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Weekend Briefing: Nesbitt in Court, Bunnell Bonanza, Basketball Registration, Puppy Pub Crawl, Branford Marsalis

| September 14, 2018

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Bunnell rising.

Weekend: Friday: Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 90s. West winds 5 to 10 mph. Heat index readings 105 to 109 in the afternoon. Saturday and Sunday: Partly cloudy. 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 30 percent. Nights partly cloudy, lows in the mid-70s. 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: 217
The OED’s Word of the Day: side-glass, v..
The Live Community Calendar
Today’s jail bookings.

Today’s Briefing: Quick Links

“She hid her memories of me in these rooms in the hope that disease might not find them, my name in one room, the memory of my face in another, the sound of my voice in a small closet at the end of the corridor. But the disease was thorough. It tracked down her memory, room by room, snuffing out each synaptic spark.”

–From Michael Ignatieff’s “Scar Tissue” (1994).

Previously:

 

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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.

Free For All Fridays on WNZF: Host David Ayres and his guests will discuss Alzheimer’s, dementia and marijuana, research on how marijuana may help prevent or slow down dementia, and discussions about Palm Coast’s coming medical potr dispensary, starting a little after 9 a.m. with a commentary on Alzheimer’s by FlaglerLive Editor Pierre Tristam.

Matthew Nesbitt.

Matthew Nesbitt.

Friday In Court: Matthew Nesbitt, whom a jury found guilty on seven counts, including aggravated assault against police officers for pulling a knife on deputies, is sentenced at 10 a.m. by Circuit Judge Terence Perkins in courtroom 401 at the Flagler County courthouse.

Friday High School football: Flagler Palm Coast High School v. St. Augustine High School, 7 p.m. at FPC’s stadium.

Friday: Movies in the Park, 7:50 p.m. in Central Park at Town Center, 975 Central Ave., Palm Coast. Families will enjoy a family friendly movie on the park’s giant outdoor movie screen. Closed captioning is provided. This month’s feature: Pete’s Dragon. Bring your blanket, lawn chairs and snacks and invite your friends and neighbors to join you at this free, monthly family activity offered by Palm Coast Parks & Recreation and Flagler Schools. More info: 386-986-2323 and www.palmcoastgov.com/movies.

Friday, Saturday, Sunday: Flagler Beach Pirate Invasion all three days in Veterans Park at Flagler Beach. Pirates, Mermaids, Rum, and fabulous vendors for your shopping pleasure. There will be black powder demonstrations, cannon fire, Anne Bonny’s Tavern, Clothing, jewelry and leather vendors, a Powder Monkey parade, and more. The event itself is free so come out for some pirate adventures and stay to hear our fantastic lineup of entertainers. There is plenty of parking along A1A and in neighboring lots.

Friday, Saturday, Sunday: Neil Simon’s “California Suite,” at the Daytona Playhouse, Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m., Adults $20, Seniors 55 and up, $18, Youths 18 and under $8. Address: 100 Jessamine Blvd., Daytona Beach, or see directions here. Buy tickets online here. Box office: 386-255-2431.

Friday: The 2018 Bandshell Live Summer Concert Series plays in Daytona Beach with the U2 & INXS Tribute Band “Vertigo and Original Sin.” Opening act is Clayton Sturgeon. At the historic amphitheater in Oceanfront Park on the North end of the Boardwalk amusement area, 250 N. Atlantic Avenue. General admission for each concert is free and VIP tickets (which include a chair) are $10, plus applicable fees. Children under 10 are free. Tickets can be purchased in advance for the season at Ticketmaster.com, onsite at the Peabody Box Office or at the Bandshell on show nights.



