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Tree Lighting in Palm Coast’s Town Center Ignites Series of Holiday Events

| November 24, 2015

The tree lighting on Monday also starts the annual Fantasy Lights display in Town Center. The boat parade is on Dec. 5, the Starlight Parade on Dec. 12.

Palm Coast Mayor and Flagler Sheriff Will Marshal Holiday Boat Parade

| November 10, 2015

The 13th annual Palm Coast Yacht Club Holiday Boat Parade is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 5 at 6 p.m. with the traditional festival of lights on the water to mark the beginning of the winter holidays (assuming you didn’t start your celebration immediately after Labor Day). 

Stewart Marchman-Act Foundation Launches Bouquets of Hope Campaign for Thanksgiving

| November 9, 2015

The Stewart Marchman-Act Foundation is launching the Bouquets of Hope & Classic Chocolates fundraiser to support mental health awareness in our community.

Flagler Auditorium Launching 24th Season With Disco-Fever Gala at Halifax Plantation Nov. 7

| October 26, 2015

The disco-themed Nov. 7 gala fund-raiser takes place on the heels of a successful 2015 season that saw revenue top $600,000 and operating profit neat $100,000.

Stetson Appoints Kennesaw State’s Neal Mero School of Business Administration Dean

| October 26, 2015

Neal Mero was a founding director of the Kennesaw State University Doctor of Business Administration Program in 2008, and earned his doctorate from the University of Florida.

Palm Coast Utility Billing Switches to Paymentus

| October 19, 2015

At the same time as Palm Coast’s switch to the new utility billing system, the city also established a new online application option for utility service.

Daytona State College Adds Evening Courses in Auto Body and Collision Repair

| October 13, 2015

Car buffs looking to break into the auto collision repair industry can now get their training during evening classes at Daytona State College beginning in January 2016.

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The new night courses leading to a vocational certificate in Auto Body and Collision Repairwill be offered at Daytona State’s Advanced Technology College (ATC) off […]

Flagler Fish Company Celebrates Ten Years in Business

| October 12, 2015

Flagler Fish Company was opened by Chris and Carolyn Casper in 2005 in Flagler Beach. The restaurant offers a wide selection of fresh fish and shellfish, choice meats, appetizers and dinner specials in an indoor-outdoors environment.

Flagler County Sheriff’s Office Accredited For Third Time

| October 12, 2015

The Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation awarded the Flagler County Sheriff’s Office its third re-accreditation since receiving initial accreditation in February 2005.

At Bunnell’s Methodist Church, Rev. Terry Wines Begins Filling Beth Gardner’s Big Void

| July 1, 2015

It’s pat of an annual and anxious ritual in the sprawling world of the United Methodist Church when “elders” typically move from church to church around this time of year.

Don Apperson, Long-Time School Resource Deputy and Youth Leader, Retires

| June 30, 2015

For 13 years until last fall Don Apperson was the face of school resource deputies in Flagler County and appearing before local government boards to advocate either for the SRD system or for stronger laws on various issues.

Sheriff’s Cmdr. Steve Brandt Is Crime Stoppers’ Flagler Officer of the Year

| May 29, 2015

Steve Brandt, an 21-year veteran of the Flagler County Sheriff’s Office promoted just two weeks ago to Commander, was named just days later Flagler County Officer of the Year by Crime Stoppers of Northeast Florida.

Sheriff’s Office Puts Up Reward in Search for George Contos, 58, Who Disappeared in Suspicious Circumstances May 9

| May 29, 2015

George Contos, a 58-year-old Bunnell resident and a diabetic with a prosthetic leg, went missing on May 9. His car has been recovered. The disappearance is now considered suspicious, a sheriff’s spokesman said.

Flagler’s Next Congressman? Jacksonville Sheriff John Rutherford Announces for DeSantis Seat

| May 20, 2015

Jacksonville Sheriff John Rutherford, term-limited after 12 years, will seek to replace Rep. Ron DeSantis in the 6th Congressional District, which includes all of Flagler County. The open seat is expected to draw numerous candidates.

Gov. Reubin Askew, Sallye B. Mathis and Edward Daniel Davis Inducted Into Civil Rights Hall

| May 13, 2015

Reubin Askew was named to the hall of fame in part because of his support for desegregation and his appointments of top black officials, including the first black justice on the Florida Supreme Court.

Marketing 2 Go Celebrates 5 Years in New Digs at City Place in Palm Coast

| May 4, 2015

Marketing 2 Go owner Cindy Dalecki took her new-media company from one employee to six and celebrated with a ribbon-cutting attended by some 200 people at City Place.

