JROTC drill teams head to state

Ashley Hunter ECB Publishing, Inc. On Saturday, March 9, the Jefferson Somerset JROTC Tiger Battalion drill team traveled to Chipley, FL, to compete in the regional drills for Area 11, of which Jefferson County is included. In Florida, there are…

County audit… finds some discrepancies

Lazaro Aleman ECB Publishing, Inc. The county finally got its financial audit report for Fiscal Year 2016/2017 – months behind schedule and mostly bearing good tidings. “You’ve got an unqualified opinion,” accountant Chris Johnson, of Carr, Riggs and Ingram, told…

Reporter’s Corner:

Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month: Ozzy Ezekiel Boaz Hunter (or, “Ozzy” for short) is a vibrant, outgoing five-year-old little boy. On any given day, Ozzy is wearing his cowboy boots and leather “cowboy vest” while perched on the couch and watching…

Deb’s Notes

Happy Anniversary today to Hilda and Bobby Smith! The Wacissa United Methodist Church Women’s Ministry is hosting a Chili Dinner fundraiser at the church this evening, March 15 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. The cost of this chili with all…

Snippets in Time

March 15, 1858: After fighting American troops for almost 25 years, Billy Bowlegs, the Seminole chief who led the resistance to relocation in the Second and Third Seminole Wars, and his followers agree to go to Indian Territory (present-day Oklahoma).…