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Weekend Briefing: First Friday, Stewart Jones at Ocean Art, Polar Bear Plunge, Birding Palm Coast

| February 5, 2016

It’ll be difficult keeping track of events this weekend with birding, art, First Friday, the Polar Bear plunge and many more activities in Palm Coast and Flagler Beach.

Thursday Briefing: Renee Taylor’s Life On a Diet, FPC’s One-Act Plays at the Bistro, John Irving Talks

| February 4, 2016

Renee Taylor is at the Flagler Auditorium, FPC Thespians are in two one-act comedies: “AP Theatre” by Ed Monk and “The Least Offensive Play in the Whole Darn World” by Jonathan Rand.

Wednesday Briefing: Tennis Pros, Scott Chats Up Counties, Disruptive Season in Full Swing

| February 3, 2016

The Men’s Futures Tennis Tournament at the Palm Coast Tennis Center enters its second day, Gov. Rick Scott addresses the state association of counties, where most of Flagler’s commissioners are this week.

Tuesday Briefing: Belle Terre Swim Club’s Fate, Palm Coast Council’s Pay, Men’s Futures Tennis,

| February 2, 2016

The Flagler County School Board finally decides the future of the Belle Terre Swim and Racquet Club, Palm Coast Council members choose how to pay themselves more.

Monday Briefing: An EMT Academy for FPC, A Malpractice Suit Heads for Trial, Out-of-State Health Insurance

| February 1, 2016

Flagler Palm Coast High School may soon get to ready for a career as Emergency Medical Technicians: it’s one of several items on the Flagler County Commission’s long workshop agenda Monday morning. Florida lawmakers consider out-of-state insurers.

Weekend Briefing: Color Vibe 5K, Lady Dawgs District Champions, Gender-Neutral Bathrooms

| January 29, 2016

Two shows at the Flagler Auditorium, the Color Vibe 5K race in Palm Coast’s Town Center, FPC’s Lady Bulldogs win the District 1-8A championship again.

Thursday Briefing: Pier Parties, No to Seismic Testing, A Stand Your Ground Shift, Birding Palm Coast

| January 28, 2016

The Flagler Beach Commission speaks up against oil prospecting’s seismic testing, Nate McLaughlin at Hidden Trails, more birding in Palm Coast, the Legislature talks Stand Your Ground.

Wednesday Briefing: Tennis Tourney Qualifiers, Holocaust Memorial for Capitol, a “Martyr” in Oregon

| January 27, 2016

Qualifiers for Palm Coast’s one professional tennis tournament of the year begin today, but without Reilly Opelka, the Wimbledon juniors champion and Palm Coast resident.

Tuesday Briefing: Palm Coast Council Talks Salaries, Entrepreneur Night at Sevyn, Hammock Resort Delays

| January 26, 2016

The Palm Coast City Council will get a presentation on potentially bumping up its salary and benefits package, this month’s Office Divvy-sponsored Entrepreneur Night is at the new Sevyn club in Bunnell.

Weekend Briefing: Home Show at FPC, Right Whales With Gromling, Bottle Club Ban Proposed

| January 22, 2016

The annual home and lifestyle show takes over the campus of Flagler Palm Coast High School this weekend, Frank Gromling, the right whale guy, talks at Gamble Rogers, the Palm Coast Planning Board favors banning bottle clubs.

Thursday Briefing: District Spelling Bee, Warmest Year on Record, Healthcare for Military Families

| January 21, 2016

2015 was by far the warmest year on record, following on 2014, which also set a record, with human-caused warming to blame. The district spelling bee is at Wadsworth Elementary this evening.

Wednesday Briefing: Holland’s Rear-View Mirror Campaign, Ballroom With a Twist, Matanzas Wrestles FPC

| January 20, 2016

Milissa Holland flanks herself in history as she launches her campaign for Palm Coast mayor, it’s all about ballroom dancing at the Flagler Auditorium, FPC and Matanzas wrestle, and ISIS is in recession.

Tuesday Briefing: Pink Army Tally, More Sunshine Exemptions Considered, Gas Below $1.70

| January 19, 2016

Gas prices continue to crash, but in Palm Coast not nearly as fast as elsewhere, the Legislature prepares to shut down public access to surveillance videos of public buildings.

Weekend Briefing: “Working” at City Rep, Rachel Thompson at Salvo, Water Circus in Town Center, Film Festival at Hilton

| January 15, 2016

An extremely busy weekend in Palm Coast includes a new plat at City Rep Theatre, a water circus in Town Center, the third annual Flagler Film Festival at the Hilton Garden Inn, and plenty more.

Thursday Briefing: Tourist Council Rediscovers Ethics, Newsom Begins in Flagler Beach, Relay For Life

| January 14, 2016

Flagler County’s Tourist Development Council will take re-votes on a series of decisions to eliminate what had been conflicts of interest in previous votes. Larry Newsom starts as city manager in Flagler Beach.

