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Golden Lion’s Key Lime Tartar Sauce Yields $2,800 in Latest Donations to Needy

| May 26, 2016

The Bunnell Food Pantry, Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida and Halifax Urban Ministries of Daytona Beach were the beneficiaries of the third distribution of proceeds from Golden Lion’s sauce.

Kenneth Kirkland II Faces Life in Prison for Daytona Car-Jacking and Armed Robbery

| May 26, 2016

Kenneth Jerome Kirkland, II, was convicted late Wednesday (May 25) by a jury of three men and three women on charges of carjacking with a firearm, grand theft, and principal to robbery with a firearm. He faces a life sentence at a sentencing hearing to be set at a later date. The jury deliberated two hours.

Sen. Travis Hutson Qualifies By Petition for His 4th Election in 4 Years

| May 25, 2016

Sen. Travis Hutson so far faces just one opponent, Democrat Curtis Ceballos of Palm Coast, though qualifying does not end until June 24.

Retired Deputy Edward Lueck Gets 15 Years in Prison Over Child Sex Assaults

| May 24, 2016

The victim was 5 years old at the time of the crimes, and was a neighbor of Lueck’s, who is a 69-year-old retired Volusia County Sheriff’s deputy.

Palm Coast City Employees Get Free Screenings From Florida Hospital Flagler

| May 24, 2016

Florida Hospital Flagler provided free health screenings to 80 City of Palm Coast employees. The screenings included blood pressure, pulse oxygen, carbon monoxide, body mass index (BMI), diabetes testing and musculoskeletal assessment.

NRA Pressuring Gov. Scott to Block Rep. Charles McBurney’s Bench Bid

| May 24, 2016

McBurney, R-Jacksonville, angered Second Amendment advocates during this year’s legislative session when his committee did not move forward with a measure tied to the state’s “stand your ground” self-defense law.

Democrat Morley Qualifies for House Seat By Petition

| May 23, 2016

Adam Morley, the Democratic candidate for the House District 24 seat held by Republican Paul Renner, said in a release today that he had qualified for the race by petition.

Indian Trails and FPC Students Win Crime Stoppers Poster Contest

| May 22, 2016

The winning students were Liying Wu, Andrew Moulter, Gage Winecoff, Jonathan DeSousa, Andrea Bowser (who won circuit-wide, too), and Hannah Umpenhour.

Court Sides With Walmart Against Union in Trespassing Dispute in Orange

| May 22, 2016

A three-judge panel of the 5th District Court of Appeal said the case is part of a broader dispute about demonstrations that the union has held against Wal-Mart in various parts of the country.

Carmen Bourdeau Is Florida Hospital Flagler’s New ICU Nurse Manager

| May 19, 2016

Bourdeau has been a nurse for nearly 25 years and began her career at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center in New Jersey, as a nurse in the ICU.

Four Daytona State Students Named to All-Florida Academic Team

| May 18, 2016

Andrew Adie, Corben Champoux, Joel Hinton and Danjha Leon, all associate of arts degree majors, were recognized for their academic achievement, leadership and service to their communities.

Media Groups Shut Out of Federal Lawsuit Over Prison Newspaper Ban

| May 18, 2016

A federal appeals court has turned down a request by media groups to file a friend-of-the-court brief in a dispute about whether the Florida Department of Corrections can ban a publication from the state’s prisons.

Flagler Emergency Management Presents at Hurricane Preparedness Breakfast June 1

| May 16, 2016

The breakfast will be held from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. June 1 at the Hilton Garden Inn.

St. Johns County Commissioner Bill McClure Will Run For Crenshaw Seat in Congress

| May 16, 2016

St. Johns County Commissioner Bill McClure formally announced Monday that he will run to succeed retiring Republican Congressman Ander Crenshaw in a Northeast Florida district.

Officials Monitoring 235-Acre Fire in Putnam at Etionah Creek

| May 16, 2016

The Florida Highway Patrol continues to monitor a 235 acre prescribed burn at Etoniah Creek State Forest in the Florahome, Putnam County, which may affect local roadways. Motorists are encouraged to use caution when traveling in these areas. Visibility may deteriorate quickly due to smoke/fog type conditions, especially during the night time and early morning […]

Florida School of Art Exhibit Opens at Hand Art Center May 13

| May 12, 2016

The paintings date from approximately 1825 to 1925, and include work by renowned landscape artist George Inness, Ash Can School realist painter Robert Henri and Highwaymen painter Harold Newton.

