Post-Hurricane Matthew Re-Openings, Gas Stations and Businesses: A Running List
FlaglerLive | October 9, 2016
Last Updated: Sunday, 7:51 p.m.
Attention readers and businesses: If you’d like to send out notices about your business reopening, with hours, or if you can give us reports of specific gas stations and gas availability, please text 386/503-3808 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. We will keep a running tally below.
Schools: Flagler County schools changed course again. There will be no school on Monday or Tuesday, October 10-11.
Daytona State College – Daytona State College classes are canceled for Monday, Oct. 10. Faculty will adjust due dates as needed for both online and on-campus classes. For updates please see: DSC Facebook, DaytonaState.edu, or call the recorded message line, (386) 506-HELP.
We have not yet heard confirmation from the other colleges and universities that they will resume their regular schedules on Monday: much depends on electric power restoration.
Courthouses in Flagler, St. Johns and Volusia counties will remain closed Monday, Oct. 10, for hurricane recovery. Officials still assessing the status of the Putnam County Courthouse. However, First Appearances hearings will be conducted Monday in all counties 8:30 a.m.
The Flagler County Supervisor of Elections will open on Monday. However, Gov. Rick Scott refused to extend the deadline for voters to register so they may cast a ballot in the Nov. 8 election: the deadline remains Tuesday, Oct. 11 at the end of the business day.
The Flagler County Health Department remains closed Monday.
Flagler County Public Library: Meeting scheduled for Monday October 10, 2016 has been cancelled. The next meeting is November 14, 2016.
Most gas stations in the county are selling gas.
Almost all businesses are open in the Target shopping center Sunday. McDonald’s there is jammed with customers.
Winn-Dixie on Palm Coast Parkway – A limited amount of ice–some 1,400 bags–will be available at 4 p.m. at the Winn Dixie on Palm Coast Parkway. The store will have a semi-truck of bagged ice that will be distributed free of charge.
Target – Regular hours, debit/credit working.
Dollar Tree at 5100 E Hwy 100 – Regular hours, debit / credit working
Publix – All stores, regular hours, debit / credit working (Note: the county’s list claimed all stores were open. In fact, the Publix in the Hammock remained closed Saturday.)
Winn Dixie at 1260 W. Palm Coast Parkway- Regular hours, cash only
Winn Dixie at Flagler Beach – Limited provisions.
Sarafinas Cafe, 99 Old Kings Road, Open until 6 p.m. Sunday.
E’lan Hair Studio open until 6 p.m. Sunday.
Reflections Salon, Inc. on Pine Cone Drive will re-open on Tuesday, Oct. 11.
Flagler Dental – Both locations are open as of Monday, October 10.
Wild Rabbit – Located in Fitness One opened Monday morning at 8 a.m.
Pasta Pasta – 308 South A1A is open until 6 pm. Regular hours will resume after curfew is lifted. Accepting cash and credit cards limited menu.
Lalique Salon – 300 S. Central Ave., Flagler Beach reopens Tuesday, October 11 at 9:00 a.m. Credit/debit ok.
Flagler Integrative Veterinary Center – up and running at 208 N 2nd Street, Flagler Beach. Their website is currently not accessible and currently says they are closed, but they are open.
Hurricane Matthew Cancellations in Flagler and Volusia Counties, Before and During the Storm
Here’s a running list of cancellations in Flagler and Volusia counties due to Hurricane Matthew, which is expected to start affecting the region late Thursday, Oct. 6 and intensify Friday, Oct. 7. For the continuously updated story on the storm, go here.
Flagler County schools have cancelled all after-school activities Wednesday afternoon and will all be closed Thursday and Friday, as will Embry-Riddle and Stetson, Bethune-Cookman Universities and Daytona State College. But classes are on as scheduled at Daytona State College, including at the Palm Coast campus, through Wednesday evening.
If you’d like to add your cancellations to the list, email us here.
- Walmart in Palm Coast is closing at 5 p.m. Thursday and will remain closed until Saturday. The time of opening is yet to be determined.
- Hospitals: Florida Hospital Flagler’s outpatient facilities will close Thursday at 7 a.m. Additionally, all procedures, diagnostic testing and outpatient appointments are cancelled and will need to be rescheduled for future dates. Florida Hospital Oceanside in Ormond Beach and Florida Hospital New Smyrna in New Smyrna Beach have been evacuated. Emergency rooms will be open at Florida Hospital DeLand, Florida Hospital Fish Memorial in Orange City, and Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center in Daytona Beach.
