated: April 30, 2013 at 1:32 pm

Arrest made in Williston Crab Festival shootings – Devonte Ocasio, 19, was arrested Monday morning for his involvement in the shooting of five people who attended Saturday night’s Crab Festival. Authorities arrested him on one count of attempted murder and [...]

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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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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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Gainesville car club to host show Saturday

By on September 7th, 2012 | Last updated: September 11, 2012 at 2:20 pm

Gainesville car club “Street Rods” is hosting its monthly car show Saturday night and welcomes anyone who wants to learn more about cars.

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Derby winner trained in Williston

By on May 8th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 4:14 pm

The last few days have been busy and exciting for Eisaman Equine in Williston.  That operation broke and did the initial training for Kentucky Derby winner I’ll Have Another.  Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Chip Skambis reports on the training that helped [...]

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