Today: Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 70s inland…in the upper 60s coast. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Tonight: Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 50s. East winds 5 mph shifting to the south 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: napiform, adj..
The Live Community Calendar
Today’s jail bookings.
Today’s Briefing: Quick Links
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- In Flagler and Palm Coast
- Flagler Jail Bookings and Last 24 Hours of Incident Reports
- In State Government
- In Coming Days in Flagler, Palm Coast and Beyond
- The Day’s Best Reads
- Editor’s Tweets
- Fact-Checking the Knaves
- Palm Coast Construction and Development
- Local Road and Interstate Construction
- Cultural Coda
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 Commission meets at 9 a.m. at the Government Services Building in Bunnell. Commissioners are expected to approve a $1.9 million contract to Halifax Paving to repair and repave Old Dixie Highway from U.S. 1 to I-95.
US Air Force Academy Band’s “Wild Blue Country” at the Flagler Auditorium. Tickets for “Wild Blue Country” will be available beginning January 20. All tickets must be picked up in person at the Auditorium. There is a four ticket per person limit. Both concerts are at 7:30 p.m. and are free.
World Tennis Day at the Palm Coast Tennis Center from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. 1290 Belle Terre Parkway, Palm Coast. The whole family is invited to join us for this annual tennis festival! Free. More info: 386-986-2323.
Blood Donations: The Big Red Bus will be at the following locations this week:
- Monday: At the Flagler County Public Library, 2500 Palm Coast Parkway NW, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Tuesday: Flagler Animal Hospital, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
- Tuesday: The Vitamin Shoppe, 5234 State Road 100, Palm Coast, 2 to 5 p.m.
- Wednesday: Flagler Department of Health, 301 Dr. Carter Boulevard, 11:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.
- Thursday: Matanzas High School, 3535 Old Kings Road, Palm Coast, 8 a.m. to 2:15 p.m.
- Friday: Dunkin Donuts, 1310 Palm Coast Parkway, noon to 6 p.m.
- Saturday: Dukin Donuts, 5 Old Kings Road, Palm Coast, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Saturday: Palm Coast Seafood Festival, Central Park at Town Center, 2 to 7 p.m.
- Sunday: Palm Coast Seafood Festival, Central Park at Town Center, 2 to 7 p.m.
Jail Bookings and Last 24 Hours' Incidents in Flagler, Palm Coast, Flagler Beach, Bunnell
|Jail Bookings, June 19-22
Sheriff's night shift incident reports, June 21
Sheriff's day shift incident reports, June 21
Flagler Beach's night shift incident reports, June 21
Flagler Beach's day shift incident reports, June 21
Bunnell police's night shift incident reports, June 21
Bunnell police's day shift incident reports, June 21
DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME DISCUSSED: The Senate will hold a floor session and is expected to discuss a proposal (SB 858), filed by Sen. Greg Steube, R-Sarasota, that could lead to Florida observing daylight-saving time throughout the year. (Monday, 10 a.m., Senate chamber, the Capitol.)
HOUSE HOLDS FLOOR SESSION: The House is scheduled to hold a floor session. (Monday, 1 p.m., House chamber, the Capitol.)
FSU HOLDS TOWN HALL ON NAMINGS: The Florida State University President’s Advisory Panel on University Namings and Recognitions will hold one in a series of town-hall forums. University President John Thrasher formed the panel to review and make recommendations about university policies dealing with campus names and markers. (Monday, 9 a.m., Florida State University, Askew Student Life Center, 942 Learning Way, Tallahassee.)
PETITIONS DROPPED OFF: The group For Our Future Florida will drop off petitions at Gov. Rick Scott’s office calling for placing a priority on issues to help working- and middle-class residents. (Monday, 9:30 a.m., first floor, the Capitol.)
CONSTITUTION PANEL HOLDS HEARING: The Florida Constitution Revision Commission, which will put proposed constitutional amendments on the November ballot, will hold a public hearing in Lee County. (Monday, 1 p.m., The Westin, 5951 Silver King Blvd., Cape Coral.)
DEMOCRATIC LEADER SPEAKS: Terrie Rizzo, chairwoman of the Florida Democratic Party, is scheduled to speak to the Democratic Club of Greater Boynton. (Monday, 7:30 p.m., Temple Shaarei Shalom, 9085 Hagen Ranch Road, Boynton Beach.)
—-Compiled by the News Service of Florida and FlaglerLive
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- Jacqueline du Pré Perform’s Dvořák Cello Concerto With the LSO and Daniel Barenboim
- Beethoven’s Triple Concerto, with Yo-Yo Ma, Itzhak Perlman and Daniel Barenboim
- Albert Camus’ “The Human Crisis”
- Swinging Bach
- Keith Jarrett Standards Trio
- Anoushka Shankar Ensemble
- Jacques Loussier Play Bach Trio: a 2007 Concert
- Abdel Rahman el Bacha Plays Two Nocturnes by Chopin
- Edith Mathis’s Creations
- Sheku Kanneh-Mason: No Woman No Cry, Cello Version
- Viotti’s Violin Concerto No 23 in G Major, Performed by Jennifer Jeon
- Bruckner’s Symphony Nr. 7 at the Lucerne Frestival
- Beethoven’s 5th Symphony in the style of Chopin: Syd R Duke
- Nikolai Kapustin performing Prelude, op. 53, no. 11
- Ray Chen, Sarabande from Bach’s Partita No. 2 in D minor
- It’s A Small World: Ken Kubota and Friends
- Maria Callas: The Mike Wallace Interview
- Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach – Oboe Concerto in B flat major, Wq 164
- The Cranberries: Linger
- Martha Argerich Performs Liszt’s Piano Concerto No 1 in E flat major
- Vivaldi’s Winter in a Wintry Performance By Milan Řehák
- Bach: Musical Offering BWV 1079, Concert des Nations Jordi Savall
- Bach: Sonata for Gamba and Harpsichord in G minor, BWV 1029
- Claude Debussy, La fille aux cheveux de lin, from Préludes
- Bach’s Complete Christmas Oratorio BWV 248, Gardiner, Monteverdi Choir & Bach Soloists
- Angels in Heaven: Chris Rodrigues and the Spoon Lady
- Hindemith: Der Schwanendreher
- Brendel Performs Schubert’s A Major Sonata No. 22, D. 959
- The New York Philharmonic in a 2016 Performance of Dvorak’s New World Symphony
- Alexander Gavrylyuk Plays Bach İtalian Concerto