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November 20, 2019

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. Thanksgiving is a go – County Line Produce at Hastings reopened this morning. The stand on the line between Putnam and St. Johns counties on State Road 207 traditionally opens for business the week before Thanksgiving and lots of area cooks wouldn’t know what to do without them…. Read More ›

November 19, 2019

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. Putnam County School Board holds their reorganization meeting today at 3:30 p.m. Sandra Gilyard currently is board chair. Members normally vote to rotate the position yearly. Today’s action will come during a meeting that also includes annual appointments of board members to act as the district’s representatives on… Read More ›

November 18, 2019

    The Flagler County Sheriff’s Office said 15 kilos of cocaine washed up on the beach on Surfview Drive in the Hammock area of Palm Coast Friday night. The Sheriff’s Office released a photo of the drugs Sunday. The Sheriff’s Office says it responded to a call about an abandoned duffel bag. When deputies… Read More ›

NOVEMBER 15, 2019

Today Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a slight chance of showers between 1pm and 2pm. High near 67. Northwest wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. Tonight A slight chance of showers between 1am and 2am. Cloudy,… Read More ›

November 14, 2019

THE STORK WILL NOT BE VISITING PUTNAM COMMUNITY MEDICAL CENTER AFTER MARCH OF NEXT YEAR.  THE HOSPITAL HAS MADE THE DECISION TO STOP DELIVERING BABIES AND PROVIDING MATERNITY CARE.  HOSPITAL CEO MARK DOOLEY SAID THE DECISION WAS NOT MADE BECAUSE OF FINANCES, BUT TO ALLOW THE HOSPITAL TO FOCUS ON OTHER UNMET NEEDS IN THE… Read More ›

November 13, 2019

MARY ANN CLARK, WHOSE LEADERSHIP, TENACITY, AND LOVE FOR HER COMMUNITY FOUNDED, FOSTERED OR SHAPED MANY OF FLAGLER COUNTY’S CORNERSTONE CIVIC AND CULTURAL ORGANIZATIONS OVER THE PAST FOUR DECADES, DIED MONDAY SHE WAS 91 YEARS OLD. THERE WERE FEW ORGANIZATIONS CLARK WAS INVOLVED IN THAT SHE DID NOT LEAD, OR FOUND. FRIENDS DESCRIBED HER AS… Read More ›

November 12, 2019

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help to identify a woman whose body was found in the Intracoastal Waterway Monday morning. The body was spotted from The Riverview Club at St. Augustine Shores around 8:30 a.m. and deputies responded. St. Johns County Fire Rescue used… Read More ›

November 8, 2019

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. Palatka City Commissioners will be looking for more public input before going forward with plans to repave 10 blocks of downtown Palatka. The agenda item featuring an agreement with the state Department of Transportation was pulled Thursday night at the request of several commissioners who had heard from… Read More ›

November 7, 2019

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. Palatka City Commission tonight looks at an agreement with the Florida Department of Transportation for St. Johns Avenue pedestrian and cyclist safety improvements from South 13th Street to South Fifth Street. Listed under the consent agenda the project could have long-term effects on downtown businesses and merchants. Design… Read More ›

November 6, 2019

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. Flagler County Fire Service is hiring three new recruits straight out of high school. Noah Dunaway, Dylan Cronk and Beau Kruithoff also are the first three graduates of the Flagler Palm Coast High School Fire Academy, which opened three years ago. They enrolled in that first class and… Read More ›