News Stories

Authorities said a 1-year-old boy, whose family recently moved to Palatka, died Saturday evening at a Gainesville hospital after drowning in an above-ground pool at a Magnolia Drive residence.

An investigation into a local judge’s behavior in the 2016 election has expanded to include his 2010 election and his actions on the bench.

A Putnam County Sheriff’s Office clerical error in 2016 led to the wrongful arrest of a Lake County woman by the Eustis Police Department earlier this month.

Sports

The ball hit the ground a lot – mostly on incomplete passes, but a frightful number of times on shotgun snaps.

BRONSON – Keep it simple. Keep them healthy.

These two directives were important to Interlachen High School football coach Joe Szymanski. There was a third directive as well.

Recently, a friend asked me and others on Facebook about the levels of fandom for our teams, the ones we grew up watching.

Obituaries

Nancy Jones Trescot, 1933-2017.

At our Mother’s request, this is her obituary in its entirety:

Easy Elegance

Wicked Wit

Eva Whitehead, 79, passed away Friday, August 18, 2017, at Putnam Community Medical Center after a brief illness.

Jeffrey L. Combs, 52, of San Mateo, passed from this life unexpectedly from natural causes at his home Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017.