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The St. Augustine Record
‘The river is not yet back in the river’: Residents along St. Johns River still dealing with ‘minor’ floodingNational Weather Service has issued a coastal flood advisory for areas along th
The St. Augustine Record / Posted yesterday
National Weather Service has issued a coastal flood advisory for areas along the St. Johns River from Jacksonville through Palatka, Satsuma and Welaka. The advisory says that “minor flooding is expected to continue along portions of the St Johns... Read more
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First Coast News
FPL restores power to Palatka neighborhood after disowning their transformerPALATKA, Fla. - Residents of West Oak Street in Palatka say their prayers were
First Coast News / Posted yesterday
PALATKA, Fla. - Residents of West Oak Street in Palatka say their prayers were answered. The blocks of neighbors were without power or operable water pumps for nearly a week. Though the residents said they pay Florida Power and Light (FPL) for... Read more
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Daytona Beach News-Journal
Seven teams, including Spruce Creek, DeLand and NSB, pull double-duty as football returnsLopez at John Carroll Catholic, 7 p.m. Halifax at Merritt Island Christian, 7
Daytona Beach News-Journal / Posted yesterday
Lopez at John Carroll Catholic, 7 p.m. Halifax at Merritt Island Christian, 7 p.m. Mainland at Dr. Phillips, 7 p.m. Palatka at Flagler Palm Coast, 7 p.m. Santa Fe at Trinity Christian, 7 p.m. Taylor at Hamilton County, 7 p.m. Treasure... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Ridgeview stays perfect with win at PalatkaRIDGEVIEW 34, PALATKA 25 They said It: “I’m proud of our guys for fighting. …
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 2 days ago
RIDGEVIEW 34, PALATKA 25 They said It: “I’m proud of our guys for fighting. … This was a tough game but we needed this. … Our schedule only gets tougher and we finally had to bring one out.” — Ridgeview coach Cameron Porch. Matt Potak for the... Read more
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Palatka Daily News
Councilman learns about gripe from social mediacapacity as a town council member. “(The complaint) was much to my surprise an
Palatka Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
capacity as a town council member. “(The complaint) was much to my surprise and brought to my attention through the Palatka Daily News Facebook page,” Peronard said. While not citing any specific incidents or issues, McDaniel wrote, “I’ve... Read more
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Daytona Beach News-Journal
Sports on TV, what's happening locally for Tuesday, Sept. 19at Spruce Creek, 3:45 p.m. Seabreeze at Matanzas, 3:45 p.m. DeLand at Pine Ri
Daytona Beach News-Journal / Posted 2 days ago
at Spruce Creek, 3:45 p.m. Seabreeze at Matanzas, 3:45 p.m. DeLand at Pine Ridge, 3:45 p.m. PREP BOYS GOLF Palatka at Matanzas, 3:30 p.m. NSB, Deltona at Mainland, 3:30 p.m. Spruce Creek at Seabreeze, 3:30 p.m. PREP... Read more
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Daytona Beach News-Journal
Seabreeze-Matanzas kicks off a busy week of prep football Monday nightLopez at John Carroll Catholic, 7 p.m. Halifax at Merritt Island Christian, 7
Daytona Beach News-Journal / Posted 2 days ago
Lopez at John Carroll Catholic, 7 p.m. Halifax at Merritt Island Christian, 7 p.m. Mainland at Dr. Phillips, 7 p.m. Palatka at Flagler Palm Coast, 7 p.m. Santa Fe at Trinity Christian, 7 p.m. Taylor at Hamilton County, 7 p.m. Treasure... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Runoff from Irma floods could hold lots of pollutiona coal pile at a Putnam County power plant; process water that Georgia-Pacific
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 4 days ago
a coal pile at a Putnam County power plant; process water that Georgia-Pacific Corp. reported lost at its paper mill in Palatka. Miller said her agency uses “a robust monitoring network” to track water conditions around the state. Companies... Read more
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First Coast News
Neighbors frustrated after FPL disowned down transformerPALATKA, Fla. - Over a dozen families in a Putnam County neighborhood say an ow
First Coast News / Posted 4 days ago
PALATKA, Fla. - Over a dozen families in a Putnam County neighborhood say an ownership dispute over a split power pole has kept them without power, water or answers. A damaged electrical transformer sits in a yard in the 400 block of West Oak Street... Read more
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Palatka Daily News
Trails closed at Ravine Gardens after hurricaneNewmans said. “That’s how it became what it is today.” Newmans, who is also ma
Palatka Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
Newmans said. “That’s how it became what it is today.” Newmans, who is also manager of Dunns Creek State Park and the Palatka-to-St. Augustine Trail, said Dunns Creek fared better than the Ravines. Trees fell throughout the park, and... Read more
