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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.

Emerald Day Spa Opens in Palm Coast

| January 28, 2016

Jenny Marafurova in December announced the opening of Emerald Day Spa, a high end spa and salon experience at 1490 Palm Coast Pkwy Suite #3 in Palm Coast, with a ribbon-cutting attended by Palm Coast Mayor Jon Netts and others.

Family Life Center Welcomes Board Members Maria Scarol and Sallie Brinkley

| January 21, 2016

The Family Life Center announced this week that Maria Scarol and Sallie Brinkley have joined the Family Life board of directors.

Marketing 2 Go Hires Community Manager Dana Nobile

| January 21, 2016

Marketing 2 Go last week announced the hiring of Flagler County native Dana Nobile as a new Community Manager for the 6-year-old company, which helps firms develop and manage their media presence, public relations and marketing.

Gail Downs, 2015 Realtor of the Year, Joins Parkside Realty Group

| January 19, 2016

Parkside Realty Group Broker and Owner Sam Perkovich announced last week that Gail Downs, the 2015 Flagler County Realtor of the Year, has joined Parkside Realty.

Palm Coast Physical Therapy Center Offers Free General Health and Wellness Seminar Jan. 26

| January 11, 2016

Topics include ways to monitor your health, techniques for fall prevention, explanation of the holistic triad, including proper breathing techniques, tips for good posture, and some great fitness exercises.

Association of Supervisors of Elections Offers Three $1,200 Scholarships to College-Bound Seniors

| January 11, 2016

Each year the Florida State Association of Supervisors of Elections awards three $1,200 scholarships to Florida students statewide. The association is doing so again this year. The deadline is March 14.

Mokonzy Computer Club Hosts Facebook Training Workshop With Cindi Dalecki Jan. 15th

| January 10, 2016

Cindy Dalecki, owner of Marketing 2 Go, a five-year-old social media and marketing company headquartered in Flagler County, will lead a workshop on how to best use Facebook for business.

Palm Coast’s Annual Christmas Tree and Electronics Recycling Event Is Jan. 9

| January 4, 2016

Recycle your Christmas tree and receive a free three-gallon evergreen tree in exchange at the City’s 9th annual Christmas Tree Recycling Event. The event will be 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Palm Coast Fuel Depot, 22 Utility Drive.

Palm Coast Will Host Color Vibe 5K Walk/Run Jan. 30

| January 4, 2016

The City of Palm Coast’s Town Center Park will host the Color Vibe 5K – the first-ever “colorful” walk-run in Palm Coast. The Palm Coast Color Vibe 5K will be held Saturday, Jan. 30, at Central Park in Town Center, 975 Central Ave.

Matanzas High Students Win 2nd Place in Statewide Contest for Financial Literacy Video

| December 3, 2015

The students, Brittany Dye, Patrick Flebotte, Emma Grushkin, Danielle Hartley and Duncan Sorensen, had been assigned a 30-second public service announcement in their television production class.

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.

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