Local/State crime rates

Lazaro Aleman, ECB Publishing, Inc. The Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) last week released its Uniform Crime Report for 2017, an annual compilation of arrest and offense data from the countless law-enforcement agencies across the state and showing, as…

Cybersecurity is issue in coming elections

Lazaro Aleman ECB Publishing, Inc. Jefferson County Elections Supervisor Marty Bishop was unable to attend the recent four-day convention of the Florida State Association of Supervisors of Elections in South Florida, where the topic of cybersecurity was a high priority.…

Shooting: One dead; one injured

Lazaro Aleman, ECB Publishing, Inc. The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office (JCSO) was still investigating, as of Monday, a weekend shooting that left one man dead and another injured. The incident occurred at approximately 1:30 a.m., on Sunday, June 3, at…

Man killed in shooting

Lazaro Aleman, ECB Publishing, Inc. The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office (JCSO) is investigating a weekend shooting that left one man dead and another injured. The incident occurred at approximately 1:46 a.m. Sunday, June 3, at the MLK Center just outside…

Hurricane season is here

Lazaro Aleman, ECB Publishing, Inc. If this week’s pre-season Tropical Storm Alberto and the daily deluges aren’t enough of an indicator that the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season may prove a doozy, NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center just released its latest forecast,…