No Bull, No Fluff, No Smudges
Your news source for
Flagler, Florida and Beyond

Flagler, Palm Coast & Other Local News

Short-Listed For High-Tech Finance Company’s 250 Jobs, Flagler Seeks $500,000 in Incentives

| January 19, 2017

Short-Listed For High-Tech Finance Company’s 250 Jobs, Flagler Seeks $500,000 in Incentives

Flagler County government is making its most expensive pitch to attract 250 jobs, a high-tech finance company based in the Northeast and looking to

3 comments / Read More »

Why Are Flagler Schools Talking Rezoning Despite 2,000 Empty Seats? One Word: Choice

| January 18, 2017

Why Are Flagler Schools Talking Rezoning Despite 2,000 Empty Seats? One Word: Choice

Old Kings and Belle Terre elementaries are overcapacity because they've allowed too many out-of-zone students to enroll. Some Board members want limits on such

14 comments / Read More »

Man, 19, and 15-Year-Old Arrested Separately in Connection With Recent Palm Coast Burglaries

| January 18, 2017

Man, 19, and 15-Year-Old Arrested Separately in Connection With Recent Palm Coast Burglaries

Nasir Clark, a 19-year-old homeless man, and a 15-year-old resident of Big Bear Lane in Palm Coast were arrested Monday in connection with a

6 comments / Read More »

School Board’s 1st Step in Replacing Jacob Oliva: Figuring Out How Broad of a Search

| January 18, 2017

School Board’s 1st Step in Replacing Jacob Oliva: Figuring Out How Broad of a Search

The Flagler School Board wants to hear from the state board association whether it should seek help through that route, though it intends to

3 comments / Read More »

2 Killed in T-Bone Crash on Palm Coast Parkway; Felon Ran Red Light; Road Rage Possible Factor

| January 17, 2017

2 Killed in T-Bone Crash on Palm Coast Parkway; Felon Ran Red Light; Road Rage Possible Factor

Two people were killed, including Terri Lynn Wickel, in a two-vehicle crash on Palm Coast Parkway at Pine Code Drive. Tyler L. Wilkinson is

108 comments / Read More »

Maxine Kronick, Fierce Doyenne of Local Arts and Children’s Theater, Dies On Approach of 80

| January 17, 2017

Maxine Kronick, Fierce Doyenne of Local Arts and Children’s Theater, Dies On Approach of 80

Maxine Kronick, actress, special events coordinator and arts champion, had co-founder Theaterrific in the late 1980s in Palm Coast, a theater program for poorer

10 comments / Read More »

Feelin’ Alright: Rock Hall of Fame Member Dave Mason Traffics at Flagler Auditorium Tonight

| January 16, 2017

Feelin’ Alright: Rock Hall of Fame Member Dave Mason Traffics at Flagler Auditorium Tonight

Dave Mason was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2004 as a founding member of Traffic and has played with

No comment / Read More »

Flagler Superintendent Jacob Oliva Is Named Florida Vice Chancellor for K-12 Education, Will Leave in June

| January 14, 2017

Flagler Superintendent Jacob Oliva Is Named Florida Vice Chancellor for K-12 Education, Will Leave in June

Superintendent Jacob Oliva's three-year tenure has been largely controversy-free and saw the expansion of technology and classroom-to-career programs. He leaves in May.

