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Dr. Iftikhar Ahmad’s brown stethoscope around his neck resembles a question mark when he leans his elbow on a counter to intently ponder his remarkable 47-year career in Palatka.

There are some familiar names in the list of 26 applicants who applied to be the new deputy county administrator, including a handful of county employees and the city of Palatka’s highest-ranking e

Health officials on Friday confirmed influenza outbreaks at two Putnam County agencies that take care of elderly residents.


The Interlachen High School boys basketball team stayed out of foul trouble Friday night. Point guard Alex Dubois stayed away from getting hurt again.

Dominic Piscitello will retire as Putnam County’s winningest girls soccer coach, sitting at 87 career victories.

Of those 87 victories, very few have come against St. Johns County teams.

The 2017-18 version of the Palatka High School boys soccer team has matched the previous best win total in program history.


Kenneth William Floyd Sr., 52, of St. Augustine, entered the sunset of life Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, at his residence surrounded by his loving family.

Vance L. Floyd Jr., of Palatka, passed Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, at Haven Hospice after an extended illness.

Joyce Evelyn Goodridge, 89, of Palm Coast, entered the sunset of life Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, at Grand Oaks Health and Rehabilitation Center, Palm Coast.