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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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Palm Coast Council Fires City Manager Jim Landon, Ending 11-Year Tenure

| September 18, 2018

Palm Coast Council Fires City Manager Jim Landon, Ending 11-Year Tenure

The Palm Coast City Council this morning voted 4-0 to fire City Manager Jim Landon, ending his 11-year tenure after weeks of mounting tension

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Three Suicides Averted in 2 Days As 911 Dispatchers and Deputies Defuse Chilling Situations

| September 18, 2018

Three Suicides Averted in 2 Days As 911 Dispatchers and Deputies Defuse Chilling Situations

Over the weekend, authorities converged on three suicide attempts--by gun in Flagler Beach, by hanging and by cop off a county road in western

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Florida Charter Schools Have ‘Largely Failed to Deliver’ Promised Innovation, Report Finds

| September 17, 2018

Florida Charter Schools Have ‘Largely Failed to Deliver’ Promised Innovation, Report Finds

A new report from a Tallahassee-based research group raises questions about the growing role of charter schools in Florida, including citing the closure of

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Escaped Pit Bull Attacks and Kills Chihuahua on Palm Coast’s Fortune Lane

| September 17, 2018

Escaped Pit Bull Attacks and Kills Chihuahua on Palm Coast’s Fortune Lane

The chihuahua was on a leash when the pit bull attacked and mauled it Sunday evening. The pit bull does not appear to be

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County Commission Candidate Dennis McDonald Must Pay $59,000 as Court Dismisses His Appeal

| September 17, 2018

County Commission Candidate Dennis McDonald Must Pay $59,000 as Court Dismisses His Appeal

County Commission Candidate Dennis McDonald's appeal of an order to pay $59,000 in attorneys' fees was dismissed because he didn't follow court rules. The

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Thefts, Hit-and-Run With Injury and Graham Swamp Search Lead to Arrest of Frequent Felon

| September 16, 2018

Thefts, Hit-and-Run With Injury and Graham Swamp Search Lead to Arrest of Frequent Felon

Jonathan DeMartino, 37, faces four felony counts after a run of alleged property and other crimes, one of them injuring a woman in

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13 Years in Prison For Matthew Nesbitt, Who’d Threatened Cops With a Knife in Z-Section Chase

| September 14, 2018

13 Years in Prison For Matthew Nesbitt, Who’d Threatened Cops With a Knife in Z-Section Chase

The three-hour sentencing hearing devolved at times into a shouting match and disbelief over suggestions that cops should not be scared by a knife-wielding

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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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Why Women Don’t Report Sexual Assault

| September 19, 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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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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Today’s Flagler Jail Bookings, Crime and Incident Reports for Palm Coast, Flagler Beach and Bunnell

| September 17, 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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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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State Education Board Wants a $200 Per-Student Increase and $100 Million More For Cops

| September 16, 2018

State Education Board Wants a $200 Per-Student Increase and $100 Million More For Cops

The budget proposal, which was approved by the Board of Education at a meeting in Naples, drew support from education advocates.

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Weekend Briefing: Nesbitt in Court, Bunnell Bonanza, Basketball Registration, Puppy Pub Crawl, Branford Marsalis

| September 14, 2018

Weekend Briefing: Nesbitt in Court, Bunnell Bonanza, Basketball Registration, Puppy Pub Crawl, Branford Marsalis

The first annual Bunnell Bonanza, the first Annual Flagler Redfish Tournament, coastal clean-up, Flagler Beach Pirate Invasion, 5K for the Flagler Auditorium, Branford Marsalis in Jacksonville.

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Thursday Briefing: Heat Index to 103, Florence Strike Team, Sharks and Rays on the Brink

| September 13, 2018

Thursday Briefing: Heat Index to 103, Florence Strike Team, Sharks and Rays on the Brink

The Flagler Beach City Commission sets next year's taxes, a Flagler Strike Team helps with the Hurricane Florence response, a lecture on "Sharks and Rays on the brink" at the Whitney Lab.

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

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 his license last month.

Sep 20, 2018 / More »
Calendar: Coming Days In Coming Days in Palm Coast, Flagler and Nearbys: Complete Calendar <span style=(Updated Sept. 19)" />

In Coming Days in Palm Coast, Flagler and Nearbys: Complete Calendar (Updated Sept. 19)

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 19, 2018 / More »
News Briefs Weekend Briefing: Linda Cole, Sweeney Todd, Jim Canfield Farewell, Longineu Parsons Jazz

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.

Sep 21, 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 19, 2018 / More »
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Sheriff Files Criminal Charges Against Dr. Florence Fruehan, Alleging Pattern of Inappropriate Touching »

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 his license last month.

Sep 20 2018 / 10 comments / Read More »

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

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 Commissioner Eric Cooley. The sheriff is having none of it.

Sep 19 2018 / 18 comments / Read More »

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

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 contrast with earlier years.

Sep 19 2018 / 1 comment / 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

Aug 2 2017 / No comment / Read More »
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