News Stories

A Putnam County School District bus and at least one other vehicle were involved in a crash Friday near Browning-Pearce Elementary School in San Mateo. 

Local students will soon have the opportunity to gain exposure to the medical assistance field through a new St. Johns River State College program. 

Putnam County will soon be home to gourmet burgers, courtesy of a Palatka native chasing his culinary dreams. 


Can Palatka replace its leading rusher, passer and receiver (not to mention the people that blocked for them)?

It’s not often a baseball coach’s first reaction to a 9-0 victory is to offer an apology.

Peniel Baptist Academy ace softball pitcher Paige Bryan, still nursing a sore hip, was given a night off by coach


Jody Ann Wells Rakes, 62, of San Mateo, passed away suddenly and unexpectedly at her home from natural causes. 

Margaret F. Bunch, 94, of Piqua, Ohio, formerly of San Mateo, passed away Monday, April 15, 2019, at Upper Valley Medical Center in Troy, Ohio, after an extended illness. 

Ann Vickers Garvin, 69, of Palatka, entered the sunset of life Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at North Florida Regional Medical Center in Gainesville. 

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