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Palatka Daily News
Several downtown Palatka business face severe damageA tornado left at least two downtown Palatka businesses on Second Street reelin
Palatka Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
A tornado left at least two downtown Palatka businesses on Second Street reeling following Hurricane Irma. Kathy Griffin, owner of Lady Bug’s Gift Shoppe, didn’t know what she was expecting when Hurricane Irma subsided and she arrived to check on... Read more
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Palatka Daily News
Medical facilities have mixed results during Irmacould focus on taking care of our patients without having to worry about the sa
Palatka Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
could focus on taking care of our patients without having to worry about the safety of their loved ones,” Mosley said. Palatka Health Care Center faced a far more harrowing situation. The hospital, with 150 residents, had a failing generator... Read more
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Palatka Daily News
ASSESSING DAMAGEcongressman, who represents the state’s Third District, sat in on a briefing at
Palatka Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
congressman, who represents the state’s Third District, sat in on a briefing at the Emergency Operations Center in Palatka. Afterward, Yoho took a tour of hard-hit areas, including Federal Point and Welaka, where he owns a home. Speaking... Read more
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Palatka Daily News
Officials: Curfew continues through weekend for Putnam County residentsWednesday evening said Deputy Thomas Jowers saw a suspicious vehicle parked in
Palatka Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
Wednesday evening said Deputy Thomas Jowers saw a suspicious vehicle parked in front of a retail boat business in East Palatka. Jowers said when he approached the vehicle, he saw a 32-year-old Palatka woman walk around the business, look at... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Cold Noses: Adoptable Pets of the Week(904) 269-6342 or email animalcontrol@claycountygov.com. bit.ly/1dBGyEN. Also
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 5 days ago
(904) 269-6342 or email animalcontrol@claycountygov.com. bit.ly/1dBGyEN. Also closed is Putnam County Animal Services in Palatka, which has no power. To donate or get more information, call (386) 329-0396 option #1 or go to putpets.com. Googleis... Read more
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Palatka Daily News
THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOWapplication, visit www.disasterassistance.gov or call 800-621-3362. * Putnam C
Palatka Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
application, visit www.disasterassistance.gov or call 800-621-3362. * Putnam County Board of Commissioners and city of Palatka offices are closed the rest of the week. Putnam County Courthouse is closed today, as well. * For information about... Read more
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Palatka Daily News
Putnam deputies cook hurricane foodAfter power outages caused by Hurricane Irma left food spoiled at Bread of Life
Palatka Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
After power outages caused by Hurricane Irma left food spoiled at Bread of Life in Palatka and prevented the soup kitchen from opening Monday and Tuesday, the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office donated Meals Ready to Eat and snacks Wednesday and had a... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Justin Barney’s Week 4 football picks: Trinity, Lee get big district winsable to replicate that against a better defense in the Sharks. TU pick: Ponte
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 6 days ago
able to replicate that against a better defense in the Sharks. TU pick: Ponte Vedra 29, Westside 14. Ridgeview (3-0) at Palatka (1-2), District 5-5A, 7 p.m.: Biggest challenge to date for the surging Panthers from the 904. TU pick: Ridgeview... Read more
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Palatka Daily News
Hurricane Irma | Things you should knowapplication, visit www.disasterassistance.gov or call 800-621-3362. * Putnam C
Palatka Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
application, visit www.disasterassistance.gov or call 800-621-3362. * Putnam County Board of Commissioners and City of Palatka offices are closed the rest of the week, but Palatka commissioners will host their regularly scheduled commission... Read more
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Palatka Daily News
Putnam County still weathering Hurricane Irma falloutand office staff is back to work. But all calls to Public Works are being dire
Palatka Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
and office staff is back to work. But all calls to Public Works are being directed to the Emergency Operations Center in Palatka because the majority of the calls the department has received have been hurricane related, Tompkins said. He said... Read more
