Today: Partly cloudy. Patchy fog in the morning. Highs in the lower 70s inland…in the upper 60s coast. East winds 5 to 10 mph. Tonight: Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. South winds 5 mph shifting to the west after midnight. Details here.
Today’s document from the National Archives and the Astronomy Picture of the Day.
Today’s tides: at the beaches, at the Intracoastal Waterway.
The OED’s Word of the Day: Pantagruelism, n..
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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 Belle Terre Elementary School PTO meets at 7:30 a.m. in the school’s media center.
Flagler School Board member Colleen Conklin is the featured speaker at the monthly meeting of the Palm Coast Democratic Club, 7 p.m., at the African American Cultural Society Center, 4422 N. US HWY 1, Palm Coast.
Flagler Audubon Society meets at 6:30 p.m. with a Chapter activity update and social session. Formal program begins at 7 p.m. in meeting rooms A & B at Florida Hospital Flagler on SR 100 just west of I-95.
Critics Choice Dinner: If you’re curious to sample some of Palm Coast’s delicious restaurants, meet a Critic’s Choice group this month at Mamaling’s Asian Street Food in the Winn Dixie Shopping Center on Cypress Edge Pkwy. Each person pays for their own meal. Register at 386-986-2323. Dinner is at 5:30 p.m.
Live and inert Navy bombing training this week: Navy training schedules indicate that live and inert bombing will take place at the Pinecastle Range Complex located in the Ocala National Forest. When the winds blow this way, windows may rattle. Bombing is scheduled as follows:
- Thursday: 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.- Inert
During bombing periods wildlife may be temporarily displaced. Use extra caution when driving through the Ocala National forest and surrounding areas. Secure any items around your residence that could attract wildlife. Always be mindful of larger animals including black bears and practice bearwise <http://myfwc.com/wildlifehabitats/managed/bear/wise/neighborhood/> measures.
The telephone number for noise complaints is 1-800-874-5059, Fleet Area Control and Surveillance Facility, Jacksonville.
Blood Donations: The Big Red Bus will be at the following locations this week:
- Thursday: Fantastic Sams, Target Shopping Center, 5200 State Road 100 Suite 103B, Palm Coast, 110 a.m. to 3 p.m.
- Thursday: CVS Pharmacy 1 Old Kings Road South, Palm Coast, 1:30 to 6:30 p.m.
- Saturday: Walmart, 174 Cypress Point Parkway, Palm Coast, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Sunday: Palm Coast Farmer’s Market at European Village, 101 Palm Harbor Parkway, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Prescribed Burn in Putnam County: The Florida Highway Patrol continues to monitor a controlled burn in the area of SR 19 near CR 310 in Putnam County. Motorists are encouraged to use caution when traveling in these areas. Visibility may deteriorate quickly due to smoke/fog type conditions, especially during the night time and early morning hours. Motorists are reminded to reduce their speed as necessary to avoid a collision and utilize their low beam headlights in order to adapt to changing weather conditions.
Bunnell Street Paving: Bunnell will be resurfacing a few streets during the hours of 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM beginning Monday, February 5, 2018 through Saturday, February 10, 2018 (weather permitting). The following streets will be impacted by paving crews:
N. Chapel St (from E. Woodland St. to E. Howe St.)
N. Orange St (from E. Howe St to E. Moody Blvd.)
N. Lemon St. (from Howe St. to E. Moody Blvd.)
N. Fig St. (from Howe St. to E. Moody Blvd.)
N. Peach St. (from E. Lambert St. to E. Moody Blvd.)
E. Woodland St. from US 1 to SR 100 W
Access to the roads being worked on will be limited during the vendor’s regular working hours of 7:00 am to 6:00 pm. Residents along scheduled streets are asked; to ensure no vehicles, boats, trailers, etc. are left in the roadway during these hours. Prior to the resurfacing, please refrain from placing debris in the roadway for City pickup. Also make sure your sprinklers are turned off from 2:00 am to 7:00 pm. The day after the road is surfaced, these items can return to normal. Questions about this project or the schedule should be directed to the City of Bunnell Public Works Department at 386-437-7515.
HOUSE AND SENATE HOLDS FLOOR SESSION at 2:30 p.m.
CARIBBEAN DAY CELEBRATED: Numerous lawmakers are expected to take part in a “Caribbean Day Gala.” (Thursday, 8 p.m., The Moon, 1105 East Lafayette St., Tallahassee.)
SUPREME COURT RELEASES OPINIONS: The Florida Supreme Court is expected to release its weekly opinions. (Thursday, 11 a.m.)
BERUFF AT SARASOTA TIGER BAY: The Sarasota Tiger Bay Club will host a discussion about the Florida Constitution Revision Commission, with panelists expected to include commission Chairman Carlos Beruff. (Thursday, noon, Michael’s on East, 1212 East Ave. South, Sarasota.)
DOCTORS DISCUSS MEDICAL MARIJUANA: The Florida Board of Medicine and Board of Osteopathic Medicine Medical Marijuana Committee will meet. (Thursday, 1 p.m., Rosen Shingle Creek, 9939 Universal Blvd., Orlando.)
ETHICS PANEL MEETS: The Legislative Committee of the Florida Commission on Ethics is scheduled to meet. (Thursday, 3 p.m., Commission on Ethics, 325 John Knox Road, Tallahassee.)
GUARDIANSHIP ISSUES DISCUSSED: The Florida Supreme Court’s Guardianship Workgroup and Florida’s Working Interdisciplinary Networks of Guardianship Stakeholders will hold a public meeting to take input on guardianship issues. (Thursday, 4 p.m., Orange County Courthouse, 425 North Orange Ave., Orlando.)
PAKISTANI AMBASSADOR SPEAKS AT FSU: Husain Haqqani, former Pakistani ambassador to the United States, is scheduled to speak at Florida State University about “Seeking Lost Glory: Lessons of Islamist Extremism.” (Thursday, 5:30 p.m., Florida State University, Globe Auditorium, 110 South Woodward Ave., Tallahassee.)
PSC HOLDS CUSTOMER MEETING IN LEVY: The Florida Public Service Commission will hold a customer meeting in Levy County in a rate case for the water and wastewater utility FIMC Hideaway, Inc. (Thursday, 6 p.m., Fat Goose Auction House, 14404 U.S. 19 North, Chiefland.)
—-Compiled by the News Service of Florida and FlaglerLive
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