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September 14, 2020

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. A JEA worker is expected to recover after he was shocked by electricity while working to repair a power outage in St. Johns County Sunday morning. The St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office said the worker was taken to a hospital with non-threatening injuries. Stormy weather rolled through St…. Read More ›

September 11, 2020

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. A yearlong drug investigation has led to the arrest of 24 people and confiscation of more than $109,000 in drugs during Operation Unmasked, according to the Flagler County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff Rick Staly and State Attorney R.J. Larizza made the announcement during live-streamed press conference Thursday. Also seized… Read More ›

September 10, 2020

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. A 14-year-old Hastings area girl missing since Tuesday has been found and returned to her family, according to the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office. Less than 12 hours after a Florida Missing Child Alert went out for Kyleigh Clark, she was reported found. Her last known location was… Read More ›

September 9, 2020

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. Four coronavirus related deaths – three in Flagler County and one in St. Johns County – were reported Tuesday by the Florida Department of Health. The Flagler department reported a 73-year-old man died Sept. 4, a 73-year-old man Sept. 6 and a 53-year-old man Sept. 7. Total number… Read More ›

September 8, 2020

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. The Crustacean Nation is back. We’re referring to the shrimpers who turn out yearly to take advantage of the annual shrimp run on the St. Johns River. Fishing writer and guide Jim Sutton with the St. Augustine Record keeps up with the armada and the hundreds of shrimpers… Read More ›

August 4, 2020

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. It’s Labor Day weekend the traditional last hurrah of summer for many. Expect government offices at city and county levels in Putnam, Flagler and St. Johns counties to be closed Monday as well as many businesses. If you’re on the roads, drive carefully. St. Johns and Flagler counties… Read More ›

News 9/3/2020

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a hit-and-run that left one person dead and another injured Wednesday in St. Johns County. Early reports indicate the two cars involved were headed north on U.S. 1 at St. Augustine Shores, when the driver of the second car rear-ended the first and… Read More ›

News September 2, 2020

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. A dump of months of testing results for coronavirus in Florida caused an upsurge in cases Monday, nearly doubling the number of reported cases for the day. In all about 75,000 case results dating back as far as April were entered with the majority of cases negative. The… Read More ›

NEWS 9/1/2020

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. Florida Department of Health in Putnam County reported five new coronavirus- related cases and one transfer on Monday. That brings the overall total since counting began in March to 1,780 cases. Flagler County reported two new cases for a total of 1,312. St. Johns County reported nine cases… Read More ›

August 31, 2020

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. St. Johns County schools reopen today with about 30,000 of the district’s 40,000 plus students returning to brick-and-mortar schools for the first time since March. Masks are a requirement and student distancing and Plexiglass shields are some of the more obvious changes as the school district seeks to… Read More ›