News Stories

Already a leader in her class, a Palatka High School student is returning to school for her senior year after expanding her horizons at the Congress for Future Science and Technology Leaders. 

The usual debate and contention that’s usually a mainstay during Putnam County Landfill conversations were nowhere to be found earlier this week as local leaders agreed to decrease solid waste fees

Palatka city commissioners unanimously agreed to allow city staff to negotiate a deal with Heartz Golf LLC to operate the city-owned Palatka Golf Course and restaurant.


In February of 1966, Palatka’s prospects for its third baseball state championship in four years depended on whom you asked.

His age is still expressed in single digits, yet Chase Matott qualifies as a veteran in the world of motocross racing.

One of the nation’s best, too.

Given barely two weeks to find a new head football coach before the start of preseason practice, Interlachen High School athletic director Ron Whitehurst found one with a week to spare.


Deacon Eddie L. “Teddy Bear” Brown, 67, of Palatka, began his eternal life Friday, July 22, 2016, at Palatka Health Care.

Barbara Jean Austin Hampton, 77, of Crystal River, returned to her Heavenly Father on Monday, July 18, 2016, at Seven Rivers Regional Medical Center in Crystal River after a valiant fight against a

Gary Patrick Mims Sr., 46, of Palatka, former resident of Crescent City, entered the sunset of life Monday, July 25, 2016, at Putnam Community Medical Center in Palatka.

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