Burn Ban

Jefferson County placed under burn ban Ashley Hunter ECB Publishing, Inc. As fires rage across the Florida Panhandle due to dry weather conditions and hot temperatures, Jefferson County Emergency Management (JCEM) has placed Jefferson County under a temporary emergency burn…

NextEra announces open house

Lazaro Aleman ECB Publishing, Inc. NextEra, the company behind the high-voltage transmission line that is slated to cross Jefferson and Leon counties, will hold an open house on the controversial project next week. The event is scheduled for 3-8 p.m.…

Will your bill be higher?

Duke Energy and Tri-County Electric say no to raising electric rates after Hurricane Michael Ashley Hunter ECB Publishing, Inc. Several hundred Florida Panhandle residents will once more be feeling the impact of October 2018’s Hurricane Michael, as Gulf Power (which…

Watermelon pageants this Saturday

Emerald G. Parsons ECB Publishing, Inc. Jefferson County’s children and sophisticated young ladies will take the stage this Saturday, June 1, for a chance to become part of Jefferson County’s next “royal family.” The “Baby to Junior Miss” pageant will…

Student loan debt paid in full

Debbie Snapp ECB Publishing, Inc. Johnnie L. Morris, III, graduated from Morehouse College, Atlanta, Ga., earlier this month, with 400+ other excited and hard working students. He completed four years, walking across the stage for a final time with his…