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On a new adventure of working in radio, Marcia can't resist the written word and spreading what's happening. She gets her exercise feeding her cats and chasing after the rapscallion named Lino.

Sign of the Season

  PALATKA – Cars slowed on U.S. 17 (Reid Street) in Palatka on Good Friday as a procession of Roman soldiers, people in the garb of the First Century and a man dragging a cross walked down the sidewalk headed toward Memorial Bridge. [Read More]

April 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

Retiring librarian is in the pink

By MARCIA LANE PALATKA – Stephen Crowley has been flamingoed. Crowley, who just retired as director of the Putnam County Library System, found himself guest of honor at a party hosted by the Putnam County Library Board and the library staff on [Read More]

April 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

City archaeologist retiring

    By MARCIA LANE SAINT AUGUSTINE –  Carl Halbirt, the city’s first and only full-time archaeologist, is retiring Sept. 30. The announcement was made Monday at the St. Augustine City Commission meeting. He was appointed 27 years [Read More]

April 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

Eco Heritage boat tour this weekend

By MARCIA LANE PALATKA – In Putnam County volunteers have been on the St. Johns River preparing for this weekend’s (April 6-7) Eco Heritage Boat Tour by the St. Johns Riverkeeper. “We were out repairing damage to some of the Bartram Trail [Read More]

April 7, 2017 // 0 Comments

Bicycle Weekend set in Putnam

By MARCIA LANE PALATKA – Pedaling will be the way to go in Putnam and St. Johns counties Saturday and Sunday (April 8 and 9) as cyclists take part in the fifth annual Palatka Bicycle Weekend. The two-day event offers a shirt and lunch for the [Read More]

April 7, 2017 // 0 Comments

Get ready for a P’Town hoe down

By MARCIA LANE EAST PALATKA – Hoe Down in P’Town is this Friday (April 6) at the Putnam County Fairgrounds in East Palatka. If you’re in the know you know to be there for the cake auction, featuring baked creations by kids and noted [Read More]

April 7, 2017 // 0 Comments

Culinary Arts students to the rescue!

By MARCIA LANE INTERLACHEN – Two Interlachen High School culinary arts students put their skills to service recently – not just in the kitchen but by helping save a man’s life. Freshman Destiny Biller and sophomore Sebastian Belardino, a [Read More]

April 5, 2017 // 0 Comments

Celtic Festival begins March 11

By MARCIA LANE St. Augustine is wearing the green early with St. Patrick’s Day festivities this weekend (March 10-12) and a St. Patrick’s Day parade on Saturday (March 11). It’s all a tie in to the family-friendly 2017 Celtic Music and [Read More]

March 10, 2017 // 0 Comments