elginjones.gifMIAMI _ South Florida Times investigative reporter Elgin Jones won three journalism awards  on Saturday at the South Florida Black Journalists Association’s annual awards and scholarship reception.

Jones won awards in every category in which his work was entered, including the Breaking News category for his scoop on the fact that the Angela Savage murder was solved in Deerfield Beach, in the Enterprise category for his coverage of the Broward Black Elected Officials, Inc. and in the Community Impact category for his coverage of the “Sickness in the Soil’’ series on soil contamination in the Durrs neighborhood of Fort Lauderdale.

Brad Bennett, the newspaper’s executive editor, was named a finalist in the Commentary category for a collection of columns on black men.

The awards were presented at the Lyric Theater in Miami’s Overtown district.