Today: Partly cloudy with chance of showers and thunderstorms throughout, highs in upper 80s to 90, lows in 70s. Tonight: Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 70s. Southwest 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.
Drought Index: 74
The OED’s Word of the Day: householdment, n..
The Live Community Calendar
Today’s jail bookings.
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- 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.
Palm Coast Parkway Lane Closure on Monday and Tuesday, June 11-12: The City of Palm Coast Public Works Department will close one lane of eastbound Palm Coast Parkway – from Clubhouse Drive to Colbert Lane – on Monday and Tuesday, June 11 and 12, for a road repair project. A flagman will assist with traffic control.
The Flagler County Land Acquisition Committee meets at 3:30 p.m. at the Government Services Building, First Floor Conference Room, 1769 E Moody Blvd., Bunnell.
The Flagler County Library Board of Trustees meets at 4:30 p.m. at the Flagler County Library, 2500 Palm Coast Parkway. The board will review its library card and borrowing policy and internet-use policy, among others.
The Flagler County Sheriff’s Office begins the phased evacuation of nearly 70 employees from its Operations Center in Bunnell to the Flagler County Courthouse and the sheriff’s old administration building on Justice Lane. The move, seen as temporary for now, is necessitated by more than two dozen employees reporting health issues and concerns related to what could be a sick building. See: “Sheriff’s Operations Center Will Evacuate To Courthouse and Old Administration Building.”
Democratic candidates in Congressional District 6, which includes all of Flagler, are expected to speak to the Democratic Environmental Caucus of St. Johns County. Democrats John Upchurch, Stephen Sevigny and Nancy Soderberg are running for the seat, which opened when U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., decided to run for governor. 6 p.m., St. Johns County Democratic headquarters, 71 South Dixie Highway, Suite 6, St. Augustine.
The St. Johns River Water Management District Governing Board will hold a workshop and discuss development of a draft 2018-2019 budget. 3 p.m., district headquarters, 4049 Reid St., Palatka.
The Florida Education Association, including President Joanne McCall, will hold a rally and informational picket to support the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival. 4:30 p.m., Plaza de la Constitucion, 1 Cathedral St., St. Augustine.
Navy Bombing in the Ocala National Forest: Navy training schedules indicate that inert and live bombing will take place at the Pinecastle Range Complex located in the Ocala National Forest this week. Bombings at times can be heard in Flagler-Palm Coast. The bombings are scheduled as follows:
- Monday: 9-11 a.m. – Live Bombing, 3:30-7:30 p.m. – Inert
- Tuesday: 9-11 a.m. – Live Bombing, 3:30-6:45 p.m. – Inert
- Wednesday: 9-11 a.m. – Live Bombing, 3:30-7:30 p.m. – Inert
- Thursday: 9-11 a.m. -Live Bombing, 4:45-6:45 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
Blood Donations: The Big Red Bus will be at the following locations this week:
- Monday: Tom Gibbs Chevrolet, 5850 State Road 100, Palm Coast, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
- Monday: Flagler Chrysler Dodge Jeep, 5925 State Road 100, Palm Coast from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.
- Wednesday: Integra Woods Apartments, 1000 Integra Woods Boulevard, Palm Coast, from 1 to 6 p.m.
- Thursday: Home Depot, 10 Garden Street North, Palm Coast, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Friday: Lowe’s, 315 Cypress Edge Drive, Palm Coast, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
- Saturday: Chick Fil A, 10000 Palm Coast Parkway, from 11 a.m. to 4 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
COLLEGE PRESIDENTS HOLD ANNUAL MEETING: The state college system’s Council of Presidents will hold an annual meeting in Hillsborough County. (Monday, events start at 7:30 a.m. and will be held at Hillsborough Community College, 4001 West Tampa Bay Blvd., Tampa, and at the Renaissance Tampa International Plaza, 4200 Jim Walter Blvd., Tampa.)
MEDICAL MARIJUANA RULES AIRED: The Florida Department of Health’s Office of Medical Marijuana Use will hold hearings about three proposed rules dealing with the medical-marijuana industry. The proposed rules involve issues such as the transfer of ownership of medical-marijuana treatment centers. (Monday, 9 a.m., 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., Department of Health, 4052 Bald Cypress Way, Room 301, Tallahassee.)
ALGAE BLOOMS AT ISSUE: U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., and U.S. Rep. Bill Posey, R-Fla., are slated to host a briefing on harmful algae blooms in Florida. (Monday, 11 a.m., Capitol Hill Visitors Center, Room 203-02, Washington, D.C.)
HIGHER WAGES SOUGHT: The Florida Poor People’s Campaign will hold a protest to call for living wages, union rights and more funding for anti-poverty programs. (Monday, 2 p.m., Old Capitol, Tallahassee.)
DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATES DEBATE: Democratic gubernatorial candidates will debate in an event hosted by several groups including the SEIU Florida labor union. Expected to take part are candidates Andrew Gillum, Gwen Graham, Chris King and Philip Levine. The debate will be livestreamed on SEIU Florida and PBS NewsHour digital channels. (Monday, doors open at 5:30 p.m., with the debate starting at 7 p.m., Miramar Cultural Center, 2400 Civic Center Plaza, Miramar.)
GUN VIOLENCE AT ISSUE: Survivors of the attacks at Pulse nightclub and Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and representatives of several groups will take part in an event to call for addressing gun violence. (Monday, 6 p.m., Orlando City Hall, 400 South Orange Ave., Orlando.)
FINANCE REPORTS DUE: State political candidates and committees face a Monday night deadline to file reports showing finance activity through May 31.
—-Compiled by the News Service of Florida and FlaglerLive
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