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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.
By Bakr Saliq Muhammad on September 2nd, 2013 | Last updated: September 2, 2013 at 1:52 pm
The Palatka city commission approved the sale of 1.6 acres of riverfront property for a new hotel. The move is part of a riverfront revitalization movement that has been in the works for the past few years.
Dale Whitford, the mother of two local shooting victims, reflects on gun violence, coping and the possibility for long-deserved justice.
By Kayla Gaskins on March 26th, 2013 | Last updated: March 26, 2013 at 5:23 pm
The Four Corners Cops Without Borders, an agreement among sheriffs allowing cross-county jurisdiction among Alachua, Bradford, Clay and Putnam counties, was renewed Tuesday.
By Leila Milgrim on February 19th, 2013 | Last updated: February 19, 2013 at 4:05 pm
Due to increased rates of childhood obesity, the University of Florida is launching a healthy-living initiative to help young children learn how to make healthy choices.