Repaving on the way

Pearl Street slated for repaving Lazaro Aleman ECB Publishing, Inc. It’s nowhere near imminent, but one of Monticello’s worst street is set for repaving later this year or early next year at the latest. The street is Pearl, which is…

Reporter’s Corner:

In defense of small-town news I hear it more frequently than you’d imagine – in doctor’s offices, from family friends I’ve known for years, even professionals in other fields. It’s definitely a joke, purely jest on their part, but it…

Rodger A. Miles

Rodger A. Miles, age 82, of Carrollton, GA and Monticello, FL, passed away Feb. 11, 2019. He was born Aug. 12, 1936 in Bowdon, GA, son of the late Robert Newman “RN” Miles and Nellie Robinson Miles. He received his…

Thomas A. Pertierra

Thomas A. Pertierra, 68, passed away on Monday, Feb. 4, 2019. Tom and his devoted wife of 46 years, Betsy, moved to Greenville, FL, from Orlando in 1999. Tom was a successful business owner representing Garrett Metal Detectors Security Division…

Crime Beat

Larosa Alexis Gaskin, 19, of Ocala, FL; arrested Saturday, Feb. 9; charged with possession of marijuana less than 20 grams, and tampering with or fabricating physical evidence. Bond set at $1,000. Released following day. Joshua Lorin Cruce, 35, of Perry,…