- Flagler County Schools will be closed Thursday and Friday (some of them will be prepared as shelters.) Classes will be held as scheduled on Wednesday, but all after-school activities Wednesday, including sports and music rehearsals, are cancelled.
- The Flagler County Courthouse, including all clerk of court and judicial activities, will be closed Thursday and Friday. However, First Appearance hearings will be conducted Thursday morning in all four counties. There will be no First Appearances on Friday. Weather and facilities permitting, First Appearances will resume on Saturday, Oct. 8 and normal courthouse operations will resume on Monday Oct. 10. During this emergency, all court deadlines will be extended and all scheduled court hearings will be rescheduled when court resumes.
- The Flagler County Supervisor of Elections office will close Thursday at noon and remain closed until Monday morning. Poll worker training classes have been canceled for Thursday and Friday. The Elections Office will be open for extended hours on October 11 to accept voter registration applications. Hours on Tuesday will be from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Again, the deadline to register to vote for this election is 5 p.m. on Tuesday, October 11, 2016.
- National Night Out, scheduled for Tuesday evening in Flagler Beach.
- Flagler County Citizens Academy, scheduled for 5 p.m. Thursday.
- Daytona State College will hold all its classes as scheduled only through Wednesday afternoon, cancelling them at 5 p.m. and beyond. (That’s a change in plan: the college had originally planned to hold classes tonight, but changed course in mid-afternoon and opted for closure.) All campuses, including the Palm Coast campus, but will close Thursday and Friday.
- Bethune-Cookman University has cancelled all classes past Wednesday at noon, and will be closed Thursday and Friday. Students are being evacuated. Those who must remain on campus will be provided shelter. For questions, call 386/866-274-0733 or 386/481-2900.
- Stetson University’s DeLand campus will cancel classes after noon Wednesday and close Thursday and Friday, Residence halls will close at noon Thursday. If students have no place to shelter, Stetson University will work with them to provide safe and appropriate accommodations. Students are asked to fill out an evacuation information form, available to all residential students through Housing Central, accessible through mystetson.com. Students are encouraged to check in with families and let them know their plans.
- Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University will close Thursday and remain closed Friday and Saturday. No scheduled evacuation of the campus at this time. Residence halls will remain staffed and open for resident students until further notice.
- Palm Coast City Hall, the Palm Coast Community Center and the Palm Coast Utility Office will be closed Friday, Oct. 7.
- Garbage collection in Palm Coast will remain on the normal schedule Thursday, but residents who are evacuating should not leave their trash cans out. For Friday, Oct. 7, garbage collection throughout Palm Coast is canceled. Residents who normally receive Friday collection should plan to put out their trash on the next regularly scheduled pickup day.
- All Palm Coast parks, including the Palm Harbor Golf Club, Frieda Zamba Swimming Pool and the Palm Coast Tennis Center, will be closed Thursday through Sunday, Oct. 9. All team practices and games at city parks, as well as the PDA Fall Classic soccer tournament, are canceled for Thursday through Sunday.
- All Homecoming activities (including Industry/Career Expo) scheduled at Embry-Riddle University on Thursday and Friday are canceled. Saturday homecoming events are still being evaluated.
- Access Flagler First, scheduled for Friday morning.
- First Fridays in Flagler Beach.
- Soda With a Cop, which had been scheduled for Friday at 4:30 p.m. at Chick-Fil-A in Palm Coast.
- Creekside Festival, the Flagler Chamber’s annual two-day event at Princess Place Preserve, which had been scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 8 and 9.
- The Chamber’s Common Ground breakfast, scheduled for Oct. 6, which was to feature the county’s city managers.
- The planned K-9 fundraiser at the Beachfront Grille, which had been scheduled for Saturday.
- First Friday Garden Walk at Washington Oaks Gardens State Park, which had been scheduled for Friday at 10 a.m.
- Second Saturday Plant Sale and Herbs in the Garden, which had been scheduled for Saturday at 10 a.m. at Washington Oaks State Park.
- Castillo de San Marco National Park in St. Augustine is closed Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
- The Florida Agricultural Museum’s planned Pellicer Creek Civil War battle reenactment, scheduled for this weekend, is re-scheduled for Nov. 4 and 5.
- The third annual Pink Gala Flagler, a fund-raiser for breast-cancer awareness scheduled for Oct. 7 at the Hilton Garden Inn, in Palm Coast, was rescheduled to Oct. 21.
- Bingo at the VFW Post 8696, scheduled for Thursday evening, is cancelled.