News Stories

EAST PALATKA — A 29-year-old woman was injured early Saturday morning near a gas station at the corner of State Road 207 and U.S. 17, according to the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office. 

Putnam County School District board members on Thursday honored 23 high school students who have earned industry certifications. 

A James A. Long Elementary School fourth-grader is planning an event to bring awareness to her health condition and hopes it can influence others to make healthy choices. 

Sports

Palatka High School boys basketball coach Bryant Oxendine saw Friday night’s opponent, Brooksville Nature Coast, on film in three different games this year.

INTERLACHEN – In a game of give and take, the Interlachen Rams were willing takers.

Gisselle Servin’s squeeze bunt brought in Taylor Cummings with the go-ahead run in the bottom of the sixth inning and the Crescent City High School softball team held on for a 2-1 victory over visi

Obituaries

Azalea bushes throughout the county have begun to bloom, which means one thing: The annual Florida Azalea Festival in Palatka will soon occur. 

Betty R. Long, 88, of Palatka, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017, at Vintage Care Senior Living in Palatka following an extended illness.

Patricia Jane Appleby, 63, of St. Augustine, transitioned from this life Feb. 25, 2017, at Bailey Hospice Center.

Coleman’s Mortuary will be announcing her celebration of life.

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