14 comments / Read More »

Epic Theaters Evacuated After Gun Fears; Sheriff Warns: “This Is Not Going To Continue”

| January 14, 2017

Epic Theaters Evacuated After Gun Fears; Sheriff Warns: “This Is Not Going To Continue”

A brawl and fear of a gun at Epic Theaters Friday night triggered a panic and a massive police response. No weapon was found,

77 comments / Read More »

Explosion and Fire Flare in J.T.’s Seafood Shack’s Kitchen in Hammock Injure Two Employees

| January 14, 2017

Explosion and Fire Flare in J.T.’s Seafood Shack’s Kitchen in Hammock Injure Two Employees

The incident at J.T.'s Seafood Shack is believed to have been caused by a fire flare in the kitchen. Patrons were in the restaurant

1 comment / Read More »

Palm Coast’s New Founders:
Nick Klufas Trains Vigilant Eyes on the City

| January 13, 2017

<i>Palm Coast’s New Founders:</i><br>Nick Klufas Trains Vigilant Eyes on the City

In his picture of Palm Coast for the next four years, City Councilman Nick Klufas lays out his goals for a city with better

13 comments / Read More »

Gov. Scott Appoints Greg Hansen, Local GOP Activist, to Frank Meeker’s County Commission Seat

| January 13, 2017

Gov. Scott Appoints Greg Hansen, Local GOP Activist, to Frank Meeker’s County Commission Seat

Greg Hansen, 70, will fill the remaining year and a half on the late Frank Meeker's term. He outflanked other local favorites who had

6 comments / Read More »
Florida & Beyond, and All Opinions

Thursday Briefing: Project Bags, Thank A Mentor Day, Lawless Plea, District Spelling Bee

| January 19, 2017

Thursday Briefing: Project Bags, Thank A Mentor Day, Lawless Plea, District Spelling Bee

A special meeting of the county's jobs council reveals "Project Bags," Rebecca Lawless pleads in the DUI manslaughter death of Diane Upton, the district spelling bee at Wadsworth Elementary, Theodor Adorno.

No comment / Read More »

2016 Sets Global Heat Record For 3rd Straight Year, Raising Alarms of Irreparable Threats

| January 18, 2017

2016 Sets Global Heat Record For 3rd Straight Year, Raising Alarms of Irreparable Threats

Central Florida felt the heat: Orlando's temperature average for 2016 was 1.80 degrees above normal in 2016. From late November through December, it was 5, 6 and 7 degrees above normal day after day.

6 comments / Read More »

Stringent Rules By Florida Health Department Would Circumvent Medical Pot Amendment

| January 18, 2017

Stringent Rules By Florida Health Department Would Circumvent Medical Pot Amendment

The proposed rules would maintain current vendors' stranglehold on the medical marijuana industry and give authority to the Florida Board of Medicine, not individual doctors, to decide which patients qualify for marijuana treatment.

7 comments / Read More »

Wednesday Briefing: Rezoning for Homes Off U.S. 1, TDC Grants, Betsy DeVos’s War on Public Schools

| January 18, 2017

Wednesday Briefing: Rezoning for Homes Off U.S. 1, TDC Grants, Betsy DeVos’s War on Public Schools

The Flagler Tourist Development Council awards a few quality-of-life grants to local groups and businesses, rezoning for 348 homes along US1 in Palm Coast's K Section, Scott McClanahan on Crapalachia.

No comment / Read More »

Palm Coast’s Opelka Loses 1st-Round Five-Set Thriller at Australian Open

| January 17, 2017

Palm Coast’s Opelka Loses 1st-Round Five-Set Thriller at Australian Open

But the 6-foot-11 (and growing) giant nearly pulled off the biggest upset of the first round on the men’s side, battling for five sets with 11th seed David Goffin before finally falling.

1 comment / Read More »

Palm Coast’s New Founders:
Steven Nobile’s Multi-Generational Vision

| January 17, 2017

<i>Palm Coast’s New Founders:</i><br>Steven Nobile’s Multi-Generational Vision

Inspired by the muti-generational households he knew in Brooklyn, N.Y., Councilman Steven Nobile sees a Palm Coast where young families raise children, have plenty of work opportunities, and retire all in place.

