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Flagler’s Unemployment Rises to 4.1%, Florida’s Keeps Hovering in 3.4% Range for 12th Month

| July 19, 2019

Flagler’s Unemployment Rises to 4.1%, Florida’s Keeps Hovering in 3.4% Range for 12th Month

The June unemployment figures for Flagler and Florida suggest both the state and the county have bottomed out in a job market at the

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Firefighters Rescue 2 Dogs in Blaze that Demolishes Half a Home in Beverly Beach Hours After 1-Acre Fire in Seminole Woods

| July 19, 2019

Firefighters Rescue 2 Dogs in Blaze that Demolishes Half a Home in Beverly Beach Hours After 1-Acre Fire in Seminole Woods

A blaze demolished much of a mobile home in Beverly Beach hours after firefighters battled a one-acre brush-fire that erupted just after 1 p.m.

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Palm Coast Manager Challenges Sheriff’s ‘Nebulous’ Evidence In Request For More Cops

| July 18, 2019

Palm Coast Manager Challenges Sheriff’s ‘Nebulous’ Evidence In Request For More Cops

Palm Coast City Manager Matt Morton is challenging Sheriff Rick Staly's request for six more deputies in palm Coast--a 20 percent cost increase--questioning the

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Bo Sirrine, 21-Year-Old Navy Crewman, Faces Rape Charge Involving Palm Coast Girl, 13

| July 18, 2019

Bo Sirrine, 21-Year-Old Navy Crewman, Faces Rape Charge Involving Palm Coast Girl, 13

Bo Sirrine, a 21-year-old Navy crewman in Jacksonville, got to know the 13-year-old Palm Coast girl through the website "Plenty of Fish," a dating

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Dissatisfied, Beverly Beach Quits Waste Pro and Returns to Flagler Beach’s Garbage Haulers

| July 18, 2019

Dissatisfied, Beverly Beach Quits Waste Pro and Returns to Flagler Beach’s Garbage Haulers

Eight months after signing on with Waste Pro for garbage service, Beverly Beach is returning to Flagler Beach's garbage haulers because residents were dissatisfied

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Sheriff’s Deputies Chase After 2 Men Who Bail From Stolen Car in Palm Coast’s R-Section

| July 17, 2019

Sheriff’s Deputies Chase After 2 Men Who Bail From Stolen Car in Palm Coast’s R-Section

More than a dozen Flagler County Sheriff's deputies were searching for two men who bailed from a stolen car--a 2019 Honda--at Riviera Estates Drive

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A Routine Staff Meeting Turns Town Hall on The Gardens Development, Revealing Coming Strategies

| July 17, 2019

A Routine Staff Meeting Turns Town Hall on The Gardens Development, Revealing Coming Strategies

A routine meeting of Flagler County's Technical Review Committee drew almost 100 people and turned into a quasi-public town hall session, revealing opponents' legal

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Beat The Rush, Avoid Vaccine Hysteria: Get Your Free Shots at Flagler Health Department

| July 16, 2019

Beat The Rush, Avoid Vaccine Hysteria: Get Your Free Shots at Flagler Health Department

Vaccines for polio, measles, HPV, HepB, Varicella, Tdap and more are all available free and daily before the school year at the Flagler Health

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City Council Unconvinced as it Hears Pitch For 6 Additional Deputies in Palm Coast

| July 16, 2019

City Council Unconvinced as it Hears Pitch For 6 Additional Deputies in Palm Coast

The Palm Coast City Council in 2017 had approved the addition of five new deputies, but this time it's been more skeptical that more

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County Agrees To $680,000 Tax Rebate Over 10 Years For an Unnamed Furniture Company

| July 16, 2019

County Agrees To $680,000 Tax Rebate Over 10 Years For an Unnamed Furniture Company

The unanimous vote capped a brief presentation followed by a nearly hour-long stream of public support and commissioners' applause, though most elements of the

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County Threatens to Sue Clerk of Court Bexley in 48 Hours Over Space Request for Sheriff at Courthouse

| July 15, 2019

County Threatens to Sue Clerk of Court Bexley in 48 Hours Over Space Request for Sheriff at Courthouse

The county commission will sue Clerk of Court Tom Bexley in 48 hours of he does not agree to a space study at the

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Chief Judge Warns Against ‘Taking’ of Courthouse As Sheriff’s Picture in Murder Investigation Lobbies Commission on Space

| July 15, 2019

Chief Judge Warns Against ‘Taking’ of Courthouse As Sheriff’s Picture in Murder Investigation Lobbies Commission on Space

Chief Judge Raul Zambrano issued a forcefully written, potentially game-changing letter on the sheriff occupying space at the Flagler courthouse even as the sheriff

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Weekend Briefing: FPC’s Dave Halliday’s State Award, The Moon, Youth Fishing Derby, Jr. Lifeguard Camp

| July 19, 2019

Weekend Briefing: FPC’s Dave Halliday’s State Award, The Moon, Youth Fishing Derby, Jr. Lifeguard Camp

Flagler Palm Coast High School's Dave Halliday, is a state Coach of the Year, Dive-In movies, Pier fishing tournament and youth fishing derby, "Sleeping beauty" at the Daytona Playhouse.

