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Fruehan Is No-Show as Mosquito Control District Raises Tax Rate 10% Above Rollback (Don’t Panic)

| September 24, 2018

Fruehan Is No-Show as Mosquito Control District Raises Tax Rate 10% Above Rollback (Don’t Panic)

Florence Fruehan, the physician facing criminal charges and a member of the Flagler Mosquito Control District, was a no-show at today's budget hearing of

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Sheriff Staly Must Testify on His Own ‘Prejudicial’ Language in Cooley Case as Judge Upholds Subpoena

| September 24, 2018

Sheriff Staly Must Testify on His Own ‘Prejudicial’ Language in Cooley Case as Judge Upholds Subpoena

It is the most striking development yet in the high-profile domestic-violence case against Flagler Beach Commissioner Eric Cooley, roping in the sheriff in unexpected

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Missing and Endangered: Ricky Wheeler, 17, Who Has Diminished Mental Capacities

| September 23, 2018

Missing and Endangered: Ricky Wheeler, 17, Who Has Diminished Mental Capacities

The Flagler County Sheriff’s Office is seeking public help in locating 17-year-old Ricky Wheeler, who went missing Friday (Sept. 21) and may be endangered.

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Head-On Crash on Palm Coast’s Royal Palms Parkway Sends 2 Women to Hospital
In Trauma Alerts

| September 22, 2018

Head-On Crash on Palm Coast’s Royal Palms Parkway Sends 2 Women to Hospital <br>In Trauma Alerts

Two Palm Coast women were severely injured Saturday morning when their cars collided head-on on Royal Palms Parkway at 7:17 a.m.

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Obtravies Watkins, 35, Is Guilty of Attempted Murder and Rape and Sentenced to Life in Prison

| September 21, 2018

Obtravies Watkins, 35, Is Guilty of Attempted Murder and Rape and  Sentenced to Life in Prison

Obtravies Watkins was found guilty for what turned into the kidnapping of a Daytona Beach prostitute, whom he then brutalized and left for dead

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Sheriff Seeking Fugitive Felon Accused of Unlicensed Contracting Fraud

| September 21, 2018

Sheriff Seeking Fugitive Felon Accused of Unlicensed Contracting Fraud

Yosvel Basart, 35, a fugitive felon, is accused of defrauding a Palm Coast woman of $3,600 after passing himself off as a contractor ready

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Flagler County ‘Re-Hires’ Deputy Administrator Sally Sherman, Who Never Left: She Cost $99,000 in 7 Months as a ‘Consultant’

| September 20, 2018

Flagler County ‘Re-Hires’ Deputy Administrator Sally Sherman, Who Never Left: She Cost $99,000 in 7 Months as a ‘Consultant’

Sally Sherman "retired" and returned the next day with a $12,500 raise as a "consultant" so she could skirt the law requiring retirees to

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Sheriff Files Criminal Charges Against Dr. Florence Fruehan, Alleging Pattern of Inappropriate Touching

| September 20, 2018

Sheriff Files Criminal Charges Against Dr. Florence Fruehan, Alleging Pattern of Inappropriate Touching

At least five women have now come forward with allegations of inappropriate touching by Florence Fruehan, the Palm Coast physician who agreed to surrender

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Attorney Calls For Gag Order on Sheriff Staly in Eric Cooley Case, Claiming Prejudicial Words

| September 19, 2018

Attorney Calls For Gag Order on Sheriff Staly in Eric Cooley Case, Claiming Prejudicial Words

Palm Coast Attorney Josh Davis wants a court to muzzle Sheriff Rick Staly in the case of alleged domestic violence involving Flagler Beach City

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Palm Coast Data Adds New York Magazine and National Wildlife Amid Stable Revenue

| September 19, 2018

Palm Coast Data Adds New York Magazine and National Wildlife Amid Stable Revenue

Palm Coast Data's revenue has been solid, with continued addition of clients, and its parent company has been reporting modest but consistent profits, in

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40-Year-Old Man, Out on Bond On Sex Charge, Accused of Drugging and Raping 16 Year Old

| September 19, 2018

40-Year-Old Man, Out on Bond On Sex Charge, Accused of Drugging and Raping 16 Year Old

Victor Williams, 40, of Palm Coast's B Section, is accused of drugging and raping a 16-year-old boy, and was facing a charge of luring

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Flagler Ready to Pay $1 Million To Fix Sheriff’s Building? Bogus Claim, County Says

| September 18, 2018

Flagler Ready to Pay $1 Million To Fix Sheriff’s Building? Bogus Claim, County Says

County Commission Candidate Dennis McDonald says Commissioner Dave Sullivan told him it would take $1 million to fix the Operations Center, a claim Sullivan

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New Laws Benefiting First Responders With PTSD and Increasing Punishment for Animal Abuse Kick In

| September 24, 2018

New Laws Benefiting First Responders With PTSD and Increasing Punishment for Animal Abuse Kick In