Saturday: Bunnell Bonanza, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at P&L Stables, behind the Flagler County Fairgrounds off of County Rd 13, 390 Sawgrass Rd., Bunnell: A great free new tradition for the whole family with a host of activities including a Find the farm animals hay treasure hunt, Fish On! Bring your fishing poles and fish a private pond (Catch and release only please), Cool kid activities including apple bobbing, rope the sawhorse pony, barn bean bag toss, $1 Pony rides, Paint the ponies, Field games including Bocci, horseshoe pitching, archery, and badminton and corn hole, horse jumping exhibitions (once per hour), live music, great BBQ, burgers, dogs, picnic food and sweet treats, Craft vendors and businesses, cold beer and refreshments. brought to you by the Flagler County Chamber and P&L Stables.

flagler sports fishing club logoSaturday: The first Annual Flagler Redfish Tournament for Children’s Miracle Network benefiting the Arnold Palmer Children’s Hospital in Orlando starts at 7 a.m. and concludes with the weigh in between 2 and 3 p.m. at Hidden Treasure, Flagler Beach. All anglers must check out at one of the following ramps: Bing’s Landing, Herschel King Park, or State Road 100, under the bridge. Check out will take place from 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. Fishing hours will be 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mandatory Captains Meeting will be held the night before, Friday, Sept. 14, at 6 p.m., also at Hidden Treasure. See the flier and entry form here. Entry fee ($60 per angler; $65 per angler after September 10), will include a T-shirt, Gift Bag and Raffle ticket (first 100 registered anglers). Only one cash prize per angler, and based on weight of one fish. Junior anglers (15 and under) are free with paid adult angler, and separate prizes will be given for junior anglers. In order to promote Catch, Photo, Release, any person bringing in live redfish will receive a raffle ticket for the “Cooler of Joy.” Fishing must take place from some type of watercraft (i.e. boat, kayak, etc.). Several door prizes and raffles available to win! You do not have to fish to win a prize. The event is sponsored by WalMart, with the support of the Flagler Sportfishing Club. For more information, contact Janet at (386) 446-8486 Ext. 171 or Mike at (386) 235-3069.

Saturday: Masquerade 5K and Fun Walk for the Flagler Auditorium, on the Flagler Palm Coast High School campus. Start/Finish at the Auditorium, winding through the campus including the sports complex track with the FPCHS marching band on the field. Start is 7 a.m.



Saturday: Face-to-Face Registration for the Flagler County Basketball program: Noon to 4 p.m. at Holland Park, 18 Florida Park Drive, Palm Coast. Registration fee is $75. Organizers ask that you start the registration process first by clicking on online forms to at least set up an account to expedite the registration process.

Saturday: International Coastal Cleanup From St. Johns to Flagler County , sponsored by Scenic A1A and the Ocean Conservancy.

Saturday, Sunday: The Flagler Fondo offers two days of cycling with seven different road route options that take you from Crescent Beach down to Ponce Inlet with course that cater to cyclists of all abilities, from hard-core road cyclists and tri-athletes to casual hybrid and mountain bike riders. Our courses take you from Palm Coast’s Town Center to Crescent Beach and down to Ponce Inlet, along the Atlantic Ocean, Matanzas, Halifax and Tomoka rivers, through the Ormond Scenic Loop with canopies of Live Oak trees and marshlands in the Tomoka, Addison Blockhouse and Bulow Creek State Parks, the A1A Scenic Byways with many historical sites and locations throughout the entire area. Staring at 7 a.m. See the event website here: http://flaglerfondo.com/

branford marsalisBranford Marsalis is the featured performer at the Jacksonville Symphony‘s opening night for the 2018-19 season, with Courtney Lewis, Music Director, conducting Berlioz’s Le Corsaire, Villa-Lobos’s Fantasia for Soprano Saxophone, Williams’s Escapades for Saxophone, and Tchaikovsky’s Symphony Nr. 4. Tickets go on sale August 13, at Jacoby Symphony Hall, Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts, 300 Water Street, Suite 200, Jacksonville. Ticket Office: 904-354-5547, or go here for tickets online, and check out the Jacksonville Symphony’s 2018-19 guide.

Saturday Through Sept. 23: Puppy Pub Crawl at participating pubs and restaurants to support adult and career education in Flagler: By purchasing a $50 Puppy Pub Crawl Passport either here or from Flagler Technical Institute at 5400 East Highway 100, Palm Coast, you will be able to receive a free drink at each participating bars/restaurants anytime during the event (see details below) as well as take advantage of all the great discounts that are included as a passholder. The event will culminate in a finale party at European Village on Sept. 22 where all Passport holders are welcome, with dog-related vendors, entertainment, raffle prizes, and more. Details here.

