News Stories

The thick, vibrant smell of fried chicken and collard greens floated among the books and computers of Melrose library on Friday.

A potentially explosive discovery was made at a local business Wednesday when employees found a suspicious item resembling a grenade.

A motorist was taken to the hospital Wednesday afternoon after a crash involving a sedan and a school bus full of children leaving Browning-Pearce Elementary School.

The Palatka Young Professionals met Wednesday to discuss developments in planning the Blue Crab Festival and how this year’s event may differ from past festivals.

Sports

No one seems sure how strong the strongest of Palatka’s bigger weightlifters might be.

At this point of the season – and as pointed out immediately by Bryant Oxendine – there are no words needed as mot

The bats came out for the Interlachen High School softball team Tuesday night in its opening game of the season.

Obituaries

Jeanelle Pittman Bester, 83, of Interlachen, passed from this life Monday, Feb. 18, 2019, at Solaris Healthcare Palatka following an extended illness. 

Ray “Junior” Crews Jr., 48, of Palatka, passed away Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, at his residence following an extended illness.

Kharry Jamar King, 40, Putnam Hall – The Lord descended his angel on Monday, Feb.18, 2019, and commissioned his faithful Servant home.

A. Marlene Moore, 86, of Satsuma, passed from this life Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019, at Haven Hospice Roberts Care Center.