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By Taylor Frazier on April 21st, 2014 | Last updated: April 21, 2014 at 6:02 pm
Putnam County’s only public transportation system is in danger. Putnam County officials are fighting to save the bus service that provides much-needed rides to doctor’s offices, grocery stores and more.
By Wade Millward on March 27th, 2014 | Last updated: April 1, 2014 at 11:58 am
A report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and University of Wisconsin shows how local counties rank in resident health.
By Rachel Kurland on March 22nd, 2014 | Last updated: March 22, 2014 at 2:00 pm
The pilot was not seriously injured, but his septuagenarian passenger died that night at UF Health Shands Hospital.
By Wade Millward on February 7th, 2014 | Last updated: February 11, 2014 at 7:14 am
A Putnam County High School teacher was suspended for fighting a district employee over an alleged affair. Following his suspension, the teacher’s students showed up to a school board meeting to show their support.
By Rachel Kurland on February 1st, 2014 | Last updated: February 5, 2014 at 5:57 pm
Northeast Florida sees an increase in home sales in 2013. Increase is credited in part to lower unemployment rates.
By Michael Pappa Jr. on November 6th, 2013 | Last updated: November 7, 2013 at 1:00 pm
The Putnam County School District is taking steps to create a healthier lifestyle for students, faculty and staff with its new fitness challenge, Walking to Wellness. William D. Moseley Elementary School in Palatka is hosting the fall fitness challenge, where faculty and staff will track how many steps they take each day.
By David Corrado on October 25th, 2013 | Last updated: October 28, 2013 at 8:36 am
As the Halloween season creeps forward, some schools are choosing to include Halloween themes in students’ lesson plans. However, for Putnam and Columbia County, school districts are focusing on keeping the themes in line with lesson plans.
By Paige Kauffman on October 16th, 2013 | Last updated: October 17, 2013 at 10:17 pm
With the 2014 general elections approaching, the public is able to access the leading contributions and expenditures North Florida candidates have amassed so far.
By Paige Kauffman on September 24th, 2013 | Last updated: September 24, 2013 at 8:15 am
Johnathan H. Wilkes turned himself in to the Clay County Sheriff’s Office Monday afternoon for charges stemming from his involvement in a teen’s wrongful death.
By Renee Beninate on September 12th, 2013 | Last updated: September 12, 2013 at 7:59 am
(Photo credit: Yousuf.Fahimuddin/Flickr)
A new senate bill, SB 144, filed on Sept. 4 by Transportation Committee Chairman Jeff Brandes seeks to end red-light camera infractions. North Florida law enforcement officials are concerned about the dangers if the cameras removed.