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With debris, flooding and sunken boats since Hurricane Irma on the St.

After almost three months of pulling double duty, County Attorney Stacey Manning is stepping away from being interim county administrator to make room for the permanent administrator.

Leroy Fredrick “Lee” Wright Jr., 65, of San Mateo, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017, at his home from natural causes.

Sports

INTERLACHEN – One head coach left Thompson-Baker Stadium Friday night relieved that turnovers didn’t cost him the game.

It was a mismatch.

Except the team that seemed en route to being overwhelmed, ended up winning the game going away.

PALM COAST – Fatigue, limited preparation time and injuries caught up with the Palatka High School football team Friday.

That and an opponent that was rested and ready.

Obituaries

Quilla “Buddy” Elkins, 60, of Palatka, entered the sunset of life Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, at Orlando VA Medical Center.

Celebration of life for Antoinette Cassandra Mitchell, 50, of San Mateo, a resident of Hawthorne, will be 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 24 at the Light House Miracle Deliverance Church, 405 S. Summit Ave.

Odell Strickland Clegg, who volunteered much of her time on this earth to spreading the gospel through music and teaching, joined her Creator at age 87.