Emerald’s Gem Box…

Integrity Integrity, according to Dictionary.com means, “adherence to moral and ethical principles; soundness of moral character; honesty.” What is integrity? It is the quality of being honest and having strong moral principles. It is generally a personal choice to uphold…

Emeralds Gem Box

Do Politics bring out the worst in people or do politics bring out the “real” in people? Political Season……. Most of us can’t wait to see it get over! Even those that are running for office seem to anticipate the…

Emerald’s Gem Box…

Let’s Hold Them Accountable In the Wednesday, June 20, Monticello News we published a front-page story entitled “Watermelon Festival vs Jefferson County School Board.” Within that story it stated how the Watermelon Festival was told that they had to rent…

Deb’s Notes

****Happy Anniversary today to Walt and Joan Moehle! I wish you many, many more! ****Jefferson Somerset Volleyball Coach Alesha Dunlap mentions the start of the school’s Summer Day Camps/Clinics. The first camp was held this past week. The next camp…

Employment Matters

Pending grads of all types; college, trade, tech and yes even high school. Since February I’ve been sharing information about what to expect and how to prepare for those post-grad job interviews you’re about to have. In fact in my…

Deb’s Notes

****The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 49 will hold a Yard Sale fundraiser on Saturday, May 5 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Otto Walker Post 49, at 1065 South Water Street. There is lots and lots to choose…