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Palatka Daily News
Palatka Housing Authority sustains limited Hurricane Irma damageAfter Hurricane Irma, Georgia Green returned from Atlanta to find a large oak t
Palatka Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
After Hurricane Irma, Georgia Green returned from Atlanta to find a large oak tree resting on the roof of her Northside Palatka Housing Authority apartment of 13 years. “I came back home, and it was just sitting up there,” Green said. The tree... Read more
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Palatka Daily News
Curfew in place; officials keep eye on gas stationsstations. “We have a whole squad of deputies who are helping maintain security
Palatka Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
stations. “We have a whole squad of deputies who are helping maintain security as they see tankers arrive,” Wells said. Palatka Police Department Capt. Matt Newcomb said officers are also manning gas stations. “Officers are providing security... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Teams scramble to move Week 4 games after Hurricane Irma damageDistrict 4-5A, postponed to TBA Ribault (1-2) at Suwannee (0-2), District 3-5A
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 7 days ago
District 4-5A, postponed to TBA Ribault (1-2) at Suwannee (0-2), District 3-5A, postponed to TBA Ridgeview (3-0) at Palatka (1-2), District 5-5A, postponed to Sept. 18 Seven Rivers Christian (1-2) at Cedar Creek Christian (1-1), postponed... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Clay, St. Johns, Putnam public schools extend closures through Fridayof North Florida will be closed until Thursday. St. Johns River State College,
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 7 days ago
of North Florida will be closed until Thursday. St. Johns River State College, which has locations in Orange Park, Palatka and St. Augustine, now won’t reopen until Monday. UNF officials said classes will resume Thursday but offices will... Read more
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Palatka Daily News
WATER EVERYWHEREeffects of Hurricane Irma. Kristal White was filling $120 worth of gas in her
Palatka Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
effects of Hurricane Irma. Kristal White was filling $120 worth of gas in her van and two 5-gallon gas cans at the East Palatka Sunoco. The line for gas stretched for a quarter of a mile. White and her family were filling the cans to run the... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Update: Clay and Putnam schools close all weekSt. Johns River State College will be closed until Thursday. St. Johns River S
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 7 days ago
St. Johns River State College will be closed until Thursday. St. Johns River State College has locations in Orange Park, Palatka and St. Augustine. UNF officials said classes will resume Thursday but offices will be open Wednesday and staff, if... Read more
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Palatka Daily News
Putnam County Landfill open for debris, but no date sets for hurricane cleanuppick-up trucks filled with branches, roofing materials and other storm debris v
Palatka Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
pick-up trucks filled with branches, roofing materials and other storm debris visited the Putnam County Landfill in Palatka on Tuesday as Putnam County began its massive cleanup. But the area of the landfill where local residents are to... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Postal offices getting back to work after IrmaPINES, 2048 HOWLAND BLVD, DELTONA FL 32738-3442 • DOVER, 14170 DR MARTIN LUTHE
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 8 days ago
PINES, 2048 HOWLAND BLVD, DELTONA FL 32738-3442 • DOVER, 14170 DR MARTIN LUTHER KING JR BLVD, DOVER FL 33527-9998 • EAST PALATKA, 134 W MCCORMICK RD, EAST PALATKA FL 32131-9998 • EATON PARK, 2615 ELLIS AVE, EATON PARK FL 33840-9700 • EDGEWATER,... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Duval, Clay, Nassau, Putnam, St. Johns schools remain shut WednesdaySt. Johns River State College will be closed until Thursday. St. Johns River St
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 8 days ago
St. Johns River State College will be closed until Thursday. St. Johns River State College has locations in Orange Park, Palatka and St. Augustine. UNF officials said classes will resume Thursday but offices will be open Wednesday and staff, if... Read more
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Business Wire
Continental Supports Hurricane Irma Relief Effortsimpacted by the storm’s effects. Continental currently employs over 125 Florid
Business Wire / Posted 8 days ago
impacted by the storm’s effects. Continental currently employs over 125 Florida residents at its manufacturing facility in Palatka, Florida, located about 30 miles inland of St. Augustine. “As a Company with deep ties to the Southeast, our... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Duval, Clay, Nassau, Putnam, St. Johns schools stay closed through WednesdaySt. Johns River State College will be closed until Thursday. St. Johns River St
