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Thursday Briefing: World Cup, Flagler Beach Golf Course, State of the Judiciary, Congressionals at Tiger Bay

| June 14, 2018

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Today: Mostly sunny in the morning, then partly cloudy with chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 90s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent. Tonight: Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening. Lows in the lower 70s. Southwest winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 30 percent. 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: 53
The OED’s Word of the Day: reviviscent, adj..
The Live Community Calendar
Today’s jail bookings.

Today’s Briefing: Quick Links

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“If we can conceive no end of space, why should we conceive an end of new creations, whatever our poor little bounds of historical time might even appear to argue to the contrary.”

–Leigh Hunt, 1836.

Previously:

North Korea | Lincoln’s working people | Careerists | Guns and criminals | Gorsuch on belief | Thaddeus Stevens on the 14th Amendment | Bobby Kennedy on Guns | Lynchings as terrorism | Man alone | Roth’s propulsive force | Mislabeling homosexuality | Eden over | Crime and intelligence | All Quiet on the Western Front | Radicalism v. Conservatism | Anais Nin on Gore Vidal | Richard Ford’s schmo | On Ayn Rand | Talent is not enough | Jerusalem grotesque | A Florida governor’s 1865 view of slaves | Intellectual leadership | We are all potential fossils | Liberals and progressives | Colorblind Constitution | Douglass on Andrew Johnson | Kaepernick | Dictators | Social dislocation | Stupidity and smugness | The Enormous Radio | Illness as aberration | Lord Farquaad’s compensations | Parkman’s Mountains | Millennial job interview

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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 Beach City Commission meets at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall. Commissioners will discuss appointing a committee that would authorize a lease agreement for the city’s troubled golf course at the south end of town. Commissioners will get an annual-report-like presentation from the Flagler Health Department’s Gretchen Smith and consider an amendment to the agreement between Flagler County and the City of Flagler Beach for the Joint Use of the Moody-Wickline Senior Services Center. Commissioners will also discuss and possibly re-establish the city’s beach-management committee.

The African-American Entrepreneurs Club hosts a workshop, “Business Loans for Minorities,” at 6 p.m. at the Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Parkway. It’s a free workshop. Refreshments provided. Call the club at 386/246-8699.

Republican candidates in Congressional District 6 are expected to take part in a Tiger Bay Club of Volusia County event. The seat became open when U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., decided to run for governor. Noon, LPGA Clubhouse, 1000 Champions Dr., Daytona Beach.

The World Cup begins with host Russia playing Saudi Arabia at 11 a.m. The game is on Fox. See the full schedule here.

An F/A-18C Super Hornet like the ones used in bombing runs on a range in the Ocala National Forest. (Shawn J. Stewart/US Navy)

An F/A-18C Super Hornet like the ones used in bombing runs on a range in the Ocala National Forest. Click on the image for larger view. (Shawn J. Stewart/US Navy)

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:

  • 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 measures. The telephone number for noise complaints is 1-800-874-5059, Fleet Area Control and Surveillance Facility, Jacksonville, Fla. For additional information, call (904) 542-5588.

big red bus scheduleBlood Donations: The Big Red Bus will be at the following locations this week:

  • 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

flagler beach bunnell palm coast sheriff's police reports
Jail Bookings, November 30 - December 3
Sheriff's night shift incident reports, December 2
Sheriff's day shift incident reports, December 2
Flagler Beach's night shift incident reports, December 2
Flagler Beach's day shift incident reports, December 2
Bunnell police's night shift incident reports, December 2
Bunnell police's day shift incident reports, December 2
Previous and archived reports
Sources: Flagler County Sheriff's Office, Flagler Beach Police Department, Bunnell Police Department. This is Flagler County's only comprehensive, one-stop compilation of all local law enforcement's daily day and night shift commanders' reports.

 

Announcements:

None.

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.

BROWNFIELD PROJECTS DISCUSSED: The state Department of Environmental Protection will host a forum in Northwest Florida about the redevelopment of brownfields. (Thursday, 9 a.m. Central time, Jackson County Agriculture Conference Center, 2741 Pennsylvania Ave., Marianna.)

JOB FAIRS HELD: CareerSource Florida, the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, the Florida State Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, home builders and Uber will combine to hold job fairs throughout the state for careers in the manufacturing and construction industries. (Thursday, 9 a.m., CareerSource Pasco Hernando, 4440 Grand Blvd., New Port Richey. Also, 9 a.m., CareerSource Southwest Florida, Fort Myers Center, 4150 Ford St. Extension, Fort Myers. Also, 9 a.m., CareerSource Research Coast Career Center, 2102 Avenue Q, Fort Pierce. Also, 9 a.m., CareerSource Research Coast Career Center, 710 S.E. Central Parkway, Stuart. Also, 10 a.m., St. Petersburg College, EpiCenter Campus, 13805 58th St. North, Clearwater. Also, 10 a.m., Florida State College at Jacksonville, Deerwood Center, 9911 Old Baymeadows Road, Jacksonville. Also, 4:30 p.m., College of Central Florida, 3001 S.W. College Road, Ocala.)