Through Sept. 23: The Palm Coast Senior Games. This year’s sanctioned events include archery, horseshoes, pickleball, tennis, golf and tai chi (new). The non-sanctioned events include ballroom dancing and a lot of new areas, such as sailboat racing, cornhole, bridge and cribbage. Men and women compete against other athletes and participants of the same gender and age group. Registration is $15 and includes a T-shirt and participation in one sport; participation in each additional sport event is $15. Competition is offered in 11 different age categories for sanctioned events and 3 different age categories for non-sanctioned events. To see the schedule and learn more, visit www.palmcoastgov.com/seniorgames. Registration can be accessed from the Senior Games website or directly at www.parksandrec.fun/seniors. Athletes may also register in person at the Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy. NE.

big red bus scheduleBlood Donations: The Big Red Bus will be at the following locations this week (schedule your donation by going to the website and entering a Palm Coast zip code, then locating one of the venues below):

  • Wednesday: CVS Pharmacy, 1 Old Kings Road, Palm Coast, 2 to 6:30 p.m.
  • Friday: Bunnell City Hall, 201 West Moody Boulevard, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Friday: Aldi, 5095 State Road 100, 3 to 6 p.m.
  • Saturday: Chick Fil A, 1000 Palm Coast Parkway, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Sunday: Santa Maria del Mar Church, 915 North Central Avenue, Flagler Beach, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Sunday: Flagler Humane Society, 1 Shelter Drive, Palm Coast, 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, July 8-9
Sheriff's night shift incident reports, July 8
Sheriff's day shift incident reports, July 8
Flagler Beach's night shift incident reports, July 8
Flagler Beach's day shift incident reports, July 8
Bunnell police's night shift incident reports, July 8
Bunnell police's day shift incident reports, July 8
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.

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETS: The State Board of Education will meet in Collier County and take up numerous issues, including a 2019-2020 budget request for the education system. (Friday, 8:30 a.m., Collier County School Board, 5775 Osceola Trail, Naples.)

SEX TRAFFICKING AT ISSUE: A symposium will be held in Hillsborough County about sex trafficking in schools. (Friday, 8:30 a.m., Hillsborough Community College, Dale Mabry Campus, Auditorium, 4001 West Tampa Bay Blvd., Tampa.)

FINANCIAL OUTLOOK EYED: The Joint Legislative Budget Commission, which is made up of House and Senate leaders, will receive a presentation about the state’s new “Long Range Financial Outlook.” The annual document analyzes past spending and future needs. (Friday, 11 a.m., 412 Knott Building, the Capitol.)

CAMPAIGN FINANCE REPORTS DUE: Statewide candidates and political committees face a Friday deadline for filing reports showing finance activity through Sept. 7.

 

—-Compiled by the News Service of Florida and FlaglerLive

 

