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Thanksgiving Briefing: Humanitarians of the Year, Alan Thicke at the Auditorium, Trump in Sarasota

| November 25, 2015

Government offices and schools close for a breather, but Donald Trump invades Florida, Alan Thicke stars in “The Toy Shoppe” at the Flagler Auditorium, and Jeb Bush still doesn’t get it.

Tuesday Briefing: Palm Coast Talks EMS and Its Own Pay, Imagine’s K-Kids, Hubert Grimes Gives Thanks,

| November 24, 2015

The Palm Coast Council talks about its own pay and discusses overhauling county’s EMS system, Hubert Grimes gives thanks at Methodist gathering, Imagine school’s K-Kids care for the less fortunate.

Monday Briefing: Mayor Netts Honored, Enterprise Florida’s Fans, Scott’s Budget Unveiled

| November 23, 2015

Palm Coast Mayor Jon Netts is the recipient of a Northeast Florida Regional Council award, Gov. Scott unveils his proposed budget while pushing for more powers for Enterprise Florida.

Weekend Briefing: Salvo Art Project’s 1-Year Bash, Jim Guines Appreciation, Chili Pipers at the Auditorium

| November 20, 2015

The great Jim Guines is celebrated and appreciated Sunday at 3 p.m. at FPC, JJ Graham’s and Petra Iston’s Salvo Art Project turns 1 year old in a Saturday celebration, the myth of Sisyphus in an Oscar-Nominated short film from 1974.

Thursday Briefing: Civil Liberties v. Security, Ambulance Wars, Jindal Drops Out, and Henryk Wieniawski

| November 19, 2015

How to balance civil liberties in an age of insecurities, Palm Coast and Flagler County are at loggerheads over ambulance services again, Bobby Jindal is the latest GOP candidate to drop out of the presidential race.

Wednesday Briefing: Curbing Bottle Clubs, a Manager’s Job Description in Bunnell, ISIS Debates

| November 18, 2015

Palm Coast’s planning board takes on bottle clubs, where patrons gather with their own liquor to socialize, Bunnell takes on its manager search, and a slew of other government meetings are scheduled before Thanksgiving.

Tuesday Briefing: FPC Band in Concert, Flagler Auditorium in Review, Florida Lawmakers Ride Refugee Crisis

| November 17, 2015

The FPC band just returned from scoring superior for the 13th straight year. The school board and Auditorium board hold a joint workshop. Florida lawmakers seize on the Syrian refugee crisis to talk illegal immigration.

Monday Briefing: John Oliver Gives It to ISIS, A Cell Tower on Colbert, Open Government

| November 16, 2015

The county commission considers a cell tower on Colbert Lane, no more county-provided bus trips for the Historical Society, John Oliver takes on ISIS in terms befitting ‘premium-cable profanity.’

Weekend Briefing: Legislative Delegation Meeting, Marineland’s 75th, Sevyn, Greetings and Roof-Raising

| November 13, 2015

Flagler-Palm Coast officials will appear before the county’s legislative delegation–Travis Hutson and Paul Renner–to make their pitch of priorities, Marineland is celebrating all weekend.

Thursday Briefing: Flagler Beach Rezones, Dick Cheney at Sunshine Summit, Homecoming at Stetson,

| November 12, 2015

Flagler Beach takes on rezoning 3 acres it doesn’t want to rezone, Dick Cheney opens the GOP’s Sunshine Summit at Disney’s Contemporary, Stetson celebrates homecoming.

Wednesday Briefing: Veterans Day Ceremonies, “Flashdance” at the Auditorium, Shrinking Deficit

| November 11, 2015

Veterans Day ceremonies are scheduled in Palm Coast, at the Government Services Building and in veterans Park in Flagler Beach. “Flashdance,” the musical, is at the Flagler Auditorium.

Tuesday Briefing: Discover the Vince Carter Sanctuary, Goodbye Killer Whale Shows (Finally)

| November 10, 2015

The Stewart-Marchman-Act Foundation hosts an open house at Vince Carter Sanctuary, SeaWorld will end its Shamu theatrics in San Diego, but it’s not clear whether it will follow suit in Orlando and San Antonio.

Monday Briefing: The News-Journal’s Special Report on Officer-Involved Shootings, Bunnell Reorganizes, Rotary v. Hunger

| November 9, 2015

The News-Journal’s “Shots Fired” investigates the murky world of officer-involved shootings in Florida, where 249 people have been shot in two years. The Rotary needs volunteers against hunger. Bunnell government reorganizes after its manager’s resignation.

Weekend Briefing: AJ Fernandez Skate Competition, Siberian Dancers, Carnage, Greetings and Poker Run

| November 6, 2015

A busy weekend in Flagler with plays at City Rep, FPC and the Playhouse, the AJ Fernandez benefit skate competition at Wadsworth Park, Palm Coast Rotary’s Poker Run, the Auditorium’s Disco Gala, and a lot more.

Thursday Briefing: Puppy Killer Gets 5 Years, “You Can’t Take It With You” at FPC, Flagler Beach Tees Up Again

| November 5, 2015

Kevin McClenithan, the 46-year-old felon and Bunnell resident, is sentenced to 5 years for killing a puppy, FPC Thespians stage a 1937 Pulitzer-prize winning play, Flagler Beach negotiates for a new golf club.

