Palatka residents and officials discuss the city's trash pickup schedule.

Experiment in the Trash

Saying the can had been kicked around long enough, the Palatka City Commission voted against extending a trial period for once-per-week garbage collection. As a result, the city will return to picking up residential garbage twice-weekly next week…

A New Vision


The first decade of the 21st Century was cruel to Putnam County when the 2008 recession hit. Businesses closed, people moved away and the county became one of the state’s poorest.

Still Playing


It’s hard to miss if you’re driving down St. Johns Avenue. There’s the yellow Soundgarden sign for the music store. On the wall in the alley to your right as you enter the store is the peace wall.

Prep Soccer: Panthers Exit Laughing


KEYSTONE HEIGHTS – At least one Palatka High School boys soccer player kept his sense of humor as Joseph Alvarez scored his second goal of the night with three seconds to go in regulation during th