Watermelon Pageant slated for June 1

Emerald G. Parsons ECB Publishing, Inc. The Monticello-Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that this year’s Watermelon Festival Pageants will be held on June 1, at the First United Methodist Church, located on 325 W. Walnut St.,…

Car vs. School bus

Ashley Hunter ECB Publishing, Inc. An Aucilla Christian Academy (ACA) school bus was involved in a traffic collision on Friday, April 5. At around 2:40 p.m., the Jefferson County Fire Rescue (JCFR) received a call regarding an ACA bus that…

Second week second bust

Ashley Hunter ECB Publishing, Inc. An investigation conducted by the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office (JCSO) was concluded on Thursday, March 28, by investigators of the agency. Armed with a search warrant, Investigators Matthews and Burrus conducted a search of a…

Four teens vandalize JES

Ashley Hunter ECB Publishing, Inc. The Jefferson Elementary School (JES) has long been a hot-button topic around the county since the Jefferson County School Board chose to lease out the derelict school building to 11th Episcopal District of the African…