News Stories

It was no secret Putnam County employees were unhappy with the proposed insurance rates for the upcoming fiscal year.

The much ballyhooed fire assessment fee implemented a year ago might lead to another city of Palatka millage decrease, according to city documents and Palatka Finance Director Matt Reynolds.

The deadline to register to vote in next month’s primary is less than a week away, and the local elections chief is urging Putnam residents to make sure not to miss it. 

Sports

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.

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aturday’s Tracy Brown Memorial Tournament brought a full house to the Municipal Course, there in memory of a friend and to raise money for a great cause.

Bryant Oxendine can proudly show off the plaques he earned as a Palatka PAL league youth basketball coach over a decade ago.

Obituaries

Danny Edward Lawrence, 65, of Hawthorne, passed away Saturday, July 23, 2016, at his residence following a brief illness.

Casimir Joseph Piwowarski Jr., 69 of Welaka, passed away suddenly at his home July 25, 2016.

Keven Aubrey Walker, 53, of Pomona Park, passed away Sunday, July 24, 2016, at UF Health following a brief illness.

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