Woman sentenced to two years

Lazaro Aleman ECB Publishing, Inc. A 27-year-old local woman charged with battery was sentenced to prison early last week. Ciara Yvette Lee, of Monticello, plead no contest to aggravated battery with a deadly weapon in court on Monday morning, Jan.…

New mayor named

Lazaro Aleman, ECB Publishing, Inc. Monticello has a new mayor and vice mayor. The first is Councilman John Jones, now Mayor John Jones; and the second is Councilman George Evans, now Vice Mayor George Evans. The change occurred at the…

Victim identified in fatal shooting

LAZARO ALEMAN, ECB Publishing The Monticello Police Department (MPD) on Tuesday afternoon identified the victim in Monday’s night fatal shooting in the city. He is 42-year-old Monticello resident Antreval Green, whose body remained at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital on Tuesday awaiting…

Fatal shooting

Lazaro Aleman, ECB Publishing Local and state law-enforcement agencies are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred in the city late Monday night, Jan. 15. Monticello Police Department (MPD) Chief Fred Mosley reports that his officers responded to a complaint of…

Boots VA clinic hopeful

Lazaro Aleman ECB Publishing, Inc The Jefferson County Commission last week adopted a resolution supporting a bill introduced by Florida’s two US senators to rename the Veterans Affairs Health Care Center on Orange Avenue in Tallahassee the Sgt. Ernest “Boots”…