UNF TRUSTEES TAKE UP BUDGET: The University of North Florida Board of Trustees will hold committee meetings, followed by a full board meeting. Topics are expected to include approval of a 2018-2019 budget. (Thursday, committees start at 9:30 a.m., with board meeting at 11:15 a.m., University of North Florida, John A. Delaney Student Union, Jacksonville.)

SUPREME COURT RELEASES OPINIONS: The Florida Supreme Court is scheduled to release its weekly opinions. (Thursday, 11 a.m.)

GOLDBERG SPEAKS IN ST. PETERSBURG: Conservative columnist and author Jonah Goldberg will speak to the Suncoast Tiger Bay Club. (Thursday, noon, St. Petersburg Yacht Club, 11 Central Ave., St. Petersburg.)

LABARGA GIVES ‘STATE OF THE JUDICIARY’ SPEECH: Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice Jorge Labarga will give the annual “State of the Judiciary” address during The Florida Bar convention in Orlando. (Thursday, 12:15 p.m., Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek, 14100 Bonnet Creek Resort Lane, Orlando.)

 

—-Compiled by the News Service of Florida and FlaglerLive

 

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

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Dec. 10: The Flagler County Land Acquisition Committee meets at 3:30 p.m. in the First Floor Conference Room at the government Services Building, 1769 E Moody Blvd., Bldg 2, Bunnell. No agenda was posted online.
Dec. 11: Wetlands restoration: The St. Johns River Water Management District Board meets starting at 9 a.m. with a Finance, Audit and Administration Committee, then at 11 a.m. with the full board, which will hear an update on the controversial wetlands restoration project planned for the area along the Intracoastal Waterway near Flagler Beach, with possible action on the item. See FlaglerLive's previous coverage here, here and here.
Dec. 12: dinner with santa at fpcDinner with Santa at Flagler Palm Coast High School: Now in its 10th year, and for just $3 per person, you can enjoy a pasta dinner with salad and dessert, there'll be a holiday craft station for children, and photo opportunities with Santa, Elsa and Anna. Santa arrives at 6 p.m. The event is from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the FPC cafeteria, 5500 East Highway 100, Palm Coast. All proceeds go to FPC students whose families are in need. Click on the poster to see it larger.
Dec. 13: Evening at the Whitney Lecture Series: Ruth Francis-Floyd, director of the University of Florida Aquatic Animal Health Program, will be the guest speaker for the final talk in the fall Evenings at Whitney lecture series. Her talk is titled “Ecosystem Challenges in Florida: The Diadema Story (a case study…).” Lectures and parking are free and registration or reservations are not necessary. The event is at 7 p.m. at Center for Marine Studies, Lohman Auditorium, 9505 Ocean Shore Blvd., St. Augustine, Florida. For further details, call (904) 461-4000.
Dec. 14-16: Christmas Classic Radio Show: "It's a Wonderful Life," Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m., at The Flagler Playhouse, 301 E. Moody Blvd., Bunnell. Call the box office at 386-586-0773 or visit the website for tickets here. The Christmas Classic Radio Show, It's a Wonderful Life reworks the classic holiday film starring Jimmy Stewart and is set in a 1940s radio studio with a cast of five actors playing multiple roles and creating sound effects. They tell George Bailey's story of redemption, renewal and rejuvenation. This show is NOT part of our regular subscription season. Tickets for this show are $25.
Dec. 15: Grieving through the holidays: Vitas Healthcare and Calvary Christian Center in vite you to reconnect with the holiday spirit in a supportive workshop, offering creative ways to honor memories and rediscover your resilience during this time of year. All sessions are free, open to the public, and held at the International House of Pancakes, in a private dining area, 212 Palm Coast Parkway, 1030 a.m. to noon. Contact Chaplain Carmen at 386/843-8794.
Dec. 15: The Hammock Community Association hosts a holiday party from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Hammock Community Center, 79 Mala Compra Road, in the Hammock. Live entertainment. $5 per person. Bring pot luck finger food. Bring your own drinks. We'll have coffee and some soda. $100 raffle tickets being sold. Each $100 ticket gives you a 6 in 200 chance to win a big money prize; Call Marge Rooyakkers at (386) 246-3767 or email petmom877@gmail.com. The drawing will be held at 6:30 pm on Saturday Dec 8 at the original Hammock Wine and Cheese on A1A. You don't need to attend to win, but door prizes will be given only to attendees. Prizes Include:
Six cash prizes totaling $8250 if all tickets are sold.
