Emerald’s Gem Box…

Matthew 5:21-22   Our preacher, Sunday morning, put the Bible verse up of Matthew 5:21-22, during Sunday morning worship. 21 Ye have heard that it was said of them of old time, Thou shalt not kill; and whosoever shall kill shall…

Wreck blocks traffic for hours

Ashley Hunter ECB Publishing, Inc. For over two hours, law enforcement officers and first responders of Jefferson County were involved in responding to a wreck that took place Sunday afternoon, on June 2. According to the report issued by the…

Changes at city hall

Steve Wingate to retire The Monticello City Council earlier this week honored City Manager Steve Wingate, preparatory to his retirement later this month. Wingate, whose last day will be Friday, June 28, received much praise and a bronze eagle on…

Deb’s Notes

Drop a note to: debbiesnapp@embarqmail.com Happy Birthday today to Ramsey Revell-Wheeler and Billie McClellan! Happy Anniversary today to Jill and Brad Richardson! Did you remember that yesterday, June 6 was D-Day, a day set-aside to reflect on our past? After…

Reporter’s Corner:

Where’d the coffee go? I start each morning off with my cup of coffee. While I’m getting ready for work, I place the tea/coffee kettle on the burner and let it almost whistle before tipping water into my pour-over dripper…

Ruby Virginia Harris Gray

Ruby Virginia Harris Gray was born on December 7, 1928 in Monticello, Fla., and went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, June 4, 2019. Mrs. Gray was a native of Jefferson County. She was of the Baptist Faith…

Aucilla honors students with highest GPA’s

Ashley Hunter ECB Publishing, Inc. At Aucilla Christian Academy’s secondary academic awards program, which was held on Friday, May 17, ACA students between the grades of sixth through twelfth were honored. Every grade recognized the students that had achieved the…