News Stories

Putnam County School District board members and district leaders hope to improve the number of quality teachers looking to work in Putnam County. 

At their most recent meeting, Putnam County commissioners reaped the benefits of another agency’s existing contract when they approved a contract for the county’s large-scale heating, ventilation a

Fourteen Putnam County organizations received more than $120,000 in grants this year from the Frank V. Oliver Jr. Endowment. 


The stage is set for a county championship match for the Crescent City and Interlachen high school volleyball teams on Saturday afternoon at St. Johns River State College.

A new challenge awaits the rising Peniel Baptist Academy football team tonight in Lakeland.

Football season has reached the midway point for Crescent City and Interlachen. Thanks to Hurricane Hermine and an early open date, the regular season is only a third over for Palatka. 


Jesse “Chubby” Beauford Jr., 62, of East Palatka, was called to eternal rest Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016, at Haven Hospice in Palatka.

Ralph E. Cole, 87, of Pomona Park, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016.

Charlene Evangeline Lansford, 89, of Lake Como, passed away peacefully Sept. 28, 2016.

Palatka Daily News

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