Wednesday Briefing: Trump in Florida, Mayor Netts at Neighborhood Watch, Obama’s Union

| January 13, 2016

Donald Trump campaigns in Pensacola this evening, Mayor Jon Netts speaks at an Indian Trails neighborhood watch meeting at the public library, the legislature has too many meetings to mention.

Tuesday Briefing: Palm Coast Golf Course Examined, Schools’ Teacher and Employee of the Year Crowned, State of the State

| January 12, 2016

The Palm Coast City Council hears an update on its KemperSports-run golf and tennis course, which have been losing money for five years, the school district’s teacher and employee of the year are crowned this evening at the Auditorium.

Monday Briefing: Honoring Judge Walsh, Family Life Center Golf Tournament, Lake Disston Land

| January 11, 2016

The county commission honors Circuit Judge J. David Walsh, who retires next month. The Land Acquisition Committee again discusses possibly acquiring a parcel of land off Lake Disston.

Weekend Briefing: The Public Library’s 16th Anniversary, Menopause at the Auditorium, JetBlue’s and Frontier’s New Routes

| January 8, 2016

The Flagler County Public Library celebrates its 16th anniversary Friday afternoon, JetBlue begins New York-Daytona Beach route, Frontier adds flights to St. Augustine, Jam at Gamble Rogers.

Thursday Briefing: Grand Landings’ Problem With Blacks, Romeo and Juliet at Flagler Auditorium, Rubio’s Surge

| January 7, 2016

The Observer runs the disturbing account of a former Miss Amrica describing the profiling of her son in Grand Landings, Rubio surges to second place in new Hampshire.

Wednesday Briefing: Volusia’s Sheriff Johnson Retires, Cops Protest Tarantino at Palm Coast’s Epic, Science’s Gettysburg

| January 6, 2016

The Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #171 of Palm Coast, still misquoting Quentin Tarantino, plans a protest of the filmmaker at Epic Theaters, Volusia County’s four-term sheriff announces his retirement.

Tuesday Briefing: A Billboard to Find a Missing Man, Limiting School Testing, Shakespeare’s Death Methods

| January 5, 2016

Crime Stoppers and the sheriff’s office today unveil a billboard on A1A to further the search for George Contos, who disappeared in May. The school board meets tonight, and a chart shows every manner of death in every Shakespeare play.

Monday Briefing: Flagler’s Centennial Preparations, Recycling Christmas, Saudi-Iranian Follies

| January 4, 2016

Time to recycle those Christmas trees and decorations, Flagler County’s centennial committee meets for the first time to chat up 2017, and it’s back to politics as usual.

The Last Briefing of the Year: The NBA’s Anti-Gun Dunk, Bunnell Signs Davis, and the Hottest Year on Record

| December 23, 2015

As if you didn’t know it already: 2015 will be by far the hottest year on record for the planet, not just because of Donald Trump, the NBA launches a gun-control campaign.

Tuesday Briefing: Michael Goodyear’s Thank You from French Government, Christina Goodin’s Senior Project

| December 22, 2015

Veteran Michael Goodyear received the Legion of Honor from the French government. He was awarded the honor by Sal Rutigliano during the meeting of the Flagler County Commission Monday evening.

Monday Briefing: A Dedication at Princess Place, Miller Clayton’s Heroism, Dangerous Dog Reversal

| December 21, 2015

Miller Clayton, the boy who saved his brother and himself from a fire last month, will be honored by several firefighters associations, a dangerous dog designation may be reversed.

Weekend Briefing: Starlight 5K in Town Center, Handel’s Messiah, Dancing Around Flagler, Christmas With a Deputy

| December 18, 2015

Christmas With a Deputy is tonight at Target, Handel’s Messiah in two weekend performances at First Church of Palm Coast, the Starlight 5K is Saturday evening in Town Center, and more.

Thursday Briefing: Flagler Beach Contracts With New Manager Newsome, McLaughlin Takes Over Economic Opportunity

| December 17, 2015

The Flagler Beach City Commission may approve a contract with Larry Newsome, its new city manager, this evening. Commissioner Nate McLaughlin takes over chairmanship of the county’s economic opportunity council.

Wednesday Briefing: A $40,000 Tax Subsidy for a Writers’ Conference, Jeff vs. Luka, Bach’s Brandenburgs

| December 16, 2015

The county’s Tourist Development Council is asked to consider a $40,000 tax subsidy for the four-day Florida Outdoors Association conference at the Hammock Beach Resort next September, four times the amount awarded last year.

Tuesday Briefing: Justin Boyles Guilty of Murder, Coming Years’ School Calendars, Wadsworth Park Closure

| December 15, 2015

Justin Boyles was convicted of second-degree murder and faces life in prison for the murder of Hammock resident Ed Mellener in 2013, the Flagler School Board takes up calendars for the next two school years.



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