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Florida GOP Leaders Hedge or Keep Silent Before Disavowing Bigoted Chant at Trump Rally

| July 18, 2019

Florida GOP Leaders Hedge or Keep Silent Before Disavowing Bigoted Chant at Trump Rally

Florida Republican leaders were mostly silent Thursday when asked about a “Send her back!” chant at a campaign rally for President Donald Trump. But once the president disavowed the chant, some GOP elected officials spoke

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Thursday Briefing: Heat Index to 106, Beach Bash on Pier, Inspired Mic, ‘Mississippi Youth’

| July 18, 2019

Thursday Briefing: Heat Index to 106, Beach Bash on Pier, Inspired Mic, ‘Mississippi Youth’

The Flagler Chamber's annual Beach bash on the Pier, the Inspired Mic, Flagler's best improv show, Lisette Otero-Lewis's winning portrait, continued road closures on U.S. 1 at Old Dixie Highway.

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Schools Will Have To Teach Minimum of 5 Hours of Annual Mental Health Instruction in Grades 6-12

| July 17, 2019

Schools Will Have To Teach Minimum of 5 Hours of Annual Mental Health Instruction in Grades 6-12

The five-hour minimum will be included in curriculums for grades 6-12, but it remains unclear if the classes will begin in the upcoming academic year. The policy finalized Wednesday does not include an implementation date.

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Wednesday Briefing: Heat Index to 107, The Gardens Get Technical, Art League’s Photo Winners

| July 17, 2019

Wednesday Briefing: Heat Index to 107, The Gardens Get Technical, Art League’s Photo Winners

The proposed Gardens development on John Anderson Highway goes before the Technical Review Committee, the Flagler County Art league's annual photo show winners are listed.

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The Scam Behind McDonald’s ‘McTeacher’s Nights’

| July 16, 2019

The Scam Behind McDonald’s ‘McTeacher’s Nights’

The fast food giant pioneered methods of attracting school children to its stores — from Happy Meals to marketing schemes like McTeacher’s Nights, an exploitative fund-raiser that takes advantage of teachers for very little in

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As Crime Victims’ Compensation Fund Struggles, Reimbursements May Be Reduced Significantly

| July 16, 2019

As Crime Victims’ Compensation Fund Struggles, Reimbursements May Be Reduced Significantly

Certain crime victims who want financial aid for out-of-pocket expenses like medical bills, lost wages or mental health counseling, will hit a lower cap on reimbursements from the fund if a proposal by the attorney

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Tuesday Briefing: Heat Index to 107, Sheriff’s Ask to Palm Coast, Superintendent Search, Zambrano on Courthouses

| July 16, 2019

Tuesday Briefing: Heat Index to 107, Sheriff’s Ask to Palm Coast, Superintendent Search, Zambrano on Courthouses

The Sheriff's Office appears before the Palm Coast council to ask for six additional deputies, the school board begins its discussions on replacing Superintendent Jim Tager by the end of next June, Judge Raul Zambrano

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The Broader Attack Behind Trump’s ‘Go Back’ Where They Came From Slur

| July 15, 2019

The Broader Attack Behind Trump’s ‘Go Back’ Where They Came From Slur

It would be a mistake to reduce President Trump's tweets against four members of Congress to their racism. Rather, argues Jeffrey C. Isaac, they also articulated a broader reactionary agenda that goes beyond racism

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Total Cost of Governor’s Israel Trip: Taxpayers, $131,000. Political Donors: $311,500

| July 15, 2019

Total Cost of Governor’s Israel Trip: Taxpayers, $131,000. Political Donors: $311,500

While in Jerusalem, members of the delegations stayed at David Citadel, a five-star luxury hotel selected by Enterprise Florida which cost $425 per night.

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Monday Briefing: Heat Index to 103, Frisky Turtles on A1A, Jungle HCut Road, Orientation

| July 15, 2019

Monday Briefing: Heat Index to 103, Frisky Turtles on A1A, Jungle <del>H</del>Cut Road, Orientation

The County Commission takes on space issues at the courthouse between the sheriff and the clerk of court and a final decision on a development along Jungle Hut Road, construction's effect on turtles along A1A.

