By WUFT News on August 3rd, 2015 | Last updated: August 3, 2015 at 4:53 pm
Putnam County Sheriff’s deputies and FBI agents arrested Megan Everett, 23, in Palatka on Aug. 3, for kidnapping her 3-year-old daughter. The child was recovered unharmed, according to authorities.
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UF Football Player Arrested for Armed Robbery – University of Florida cornerback J.C. Jackson was arrested Saturday afternoon for his alleged roll in an armed robbery at a Gainesville apartment complex. Ocala Star-Banner FAMU fatal hazing trial continues against 3 […]
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While Palatka’s government hopes to attract visitors to their area with the riverfront development project, a local business owner has his own idea for bringing in more people.
Putnam County residents will be able to vote on the renewal of the Better Place Plan on April 7. However, the wording of the renewal plan has some residents questioning the transparency of the commission and how the changes will affect the county.
In efforts to promote a healthy forest ecosystem, burners at the Welaka State Forest and Etoniah Creek State Forest have been busy creating prescribed burns. The planned fires help to reduce potential fuel for unplanned forest fires and cycle nutrients back into the forest.
By Roberta Fiorito on October 17th, 2014 | Last updated: October 17, 2014 at 10:47 am
After 10 months, body of missing man is found – The body of Jose “Anthony” Cortez was found Wednesday in rural Putnam County. The remains were discovered buried after he was reported missing nearly 10 months ago. The Putnam Sheriff’s […]
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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.