Rainfall in Suwannee region down in June

  Lazaro Aleman ECB Publishing, Inc. Rainfall across the Suwannee River Water Management District (SRWMD) was 5.33 inches in June, “about an inch less than the long-term average of 6.39 inches.” So reports the SRWMD’s latest hydrologic conditions report. Jefferson…

Honors continue for Deputy Chris Smith

Amber Houston ECB Publishing, Inc. Post-humous honors continue to be bestowed upon Leon County Sheriff’s Deputy and Monticello local, Deputy Christopher “Tater” Smith. The most recent among these is the Law Enforcement Officer of the Year Award 2015 at the…

Neighborhood feud leads to arrest

A set of neighbors were at the heart of an arrest on July 14, when Lakeshia Demitra Dawson, 25 of Monticello, was arrested for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and simple battery. According to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office,…

Conley elected chair of regional consortium

  Lazaro Aleman ECB Publishing, Inc. Although not quite “the coronation” that some may have wished, the elevation of Jefferson County Economic Development Director Julie Conley to the chairmanship of the North Florida Economic Development Partnership (NFEDP) represents a singular…