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Maj. Scott Surrency, director of the Putnam County jail, has been placed on leave.
April 11, 2024

Putnam jail director on leave after complaint

Maj. Scott Surrency was put on leave Tuesday during an internal investigation and audit.…

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Mason Newstead. | Putnam County Sheriff's Office
March 22, 2024

Search for missing Putnam boy ends in tragedy

Mason Newstead, a 4 year-old child with special needs, was found dead in the St. Johns River, about a block…

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Early voting starts this week across Northeast Florida ahead of the March 19 Presidential Preference Primary.
March 7, 2024

Where to vote early in the presidential primary

The early voting period for the Presidential Preference Primary in Florida begins this week across Northeast Florida.…

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Two jets are shown at the Florida Air Natoinal Guard headquarters in Jacksonville. | News4Jax
March 5, 2024

National Guard jets rattle Putnam County

The Putnam County Sheriff’s Office got more than a dozen calls after an apparent sonic boom from low-flying jets shocked…

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Baylee Holbrook. | Trinity Baptist Church
September 28, 2023

Palatka teen dies after lightning strike

Sixteen-year-old Baylee Holbrook was hit by lighting while hunting with her father on Tuesday afternoon.…

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September 27, 2023

Putnam teen critical after lightning strike while hunting

Lightning hit a father and daughter as they were hunting near Bostwick. Police warned that lightning strikes have increased in…