For the last several months, Lori’s restaurant in Palatka has placed a large donation jar by the cash register to raise money for a Putnam County resident’s lung transplant.
Local and state officials were honored Tuesday for their leadership and support of rural counties throughout Florida, which was on display during the inaugural Rural Counties Day in April.
Although the Putnam County School District has expanded science, technology, engineering and math programs by leaps and bounds in recent years, the district is not done adding opportunities.
A new fire station in East Palatka will be one step closer to opening once an important upcoming deadline passes.
The state Forest Service began accepting applications Monday for its Longleaf Pine Private Landowner Incentive Program, a strategy aimed at expanding the presence of longleaf pine forests.