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”…

Clerk of Court trial set

Lazaro Aleman ECB Publishing, Inc. The trial of Jefferson County Clerk of Court Kirk Reams is set for next week. Jury selection for the trial is scheduled to begin 9 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 10, with the trial to follow as…

Free fire detectors

Debbie Snapp ECB Publishing, Inc. The American Red Cross ‘sounds the alarm’ by donating free smoke detectors to area fire departments. Hear the Beep! Schedule your FREE smoke alarm installation today! Jefferson County Fire Rescue has received its free smoke…