Danielle Basciano, Formerly of Tomoka Correctional, Joins Flagler Jail Staff

| May 11, 2016

With the swearing-in of Basciano, the inmate facility has 48 sworn deputies and three vacant positions, for a total of 51 sworn positions.

Critical Care Physician Muneeruddin Q. Mohammed Joins Florida Hospital Flagler

| May 11, 2016

As an intensivist, Mohammed will work with the hospital’s critical care team in the intensive care unit (ICU).

Group Backing Controversial Solar Amendment Raises $5.8 Million in April

| May 11, 2016

Fueled by major electric utilities, the group backing a controversial solar-energy initiative on the November ballot raised $8.52 million during April.

Beethoven’s 9th Closes Jacksonville Symphony’s 2016 Season May 20-21

| May 10, 2016

The Jacksonville Symphony will conclude its 2015-16 season with the music of Beethoven and Thomas Adès, in a special presentation that features the orchestra, the Jacksonville Symphony Chorus conducted by Music Director Courtney Lewis.

NSA Designates Daytona State a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education

| April 22, 2016

DSC is the first state college in Florida to receive the four-year designation based on the college meeting stringent academic criteria and distinguishing its strengths in cybersecurity and cyberforensics training.

New Partnership Will Expand Grand Haven Realty Beyond the Gates

| April 12, 2016

Grand Haven Realty announced today a new partnership between company president Jim Cullis and Lindsay Dolamore, the 2016 President of the Flagler County Association of Realtors.

Cycle Flagler, Flagler Beach Rotary’s Annual Tour, Returns May 1 With Circuits of 16 to 100 Miles

| April 11, 2016

The Rotary Club of Flagler Beach’s Cycle Flagler is back. The 2016 edition is scheduled for May 1, starting with 6 a.m. registration at the Flagler County Airport, one of the event’s hosts.

In Brief: Broker Sheehan Jones Brokers a $450,000 Transaction, Palm Coast Data Lands New Account

| April 6, 2016

Parkside Realty Group’s Margaret Sheehan Jones brokered a $450,000 transaction for Bunnell’s D & K Automotive and Tire Repair and Palm Coast Data added Fort Worth, Texas Magazine to its fulfillment stable.

Chamber Players of Palm Coast in Final Concert With Abel, Haydn and a Little Moldau

| March 21, 2016

The free concert, under the direction of Paige Dashner Long, will feature a joint performance with the Flagler Youth Orchestra’s most advanced players.

Gary Smith, 53, of Palm Bay, Killed in 2-Vehicle Crash on I-95 in Brevard

| March 1, 2016

Gary Smith, 53, of Palm Bay, was killed and Justin Looman, 29, of West Melbourne was seriously injured in a crash involving the men’s two Jeeps on I-95 in Brevard early the morning of March 1.

Bee Gees Tribute Band Stayin’ Alive Returns to Flagler Auditorium March 4

| February 23, 2016

Back by popular demand one of the world’s most popular Bee Gees tribute band, Stayin’ Alive, returns to the Flagler Auditorium on March 4 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $29 for adults, $18 for youth.

James Jackson, 31, of Jacksonville, Is Killed on U.S. 1 North of Bonneval Road

| February 14, 2016

James B. Jackson, a 31-year-old resident of Jacksonville, was killed early Sunday morning and Anthony A. Jones, 39, of Jacksonville, was in critical condition following a single-vehicle crash on U.S. 1 north of Bonneval Road in Duval County.

Barrie Michaels Joins Flagler Auditorium as Marketing Manager Ahead of 25th Anniversary

| February 11, 2016

Barrie Michaels will manage media relations, communications, and other outreach efforts for the auditorium, serving as the primary contact for media inquiries and as a representative for the organization in the community.

Daytona State College Again Earns Prestigious Military Friendly School Designation

| January 28, 2016

Daytona State College has again been designated a 2016 Military Friendly School by Victory Media, the leader in successfully connecting the military and civilian worlds.

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