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Thursday Briefing: Superintendent Interviews, Senior Scholarships, Bill O’Reilly’s Karma

| April 20, 2017

superintendent meet and greet

The school district Wednesday evening hosted a meet-and-greet for the three candidates to be interviewed for superintendent. The meet-and-greet was held at the Buddy Taylor Middle School cafeteria. One of the candidates, Gerald Wilson, brought his dog, Molly, which left Diane Dyer, one of the district’s top-most administrators, holding the leash. Wilson traveled from his home in Maryland to Florida by car with his wife, who was also at the Buddy Taylor event. The interviews are scheduled for today. See below. (© FlaglerLive)

Today: Partly cloudy in the morning then becoming mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s inland…in the upper 70s coast. East winds 10 to 15 mph. Tonight: Mostly clear. Lows around 60. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Details here.
Drought Index is at 283.
Today’s tides: at the beaches, at the Intracoastal Waterway.
Today’s document from the National Archives.
The OED’s Word of the Day: globbe, v..
The Live Community Calendar
Today’s jail bookings.

Today’s Briefing: Quick Links


“And guys, if you exploit a girl, it will come back to get you. That’s called ‘karma.'”

–Bill O’Reilly, from The O’Reilly Factor for Kids: A Survival Guide for America’s Families

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In Flagler and Palm Coast:

Note: all government meetings noticed below are free and open to the public unless otherwise indicated. Many can be heard or seen live through each agency’s website.

The Sheriff’s daily incident reports and jail bookings are posted here.

The Flagler County School Board interviews the three candidates for superintendent left standing. All interviews are open to the public and take place in Training Room 3 B on the third floor of the Government Services Building in Bunnell, and will be broadcast live here. The schedule is as follows:

Jeffrey Umbaugh, 8 to 9:30 a.m.
Gerald Wilson, 10 to 11:30 a.m.
James Tager, 1:30 to 3 p.m.

The school district hosts the annual Senior Scholarship Awards at the Flagler Auditorium starting at 6 p.m.

Announcements:



G.W. Carver Center Auction to benefits the Carver Center in Bunnell continues. To bid, go here.

In Florida and in State Government:

Note: Some proceedings below can be followed live on the Florida Channel. Most legislative proceedings can be followed through the Senate or House websites.

The Senate is scheduled to hold a floor session. (10 a.m.) The House does so

The House is scheduled to hold a floor session at 1 p.m.

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission will finish a two-day meeting and take up a series of issues related to fisheries, manatee-protection zones in Collier County and the status of bald eagles. (8:30 a.m., Florida Public Safety Institute, 85 Academy Dr., Havana.)

The Florida Supreme Court is expected to release its weekly opinions at 11 a.m.

U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist, D-Fla., is scheduled to appear at a Suncoast Tiger Bay “after hours” event. (6 p.m., The Hangar, 540 First St. S.E., St. Petersburg.)

–Compiled by the News Service of Florida and FlaglerLive

 

In Coming Days in Palm Coast, Flagler and the Occasional Beyond:

April 23: The Chamber Players of Palm Coast, under the direction of Paige Dashner Long, are in concert at 3:30 p.m. at Palm Coast United Methodist Church, 5200 Belle Terre Pkwy, performing works by Gluck, Abel, Bach, and Handel. This concert will also include a special appearance by the Harmony Chamber Orchestra, the advanced orchestra from the Flagler Youth Orchestra Program, directed by Sue Cryan. They will play one piece at the beginning of the concert and join together at the end of the concert to perform Handel’s Water Music Overture and the Lady Gaga Fugue. The concert is free and open to all. Please invite family and friends to this wonderful concert, as well as forward this email to those who may be interested. Palm Coast United Methodist Church is located at 5200 Belle Terre Parkway. For more details, call 386-445-1600.
April 26: Anyone whose child has died is invited to an informal meeting to consider eventually establishing a local chapter of The Compassionate Friends, a nonprofit self-help bereavement support organization for families that have experienced the death of a child. There are some 650 such chapters across the country. The meeting will be from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Florida Hospital Flagler in classrooms A&B. for more information, call John Brady at 610/428-3139. To learn more about The Compassionate Friends, visit their national website at www.compassionatefriends.org. The meeting is open to all parents, grandparents, and siblings over age 18 who has suffered the loss of a child of any age.
April 26: Free legal clinics: The Clerk of Circuit Court and Comptroller in partnership with the Flagler County Bar Association is proud to present a four part series of legal clinics free of charge. Come out and speak to attorneys who are experts in their respective field of law for free. These clinics will be held at the Flagler County courthouse in the 1st floor jury assembly room, 1769 E. Moody Blvd. building #1, Bunnell, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Today’s class: Probate, Wills, Trusts and Estate Planning. See the flyer here.

jazz concert

Click on the image for larger view of the flyer.

April 28: City Market Place business owners have collectively come together to host a free Jazz Concert for the public at 7:30 p.m. The Jazz Concert will feature the Flagler-Palm Coast High School Jazz Band and is a fundraiser for the band. All sponsoring businesses will also have an Open House from 6 to 7 p.m. There will be free giveaways, prizes and a raffle drawing. The Flagler County Sheriff’s office will provide free fingerprinting of children. We would like to invite all Flagler County residents to join us for a wonderful evening of music under the stars.
April 29: The People’s Climate Movement March, in conjunction with a march scheduled in Washington, D.C., will march locally, meeting at Wadsworth Park at 10 am and marching over the bridge to Veteran’s Park in Flagler Beach, where there we will a rally and speakers sharing a wide variety of issues and information on how to get involved.
May 3: Free legal clinics: The Clerk of Circuit Court and Comptroller in partnership with the Flagler County Bar Association is proud to present a four part series of legal clinics free of charge. Come out and speak to attorneys who are experts in their respective field of law for free. These clinics will be held at the Flagler County courthouse in the 1st floor jury assembly room, 1769 E. Moody Blvd. building #1, Bunnell, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Today’s class: Criminal Law and Traffic. See the flyer here.
May 15: Free legal clinics: The Clerk of Circuit Court and Comptroller in partnership with the Flagler County Bar Association is proud to present a four part series of legal clinics free of charge. Come out and speak to attorneys who are experts in their respective field of law for free. These clinics will be held at the Flagler County courthouse in the 1st floor jury assembly room, 1769 E. Moody Blvd. building #1, Bunnell, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Today’s class: Family Law: Divorce, Name change, Adoption, Domestic Violence Injunctions etc. See the flyer here.
May 16: The Florida Judicial Qualifications Commission holds a hearing the the case of Circuit Judge Scott DuPont, who faces several charges of misconduct during his 2016 re-election election campaign. He has admitted wrongdoing. The 9 a.m. hearing is taking place in courtroom 406-7 at the Duval County Courthouse, 501 W. Adams Street, Jacksonville, before a six-member panel: Eugene Pettis, Steven P. DeLuca, Robert Morris, Michele Cummings, Harry Duncanson (a lay member of the commission) and Jerome S. Osteryoung.

The Day’s Best Reads:

Palm Coast Construction and Development Progress Reports

The following is an update of ongoing permitting, construction and development projects in Palm Coast, through March 24 (the city administration’s full week in review is here):

Road and Interstate Construction:

Cultural Coda:

Antonin Dvořák: Romance for Violin and Orchestra performed by Tanja Sonc

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