Meth Bust

Ashley Hunter ECB Publishing, Inc. On, Friday, March 15, deputies from the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office (JCSO) responded to a residence in Jefferson County in order to make an arrest on a man who was wanted in Leon County, for…

My View

The recent torrential rains forced worms and bugs in our lawn to the surface. Some hung around until the water subsided and some threw themselves onto the driveway or the sidewalks. All this wormy activity caused the birds in the…

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…

Fire destroys home

Ashley Hunter ECB Publishing, Inc. On Wednesday, March 6, Jefferson County Fire Rescue (JCFR) received a call from the county’s 911 dispatch informing first responders of a fire that was ablaze in a home located off East Washington Street. After…