Brett Peterson handily won the open seat for Crescent City mayor Tuesday evening defeating Diane Sykes and Pennie Wright. Current Mayor Joe Santa did not run.
Democrat Tim Smith won his bid for re-election as clerk of court and comptroller by a wide margin during Tuesday’s election, defeating Independent Doug McClure.
It may have been short notice, but former President Bill Clinton’s visit to Palatka ignited a burst of enthusiasm local officials hope will lead to a larger turnout in today’s election.
For the first time since 2008, a Putnam County resident will serve in the state Legislature.
Students looking for a more rigorous educational program as they complete their elementary studies are staying put at Melrose Elementary School, which offers a unique sixth-grade honors class.