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August 11, 2020

August 11, 2020

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. A bit more of St. Augustine history will be gone after the City Commission Monday voted 3-2 to move the obelisk remembering the Confederate war dead out of downtown. Led by Mayor Tracy Upchurch commissioners agreed to move it to the Trout Creek Fish Camp on State Road… Read More ›

news 8/10/2020

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. Two rallies in Palatka featuring opposite viewpoints on the Confederate memorial on the courthouse lawn attracted law enforcement, motorcyclists and peaceful demonstrators Saturday. While both were originally supposed to take place on the Putnam County Courthouse lawn that changed when the group organized by two area college students… Read More ›

August 7, 2020

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. A protest targeting the Confederate soldiers memorial and the oak trees on the Putnam County Courthouse lawn set for Saturday has morphed to Your Vote Is Your Voice and is now moved to the Putnam County Government Complex on Crill Avenue. Time has been changed from 4 p.m…. Read More ›

August 6, 2020

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. Early voting for the primary election begins today in St. Johns County. Even before polls opened so people could vote in person, 13,797 had voted by absentee using mail-in ballots, according to Supervisor of Elections Vicky Oakes. Early voting sites in St. Johns are at the Elections office,… Read More ›

News August 4, 2020

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. Putnam County’s Class of 2020 finally gets a chance to celebrate beginning tonight with graduation exercises at Interlachen High School at 8 p.m. Guests must have a ticket to get into the stadium, wear a face covering and practice social distancing. In another change from past years people… Read More ›

News 8-3-2020

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. Floridians readied for Hurricane Isaais over the weekend but it turned out to be more of a practice run. Bands of rains moved through the area with Palatka getting an inch on Sunday. St. Johns County commissioners called a special meeting Saturday to declare a state of emergency… Read More ›

July 31, 2020

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. St. Johns County reported another coronavirus-related death Thursday. That brings their death total to 24. In addition Florida Department of Health in St. Johns reported 33 new coronavirus cases Thursday, bring the total since counting began to 3,168. In Flagler County 16 new coronavirus cases were reported for… Read More ›

News 7/30/2020

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. One new coronavirus related death has been reported in St. Johns County as of Wednesday. That brings the total to 23 deaths since the counting began in March. Seventy-five cases were reported Wednesday bringing the total to 3,104. The Florida Department of Health in Putnam County reported 31… Read More ›

News 7 29 2020

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. Five deaths due to coronavirus complications were reported in the Putnam-Flagler-St. Johns area on Tuesday. Two women, both 83, died, according to the Florida Department of Health in Putnam County. Their deaths bring the death total in Putnam to 15 since the coronavirus count began in March. Also… Read More ›

Swapshop July 29, 2020

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