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Archive for: June, 2011

County Likely to Reverse Fireworks Ban in Flagler Beach In Special Meeting Friday

| June 30, 2011

A majority of county commissioners are now in favor of overturning the ban on Flagler Beach’s Independence Day fireworks. They’ll decide at a special meeting 4 p.m. Friday.

With an Extra $15,000 Grant Secured, Carver Foundation Board Gets Down to Business

| June 30, 2011

The governance board, joining key leaders from across the county, will set the direction and provide oversight of the revived Carver Community Center, opening as a full-fledged youth center for Bunnell by August.

Flagler School District Maintains A for 4th Year in a Row As Elementaries Shine

| June 30, 2011

The A rating was powered by substantial improvements at Rymfire Elementary and other schools maintaining their high achievements. Charter schools didn’t do as well.

Hospital Donation Helps Campers Find Adventure at Palm Coast Summer Camp

| June 29, 2011

Palm Coast summer camp for elementary and middle school children runs through August 12, at $75 a week. Scholarships are available. Children may attend as many (or as few) weeks as they choose.

July 4 Celebrations in Art, Song and Fireworks: Culture Worth the Miles

| June 29, 2011

The evolution of video games, July 4 fireworks with Hot Chelle Rae, Paper Tongues, Shontelle and Cody Simpson at Altamonte’s Cranes Roost Park, free admission at Winter Park’s Morse Museum, Medieval Times tournaments and laser shows at the Orlando Science Center.

Executive Overreach? Supreme Court
Considers Rick Scott’s Rule-Making Powers

| June 29, 2011

In oral arguments today, justices seemed unconvinced by the case of a blind woman on food stamps. The case speaks to Scott’s rule-making power–and where the Legislature’s power ends.

Shrinking Flagler Health Department Looks to Community Care As Neediest Alternative

| June 29, 2011

The $700,000-a-year federal grant would open a community health center focused on the uninsured and providing the sort of care people seek out more expensively in emergency rooms.

Despite Rains and Fire Chief’s OK, Flagler Beach Fireworks Won’t Be Reignited

| June 29, 2011

Thanks to recent rains, Fire Chief Don Petito OK’d the Flagler Beach fireworks, but the county commission stuck to its decision to cancel, citing several reasons–including the fireworks company’s inability to switch gear again at this late date.

$460,000 And Counting: With Federal Aid Unlikely, Flagler Will Bear Fires’ Entire Costs

| June 28, 2011

The still-rising costs don’t help the county’s budget, which is acing a $5.5 million revenue loss from dropping property values. Gov. Scott could have minimized the impact, but he refused to ask for a federal emergency declaration, though previous, lesser fires had gotten such a declaration.

“You Smirked, Mr. Chairman”: Tea Party Puts County Commission On Notice

| June 28, 2011

A tea party throng of close to 100 people jammed a county commission budget workshop Monday, cheering a promise that any tax increase would result in commissioners being voted out. The math on display was less reliable.

Stetson Picks Ex-Princeton Coach to Revive Football Program, Dormant Since 1956

| June 27, 2011

Roger A. Hughes had a 47-52 record in 10 years in Princeton, including one Ivy League championship season. Stetson likes him for his fund-raising prowess, too.

From Drought to Monsoon, But Fire Officials Warn Wildfires Aren’t Done Yet

| June 27, 2011

Some 2.7 inches of rain fell in the Bunnell area, flooding streets and swales, but the Espanola fire got much less, if any, and fire officials are saying that the county is not out of the danger zone yet.

FlaglerLive Idle As We Switch To a More Powerful Server. Meanwhile, Please Help.

| June 26, 2011

In a letter to readers, FlaglerLive.com Board Chairman Merrill Shapiro says the switch is compelled by growing volumes of readers. He asks you to pledge regular financial contributions to FlaglerLive to ensure the kind of reporting you’ve come to depend on.