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 8 days ago
St. Johns River State College will be closed until Thursday. St. Johns River State College has locations in Orange Park, Palatka and St. Augustine. Some private schools also said they will be closed through Wednesday, including Providence School... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Hurricane Irma aftermath: Central Florida court informationand Volusia counties. This order affects the Kim C. Hammond Justice Center in B
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 8 days ago
and Volusia counties. This order affects the Kim C. Hammond Justice Center in Bunnell, the Putnam County Courthouse in Palatka, the Richard O. Watson Judicial Center in St. Augustine, the Volusia County Courthouse in DeLand, the S. James Foxman... Read more
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Palatka Daily News
IRMA POUNDS PUTNAMhim.” Wells said after the technician fixed the generator at the special needs
Palatka Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
him.” Wells said after the technician fixed the generator at the special needs shelter, he repaired another generator at Palatka Health Care that was failing. “We had several things going on at once during the storm,” Wells said. “Palatka Health... Read more
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Palatka Daily News
Emergency Management officials offer tips, advice after Irmadowned trees, downed power lines or any other hazards – or for the quickest res
Palatka Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
downed trees, downed power lines or any other hazards – or for the quickest response to hurricane-related questions – call the Emergency Operations Center in Palatka at 329-1904. * In the event of an emergency, call 911 for immediate ass... Read more
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Palatka Daily News
County, Palatka officials assessing storm damageother county, municipal, health and school leaders, among others, have congrega
Palatka Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
other county, municipal, health and school leaders, among others, have congregated at the Emergency Operations Center in Palatka to get up-to-date storm assessments and disseminate information to county residents. As of Monday afternoon, Pickens... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
State reopens 20 state parks after Irma(Dade County) • Olustee Battlefield Historic State Park (Baker County) • Osca
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 8 days ago
(Dade County) • Olustee Battlefield Historic State Park (Baker County) • Oscar Scherer State Park (Sarasota County) • Palatka-to-Lake Butler State Trail (Bradford, Clay, Putnam and Union counties) • Palatka-to-St. Augustine State Trail (St.... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
168 state parks closedPark (Baker County) • Orman House Historic State Park (Franklin County) • Osc
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 9 days ago
Park (Baker County) • Orman House Historic State Park (Franklin County) • Oscar Scherer State Park (Sarasota County) • Palatka-to-Lake Butler State Trail (Bradford, Clay, Putnam and Union counties) • Palatka-to-St. Augustine State Trail (St.... Read more
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First Coast News
Tornadoes become threat as Hurricane Irma inches closerorganization and at most be a Category 1 storm. For northeast Florida to the e
First Coast News / Posted 10 days ago
organization and at most be a Category 1 storm. For northeast Florida to the east of Highway 301, including Interlachen , Palatka, St. Augustine, Middleburg, Duval County and east to Fernandina. to the Westside of Duval, winds will gust to 70 mph,... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Duval, St. Johns and Clay schools are all closed through TuesdayCountry Day School and all associated activities will be closed on Tuesday in
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 10 days ago
Country Day School and all associated activities will be closed on Tuesday in Jacksonville. Also St. Johns River State College campuses in Orange Park, St. Augustine & Palatka will remain closed through Wednesday and will reopen again on Thur... Read more
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First Coast News
Hurricane Irma making northward turn towards the Florida Keysnear the western portions of our viewing area. For northeast Florida to the ea
First Coast News / Posted 11 days ago
near the western portions of our viewing area. For northeast Florida to the east of Highway 301, including Interlachen , Palatka, St. Augustine, Middleburg, Duval County and east to Fernandina. to the Westside of Duval, winds will gust to 70 mph,... Read more
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First Coast News
