Today: Partly cloudy. Highs around 90. East winds 5 to 10 mph. Tonight: Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 70s. Southeast 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: 23
The OED’s Word of the Day: high-lone, adv..
The Live Community Calendar
Today’s jail bookings.
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- Cats and Dogs Looking For Homes
- In Coming Days in Flagler, Palm Coast and Beyond
- 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.
Flagler schools: Today is a professional learning day for Flagler County school teachers, ahead of Friday’s resumption of classes.
The Flagler County Commission meets at 9 a.m. at the Government Services Building, Bunnell. Commissioners are expected to lower vacation-rental registration and inspection fees and award a slew of grants from the Tourist Development tax to a variety of concerns, including $150,000 to the Town of Marineland for a new phase of its marina.
The Florida National Guard at Camp Blanding hosts a ceremony honoring Korean War veterans, with H.E. Cho Yoon-Je, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea, as the keynote speaker, at 3 p.m. Camp Blanding Museum, 5629 SR 16 West Stark, Fla.
The Flagler County Veterans Advisory Council meets at 4 p.m. in the First Floor Conference room of the Government Services Building, 1769 E. Moody Blvd., Bunnell.
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: Live and inert bombing from 10:15 a.m. to 1 a.m., with live bombing ending around 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday: Live and inert bombing from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m., with live bombing ending around 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday: Live and inert bombing from 10:15 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Thursday: Live and inert bombing from 1 p.m. to 1 a.m., with live bombing ending around 7:30 p.m.
Friday: Live and inert bombing from 1 p.m. to 1 a.m., with live bombing ending around 7:30 p.m.
Saturday: Live and inert bombing from 1 p.m. to 1 a.m., with live bombing ending around 7:30 p.m.
Sunday: No bombing.
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
Through Aug. 17: Florida Department of Health in Flagler is offering free back-to-school immunizations July 30 through August 17. Parents and guardians are asked to bring their child’s immunization record, insurance card, and a photo ID. The clinic will be open Monday through Friday from 8 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m. No appointment is necessary. The DOH-Flagler is located at 301 Dr, Carter Blvd. in Bunnell. For more information, call 386-437-7350, ext. 7095 or write Gretchen Smith [email protected] Click on the flier to the right for a larger view of it.
Blood Donations: The Big Red Bus will be at the following locations this week:
- Monday: Walmart, 174 Cypress Point Parkway, Palm Coast, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Tuesday: Woody’s BBQ, 99 Flagler Plaza Drive, Palm Coast, 2 to 7 p.m.
- Wednesday: Flagler Palm Coast High School, 5500 State Road 100, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
- Wednesday: Palm Coast Data, Building 3, 2 Commerce Boulevard, Palm Coast, 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
- Wednesday: Palm Coast Data, Building 1, the Call Center, 11 Commerce Boulevard, Palm Coast, noon to 3 p.m.
- Thursday: Matanzas High School, 3535 Old Kings Road, Palm Coast, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
- Friday: Publix at 800 Belle Terre Parkway, Palm Coast, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Saturday: Publix at Palm Harbor, 250 Palm Coast Parkway, 10 a.m. to 6 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
Roundabout at US1 and Matanzas Woods Parkway Public Hearing: The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is holding a public information meeting about a proposed roundabout at the intersection of US1 and Matanzas Woods Parkway. The meeting is scheduled for Thursday, August 9, at the Palm Coast Community Center. It will be held as an open house from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Participants will have an opportunity to view project displays, speak with project team representatives and provide comments. There is no formal presentation or formal verbal comment period on the agenda. The proposed roundabout design accommodates two lanes in each direction on U.S. 1, and at least one lane in each direction along Matanzas Woods Parkway. The speed limit will be reduced to 30 mph through the roundabout. The project also includes updating pedestrian features at the intersection. The goal of these proposed improvements is to improve safety at the intersection. Public participation is sought without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability or family status. Persons wishing to express their concerns relative to FDOT compliance with Title VI may do so by contacting us at [email protected]
The Community Chorus of Palm Coast will begin rehearsals for their winter concert on Sept 4. Weekly Tuesday night rehearsals start at 6:30 p.m. and are held at Trinity Presbyterian Church located at 156 Florida Park Drive. Contact President Jeff McKay at 386-451-6145 or visit our website for more information www.communitychorusofpalmcoast.org.
MEDICAID MATCHING MONEY AT ISSUE: The Social Services Estimating Conference will discuss the Federal Medical Assistance Percentage, or FMAP, a formula that helps determine how much federal money will be available for the state Medicaid program. (Monday, 9 a.m., 117 Knott Building, the Capitol.)
KIDCARE SPENDING ON TABLE: The Social Services Estimating Conference will analyze expenditures in the KidCare subsidized health-insurance program. (Monday, 9:15 a.m., 117 Knott Building, the Capitol.)
SHARK FISHING AT ISSUE: The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission will hold one in a series of meetings to gather input on shore-based shark fishing. (Monday, 6 p.m. Gulf Coast State College, The Russell C. Holley and Herbert P. Holley Language and Literature Building, 5230 West U.S. 98, Panama City.)
—-Compiled by the News Service of Florida and FlaglerLive
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