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

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July 15: The Flagler County Commission meets at 5 p.m. at the Government Services Building. Commissioners are expected to decide whether and how to require Clerk of Court Tom Bexley to make 5,000 additional square feet of space available to the sheriff at the courthouse, following on a commission vote to that effect in May, and a July 3 letter from the administration, prompted by a commissioner, specifying the amount of space and a deadline of July 31. Commissioners are also expected to make another decision in the land-use change regarding the Beachwalk development in the Hammock, which has secured most of its regulatory allowances so far. Hammock residents oppose the density of the development along Jungle Hut Road.
July 15: Nar-Anon offers hope and help for families and friends of addicts. Every Monday, 6 p.m., St. Mark by the Sea Lutheran Church, 303 Palm Coast Pkwy NE, Palm Coast, Fellowship Hall Entrance. See the website, www.nar-anon.org, or call (800) 477-6291.
July 15: Alateen, part of Al-Anon Family Groups, is for teens bothered by someone else’s drinking. The group meets at 8 p.m. every Monday at Advent Health, 60 Memorial Medical Parkway, Palm Coast, at the south entrance, in meeting room “D”. Al-Anon meets same time. For more information about Alateen or Al-Anon, call toll free 1-888-4AL-ANON, or visit www.al-anon.org.
July 16: The Palm Coast City Council meets at 9 a.m. at City Hall in Town Center. The council will get a presentation from Sheriff's Chief Mark Strobridge, on behalf of Sheriff Rick Staly, who is asking the city to fund an additional six deputies. The city added five deputies in 2017 to its contract with the sheriff. Council members have so far been uninterested in adding more deputies this year. The council will also consider approval of a land use change to accommodate AdventHealth's planned emergency room for the Matanzas Woods Parkway area, and will consider adopting next year's proposed (and tentative) tax rate.
July 16: The Flagler County Economic Opportunity Advisory Council meets at 9 a.m. in board chambers at the Government Services Building, Bunnell. Robin King, President, CareerSource Flagler Volusia, is presenting.
July 16: The The Flagler County School Board meets in workshop at 1 p.m. in training room 3 on the third floor of the Government Services Building, Bunnell, and at 6 p.m. in a meeting in board chambers at the GSB. At the workshop, board members are expected to have a discussion about how to proceed over the next few months to replace Superintendent Jim Tager, who has announced his retirement next June.
July 16 : Flagler Beach's Beach Management Plan Ad-Hoc Committee meets at 5 p.m. at City Hall.
July 16: Food Truck Tuesday, 5-8 p.m. at Central Park in Town Center, 975 Central Ave, Palm Coast. Purchase and enjoy delicious cuisine available from food trucks situated along Park Street next to Central Park. Free entertainment is also provided. Proceeds from each Food Truck Tuesday benefit a local organization whose work supports children and families. This month’s beneficiary: Parks & Recreation Scholarships. More info: www.palmcoast.gov.com/foodtruck or call 386-986-2323.
July 17: The Flagler County Technical Review Committee meets at 9 a.m. in the First Floor Conference Room of the Government Services Building, Bunnell. The committee hears a land use amendment for The Gardens, the planned development straddling John Anderson Highway that would bring 3,966 homes and apartment units to the area over a generation. The proposal is generating controversy. See the developer's perspective here, and the account of a town meeting on the development here.
July 17: The Tourist Development Council meets at 10 a.m. in board chambers at Government Services Building, Bunnell.
July 17: The Palm Coast Planning and Land Development Board meets at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall in Town Center.
July 17: The Flagler Beach Economic Development Task Force meets at 4 p.m. at City Hall, 105 S 2nd St.
July 18: 2019 Beach Bash on the Pier, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm at the Flagler Beach Fishing Pier. Join the Flagler County Chamber and the Flagler Beach Area Council for the 6th Annual Beach Bash on the Pier (formerly known as Peers on the Pier)! This awesome summertime event will offer food, fun, door prize drawings, an amazing view, beach vibe music provided by Surf 97.3FM and great company on the historic Flagler Beach pier. Guests will be given passports to visit all vendors on the pier and are encouraged to learn more about the local businesses that set up shop to showcase the services they offer. Guests turn in their completed passports for prize drawings that will occur.
July 18: 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.
July 19: Urban Surf 4 Kids Surf Camp, 9 to 1 p.m. at South 6th Street on the Beach in Flagler Beach.
