News Stories

WELAKA -- On Valentine’s Day, the Welaka Town Council swore in its newest police chief, the third to hold the position in less than a year.

The Putnam County Board of Commissioners earlier this week signed off on lease agreements with outlying municipalities to continue offering services in those areas. 

Putnam County School District Superintendent Rick Surrency said officials are looking at an “exit strategy” for First Coast Technical Center, but the college could continue to provide services in P

Sports

There are those moments you want to put into photos.

The Palatka High School track teams keep rolling along to success.

The trip to Douglas, Ga., is seldom simple for the St. Johns River State College baseball team.

Obituaries

The memorial service for Anita Jade “Jadie” Adkins, 79, of Palatka, who passed away Dec. 29, 2016, and Patricia “Petie” Gilbert, 57, of Hawthorne, who passed away Jan. 13, 2017, will begin 11 a.m.

Elizabeth Drescher, 89, of Satsuma, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017, at Florida Hospital in DeLand following a brief illness.

Timothy Wayne Slaughter, 58, of Palm Coast, passed away Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, at Florida Hospital Hospice Care in Palm Coast following an extended illness.

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