Miss Junior 2011 Flagler County Contestants, Ages 12-15

| June 25, 2011

A complete, click-through chart and photo galleries of the Miss Flagler County Junior 2010 Contestants, Ages 12-15.

Miss Flagler County Pageant 2011 Contestants, Ages 16-23

| June 25, 2011

A complete, click-through chart and photo gallery of the 2011 Miss Flagler County Scholarship Pageant contestants, Ages 16-23.

Little Miss Flagler County 2011 Contestants, Ages 5-7

| June 25, 2011

A complete, click-through chart and photo gallery of the 15 Little Miss Flagler County 2011 Contestants, Ages 5-7.

Little Miss Flagler County 2011 Contestants, Ages 8-11

| June 25, 2011

A complete, click-through chart and photo gallery of the 19 Little Miss Flagler County 2011 Contestants, Ages 8-11.

54 Girls (and Women), 4 Trophies, One Miss Flagler County Title in Sunday’s Pageant

| June 25, 2011

It must be summer: it’s time for the Flagler County Scholarship Pageants. Meet them all, the 54 contestants in each category, as they vie for the crowns in Sunday’s pageants at the Flagler Auditorium.

Four New Fires Saturday Afternoon, Totaling 16 New Ones Since Friday; More Likely

| June 25, 2011

The four new lightning-triggered fires declared themselves between 2 and 4 p.m. Saturday afternoon, including one in Favoretta and one across from Shell Bluff, on State Road 100, with more lightning and fires expected today.

Lily Ann Alford
Little Miss Flagler County Contestant (2011)

| June 25, 2011

Lily Anne Alford is a Little Miss Flagler County contestant in the 8 to 11 year old category of the 2011 Flagler County Pageant.

Jillian Hooper
Little Miss Flagler County Contestant (2011)

| June 25, 2011

Jillian Hooper is a Little Miss Flagler County contestant in the 8 to 11 year old category of the 2011 Flagler County Pageant.

Danielle Thompson
Little Miss Flagler County Contestant (2011)

| June 25, 2011

Danielle Thompson is a Little Miss Flagler County contestant in the 8 to 11 year old category of the 2011 Flagler County Pageant.

Brianna Seay
Little Miss Flagler County Contestant (2011)

| June 25, 2011

Brianna Seay is a Little Miss Flagler County contestant in the 8 to 11 year old category of the 2011 Flagler County Pageant.

Alyssa Brianna Diaz
Miss Junior Flagler County Contestant (2011)

| June 25, 2011

Alyssa Diaz is a Miss Junior Flagler County contestant in the 12 to 15 year old category of the 2011 Miss Flagler County Pageant.

Dakota Sexton
Miss Junior Flagler County Contestant (2011)

| June 25, 2011

Dakota Sexton is a Miss Junior Flagler County contestant in the 12 to 15 year old category of the 2011 Miss Flagler County Pageant.

Sydney Olsen
Little Miss Flagler County Contestant (2011)

| June 25, 2011

Sydney Olsen is a Little Miss Flagler County contestant in the 8 to 11 year old category of the 2011 Flagler County Pageant.

Haley Watson
Miss Flagler County Contestant (2011)

| June 25, 2011

Haley Watson is a Miss Flagler County Scholarship Pageant contestant in the 16-23year old category of the 2011 Flagler County Pageant.

Mia Pagliaricci
Miss Flagler County Contestant (2011)

| June 25, 2011

Mia Pagliaricci is a Miss Flagler County Scholarship Pageant contestant in the 16-23year old category of the 2011 Flagler County Pageant.

Alexa Linn Gardner
Miss Flagler County Contestant (2011)

| June 25, 2011

Alexa Gardner is a Miss Flagler County Scholarship Pageant contestant in the 16-23year old category of the 2011 Flagler County Pageant.

Elizabeth Broomfield
Miss Flagler County Contestant (2011)

| June 25, 2011

Elizabeth Broomfield is a Miss Flagler County Scholarship Pageant contestant in the 16-23year old category of the 2011 Flagler County Pageant.

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