Jefferson County Newswire

Jefferson County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Jefferson County, FL.

Results 1 - 20 of 103 in Jefferson County, FL

  1. The Charm of Downtown MonticelloRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | WTXL

    Jefferson County, also known as the "Keystone County," is a region with a small-town feel and a rich history -- and at the heart of it all, Monticello -- a national Main Street community. If you head to downtown Monticello, you're probably going to spot the Jefferson County Courthouse, which sits smack-dab in the heart of the city -- where Jefferson and Washington streets intersect.


  2. Monticello man dies in Madison County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Greene Publishing, Inc.

    Father's Day ended tragically for one Jefferson County man during the course of a fatal accident.


  3. Looking at Jefferson County's Past and PresentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | WTXL

    It's the only county in Florida that has no traffic lights, and the only county that shares a border with both Georgia and the Gulf of Mexico. Named after Thomas Jefferson a year after his death, the Jefferson County was officially formed in 1827.


  4. Eye on Jefferson: Conservation Futures funding requests to be reviewed MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 19 | Peninsula Daily News

    The three Jefferson County commissioners will hear Conservation Futures funding recommendations when they meet Monday. The Conservation Futures Citizen Oversight Committee has approved four requests and will present information on them at 10 a.m., after the commissioners' meeting begins at 9 a.m., in chambers at the Jefferson County Courthouse, 1820 Jefferson St., Port Townsend.


  5. Bear evades police in ColoradoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    It was a hot Thursday afternoon, so it's understandable a bear might want to take a stroll through a nice neighborhood in Jefferson County. Then, afternoon delight happened: A bear appeared in the same neighborhood around 1 p.m. It is unclear at this time whether it is the same bear that was spotted Thursday morning.


  6. Jefferson County still considering options for failing West End roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 8 | Peninsula Daily News

    The Jefferson County commissioners are as yet undecided about the repair of Undi Road as the deadline to finish the work this year is approaching. The 0.8-mile stretch on a remote area of the north bank of the Bogachiel River in West Jefferson County was severely damaged during fall and winter storms and has been reduced to one barely navigable lane, cutting access for five people.


  7. April showers soak Suwannee regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 7 | Greene Publishing, Inc.

    ... River Water Management District's (SRWMD) latest report. For the second time in as many months, Jefferson County in April received more rain than any other county in the Suwannee River Water Management District (SRWMD). "Jefferson County led ...


  8. Suspect in Robert's death moved to new jail in GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 4 | St. Augustine Record

    Steven James Murray, the man accused of killing a FloriA da priest in April, has been transferred from the Burke County jail to a similar facility in neighboring Jefferson County, a jail employee confirmed Saturday. No reason was given, but Murray had been on suicide watch since Tuesday after trying to hang himself with a bed sheet, Burke Sheriff Greg Coursey said.


  9. Does Jeffco's new school board represent the "end of the strife?"Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 4 | Denver Post

    Protest sign in hand, Andrew Fields, 7, sits in a red wagon filled with petitions destined for the Jefferson County Courthouse in this 2015 file photo. Since the recall election, the strife on the board has lessened, parents and administrators say.


  10. Commissioners discuss agriculture buildingRead the original story

    May 24, 2016 | Greene Publishing, Inc.

    ... commissioners adopted the resolution regarding an emergency plan and approved an interlocal agreement with Jefferson County regarding Madison's building official working in Jefferson. The commissioners then approved the questions that the ...


  11. Local school districts receive mixed results in state testing for readingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | WCTV Tallahassee

    ... riend, and want to read, love to read, and be a lifelong reader." The numbers painted a different story for Jefferson County where only 30 percent of its students scored average or above.


  12. Remembering Richard J. MaysRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | Greene Publishing, Inc.

    ... in the Hickstown Church and also served briefly as a lay-preacher for the Elizabeth Baptist Church in Jefferson County between 1832 to 1834. Over the next couple of years, as baptist pastors and laymen acknowledged a need for fellowship and the ...


  13. Democratic Jefferson County judicial candidate claims illegal votes cast in April 12 runoffRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | Alabama Live

    A Jefferson County judge will hold a hearing Monday on a request by Linda Hall, a judicial candidate who lost in the April 12 Democratic Primary runoff, to have ballots unsealed so they can be inspected to bolster her claims that illegal votes were cast in the election. Hall on April 21 filed her notice of contest of election results with the Alabama Democratic Party.


  14. K-9 memorial completed in JeffersonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | Channel3000

    The names of seven K-9s that served communities in Jefferson County are now carved in stone as part of a memorial that sits in front of the Jefferson County Courthouse. The memorial includes a statue of a K-9 flanked by two stone pillars on which the names of K-9s that have died are carved.


  15. Jefferson vs. Madison flag football to be heldRead the original story

    May 10, 2016 | Greene Publishing, Inc.

    ... level in something that they like to do. Through various partnerships, Boyz to Kings has connected with Jefferson County men and women who are also extremely passionate about their community youth and decided to get more adults involved through ...


  16. NFCC Announces Spring 2016 Dean's Honor RollRead the original story

    May 10, 2016 | Greene Publishing, Inc.

    ... for academic achievement and named to the NFCC Dean's Honor Roll for Spring Term 2016 are: Jefferson County Carson D. Nennstiel and Kenoshica M. Parrish Lafayette County Katelyn C. Law, Taylor D. ...


  17. What's Up with Elevator?Read the original story

    May 10, 2016 | The Madison Courier

    The elevator at the Jefferson County Courthouse will be out of service Wednesday.


  18. Confederate Monument Plans Spark LawsuitRead the original story

    May 10, 2016 | Courthouse News Service

    ... that it would be held in storage until another site for it could be selected. But in a complaint filed in Jefferson County Circuit Court, Everett Corley, a GOP Congressional hopeful, and his co-plaintiffs, which include the Sons of Confederate ...


  19. GOP delegates say Trumpa s votersa pick Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | The Times

    ... The three alternates elected to attend the convention were William Helmich (Leon County), S. Curtis Kiser (Jefferson County) and James Wyckoff (Jackson County). Along with Banks, Franklin County committeeman Ned Pooser, and was among the 14 people ...


  20. Monticello Police Investigate Early Morning Shooting DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | WCTV Tallahassee

    Monticello Police Chief Fred Mosley says officers and Jefferson County deputies responded to a report of gunfire in the area of 1st Street and Park Avenue around 3:47 a.m. Wednesday. A deputy found a man at the scene and unsuccessfully attempted to resuscitate him, but the victim was later pronounced dead by Jefferson County Fire Rescue.