Putnam County School District board members and district staff conducted a sprawling, two-hour meeting Monday to discuss school security.
Thanks to the assistance from a frequent Jacksonville-based partner, Putnam County Animal Control recently transported more than 20 dogs to be spayed and neutered.
Authorities said two children walked away from their Palatka residence Monday morning, prompting a massive search that included multiple law enforcement agencies, bloodhounds and a helicopter.
U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson visited Palatka briefly Monday morning, stopping at the St. Johns River Center and explaining to invited guests he hopes to continue helping Palatka and Putnam County.
Georgia-Pacific’s paper mill and Seminole Electric Cooperative’s power plant exceeded environmental permit limits for dumping in the St. Johns River, according to an Environment Florida report.