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September 25, 2020

September 25, 2020

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. St. Augustine’s Confederate Memorial that was drummed out of town by the City Commission has been vandalized at its new location at Trout Creek Fish Camp. St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office reports someone Thursday night tried to set fire to the 100,000 pound, 30-foot obelisk that lists the… Read More ›

September 24, 2020

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. As tides begin returning to normal, damage reports to beaches from the recent nor’easter are coming in. In St. Johns and Flagler counties erosion issues hit most beaches. St. Johns County reported an overwash on Old A1A in Summer Haven, an area that’s had ongoing erosion issues. In… Read More ›

September 23, 2020

This is Marcia Lane,  your roving reporter. Plans call for reopening the Putnam County Courthouse Monday if environmental issues are resolved. Earlier in the month Raul Zambrano, chief judge of the Seventh Judicial Circuit, ordered judges and staff to vacate the courthouse and not return until environmental issues are resolved. Those issues including temperature and… Read More ›

September 22, 2020

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. Weather continues to be the news as people wait for the nor’easter to blow away. That’s supposed to happen today but meanwhile water levels are high and damage and flooding are concerns. St. Augustine’s City Manager John Regan says the flooding is the worst in 40 years. At… Read More ›

September 21, 2020

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. A nor’easter that blew in for the weekend continues to make its effects felt. St. Augustine has a flood watch alert on today and Tuesday. “These high tides and localized flooding are above and beyond what we’ve seen in decades,” City Manager John Regan said. The city will… Read More ›

News 9/18/2020

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. A coastal flood advisory for the weekend may change some people’s plans. In St. Johns and Flagler counties forecasts call for beaches to experience unusually high surf and tides, dangerous currents and strong winds due to what’s being termed a “moderate” nor’easter. The weather system is also bringing… Read More ›

September 17, 2020

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. The big pink bus cruised through Putnam and St. Johns counties Wednesday making stops at county Republican headquarters and building up support with their Women for Trump 2020 theme. Pres. Donald Trump’s daughter-in-law and adviser, Lara Trump, was on board along with former Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi… Read More ›

September 16, 2020

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. The man accused of killing two boys in Melrose last month allegedly confessed to the crime to an unnamed witness during a recorded controlled call, according to information released in the arrest warrant. Mark Wilson Jr., 30, also reportedly told the witness the boys’ aunt was suppose to… Read More ›

September 15, 2020

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. Two men were shot to death in separate incidents in Putnam County Monday. The first shooting, described as a domestic disturbance, left 39-year-old Timothy Anderson dead in East Palatka Monday morning and the alleged shooter, 59, at the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Name of the shooter, who… Read More ›

NEWS 9/14/2020

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. Putnam County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an early morning shooting death in East Palatka. Timothy Anderson, 39, was found dead at 115 Bangor Ave. after deputies responded to a call made at 5:43 a.m. Detectives say the shooting was the result of a domestic dispute involving a 59-year-old… Read More ›