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

| July 14, 2019

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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Culture Flagler Beach Fireworks and “Fabulous Fourth” Parade on July 4

Flagler Beach Fireworks and “Fabulous Fourth” Parade on July 4

Flagler Beach this year hosts its traditional July 4 celebration, with its Fabulous Fourth parade at 10 a.m. and 9 p.m. fireworks. In Palm Coast, fireworks are on July 3 in Town Center.

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Flagler 911 Bo Sirrine, 21-Year-Old Navy Crewman, Faces Rape Charge Involving Palm Coast Girl, 13

Bo Sirrine, 21-Year-Old Navy Crewman, Faces Rape Charge Involving Palm Coast Girl, 13

Bo Sirrine, a 21-year-old Navy crewman in Jacksonville, got to know the 13-year-old Palm Coast girl through the website "Plenty of Fish," a dating website, then kept communicating with her on Snapchat and

Jul 18, 2019 / More »
Calendar: Coming Days In Coming Days in Palm Coast, Flagler and Nearbys: Complete Calendar (Updated July 18)

In Coming Days in Palm Coast, Flagler and Nearbys: Complete Calendar (Updated July 18)

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

Jul 14, 2019 / More »
News Briefs Weekend Briefing: FPC’s Dave Halliday’s State Award, The Moon, Youth Fishing Derby, Jr. Lifeguard Camp

Weekend Briefing: FPC’s Dave Halliday’s State Award, The Moon, Youth Fishing Derby, Jr. Lifeguard Camp

Flagler Palm Coast High School's Dave Halliday, is a state Coach of the Year, Dive-In movies, Pier fishing tournament and youth fishing derby, "Sleeping beauty" at the Daytona Playhouse.

Jul 19, 2019 / More »
Pierre Tristam Bomb Iran? Pass.

Bomb Iran? Pass.

Saudi Arabia is dragging the United States toward war with Iran against all American interests when the true threat to the Middle East continues to be Saudi Arabia--and American blindness to that alliance's

Jun 30, 2019 / More »
Nancy Smith Denying Voting Rights to Felons Should Be Beneath Us

Denying Voting Rights to Felons Should Be Beneath Us

Who gets to vote should be driven by citizenship, the spirit of the United States Constitution and all America stands for, not by blowhardism and dirty tricks, argues Nancy Smith.

Jun 17, 2019 / More »
Books “The Eagle Has Landed”: Flagler Reads Together Marks 50th Anniversary of Apollo Moon Landing, All Month

“The Eagle Has Landed”: Flagler Reads Together Marks 50th Anniversary of Apollo Moon Landing, All Month

Flagler Reads Together features free programs about space flight and the historic mission of Apollo 11, focusing on Jeffrey Smith's "The Eagle Has Landed" and other aspects of the moon landing 50 years

Mar 1, 2019 / More »
Guest Columns The Scam Behind McDonald’s ‘McTeacher’s Nights’

The Scam Behind McDonald’s ‘McTeacher’s Nights’

The fast food giant pioneered methods of attracting school children to its stores — from Happy Meals to marketing schemes like McTeacher’s Nights, an exploitative fund-raiser that takes advantage of teachers for very

Jul 16, 2019 / More »
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Flagler’s Unemployment Rises to 4.1%, Florida’s Keeps Hovering in 3.4% Range for 12th Month »

Flagler’s Unemployment Rises to 4.1%, Florida’s Keeps Hovering in 3.4% Range for 12th Month

The June unemployment figures for Flagler and Florida suggest both the state and the county have bottomed out in a job market at the closest to full employment they may see in this economic cycle.

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Firefighters Rescue 2 Dogs in Blaze that Demolishes Half a Home in Beverly Beach Hours After 1-Acre Fire in Seminole Woods »

Firefighters Rescue 2 Dogs in Blaze that Demolishes Half a Home in Beverly Beach Hours After 1-Acre Fire in Seminole Woods

A blaze demolished much of a mobile home in Beverly Beach hours after firefighters battled a one-acre brush-fire that erupted just after 1 p.m. and spread rapidly at Seminole Woods Boulevard and Citation Parkway.

Jul 19 2019 / 6 comments / Read More »

Palm Coast Manager Challenges Sheriff’s ‘Nebulous’ Evidence In Request For More Cops »

Palm Coast Manager Challenges Sheriff’s ‘Nebulous’ Evidence In Request For More Cops

Palm Coast City Manager Matt Morton is challenging Sheriff Rick Staly's request for six more deputies in palm Coast--a 20 percent cost increase--questioning the methodology of the request as lacking a basis of evidence.

Jul 18 2019 / 29 comments / Read More »
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Palm Coast Watering Restrictions for Daylight Saving Time »

Palm Coast Watering Restrictions for Daylight Saving TimeWatering restrictions during Daylight Saving Time begin March 10 and run through Nov. 2 in 2019. Here's the landscape irrigation policy for Palm Coast, aligning

Mar 9 2019 / 26 comments / Read More »
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