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7th annual pet photo contest announced

SAINT AUGUSTINE – The St. Augustine Humane Society has launched its seventh annual pet photo contest and 2018 calendar fundraiser to support the non-profit’s mission of promoting healthy lifelong pet ownership and reducing the rate of [Read More]

June 26, 2017 // 0 Comments

Pilots install 2017-18 officers

  SAINT AUGUSTINE – Sara Hetherington is the 2017-18 president of the Pilot Club of St. Augustine. Installation ceremonies were conducted June 21 by Lynne Stephenson, outgoing president, who is also governor-elect for the Florida District [Read More]

June 24, 2017 // 0 Comments

$400 million expansion announced

By MARCIA LANE PALATKA –  In Putnam County Project Purple is a secret no more. Project Purple is the code name Putnam County and Chamber of Commerce officials and leaders have been using as they negotiated with Georgia-Pacific to bring in a [Read More]

June 24, 2017 // 0 Comments

Eight scholarships present by Exchange

The Woman’s Exchange of St. Augustine awarded eight scholarships to women who are enhancing their opportunities through courses leading to degrees from St. Johns River State College. The Woman’s Exchange adopted its scholarship program in 2000. [Read More]

June 13, 2017 // 0 Comments

Summer fun at Putnam libraries

Father’s Day recognition and much more is planned by the Putnam County Library System. Attention fathers: Bring your kids to the library and check out the Crescent City Library’s new makerspace (including a 3D printer, robots, electronic [Read More]

June 5, 2017 // 0 Comments

Summer reading program beginning

PALATKA – The summer reading program in Putnam County kicks off Saturday June 3 at 10 a.m. in all five branches of the Putnam County Library System. Special Kick-Off guests include: Bostwick Public Library: Holly Thomas returns with a Super [Read More]

June 2, 2017 // 0 Comments

Tips to combat summer drought

GAINESVILLE –  As drought conditions continue, some Florida yards and gardens may start to look less than lush. “Certain ornamental plants such as roses, azaleas, camellias, hydrangeas and many annuals are more vulnerable to drought [Read More]

June 2, 2017 // 0 Comments

Additional storm funding available

SAINT AUGUSTINE – Bill Lazar with SHIP (St  Johns Housing Partnership – has announced there is additional funding available for homeowners that are still needing funds to repair their homes from Hurricane [Read More]

June 2, 2017 // 0 Comments