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News June 13, 2022

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. Gov. Ron DeSantis was in Flagler County Friday to sign legislation setting aside $300,000 yearly for veterinary care for retired police dogs around the state. One of the people watching the signing was Emma Stanford, a 14-year-old student, who has a love for police dogs. When she was… Read More ›

News June 10, 2022

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. Heavy beams are being put in place for a pedestrian bridge construction project on State Road 100, and Flagler County officials are warning people to expect some traffic delays. The $9.48 million pedestrian bridge construction project is east of Interstate 95 and Old Kings Road and before the… Read More ›

News June 9,2022

Marcia Lane 11:26 AM (0 minutes ago) to me This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. An $11.6 million upgrade of State Road 100 is planned in Flagler County, according to the Florida Department of Transportation. The 4.55 mile project from just east of Old Kings Road and Interstate 95 in Palm Coast to the… Read More ›

News June 8, 2022

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. Dive teams resumed the search this morning for a man who reportedly jumped off Memorial Bridge in Palatka Tuesday morning, according to Putnam County Sheriff’s Office Col. Joe Wells. The search began Tuesday morning after several people reported seeing a man jump off the bridge into the St…. Read More ›

News June 7, 2022

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. A sonar search of the St. Johns River was underway this morning around Memorial Bridge in Palatka as Putnam County Sheriff’s Office seeks the body of a man who reportedly jumped off the bridge earlier today. Sheriff’s spokeswoman Allison Waters Merritt said “numerous people saw the man jump… Read More ›

News June 6, 2022

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. A man has died after an officer-involved shooting in St. Augustine Sunday afternoon, according to law enforcement. About 5 p.m. an individual called 9-1-1 saying he was armed with a weapon, later determined to be a handgun. At 5:13 p.m. St. Augustine Police officers and St. Johns County… Read More ›

News June 3, 2022

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. Students — and teachers — are excited today. In Putnam County it’s the last day of school for both with students getting an early release again today. In St. Johns County students got out Thursday, teachers follow today. Flagler County finished last week.  Graduation ceremonies continue in Putnam… Read More ›

News June 2, 2022

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. Two people shrimping off a 23-foot commercial boat swam to safety Wednesday morning off Vilano Beach. The two —Leroy Kinlaw and Robin Anderson — reportedly were netting shrimp when the man noticed the back of the boat was lower than usual. Just after that, he said the boat… Read More ›

News June 1, 2022

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. Welcome to the first day of hurricane season 2022. A survey by AAA shows 25 percent of Floridans wouldn’t evacuate for a hurricane warning. Part of that’s linked to the increasing high price of gas. The average in Florida was at $4.57 for a gallon Tuesday, today some… Read More ›

News May 31, 2022

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. Memorial Day weekend saw the return of the three-day Blue Crab Festival in Palatka and a day of remembrance on Monday around the three-county area as people honored those who have died in military service to the country. People were ready to get out and enjoy, giving a… Read More ›