Hurricane Irma strengthening over Atlantic watersnear the western portions of our viewing area. For northeast Florida to the ea
First Coast News / Posted 11 days ago
near the western portions of our viewing area. For northeast Florida to the east of Highway 301, including Interlachen , Palatka, St. Augustine, Middleburg, Duval County and east to Fernandina. to the Westside of Duval, winds will gust to 70 mph,... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Find the nearest emergency shelter in your area as Irma nearsThe county announced Saturday morning that it is opening another shelter, Putna
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 11 days ago
The county announced Saturday morning that it is opening another shelter, Putnam County Business Park at 7220 PRC Way in Palatka. Ochwilla Elementary School at 299 N. Florida 21 in Hawthorne allows pets. Kelley Smith Elementary School at 141... Read more
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Washington County News / Holmes County Times-Advertiser
Dept. of Ag prepares to support Floridians affected by Hurricane IrmaMarket as a staging area for 25 trailers, each equipped to provide 800 people w
Washington County News / Holmes County Times-Advertiser / Posted 11 days ago
Market as a staging area for 25 trailers, each equipped to provide 800 people with cots, blankets and more; and Using the Palatka State Farmers as a staging area for Putnam County EOC emergency vehicles; and For more information and tips on... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Week 3 Snaps: Hurricane makes for chaotic week; good starts for Ridgeview, West Nassausupport has been great.” Who knows what’s in store for the Panthers. The road
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 12 days ago
support has been great.” Who knows what’s in store for the Panthers. The road toughens up significantly, with a trip to Palatka on Sept. 15, followed by a county showdown against the defensive fortress of Fleming Island. But I always enjoy... Read more
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Palatka Daily News
Putnam residents ready for major stormnight. Although the hurricane center predicts Irma to be a Category 1 storm wh
Palatka Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
night. Although the hurricane center predicts Irma to be a Category 1 storm when it gets near Putnam, some downtown Palatka shop and building owners are not taking any chances. On Friday, Dave Church was using plywood to cover windows at... Read more
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Palatka Daily News
Six shelters in Putnam County open 1 p.m. today ahead of Hurricane IrmaBolling said. Bolling added that bottled water and mres are on the way. Materi
Palatka Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
Bolling said. Bolling added that bottled water and mres are on the way. Material for sleeping will not be provided. Palatka High School, Interlachen High School and Jenkins Middle School are considered places of refuge if shelters exceed... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Find the nearest emergency shelter in your areaSchool allows pets at 299 N. Florida 21 in Hawthorne. Kelley Smith Elementary S
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 12 days ago
School allows pets at 299 N. Florida 21 in Hawthorne. Kelley Smith Elementary School at 141 Kelley Smith School Road in Palatka is the special-needs shelter. Shelters open at 4 p.m. Friday at Macclenny Elementary School and one for... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Emergency shelters opening across Northeast Florida; some pet-friendly or for special needs1020 Huntington Road in Crescent City; Kelley Smith Elementary School at 141 Ke
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 12 days ago
1020 Huntington Road in Crescent City; Kelley Smith Elementary School at 141 Kelley Smith School Road (special needs), in Palatka. Baker County: Shelters open at 4 p.m. Friday at Macclenny Elementary School, and a special needs shelter at Ed... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Cold Noses: Adoptable Pets of the WeekHe is sweet, playful and gets along with other dogs. Meet him at Putnam County
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 12 days ago
He is sweet, playful and gets along with other dogs. Meet him at Putnam County Animal Services, 174 County Landfill Road, Palatka. Regular hours: 10 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 10 a.m.-noon Friday. Fees vary. (386) 329-0396 option... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
FRIDAY: Announcements, closures and more information related to the storm (Updating)and Volusia counties. This order affects the Kim C. Hammond Justice Center in B
The St. Augustine Record / Posted 12 days ago
and Volusia counties. This order affects the Kim C. Hammond Justice Center in Bunnell, the Putnam County Courthouse in Palatka, the Richard O. Watson Judicial Center in St. Augustine, the Volusia County Courthouse in DeLand, the S. James Foxman... Read more
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