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January 2021

January 20, 2021 The Roving Reporter

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. Two Putnam County deputy sheriffs are in serious condition after colliding while responding to an emergency call Tuesday night. Both deputies, one 24 and the other 25, are “facing a very long road to [Read More]

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January 19, 2021 The Roving Reporter

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. Florida Department of Health in Putnam County reported two new coronavirus-related deaths Monday. The deaths of a 56-year-old man and a 59-year-old man bring the count in Putnam to 89. In addition, Putnam [Read More]

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January 18, 2021 The Roving Reporter

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. The February bluegrass festival that normally brings in thousands of fans to Rodeheaver Boys Ranch in Putnam County won’t be taking place at the ranch this year. Organizers are moving the festival to [Read More]

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January 15, 2021, The Roving Reporter

his is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. BassMaster Elite Series is returning to Palatka for a national fishing tournament the first week in February. Palatka City Commission Thursday approved the tournament after getting a detailed eight-page plan [Read More]

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January 13, 2021 The Roving Reporter

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. A proposal to close five Putnam County schools this year and spend millions of dollars on new schools throughout the district  is meeting with lots of questions from the public. The plan was introduced [Read More]

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The Roving Reporter, January 8, 2021

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. Putnam County School Superintendent Rick Surrency is seeking to close five schools this year and build nine schools in the next 10 years as part of a massive multi-million rebuilding program that will [Read More]

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The Roving Reporter, Jan. 7, 2021

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. More than 4,000 people have signed up in Putnam County for coronavirus vaccinations. While the allotment from the sate isn’t anywhere near that number yet, people who have gotten the shots are praising [Read More]

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January 5, 2021 The Roving Reporter

This is Marcia Lane, your roving reporter. A housing/retail project expected to daily mean 4,200 more vehicle trips into already crowded downtown St. Augustine goes before the Planning and Zoning Board today at 2 p.m. in City Hall. Developers are [Read More]

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