2 comments / Read More »

Today’s Flagler Jail Bookings and Sheriff’s Crime and Incident Reports

| January 17, 2017

Today’s Flagler Jail Bookings and Sheriff’s Crime and Incident Reports

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

10 comments / Read More »

Tuesday Briefing: The John Seth Difference, Flagler Schools’ Rezoning, Flagler Playhouse Expansion, Pink Army

| January 17, 2017

Tuesday Briefing: The John Seth Difference, Flagler Schools’ Rezoning, Flagler Playhouse Expansion, Pink Army

FPC Band Leader John Seth gets national recognition, the Flagler School Board considers various rezoning proposals, the Flagler Playhouse wants to expand, The Palm Coast City Council refinances again, and Narciso Yepes plays on.

1 comment / Read More »

“We Cannot Walk Alone…
We Cannot Turn Back”

| January 16, 2017

“We Cannot Walk Alone…<br>We Cannot Turn Back”

A brief history of the origins and battles of the Martin Luther King federal holiday, and of the MLK monument at the Washington Mall, with full text and video of Martin Luther King's "I Have

46 comments / Read More »

Going Gray: Can Our Car-Centric Towns Adjust to Aging Baby Boomers?

| January 15, 2017

Going Gray: Can Our Car-Centric Towns Adjust to Aging Baby Boomers?

The millions of boomers who will grow old in Palm Coast-like exurbs will put pressure on local governments to spend more on everything from transportation to senior services.

9 comments / Read More »

Weekend Briefing: Drug Court Graduation, Next to Normal Musical, Adam Trent Magic, RPOF Annual Meeting, Democrats’ New Leader

| January 13, 2017

Weekend Briefing: Drug Court Graduation, Next to Normal Musical, Adam Trent Magic, RPOF Annual Meeting, Democrats’ New Leader

Retired Judge J. David Walsh presides over the 27th Drug Court Graduation ceremony, the fabulous Next to Normal musical at City Repertory Theatre, a magic show and Dave Mason at the Auditorium, MLK Day on

No comment / Read More »

From Women’s Ob-Gyn Rights to ER Cost Controls, 6 Items That Could Disappear With Obamacare Repeal

| January 12, 2017

From Women’s Ob-Gyn Rights to ER Cost Controls, 6 Items That Could Disappear With Obamacare Repeal

Some of these Obamacare measures enjoy broad support and are taken for granted even though people often don’t realize they spring from the Affordable Care Act, which Republicans are working to repeal.

4 comments / Read More »
Culture Maxine Kronick, Fierce Doyenne of Local Arts and Children’s Theater, Dies On Approach of 80

Maxine Kronick, Fierce Doyenne of Local Arts and Children’s Theater, Dies On Approach of 80

Maxine Kronick, actress, special events coordinator and arts champion, had co-founder Theaterrific in the late 1980s in Palm Coast, a theater program for poorer children, and remained involved in local theater at Buddy

Jan 17, 2017 / More »
Flagler 911 Man, 19, and 15-Year-Old Arrested Separately in Connection With Recent Palm Coast Burglaries

Man, 19, and 15-Year-Old Arrested Separately in Connection With Recent Palm Coast Burglaries

Nasir Clark, a 19-year-old homeless man, and a 15-year-old resident of Big Bear Lane in Palm Coast were arrested Monday in connection with a string of burglaries, one of them occurring the day

Jan 18, 2017 / More »
Rights & Liberties Lawmakers File Bill to Ban AR-15-Like <br>Weapon Used in Orlando Massacre

Lawmakers File Bill to Ban AR-15-Like
Weapon Used in Orlando Massacre

Sen. Gary Farmer, D-Fort Lauderdale, and Sen. Linda Stewart, D-Orlando, announced they are sponsoring a proposal (SB 254) that would ban so-called assault rifles and "large capacity" ammunition magazines.

Jan 10, 2017 / More »
The Live Wire Thursday Briefing: Project Bags, Thank A Mentor Day, Lawless Plea, District Spelling Bee

Thursday Briefing: Project Bags, Thank A Mentor Day, Lawless Plea, District Spelling Bee

A special meeting of the county's jobs council reveals "Project Bags," Rebecca Lawless pleads in the DUI manslaughter death of Diane Upton, the district spelling bee at Wadsworth Elementary, Theodor Adorno.

