Tropical Storm Colin, the first tropical activity to occur since the beginning of this year’s hurricane season, made landfall Monday, threatening Putnam and nearby counties.
The St. Johns River Water Management District has a unique group of firefighters helping to conduct prescribed fires on its conservation lands.
The Palatka High School commencement ceremony program listed the names of 258 students graduating Friday evening, but the ceremony itself proved the class of 2016 was more than 258 names.
Putnam County School District board members will consider new school opening and closing times for the 2016-2017 school year Tuesday.
The Putnam County Animal Control adoption center in Palatka will be closed for the summer and possibly longer, but county officials said the closure is only temporary.