Put the phone down

Gov. DeSantis signs texting and driving bill Ashley Hunter ECB Publishing, Inc. There’s a new law on the streets, one that Florida drivers may have to pay fines of $30-$100 should they break. On Friday, May 17, Governor Ron DeSantis…

NextEra executive provides answers

Lazaro Aleman ECB Publishing, Inc. Timothy Bryant, the senior manager of external affairs for new development at NextEra Florida Renewables, came before the Jefferson County Commission last week both to provide information and answer questions about the high-voltage transmission line…

From the Pulpit…

A pair of what? A Paraprosdokian is not two Prosdokians nor is it one of the lost books of the Bible. It took me a while to be able to pronounce it, much more to figure out what it was.…

Fire destroys Tillman Funeral Home

Ashley Hunter ECB Publishing, Inc. The morning of Friday, May 10, began with smoke and ash as firefighters from the Jefferson County Fire Rescue (JCFR) and the Monticello Volunteer Fire Department (MCFD) attempted to save one of Monticello’s funeral parlors.…