News Stories

In just a matter of days, the Blue Crab Festival will once again attract visitors from all over to the St. Johns River. 

Drivers and onlookers who see police and emergency vehicles racing toward the Georgia-Pacific paper mill in Palatka later this week need not worry. It’s just a drill.

A house belonging to one of the most recognizable figures in Palatka’s history was named as one of several properties in need of rescue in a statewide list of neglected historic buildings.

Sports

The Lake Butler team of Trey Owen and Cole Kite swept the Wolfson Children’s Hospital Bass Tournament Bass Tournam

To say this would be a daunting task for the Peniel Baptist Academy softball team would be an understatement.

Obituaries

Robert L. Frank (aka “Daddy Rabbit”), 82, of Pomona Park, succumbed to cancer in the comfort of his own home Thursday, May 16, 2019, with his family by his side. 

Patricia “Pat” Ann Harner, 71, of Palatka, passed away unexpectedly surrounded by her son and daughter Friday, May 17, 2019, at 3:57 a.m. at Haven Hospice Roberts Care Center. 

Michael D. Schneider, 45, St. Augustine, passed away May 14, 2019, at Flagler Hospital. 

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