Jan 19, 2017 / More »
Pierre Tristam Israel’s Suicide Mission

Israel’s Suicide Mission

Israel's right-wing government never seriously considered the two-state solution, which it has now abandoned as it imposes a de-facto annexation of the Palestinian West Bank, enshrining apartheid.

Jan 7, 2017 / More »
Nancy Smith Bias Backlash: How The Media Propelled Donald Trump to the White House

Bias Backlash: How The Media Propelled Donald Trump to the White House

Over the last full year of nothing else on news channels but round-the-clock Trumpbusters, the true independents viewing at home were quietly making up their minds, working up from annoyance to a slow

Nov 17, 2016 / More »
Project Syndicate Trump’s Dangerous America First Campaign

Trump’s Dangerous America First Campaign

Trump holds his own supporters in the greatest contempt as he stokes and manipulates their rage, rooted in frustration with stagnant wages and fear of the unknown. Trump’s inflammatory rhetoric has helped to

Apr 30, 2016 / More »
Guest Columns <i>Palm Coast’s New Founders:</i><br>Steven Nobile’s Multi-Generational Vision

Palm Coast’s New Founders:
Steven Nobile’s Multi-Generational Vision

Inspired by the muti-generational households he knew in Brooklyn, N.Y., Councilman Steven Nobile sees a Palm Coast where young families raise children, have plenty of work opportunities, and retire all in place.

Jan 17, 2017 / More »
Loading

ADVERTISEMENTS

suppert flaglerlive flagler live palm coast flagler county news pierre tristam florida
news service of florida

Subscribe to FlaglerLive

Get immediate notification of new stories.

Advertisement
Flagler, Palm Coast & Other Local News

Short-Listed For High-Tech Finance Company’s 250 Jobs, Flagler Seeks $500,000 in Incentives »

Short-Listed For High-Tech Finance Company’s 250 Jobs, Flagler Seeks $500,000 in Incentives

Flagler County government is making its most expensive pitch to attract 250 jobs, a high-tech finance company based in the Northeast and looking to expand either in Florida or Georgia.

Jan 19 2017 / 3 comments / Read More »

Why Are Flagler Schools Talking Rezoning Despite 2,000 Empty Seats? One Word: Choice »

Why Are Flagler Schools Talking Rezoning Despite 2,000 Empty Seats? One Word: Choice

Old Kings and Belle Terre elementaries are overcapacity because they've allowed too many out-of-zone students to enroll. Some Board members want limits on such "choice" enrollments before rezoning takes place.

Jan 18 2017 / 14 comments / Read More »

Man, 19, and 15-Year-Old Arrested Separately in Connection With Recent Palm Coast Burglaries »

Man, 19, and 15-Year-Old Arrested Separately in Connection With Recent Palm Coast Burglaries

Nasir Clark, a 19-year-old homeless man, and a 15-year-old resident of Big Bear Lane in Palm Coast were arrested Monday in connection with a string of burglaries, one of them occurring the day Sheriff Rick Staly was sworn in.

Jan 18 2017 / 6 comments / Read More »
The Live Wire

Thursday Briefing: Project Bags, Thank A Mentor Day, Lawless Plea, District Spelling Bee »

Thursday Briefing: Project Bags, Thank A Mentor Day, Lawless Plea, District Spelling BeeA special meeting of the county's jobs council reveals "Project Bags," Rebecca Lawless pleads in the DUI manslaughter death of Diane Upton, the district spelling

Jan 19 2017 / No comment / Read More »
Advertisement 300x250 ad code [Main page above the photo gallery]
Log in | FlaglerLive, P.O. Box 354263, Palm Coast, FL 32135-4263 | 386/586-0257

FlaglerLive.com