The 21 laws taking effect Oct. 1 range from allowing credit cards to be used for background checks when firearms are purchased to doling out tougher punishment for people who steal bee colonies or trespass

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Monday Briefing: Mosquito Control and Bunnell Budgets, Stamp and Coin Club, Moonrise at Gamble Rogers

| September 24, 2018

Monday Briefing: Mosquito Control and Bunnell Budgets, Stamp and Coin Club, Moonrise at Gamble Rogers

The Mosquito Control District sets a higher tax rate, Bunnell does not, Moonrise at Gamble Rogers Recreation Area, the Stamp and Coin Club meets, Víkingur Ólafsson plays Philip Glass.

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Why Women Don’t Report Sexual Assault

| September 23, 2018

Why Women Don’t Report Sexual Assault

That urge to discredit accusers of sexual assault like Christine Blasey Ford is exactly why it takes so long for some to come forward in the first place.

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Today’s Flagler Jail Bookings, Crime and Incident Reports for Palm Coast, Flagler Beach and Bunnell

| September 21, 2018

Today’s Flagler Jail Bookings, Crime and Incident Reports for Palm Coast, Flagler Beach and Bunnell

Palm Coast and Flagler County jail bookings, day and night shift commanders' crime and incident reports investigated by Sheriff's deputies and archive.

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Environmentalists Call Scott’s Call for Red-Tide Research a Campaign Stunt

| September 21, 2018

Environmentalists Call Scott’s Call for Red-Tide Research a Campaign Stunt

The state has documented 115 manatee and 318 sea turtle deaths this year in regions suspected to be related to red tide, which stretches 145 miles.

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Weekend Briefing: Linda Cole, Sweeney Todd, Jim Canfield Farewell, Longineu Parsons Jazz

| September 21, 2018

Weekend Briefing: Linda Cole, Sweeney Todd, Jim Canfield Farewell, Longineu Parsons Jazz

Linda Cole's jazz ensemble at Cue Note, Flagler Playhouse's "Sweeney Todd," Arts Foundation presents Longineu Parsons, Palm Coast says farewell to ex-Mayor Jim Canfield.

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Thursday Briefing: Inspiring Bathrooms at Imagine School, Uninspiring Flagler Taxes, DCF Refugees

| September 20, 2018

Thursday Briefing: Inspiring Bathrooms at Imagine School, Uninspiring Flagler Taxes, DCF Refugees

Imagine School students brighten up bathroom stalls with positive quotes, Flagler County passes its budget, DCF has refugee services, Anita Hill speaks.

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Gillum Wants $50,000 Minimum Teacher Salary. DeSantis Proposes 80% Formula.

| September 19, 2018

Gillum Wants $50,000 Minimum Teacher Salary. DeSantis Proposes 80% Formula.

In competing proposals, Democrat Andrew Gillum would provide teachers with a minimum $50,000 starting salary by raising the corporate tax, Ron DeSantis would require 80 percent of school funding to be spent in classrooms.

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Wednesday Briefing: Ocean Palm Golf, Heat Index to 103, Free Wellness Screenings, DSC Job Fair, Genealogy Society

| September 19, 2018

Wednesday Briefing: Ocean Palm Golf, Heat Index to 103, Free Wellness Screenings, DSC Job Fair, Genealogy Society

Daytona State hosts its fall job fair, Florida Hospital Flagler offers free health screenings, Flagler Beach's Ocean Palm Golf Club lifts its profile, a free legal clinic on landlord and tenant law.

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Tuesday Briefing: Heat Index to 105, Palm Coast Rezoning, School Board Talks Security, Bunnell Containers

| September 18, 2018

Tuesday Briefing: Heat Index to 105, Palm Coast Rezoning, School Board Talks Security, Bunnell Containers

Another scorcher, the school board hears from a school-security group that emerged out of the Connecticut school shooting, Palm Coast talks rezoning.

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Monday Briefing: Heat Index to 106, Tiger Bay’s 1st Lunch, Wetlands Restoration, Charter Schools

| September 17, 2018

Monday Briefing: Heat Index to 106, Tiger Bay’s 1st Lunch, Wetlands Restoration, Charter Schools

Another scorcher with temperatures well into the 90s, Integrity Florida releases a report on charter schools, Flagler's new Tiger Bay Club hosts its first luncheon with guest Husein Cumber, a rail executive, the Flagler County

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Nobody In the White House Is Part of ‘the Resistance’

| September 16, 2018

Nobody In the White House Is Part of ‘the Resistance’

Administration insiders admit Trump’s dangerous, but they’ll stick with him as long as he cuts billionaires’ taxes, deregulates corporations, and feeds the military-industrial complex.

