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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.

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

Celebrate Spring at Azalea Festival

By M,ARCIA LANE Palatka rolls out the welcome mat this weekend as one of the state’s oldest festivals – 71 years and counting — celebrates azaleas and Spring. While much of Florida Azalea Festival 2017 is downtown, visitors also can enjoy [Read More]

February 28, 2017 // 0 Comments

Fly-in Jan. 28 at Palatka Airport

: Palatka’s Municipal Airport is located on State Road 100 to the west of Palatka. The Kay Larkin Field is named for Putnam County’s first air casualty during World War II. By MARCIA LANE PALATKA — In Palatka Saturday (Jan. 28) people will [Read More]

January 27, 2017 // 0 Comments