Tag Archives: Putnam County

Land in Palatka Sold for New Hotel, Marks Latest Development in Riverfront Revitalization

By 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.

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New gunshot brings back old wounds for local family

By and on April 3rd, 2013 | Last updated: April 3, 2013 at 8:54 pm

Dale Whitford, the mother of two local shooting victims, reflects on gun violence, coping and the possibility for long-deserved justice.

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Four Corners Cops Without Borders agreement renewed

By 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.

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UF to launch Healthy Kids Program in May

By 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.

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Eyes on Adena over water request controversy

By on October 9th, 2012 | Last updated: October 11, 2012 at 8:41 am

Locals spoke out Tuesday against the amount of water requested by a billionaire-backed farm expanding throughout North Central Florida.

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“Ditch of Dreams” still controversial a century later

By on July 11th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:41 am

The health of Silver Springs and Silver River has been at the heart of recent debate over water permit requests in Marion County.  The Silver River which flows into the Ocklawaha River has also been a part of a century old debate. More [...]

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