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District hosting meeting about local water issues

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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