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The Melrose Volunteer Fire Department recently purchased ballistic vests for crew members, making it the first fire department in the county to do so. 

Dozens of Putnam County children now know several scientific topics like the back of their hands thanks to a lesson Friday from Putnam County Public Library System’s favorite scientist. 

Despite the lack of consistent rainfall needed to sprout towering sunflowers, things are still picking up for Putnam County residents who want to handpick their own flowers. 


Elivia Gutierrez was a catcher. Trinity Baptist College was in need of a catcher.

Take a look around at the Wade household.


Mrs. Barbara Jean (Reedy) Atkins, age 82 of Hiawassee, Georgia and formerly of Palatka, passed away Tues., June 11, 2019, at Brasstown Manor after an extended illness.

Allanious Feelette Hazel Quintette Fuqua, 32, of Palatka, entered the sunset of life on Fri, June 14, 2019, at her residence. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Karl N.

Miriam Elaine (Watson) McKinley was born on July 10, 1936, in Repton, Ala., the youngest daughter of John Jackson and Carrie Nichols Watson.

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