Wednesday Briefing: Flagler Beach Interviews, Road Closure on Florida Park Drive, Jeb’s Tanking Numbers

| November 4, 2015

Flagler Beach takes on the third of five candidates for city manager, an overnight road closure is planned for Florida Park Drive, Jeb is going the way of Obamacare.

Tuesday Briefing: Grand Openings Galore, Humane Society Takes SC’s Homeless Cats and Dogs

| November 3, 2015

Gov. Rick Scott is at the sheriff’s operations center’s grand opening at 11 a.m., Palm Coast holds an open house for its city hall at 4:30 p.m. at Town Center.

Monday Briefing: Storm Spotters Class, Palm Coast’s Home Businesses, Bush and Carson in Florida

| November 2, 2015

Would you believe that home-based businesses make up 86 percent of all business in Palm Coast? Jeb Bush brings his faltering campaign to Florida, as does Ben Carson, in the guise of a book tour.

Weekend Briefing: Halloweenomania, CRT’s “God of Carnage,” Tom Gibbs Chevrolet’s $11,000 to Pink Army

| October 30, 2015

It’s Halloween weekend everywhere, “God of Carnage” opens Friday evening at CRT, Tommy Tant Classic in Flagler Beach, Tom and Nancy Gibbs donate to the Pink Army.

Thursday Briefing: Wadsworth’s John Fanelli, Principal of the Year, Haunted Houses Everywhere, Rubio’s Jeb Slam

| October 29, 2015

Wadsworth’s John Fanelli is Flagler’s principal of the year, Marcus Sanfilippo is assistant principal of the year, Halloween haunted shows at Palm Coast’s Fire Station 21 and tghe Agriculture Museum, Marco Rubio body-slams Job Bush.

Wednesday Briefing: Greenland Melting, Commercial Development West of I-95, Mad Endures

| October 28, 2015

A new commercial development may rise west of I-95 at the intersection with State Road 100, Greenland’s ice sheet is melting, with untold consequences, Mad Magazine endures.

Tuesday Briefing: NAACP Discusses Cop Body Cameras, Whitman Labs’ Sea Turtle Hospital, Trump’s Lead

| October 27, 2015

The NAACP’s Flagler Branch hears from Sheriff’s Office spokesman Jim Troiano tonight about cops’ body cameras, Trump posts double-digit lead in latest national poll.

Monday Briefing: Full Moon Stroll at Gamble Rogers, Staly’s Money Lead, French Boys Choir

| October 26, 2015

The French Boys Choir in concert at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church tonight, get your full-moon stroll at Gamble Rogers State Recreation Area, ex-undersheriff Rick Staly leads toe GOP money race among sheriff’s candidates with upwards of $70,000.

Thursday Briefing: Flagler Home Sales Tepid but Prices Rise, Alcohol v. Pot, Millennials’ Bores

| October 22, 2015

Flagler home sales fall close to year’s lows but median price rises substantially, why pot is safe and alcohol is not, why millennials don’t protest much.

Wednesday Briefing: Golden Lion’s Gift to Second Harvest, Unity Day, Why Hillary Will Win

| October 21, 2015

Golden Lion donation makes 7,000 pounds of food for the needy possible, Unity Day in flagler schools, National Review explains why Hillary Clinton will likely win the white house.

Tuesday Briefing: Belle Terre Swim Club’s Fate, Palm Coast Attorney’s Raise, Flagler Beach Interviews

| October 20, 2015

The Flagler school board this evening decides the fate of the Belle Terre Swim and Racquet Club, the Palm Coast City Council votes on a 15 percent raise for its attorneys, Flagler Beach interviews a candidate for city manager.

Monday Briefing: A Home for a Wounded Iraq Veteran, Special Session Starts, County’s Tourism

| October 19, 2015

Sergeant Carlos De Leon, wounded in Iraq, gets a donated modified home in the B Section, the Flagler County Commission prepares to take over the tourism office from the chamber of commerce.

Weekend Briefing: Harper Lee’s “Go Set a Watchman” at the Library, Haunted House for Flagler Habitat

| October 16, 2015

Friends of the Library will discuss the Harper Lee novels at the county library, Flagler Habitat’s haunted house opens at Atlantis Industrial and Business Park, Bernie Sanders rejects a donation from the most hated man on the internet.

Thursday Briefing: Hadeed on Long Creek Preserve, FHF’s Organ Donor Registry Award, DeSantis’s Bombs

| October 15, 2015

County Attorney Al Hadeed talks about the history and significance of the Long Creek Nature Preserve in Palm Coast at noon, Ron DeSantis’s House Freedom Caucus throws bombs and thinks nothing of shutting down government, but is it more than that?

Tuesday Briefing: Florida’s Death Penalty Exception, Palm Coast Talks Arts, Kymora’s Memorial

| October 13, 2015

Timothy Hurst is at the center of a case that may reshape Florida’s death penalty law. He was convicted of murder, and a jury recommended death by a 7-5 vote. Florida is the only state in the nation where a simple majority is enough for a recommendation of death. Hurst contests the process is unconstitutional. The U.S. Supreme Court hears the case today.



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