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News January 21, 2022

January 21, 2022

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. Flagler County Sheriff’s deputies spent Thursday serving arrest warrants and hauling 20 alleged drug dealers to jail after a 14-month drug investigation. A couple of the alleged dealers were already in jail on other charges, according to the Sheriff’s Office. Deputies continued the search for four other suspects… Read More ›

News January 20, 2022

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. Several sheriff’s offices including ones in Putnam and Flagler counties have issued consumer alerts regarding phony T-shirt sales. What puts the twist in the story is that the sheriff’s offices are being targeted. Putnam and Flagler as well as Columbia County have put out warnings about residents getting… Read More ›

News January 18, 2022

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. Area residents woke up to lower temperature this morning including some frost but not the predicted hard freeze. However, at 35 degrees in Palatka it was a bit of a shock for blooming azaleas and wild cherry trees. Temperatures are expected to go up although keep a coat… Read More ›

News January 17, 2022

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. People today are celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day and that means parades and activities honoring the civil rights activist. Longtime educator Evelyn Green was grand marshal of the parade in Palatka. A festival at the Palatka riverfront continues to 4 p.m. today, sponsored by the African-American Cultural… Read More ›

News January 14, 2022

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. Palatka City Commission got a round of applause Thursday from their audience after they listened to Palatka residents and voted down a resolution to declare the entire city a Brownfield Area. Brownfields are environmentally impacted properties such as old industrial sites but the declaration would have applied to… Read More ›

News January 13, 2022

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter.Tonight’s agenda for the Palatka City Commission includes updates regarding buying Jenkins Middle School as a new city hall, upgrading the school’s gymnasium which the city has already bought and again negotiating regarding the water taxi operation services with Palatka Boathouse Marina. Also on the agenda a public hearing… Read More ›

News January 12, 2022

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. An explosion at a St. Augustine recycling facility Tuesday injured one person and knocked items off walls in houses in the area. St. Johns County Fire officials confirmed a worker at Leth Metal Recycling on South Holmes Boulevard had been taken to Flagler Hospital and was in stable… Read More ›

News January 11, 2022

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. One Book One Putnam holds its 2022 Reading Kickoff Party tonight to introduce this year’s book — The Incredible Winston Browne by Sean Dietrich. Incredible is one of a dozen books by the man many know as Sean of the South and this one is set against the… Read More ›

News January 1, 2022

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a single-vehicle crash Sunday that seriously injured four of the six people in the pick-up truck in the wreck on Yelvington Road. FHP reported only one person was wearing a seatbelt when the pick-up went off the pavement on Yelvington Road near Turner… Read More ›

News January 7, 2022

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. A St. Augustine trolley car driver is facing charges following a wreck in July of 2021. The State Attorney’s Office has charged Gregory Robinson, 72, with reckless driving with serious bodily injury and damage to person or property. Bond for Robinson has been set at $11,000. The accident… Read More ›