Jefferson County DA launches new human trafficking unit
Using what they hope to be new, proactive techniques to identify victims and perpetrators of child sex trafficking, the 1st Judicial District Attorney's Office announced Tuesday the creation of a new human trafficking unit.
Jefferson County Firemanās Association to disband
By: Deven Clarke BROOKVILLE, Pa. -- An organization that has spent nearly the last 60 years working to better local fire companies in Jefferson County will have to shut down. The secretary treasurer who has been a member of the Jefferson County Fireman?s Association for more than 25 years said disbanding the organization, will be like disbanding a family, but there just aren?t enough members to ...
Jefferson Parish code sweep yields 40 violations on West Bank
Jefferson Parish code inspectors found 40 violations in a Jan. 22 sweep through Council District 2 in Harvey, according to a parish administration press release. The citations were for "various violations, including structures in disrepair, high grass and weeds, and...
Hornets beat Timberwolves 105-80 in Jefferson's return
It's been a long time since Al Jefferson has come off the bench in an NBA game. Jefferson returned from a groin injury, scoring eight points and pulling down five rebounds as the Charlotte Hornets defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves 105-80. It's the first time since Dec. 4, 2006 - a span of 544 games - that Jefferson didn't start in a game in which he played. ''Before I started starting all of ...
Recruit breakdown: DE CeCe Jefferson
What he brings: CeCe Jefferson possesses a nice blend of size and athleticism that can allow him to be a disruptive and versatile front-seven defender. This is a prospect with very good height, bulk, and strength at this stage, and coupled with his first-step quickness and range he can create problems as both a run defender and pass-rusher. A physical player, he has the size and strength to set ...
Hornets' Jefferson returning to action vs. Timberwolves
Charlotte Hornets coach Steve Clifford said center Al Jefferson has been cleared by doctors and will play against the Minnesota Timberwolves. Jefferson has missed the past nine games with a groin injury and was expected to be out at least another week. Clifford said Jefferson would play in a reserve role for now behind Bismack Biyombo and see about 14-16 minutes of action. Clifford said ideally ...
Jefferson Parish Schools offers registration information sessions
Parents and guardians will not want to miss the Jefferson Parish Public School System's information sessions on the pre-kindergarten registration process and guidelines for 2015 -2016 school year. Two sessions will be held. The first will be on Feb. 9...
Bergan '15 Named Jefferson Prize Winner
Will Bergan '15 got hooked on physics in middle school. He's done research at two of the world's premier high-energy physics installations and is the recipient of the Thomas Jefferson Prize in Natural Philosophy, William & Mary's top honor for science and mathematics undergraduates.
Jefferson Co. to include 'In God We Trust' in emblem
According to the resolution approved by commissioners, "Jefferson County desires to display this patriotic motto in the County Commissioners Courtroom as a way to solemnize public occasions and express confidence in our society," the resolution stated.
Jefferson City ?shines on? at annual chamber gala
Jefferson City business and community leaders capped an exciting week by celebrating its members? positive contributions and achievements Friday night at the annual Chamber of Commerce Gala.