District hosting meeting about local water issues


The St. Johns River Water Management District will hold a public workshop Wednesday to discuss the agency’s draft minimum flows and water levels for 2019.  

Road-widening project to last longer than thought


The temporary road closure in place in Interlachen on Martha Drive at State Road 20 to complete reconstruction work as part of a widening project has been extended, the Florida Department of Transp

Students back in school after extended holiday


Classes will resume today in the Putnam County School District after being closed this week for Labor Day and three days due to Hurricane Dorian.

A Blessing Among the Chaos


Gene Morgante was taking a short break from the Emergency Operations Center in Palatka on Tuesday afternoon.

He wound up helping bring a child into the world.

Dorian fades with minimal impact


Putnam County officials and residents are breathing sighs of relief as Hurricane Dorian turned north Tuesday night and Wednesday, just brushing up against the state and causing a minimum of damage

Putnam well-behaved amid storm preparation


Local law enforcement officials were thrilled Wednesday to report there was no influx in crime as homes and businesses were vacated for Hurricane Dorian.