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Enjoy a day of railroading

Love trains? Model trains? Real trains? Then Palatka Railfest 2017 is the place you want to be this Saturday (Oct. 14) at Palatka’s Historic Union Depot and Price-Martin Center. Hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 11th Street and Reid Street. Admission [Read More]

October 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

Calling former patients

Between 1918 and 1958 Mary Lawson Hospital in Palatka served thousands in the area. It was a hospital that was integrated during days when that was rare.             This Saturday (Oct. 14) at 10 a.m. people are gathering at the former [Read More]

October 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

Put color in your fall planting

Q:    What are some annuals that should be included in a cut flower garden? A:    Zinnias, marigolds, snapdragons, cosmos and cornflowers are some annuals to try. The trick is finding tall varieties as short types are most commonly offered [Read More]

October 9, 2017 // 0 Comments

How to figure your figure

By Sally Cowan “We often see only what we want to see!”  This quote is so true in the area of figure concerns.  Rather than ignore your weaker points, perhaps it would be better to face up to them and try and dress accordingly. We all know our [Read More]

October 9, 2017 // 0 Comments

Information on planting bulbs

Q:    What are some bulbs that can planted in the fall? A:    Not all of these bloom in the fall but they should all be planted in the fall:  agapanthus, amaryllis, Aztec lily, calla, Louisiana iris, Kaffir lily, walking iris, morea, [Read More]

September 27, 2017 // 0 Comments

Payne issues statement on Irma

PALATKA – The local impact of Hurricane Irma was overwhelming, and our community has experienced much loss. My office and I are going to do whatever we can to assist you as we deal with the damage left by Hurricane Irma. Additionally, I am [Read More]

September 20, 2017 // 0 Comments