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Culture Flagler Youth Orchestra, Accompanist to Generation of Students, Marks 14th Year With Open House Wednesday

Flagler Youth Orchestra, Accompanist to Generation of Students, Marks 14th Year With Open House Wednesday

Many thousands of students have enrolled in the free Flagler Youth Orchestra's strings program through the years, with some 400 enrolling each fall. Its open house is next week.

Sep 4, 2018 / More »
Flagler 911 Sheriff Staly Must Testify on His Own ‘Prejudicial’ Language in Cooley Case as Judge Upholds Subpoena

Sheriff Staly Must Testify on His Own ‘Prejudicial’ Language in Cooley Case as Judge Upholds Subpoena

It is the most striking development yet in the high-profile domestic-violence case against Flagler Beach Commissioner Eric Cooley, roping in the sheriff in unexpected ways. He is fighting the subpoena.

Sep 24, 2018 / More »
Calendar: Coming Days In Coming Days in Palm Coast, Flagler and Nearbys: Complete Calendar <span style=(Updated Sept. 24)" />

In Coming Days in Palm Coast, Flagler and Nearbys: Complete Calendar (Updated Sept. 24)

Palm Coast Flagler and the region's most comprehensive calendar of political, cultural, civic, social and entertainment events for coming days, near and far.

Sep 24, 2018 / More »
News Briefs Monday Briefing: Mosquito Control and Bunnell Budgets, Stamp and Coin Club, Moonrise at Gamble Rogers

Monday Briefing: Mosquito Control and Bunnell Budgets, Stamp and Coin Club, Moonrise at Gamble Rogers

The Mosquito Control District sets a higher tax rate, Bunnell does not, Moonrise at Gamble Rogers Recreation Area, the Stamp and Coin Club meets, Víkingur Ólafsson plays Philip Glass.

Sep 24, 2018 / More »
Pierre Tristam Without Fear Or Favor. Or Whining.

Without Fear Or Favor. Or Whining.

Defending the press against Donald Trump's "enemy of the people" attacks may have its place, but reporters' best bet is to shut up and do their job well: it's the most eloquent response.

Aug 26, 2018 / More »
Nancy Smith Party Split or Not, Republicans Using George Soros to Smear Other Republicans Is Offensive

Party Split or Not, Republicans Using George Soros to Smear Other Republicans Is Offensive

The GOP primary that has degraded into absurd name-calling pits tea-party-backed Scott Sturgill against conservative Mike Miller in the Edgewood, Orlando, and Winter Park area.

Aug 22, 2018 / More »
Books <i><u>Flagler Reads Together:</u></i><br> “The Alice Network”‘s Little Problem

Flagler Reads Together:
“The Alice Network”‘s Little Problem

Flagler Reads Together this year chose Kate Quinn's "The Alice Network," a novel about women spies during World War I wrapped in a sort of buddy road story.

Mar 21, 2018 / More »
Guest Columns Why Women Don’t Report Sexual Assault

Why Women Don’t Report Sexual Assault

That urge to discredit accusers of sexual assault like Christine Blasey Ford is exactly why it takes so long for some to come forward in the first place.

Sep 23, 2018 / More »
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Flagler, Palm Coast & Other Local News

Fruehan Is No-Show as Mosquito Control District Raises Tax Rate 10% Above Rollback (Don’t Panic) »

Fruehan Is No-Show as Mosquito Control District Raises Tax Rate 10% Above Rollback (Don’t Panic)

Florence Fruehan, the physician facing criminal charges and a member of the Flagler Mosquito Control District, was a no-show at today's budget hearing of the district, as his mother was ailing.

Sep 24 2018 / No comment / Read More »

Sheriff Staly Must Testify on His Own ‘Prejudicial’ Language in Cooley Case as Judge Upholds Subpoena »

Sheriff Staly Must Testify on His Own ‘Prejudicial’ Language in Cooley Case as Judge Upholds Subpoena

It is the most striking development yet in the high-profile domestic-violence case against Flagler Beach Commissioner Eric Cooley, roping in the sheriff in unexpected ways. He is fighting the subpoena.

Sep 24 2018 / No comment / Read More »

Missing and Endangered: Ricky Wheeler, 17, Who Has Diminished Mental Capacities »

Missing and Endangered: Ricky Wheeler, 17, Who Has Diminished Mental Capacities

The Flagler County Sheriff’s Office is seeking public help in locating 17-year-old Ricky Wheeler, who went missing Friday (Sept. 21) and may be endangered.

Sep 23 2018 / 11 comments / Read More »
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Florida’s Back-To-School Sales Tax Holiday Is This Weekend: Here’s A Guide »

Florida’s Back-To-School Sales Tax Holiday Is This Weekend: Here’s A GuideFlorida's 2017 sales tax holiday on school supplies, clothing, shoes and personal computers and other select accessories is this weekend--starting at a minute after midnight

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