Flagler County Government’s Citizens Academy Taking Applications Before Jan. 30 Start

| January 14, 2015

Seats are still available for Flagler County’s popular Citizens Academy program, a free nine week course designed to introduce participants to the day-to-day operations of Flagler County government.

Regrettable Holiday Ritual: Spike in Calls to Alzheimer’s Hotline as Families Grasp Changes

| November 29, 2014

Visiting with relatives over the holidays may raise questions about the physical and cognitive health of family members. Although some change in cognitive ability can occur with age, serious memory problems are not a part of normal aging. Recognizing the difference between normal aging and more serious problems can help you identify when it may be time for you to make the call or see a doctor.

Daytona State College’s Harold Trey Orndorff, Poli-Sci Ace, Named Among Best Profs

| November 1, 2014

Trey Orndorff, 31, earned runner-up status as Professor of the Year during the Association of Florida Colleges’ (AFC) 65th Annual Convention held this week in Destin, Fla. The organization represents Florida’s 28 state and community colleges.

County Road 305 Culvert Replacements Will Not Be Completed Until 2015

| October 5, 2014

One culvert has been delayed by heavy rains and won’t be finished until October, two more won’t be done until January 2015, the county administration said.

Palm Coast City Manager Jim Landon Credentialed by Management Association

| October 5, 2014

Jim Landon is one of more than 1,300 local government management professionals currently credentialed through the ICMA Voluntary Credentialing Program.

New York Times’ Jennifer Preston, Social Media Specialist, To Speak at Flagler College Oct. 7

| September 24, 2014

Jennifer Preston served as The Times’ social media editor from 2009 to 2011. She is now a reporter for the Times, covering the intersection of social media, politics, government, business and real life.

Red Knights of Palm Coast Donate $1,500 to Shands Burn Center

| July 26, 2014

Back in May the Red Knights Motorcycling Club of Palm Coast held its ninth annual Poker Run to benefit the Shands Burn Center in Gainesville. The poker run took participants through several area bars in Flagler and Volusia counties, including Finns in Flagler Beach and the White Eagle on U.S. 1.

Palm Coast’s Brian Matthews Named Educator of the Decade for Southeast Desalting Association

| July 17, 2014

The Southeast Desalting Association has named City of Palm Coast Environmental Specialist Brian Matthews, a longtime employee of Palm Coast’s Utility Division, as its Educator of the Decade for his work to educate water treatment facility operators about membrane technologies.

O Captain! My Captain! Next Leadership Flagler Class Application Deadline Is July 25

| July 16, 2014

The three-month program nurtures, engages and motivates local business professionals and residents to become community leaders, providing insight about Flagler County’s operations while inspiring participants to take active roles as stewards of and advocates for positive change within the community.

Ryan Peeling of FPC One of Two Teens-In-Flight Students Admitted to Embry-Riddle

| December 28, 2013

Two Teens-In-Flight students–Ryan Peeling of Flagler Palm Coast High School and Cora Rand of Seabreeze High–have earned admission at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University for the Fall 2014 session, with scholarships.

Flagler Technical Institute:
Registration Open for Winter Term

| December 5, 2013

Flagler Technical Institute is now accepting registrations for its career and technical programs for the Winter Term. Most classes will be held in the Flagler Technical Institute building at 1 Corporate Drive in Palm Coast.

Florida Highway Patrol Warns Halloween Revelers of Drunk Driving Ticketing Campaign Oct. 31-Nov. 3

| October 29, 2013

This week, the Florida Highway Patrol is again participating in the national campaign, Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over. The campaign, from Oct. 31 through Nov. 3, is designed to discourage drunk or drugged individuals from driving as police will conduct a combination of targeted enforcement and increase visibility on roadways.

Fish and Wildlife Commission’s Lionfish Summit Will Explore Threats to Florida’s Ecology

| October 21, 2013

As the linfish populations’ expansion threatens marine ecosystems in Florida, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is hosting a Lionfish Summit Oct. 22-24 at the Hilton Cocoa Beach Oceanfront hotel in Cocoa Beach, to determine research and management gaps and to bring together leaders in the lionfish issue.

Children and the Boston Marathon Bombing: How to Help Them Cope

| April 16, 2013

With images of the Boston Marathon bombing and stories of the victims looping incessantly on television and in social media, the Florida Department of Children and Families has issued a caution to parents and educators about how to handle coming days with children, and about what signs to be on the alert.
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