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Laundromat larcenists caught after stealing quarters in Putnam County

PUTNAM COUNTY, Fla. — Putnam County deputies arrested a pair of thieves Friday afternoon for a break-in at a Crescent City laundromat on Thursday. According to the sheriff's office, Chet White, 36, of Palatka, and William Shortsleeves, 40, of Satsuma, broke into the laundromat Thursday night, breaking the locks on the vacuums to gain access to an undisclosed amount of quarters.
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Two Gainesville women die in head-on crash in Putnam County

PUTNAM COUNTY, Fla. — Florida Highway Patrol says a 24-year-old female and a 33-year-old female died Saturday evening in a head-on crash. FHP says the crash happened on State Road 26 near Swan Lake Drive. They say a car crossed a double yellow line in a no passing zone to pass another car. While attempting to pass, the car hit the front of another car traveling in the opposite direction.
Putnam County, FLDaily News

Barge crash causes power outages

A barge carrying a crane struck power lines in East Palatka on Thursday morning causing power outages for thousands of people and shutting down boat traffic on the St. Johns River. A Putnam County…
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Motorcyclist killed in Putnam County crash, troopers say

A man was killed and two women were injured in a crash involving a motorcycle and a van on Saturday night in Putnam County, the Florida Highway Patrol said. Troopers said the crash happened about 8 p.m. at 11th and Bronson streets. According to the Highway Patrol, a motorcyclist was...
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Elkton man, 25, killed in motorcycle crash in Putnam County

A 25-year-old St. Johns County man died Saturday night when a pickup truck struck the motorcycle he was driving. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the man was traveling south on 11th Street approaching Bronson Street in Putnam County at around 8 p.m. The pickup truck, driven by a 58-year-old Palm Coast woman, was traveling north on 11th Street. The pickup truck attempted to turn left onto Bronson Street and collided with the left side of the motorcycle.
Palatka, FLDaily News

City approves acquisition of Jenkins gym

The city of Palatka unanimously approved acquiring Jenkins Middle School’s gymnasium at a special-called meeting Monday. Jenkins Middle has closed as part of the Putnam County School District’s…
Palatka, FLDaily News

Public Notices Palatka Daily News 061821

NOTICE is hereby given that, pursuant to Section 715.109, Florida Statutes, RIVER VILLAS, will sell the items. and Vehicle Identification Number No. FLHML2B48427392B. 410 St. Johns Ave., Palatka, Florida 32177, at the hour of 10:00 a.m. on June 23, 2021. The property is located 239 E. Buffalo Bluff Rd., #250, Satsuma, Florida 32189, and is available for inspection during normal business hours, Monday through Friday. The property will be sold "as is", with no representations or warranties as to title or condition of the property. Costs, expenses and storage charges must be paid at time of sale.
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2 women killed, 2 children injured in crash on SR 26, FHP says

Two women were killed and three people, including two children, were injured in a crash Saturday night in Putnam County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Troopers said the two-vehicle crash happened shortly after 6:50 p.m. on State Road 26 near Swan Lake Road. According to the Highway Patrol, an...
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Public Notices Palatka Daily News 061721

The Putnam County Sheriff’s Office has permanently taken over the duties of the Crescent City Police Department. As such, the Sheriffs Office is now in possession of all property from the Crescent City Police Department. Notice is hereby given that I, HD “Gator” Deloach, Sheriff of Putnam County, Florida, have...
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3 die in 2 Putnam crashes

Three people were killed in two crashes Saturday night in Putnam County. The state Highway Patrol said two people were killed in a head-on collision on State Road 26 and Swan Lake Drive in Melrose. Two women from Gainesville, ages 33 and 24, were killed in the crash, according to a Highway Patrol report. The driver and a passenger in the other vehicle suffered serious injuries, the report said. The crash happened just before 7 p.m.
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Public Notices Palatka Daily News 061621

NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE: ST. JOHNS AUTO BODY INC. gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on 6/28/2021, 12:00 pm at 1609 ST. JOHNS AVE PALATKA FL 32177-4438 pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. ST. JOHNS AUTO BODY INC. reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. 1997 FORD 1FMEU17L4VLB83615.
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Two women die in Putnam County crash

Two Gainesville residents died in a vehicle crash Saturday evening when a sport utility vehicle passed in a no-passing zone and hit their car. The two, whose names were not released by the Florida Highway Patrol, were traveling in a sedan headed east on State Road 26 near Swan Lake Drive — about midway between Melrose and Putnam Hall — shortly before 7 p.m.