News Stories

Rose Bellamy has spent most of her career giving back to the community, and when she recently faced a life-changing challenge, it was the volunteer community that stepped up for her. 

Local state parks are looking for new management after the previous park manager resigned to assume the park manager position of two state parks in a neighboring county.

Thirteen high school students will get a glimpse of their futures in the medical field this summer, participating in the third annual Putnam Community Medical Center Junior Volunteer program.


Once again, Small States has arrived for various Babe Ruth baseball teams in the area.

For Melrose, it’s a ritual.

The Ka’Tia Seymour Summer Road Trip has hit a snag.

But don’t feel sorry for her. She doesn’t.

You didn’t need a ticket to get into Bill Tuten’s memorial service last Saturday.


Peggy Jean DeMary, 83, of Salt Springs, passed away June 21, 2016.

Idella Elizabeth Chase King, 85, of Palatka, passed away Friday, June 24, 2016, at Putnam Community Medical Center following an extended illness.

Georgiana Susan Frick, 97, of Palatka, passed away Friday, June 24, 2016, at Haven Hospice Roberts Care Center following an extended illness.

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