Democrat Tim Smith won his bid for re-election as clerk of court and comptroller by a wide margin during Tuesday’s election, defeating Independent Doug McClure.
It may have been short notice, but former President Bill Clinton’s visit to Palatka ignited a burst of enthusiasm local officials hope will lead to a larger turnout in today’s election.
For the first time since 2008, a Putnam County resident will serve in the state Legislature.
Students looking for a more rigorous educational program as they complete their elementary studies are staying put at Melrose Elementary School, which offers a unique sixth-grade honors class.
St. Johns River State College President Joe Pickens is looking for solutions to boost enrollment at the college’s Palatka campus, and he’s starting at home.