News Stories

Putnam County’s first charter school will see a change in leadership for the first time since its doors opened 13 years ago.

Putnam County residents won’t have to travel far for the latest breast cancer screening technology.

With the Fourth of July alling on Monday, many residents are preparing for a long weekend. 

Officials are also preparing with increased patrols on the water and highways.


Once again, St. Johns River State College is tapping into a rival Mid-Florida Conference program to find a new coach.

It just isn’t summer without a few high school coaching changes in the wind, though it is only a few this summer in Putnam County.

One Palatka Babe Ruth baseball team swings into state tournament action just up the road this morning.

Another is in state tournament competition in South Florida.


Elaine M. Reid, 95, of Palatka, passed away Thursday, June 30, 2016, at Putnam Community Medical Center in Palatka following a brief illness.

Kathy Lynn Baker, 50, of Interlachen, passed away Sunday, June 26, 2016, at UF Health in Gainesville following an extended illness.

Mr. Durean Carver, 85, of Palatka, passed away June 17, 2016, at Haven Hospice in Palatka.

He was born Oct. 12, 1930, to Mr. and Mrs. William S. and Betty M. Carver in Lafayette, Tenn.

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