Today: Partly cloudy in the morning then clearing. Highs in the upper 60s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Tonight: Colder, clear. Lows in the lower 40s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. 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: Tutivillus, n..
The Live Community Calendar
Today’s jail bookings.
Today’s Briefing: Quick Links
- First Light
- 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.
In Court: Jonathan Canales, 30, accused of shooting his wife in the neck in their Mondex home and denying her medical attention in 2014, is scheduled for a pre-trial on an aggravated battery with a firearm charge (downgraded from attempted murder) before Circuit Judge Dennis Craig in Courtroom 401 at the Flagler County courthouse at 1:30 p.m. The case has long been delayed as Canales had previously been determined to be incompetent to stand trial. (Case 2014CF000956).
The Palm Coast Code Enforcement Board meets at 10 a.m. at City Hall in Town Center.
A forum introducing candidates for the Flagler County Commission in the 2018 election is hosted by Flagler County Republicans at Palm Coast City Hall, 160 Lake Avenue, Palm Coast, with doors opening at 5:30 p.m. and the event starting at 6.
Ribbon-cutting: Grand Living marks the opening of its new location at 316 South Oceanshore Blvd., the former Coquina Construction office long held by Barbara Revels, from 4 to 6 p.m.
Blood Donations: The Big Red Bus will be at the following locations this week:
- 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
— Dustin Sims (@simsdustin5) March 5, 2018
City of Palm Coast’s Find Your Florida 2018 Photo Contest begins: The City of Palm Coast will hold the Find Your Florida 2018 Photography Contest now through May 31. Prizes will be awarded, and photographs submitted for the contest will be used by the City for marketing, promotional and public relations purposes. The theme of the contest is “Find Your Florida in Palm Coast.” Winning photos will illustrate what makes Palm Coast special. Examples of what the City is looking for include: family fun at our festivals, sports activities, cultural clubs and organizations, and on our parks and trails; active lifestyle such as walking/running/bicycling, sports, swimming, fishing and boating; and nature such as beautiful landscapes, birds and other wildlife, and waterways. The City wants to share what’s special about Palm Coast. First, second and third place will be awarded, plus special awards for a new people-focused category, “Palm Coasters” and for the Best Photo taken by a youth age 17 and younger. For the first time, a concurrent photo contest on Instagram will be held, and prizes will be awarded for the best Instagram photos, too. To enter via Instagram, be sure to use the hashtag “PCpics2018” and include the photo location (where in Palm Coast?) in the caption. Gift certificates to local businesses will be awarded in the following amounts: First Prize, $200; Second Prize, $100; Third Prize, $50; Instagram winner, $100; “Palm Coasters” winner, $50; and Youth winner, $50. Gift certificates will be offered to a variety of businesses, and winners will be able to select from the list. In addition, honorable mentions will be awarded as determined by the judges. Winning photographs will be displayed on the City’s website, and winning photographers will be recognized at a meeting of the Palm Coast City Council. Photographers may submit up to 20 entries. It is free to enter. Entries must be submitted no later than midnight May 31, 2018.
Photographs submitted for the contest must be taken in the City of Palm Coast. The photographs will be used by the City for marketing, promotional and public relations purposes such as publications, videos and websites, and at City facilities, to promote the City of Palm Coast. All submissions become part of the public domain. For complete guidelines and an online entry form, visit www.palmcoastgov.com/photocontest.
For more information, contact Cindi Lane, Palm Coast communications & marketing manager, at 386-986-3708 or [email protected]
SENATE HOLDS FLOOR SESSION: The Senate is scheduled to hold a floor session. (Wednesday, 10 a.m., Senate chamber, the Capitol.)
HOUSE HOLDS FLOOR SESSION: The House is scheduled to hold a floor session. (Wednesday, 10:30 a.m., House chamber, the Capitol.)
JURY RECOMMENDATIONS AT ISSUE: The Florida Supreme Court will hear arguments on four issues, including a debate about jury instructions in death-penalty cases. The issue stems, at least in part, from a 2016 U.S. Supreme Court ruling in a case known as Hurst v. Florida and a subsequent Florida Supreme Court decision. The 2016 U.S. Supreme Court ruling found Florida’s death-penalty sentencing system was unconstitutional because it gave too much authority to judges, instead of juries. The subsequent Florida Supreme Court ruling said juries must unanimously agree on critical findings before judges can impose death sentences and must unanimously recommend the death penalty. (Wednesday, 9 a.m., Florida Supreme Court, 500 South Duval St., Tallahassee.)
SCOTT, CABINET MEET: Gov. Rick Scott and the Florida Cabinet will take up a series of issues, including a proposal that would help conserve 772 acres in Madison County that was the site of a Spanish mission in the 1600s. Scott and Cabinet members will decide whether to spend $660,060 to purchase what is known as a conservation easement on the property, which is owned by R.N. Koblegard III and Charlene Koblegard and has been farmed for more than 80 years. (Wednesday, 9 a.m., Cabinet meeting room, the Capitol.)
PAROLE CASES HEARD: The Florida Commission on Offender Review will take up a series of parole cases. (Wednesday, 9 a.m., Betty Easley Conference Center, 4075 Esplanade Way, Tallahassee.)
—-Compiled by the News Service of Florida and FlaglerLive
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— Slate (@Slate) March 7, 2018
— The Hill (@thehill) March 7, 2018
Together, these clouds have just 160,000 solar masses worth of stars, but 20 million solar masses in hydrogen gas. https://t.co/9HIwkdmhMz
— Science News (@ScienceNews) March 6, 2018
“If you’re going to be a writer you have to be one of the great ones… After all, there are better ways to starve to death.”
Gabriel García Márquez, born on this day in 1927, on his improbable beginnings as a writer: https://t.co/lDhA3oF8dP
— Brain Pickings (@brainpickings) March 7, 2018
Watching Trump's name pulled off the Trump International Hotel in Panama needs to go on permanent-loop in Times Square. pic.twitter.com/3TjAF2OBqL
— Amee Vanderpool (@girlsreallyrule) March 5, 2018
Keep Up with Donald Trump’s attacks on the press through the ACLU’s running tab here.
Keep Up with mass shootings in a running database here.
Here’s a summary of the latest city developments as of March 2, 2018, with a link to the full week in review here.
Andras Schiff Plays Bach’s Complete English Suites
- Keith Jarrett, Late Solo
- 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