Tag Archives: Putnam County
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.
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.
With the 2014 general elections approaching, the public is able to access the leading contributions and expenditures North Florida candidates have amassed so far.
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.
(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.
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.
The Four Corners Cops Without Borders, an agreement among sheriffs allowing cross-county jurisdiction among Alachua, Bradford, Clay and Putnam counties, was renewed Tuesday.
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.