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Designed to Stand Out

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Homecoming week took on a new dimension of school pride for students at Palatka High School after the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office unveiled a new, Panther-themed, student-designed paint theme for

Man crossed county line for sex with minor, authorities say

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A Palm Coast man arrested in September for violating parole was charged with multiple sex crimes Thursday after detectives said he traveled to East Palatka to have sex with a 16-year-old girl he me

Crescent City High locked down for five minutes

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School and law enforcement officials said there was no threat to students or staff at Crescent City High School when it was briefly placed on lockdown Friday afternoon. 

Lift Putnam honors district’s pre-k teachers

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Prekindergarten teachers were the center of attention Thursday evening as local school and nonprofit officials shined a light on the vital part they play in students’ – and the community’s – succes

Manager pick lacks municipal experience

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The Crescent City Commission voted Thursday to offer the job of city manager to South Putnam County resident Michelle Myers – against the advice of the search consultant hired to find candidates to

CSX announces upcoming railroad closures

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CSX has announced railroad closures next week in Palatka now that the legal dispute between Putnam County and railroad company has ended. 

Rodman dam spared from demolition ... for the time being

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An environmental group is vowing to keep fighting in its bid to have the Kirkpatrick Dam breached after a federal judge in Jacksonville dismissed a lawsuit seeking to have the dam declared a nonper