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June 4, 2020

June 4, 2020

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. Putnam County’s courthouse is closed today and downtown businesses have been urged by law enforcement to close at noon as Palatka prepares for a three-hour rally on the courthouse lawn. Organizers want removal of the Confederate memorial commemorating those who died in the Civil War and are seeking… Read More ›

June 3, 2020

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. The Florida Department of Health in Putnam County has announced no new cases of coronavirus in Putnam County as of today. Number of cases is at 154. Testing is available in Putnam by calling the Putnam Emergency Call Center at 386-329-1904. Flagler County is at 191 cases and… Read More ›

June 2, 2020

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. Two new coronavirus-related cases have been reported by the Florida Department of Health in Putnam County bringing the total to 154. On Monday a 72-year-old woman who was in direct contact with a confirmed case was added. Today a 32-year-old woman from Interlachen was reported positive. She also… Read More ›

News 06/01/2020

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. Putnam and St. Johns counties each saw an additional coronavirus related death over the weekend, bringing the death total for both to six. Flagler is at five deaths. Florida Department of Health in Putnam County said the sixth victim is a 63-year-old Palatka man. Other cases reported over… Read More ›

May 29, 2020

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a crash on U.S. 17 South in Putnam County this morning that left one person dead. The accident happened at 7:12 a.m. at U.S. 17 and Buffalo Bluff Road in Satsuma. A fifth person has died in Putnam County in a case linked… Read More ›

May 28, 2020

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. No new coronavirus-related cases were reported in Putnam County Wednesday, according to the Florida Department of Health. The total is now 144 cases. Of those only 18 people had to be hospitalized. St. Johns County is at 245 cases while Flagler County is at 178 cases. A Palm… Read More ›

May 26, 2020

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. Rain is the news in Northeast Florida today as fields and lawns get some much needed relief. In Palatka, a gentle rain on and off Memorial Day brought at least half-an-inch and other areas got as much as two to three inches. The change in weather started over… Read More ›

May 22, 2020

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. A fourth person in Putnam County has died from coronavirus, according to the Florida Depart of Health in Putnam County. The individual as a 67-year-old Crescent City woman. Another coronavirus case was reported Thursday in Putnam, this one a 56-year-old Palatka woman. At this time, it is unknown… Read More ›

news May 21, 2020

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. May normally brings graduations, but this year coronavirus concerns have many coming up with new ways to celebrate. In Crescent City yard signs have been going up at seniors’ homes. Some parents in Palatka have metal signs on their cars displaying photos of their seniors. At Q.I. Roberts… Read More ›

May 20, 2020

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. Palatka city commissioners called a barely-advertised special meeting Tuesday to make the decision to put brick intersections in the South Historic District. They will take bricks from other historic streets to make up the new intersections. They call it harvesting and streets chosen to lose their bricks include… Read More ›