Dec. 15: Free Cup of Tea and Social Saturday: Stop by A Scent to Remember to enjoy a free cup of loose leaf tea by Flagler Tea Company, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. A different tea is featured each week. If you want to try something different, you can ask for a cup to brew the tea of your liking. 208B. S. Central Ave., Flagler Beach. 386-631-3692, oils@ascenttoremember.net
Dec. 15: The Palm Coast Annual Holiday Boat Parade, hosted by the Palm Coast Yacht Club, holds its 36th edition at 6 p.m., departing from the Cimmaron Basin south on the Intracoastal Waterway, turning at the Grand Haven gazebo back to the Club House Waterway. The Parade will be escorted by boats from the Flagler County Sheriff’s Office, Tow Boat US, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, and the Palm Coast Auxiliary of the U.S. Coast Guard. Mayor Milissa Holland will serve as the parade’s Grand Marshall. Hundreds of spectators are expected to line the ICW cheering the boats on. Last year's parade drew some 40 boats, a record. For registration forms, boat captains are urged to contact Parade Captain Robert Ulis at 386-283-5166 or theulises@att.net. Forms are also available at the Palm Coast Yacht Club website at www.palmcoastyachtclub.com. Boats must be decorated and registered to participate. There are no entry fees. Membership in the Palm Coast Yacht Club is not required.
Dec. 17: A week-long trial is scheduled before Circuit Judge Terence Perkins in the case of Michael Bowling, the 47-year-old Palm Coast man facing charges of molestation of 15-year-old girl during a sleep-over at her Bowling's daughter's house. Bowling also faces rape charges involving his own daughter. That trial would take place next year. Jury selection begins Monday at 9 a.m. in Courtroom 401 at the Flagler County courthouse. See the background story here.
Dec. 20: the inspired micThe Inspired Mic, Palm Coast’s most daring and unpredictable open mic event, is scheduled for its monthly edition at its new venue at the Hidden Treasures Restaurant, 820 Moody Ln, Flagler Beach. Each month some of the most creative, innovative performances a person could ever hope to experience take place at The Inspired Mic. 14 presenters each month pull out slices of talent and genius to entertain the audience. Each presenter gets 7 minutes to present on a very eclectic blend of their genius. Hidden Treasures Restaurant, 820 Moody Ln, Flagler Beach (under the bridge). Doors open at 6 p.m. and presenters begin at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $12.50 advance, available at theinspiredmicus.com, or $15 at the door. The ticket includes one drink and entry into a drawing with a prize of $25 cash or a $50 gift certificate to The Hidden Treasures.
Dec. 20: A celebration of the life of the late artist Richard Schreiner, who died in 2012, and his wife Arlene, who died this year, is scheduled from 4 to 7 p.m. at Salvo Art Project, 802 E Moody Blvd, Bunnell, with paintings never-before seen, Schriner's sketchbooks, his dissertation and other artifacts, food, music and stories. All invited.
Dec. 22: Free Cup of Tea and Social Saturday: Stop by A Scent to Remember to enjoy a free cup of loose leaf tea by Flagler Tea Company, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. A different tea is featured each week. If you want to try something different, you can ask for a cup to brew the tea of your liking. 208B. S. Central Ave., Flagler Beach. 386-631-3692, oils@ascenttoremember.net





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Cats and Dogs Looking For Homes

The following is provided as a service to Community Cats of Palm Coast and the Flagler Humane Society. Should you have a lost pet and would like it noticed here, please contact us at editor@flaglerlive.com.
Cats and Dogs Looking for Homes is provided as a service to Community Cats of Palm Coast and the Flagler Humane Society. Should you have a lost pet and would like it noticed here, please contact us at editor@flaglerlive.com.

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.

Palm Coast Construction and Development Progress Reports

Here’s a summary of the latest city developments as of June 8, 2018, with a link to the full week in review here.

Road and Interstate Construction:


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Schumann’s Toccata, Op. 7, Performed by Evgeny Kissin

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1 Response for “Thursday Briefing: World Cup, Flagler Beach Golf Course, State of the Judiciary, Congressionals at Tiger Bay”

  1. PalmCoastPioneers says:

    Flagler Beach Golf Course – why not start the application process for Historic Status for the Flagler Beach Golf Club. If approved this would open the doors for Grant$$, Contribution$$, Donation$$. and perhaps consideration for the State of Florida Historic Golf Trail.
    We have already started the Application process for the Palm Coast Golf Club a.k.a the Palm Harbor Golf Club –

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