FlaglerLive | January 21, 2013
Full text and video of Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream Speech,” a brief history of the origins and battles of the Martin Luther King federal holiday, and of the Martin Luther King monument at the Washington Mall.
FlaglerLive | March 27, 2013
To a remarkable degree, Anthony Lewis, who covered the Supreme Court for the New York Times, set the agenda, and established the arguments for all that was to follow during the constitutional revolution of the Earl Warren court.
FlaglerLive | December 17, 2012
Doyle Conner, who was elected to the Legislature while still a college student, became the youngest House speaker in Florida history and then spent three decades as state agriculture commissioner, died Sunday, December 16 at a nursing home in Monticello, near Tallahassee.
FlaglerLive | December 4, 2012
Dr. John M. Canakaris since his arrival in Bunnell in 1950 founded the town’s first clinic, its first hospital, and, more recently, a free clinic for the uninsured, remaining a practicing physician throughout except for four brief retirement years from 1999 to 2003.
FlaglerLive | October 26, 2012
Complete guide and analysis of the 11 proposed Florida constitutional amendments on the Nov. 6 ballot, with links to summaries, pros and cons.
FlaglerLive | October 6, 2012
Jellyfish’s 200 species, among the oldest animals on the planet, are among the least understood, their occasional blooms–even in Flagler–drawing particular interests from scientists.
FlaglerLive | September 30, 2012
Whether you call them impact fees, taxes or hidden taxes, they’re a Florida and Flagler County reality. An explanation and definition of impact fees with a local rate schedule by city and county.
FlaglerLive | July 14, 2012
Burmese pythons infesting the Everglades have a history in the exotic animals business and could add up to a few thousand up to 150,000 nesting, breeding, and feeding, all with no known natural predator, though a migration of pythons up the Florida peninsula is unlikely.
FlaglerLive | April 11, 2012
The Keetch-Byram drought index (KBDI) measures the amount of precipitation necessary to return the soil to full saturation. It is a closed system ranging from 0 to 800 units and represents a moisture regime from 0 to 8 inches of water through the soil layer.
FlaglerLive | December 27, 2011
As you get ready for New Year’s Eve, be sure to pick up the real stuff. Like Veuve Clicquot, the champagne served at Rick’s Cafe in Casablanca. Here’s a brief history of the Veuve Clicquot Champagne and its maker, Barbe-Nicole Ponsardin.
Pierre Tristam | February 19, 2011
This essay on the history “nigger” as word and weapon is a postscript to the Mockingbird controversy and an introduction to next weekend’s performances. It is presented in the spirit of education, discussion—and, hopefully, debate.