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Red-Light Running Smash-Up Knocks Over AT&T Van on Old Kings and 100; Drivers Escape Injury

| October 29, 2013

The intersection of Old Kings Road and State Road 100 in Palm Coast was the scene of a spectacular two-vehicle crash that left an AT&T work van on its side in the middle of the intersection after a car that ran a red light struck it. But both drivers somehow escaped injuries and were walking around at the scene.

Speculative Bust: How Widening Old Kings Road Left Palm Coast on Hook for $6.7 Million

| May 16, 2013

Palm Coast borrowed millions from its own utility fund to complete the Old Kings Road widening on the assumption that the economy would pick up and enable the city to re-finance with bonds. That never happened. Now the city is looking to recoup its money from property owners along the road, who’d agreed to a special taxing district but with optimistic assumptions of their own that never panned out.

Wreck Closes Old Kings Road North of Town Center Boulevard

| January 1, 2013

Old Kings Road north of Town Center Boulevard closed shortly before 2 this afternoon, and was likely to remain closed for about an hour, following a wreck that required the response of firefighters to ensure that the woodline would not catch fire.

Palm Coast Approves Surtax Tool as It Looks To Recoup Old Kings Road Widening Costs

| December 18, 2012

The Palm Coast City Council, still looking to repay the $6.2 million it cost to widen Old Kings Road, laid out plans to create a special taxing district next year that would levy a property surtax on property owners long the southern portion of Old Kings.

14-Year-Old Boy Critically Hurt in Wreck on Palm Coast Parkway and Old Kings Road

| December 7, 2012

Matthew Yarborough, 14, was critically injured and a 12-year-old boy had minor injuries following a two-vehicle crash on Palm Coast Parkway and Old Kings Road at 7:40 this evening (Dec. 7). Two adults involved in the crash–both drivers–were not injured.

Storm Burst: Two Wrecks, 10 Victims, Most Children or Teens, Few Injuries

| July 17, 2012

Five teen-agers were in a truck that overturned after hitting an electric pole (which burst into periodic flames) at Old Kings Road and Frontier Drive in Palm Coast; an older woman was at the wheel of an SUV, with four young children, that ended up upright against the trees on I-95 within an hour of the other wreck.

From the Archives: Palm Coast’s Masonic Cemetery, Where a Cherished Glen Harbors Family Albums

| March 27, 2012

The Masonic cemetery is Palm Coast’s oldest human landmark and the most noble monument to the region’s ancestry, forgotten relics of Indian haunts aside. But it’s been at the margins of care.

Desecration By Neglect: Palm Coast’s Masonic Cemetery Decaying Again 2 Years After Lift

| March 27, 2012

A vandalized grave and exposed casket. Crosses thrown about. Piles of garbage: Palm Coast’s historic black Masonic Cemetery, refurbished with the city’s help just two years ago, is sinking into neglect again, with no help in sight.

When Will That Walmart Open on Old Kings Road? “Nobody Knows”

| June 8, 2011

Expanding Old Kings Road was to guarantee Walmart’s opening by 2011, with 400 to 500 jobs. Instead, the city is left holding a bag-full of empty promises–and a $6.3 million loan from its utility fund.

33-Year-Old Man, Lying on Pavement, Killed on Old Kings Road This Morning

| April 22, 2011

Manual Estrada, a 33-year-old Palm Coast resident, was killed early this morning when a car ran over him on Old Kings Road in front of the Fairfield Inn and Suites.

Benefit Concert for Nate Truelove, the Young Boy Massively Injured in Old Kings Wreck

| March 3, 2011

Nate is back in school, but his physical struggles continue, as do his family’s financial struggles. The benefit concert will feature several musical acts, including his great-grandmother’s a cappella group, The Firecrackers.

7-Year-Old Nate Truelove, Old Kings Wreck Victim, Is Going Home

| October 27, 2010

Nate’s rehabilitation at Brooks Rehab in Jacksonville did not produce the desired results. He is still mostly unresponsive, though awake. His family hopes that back home in DeLand, he will begin to progress better.

Small Recovery Victories for Nate Truelove, the 7-Year-Old in Brutal Old Kings Road Wreck

| October 6, 2010

Sixteen days after the accident that sheared in half the car he was riding in, Nate is still in critical condition but now breathing on his own and giving his family more reasons to hope.

7-Year-Old Boy Critical After Crash on Old Kings Road Shears Car in Half

| September 19, 2010

The boy was flown to Halifax hospital in Daytona Beach in critical condition. The woman who was driving the car was in stable condition. The wreck took place south of Old Kings Elementary.

How Old Kings Road Was Re-Routed for Wal Mart

| May 3, 2010

An aerial view of the old Old Kings Road and its new route nearer I-95, in preparation for Wal Mart construction.

Old Kings Road Reopens, Speeding Past History

| May 1, 2010

Old Kings Road in Palm Coast reopens wider and newer, but also more distant from the history and intimacy that gave it its name.

Old Kings Road Re-Opens on May 1

| April 14, 2010

Closed since February 2009, the 1.5-mile, four-lane stretch is re-opening to traffic three months behind schedule.

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