July 19: The Flagler Beach Charter Review Commission meets at 9 a.m. at City Hall, 105 S 2nd St.
July 19: Dive-in Movies, 8 p.m. at Palm Coast Aquatics Center, 339 Parkview Drive. Just bring your swimsuit and enjoy the show! Dive-in movie nights at the Palm Coast Aquatics Center provides a unique outdoor movie viewing experience for the entire family. Be sure to grab your favorite snack, sit back and enjoy the show! Food and snacks will be available for purchase. This month features “Incredibles 2” (PG). More info: 386-986-4741 and www.palmcoastgov.com/movies.
July 20: Flagler Pier Fishing Tournament, 6 a.m. to 2 p.m., Flagler Beach Fishing Pier. For any questions, please contact the Pier bait shop at 386-517-2436.
July 20: Youth Fishing Derby, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at Waterfront Park, 150 Waterfront Park Road, Palm Coast. Come out to Waterfront Park for a day of family fun, food, and catch-and-release fishing. Youth will be eligible for various prizes based on different categories such as longest fish, heaviest fish, most fish, smallest fish and others. Youth must be accompanied by an adult. Any adult actively assisting a youth must have a fishing license. For ages 15 and under. Free and registration is encouraged but not required at www.parksandrec.fun/events. More info: 386-986-2323.
July 20: Meet with your local Fire Rescue personnel, while you tour your community’s Fire Station and equipment, at Flagler County Fire Station 92 at the county airport, 130 Airport Rd., Palm Coast, from 9 a.m. to noon. Additionally, personnel from Florida Forest Service and Flagler County Emergency Management will be available to explain and assist residents in signing up for the ALERTFlagler emergency notifications, and Special Needs Sheltering programs. For more information please contact Chief Fire Marshall (386) 313-4258
July 20-21: Jr. Lifeguard Camp, 8 a.m-12p.m. at Palm Coast Aquatics Center, 339 Parkview Drive. The Junior Lifeguard Camp offers step-by-step lifeguarding skill development. Learn water safety, lifeguard rescues, and First Aid CPR/AED in a weekend camp. Class attendees will receive a CPR mask, Red Cross whistle and T-shirt. For ages 11-15 years. $70/session. Registration required at www.parksandrec.fun/camps. More info: 386-986-2323.
July 20-21: "Sleeping Beauty," at the Daytona Playhouse, Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m., Adults $13, Seniors 55 and up, $18, Youths 18 and under $7. Address: 100 Jessamine Blvd., Daytona Beach, or see directions here. Buy tickets online here. Box office: 386-255-2431.
July 22: The Flagler County Stamp and Coin Club meets at 4:30 p.m. at the VFW Post 8696 47 N. Old Kings Road. From 4:30 - 6 p.m. the time is used for buying, selling and trading stamps and coins. The club meeting starts at 6 p.m. and ends at 7:30. There is a live auction of stamps and coins at the end of the meeting. The club is open for members, the general public, and all who are interested in stamp and coin collecting and investing. Free stamps and coin evaluations at all our meetings. The club is the only non-profit Stamp and Coin Club in Flagler County. For more information please visit the club's web site.
July 22: Nar-Anon offers hope and help for families and friends of addicts. Every Monday, 6 p.m., St. Mark by the Sea Lutheran Church, 303 Palm Coast Pkwy NE, Palm Coast, Fellowship Hall Entrance. See the website, www.nar-anon.org, or call (800) 477-6291.
July 23: Flagler County is hosting a ceremonial signing of its beach renourishment agreement with the Army Corps of Engineers at 2 p.m. in the Commission Chambers of the Government Services Building. Commission Chair Donald O’Brien and Jacksonville District Commander Colonel Andrew Kelly will make a few opening comments about the 2.6 mile 10-foot dune and beach profile extension in Flagler Beach. They, along with County Attorney Al Hadeed, will sign four copies of the final agreement. The 50-year, $100 million project is largely unfunded but will depend on Flagler County to secure half the money. The federal government would assume the other half. It applies to only 2.6 miles of beach in Flagler Beach. See: "Flagler About To Sign 50-Year, $100 Million Deal to Rebuild 2.6 Miles of Dunes in Flagler Beach. It Has Only a Fraction of the Money."
July 23: The Flagler County Opioid Task Force meets at 6 p.m. at the Flagler County Public Library, 2500 Palm Coast Parkway. The task force will meet the fourth Tuesday of every month at the library through November.
July 24: A meeting of Facing Grief Together, formerly known as Compassionate Friends, is scheduled at the Vitas Office at 4 North Old Kings Road (across from Kentucky Fried Chicken) in Palm Coast. The meeting begins at 5:30 p.m. Facing Grief Together, a nonprofit self-help bereavement support organization for families that have experienced the death of a child. The meeting is open to all parents, grandparents, and siblings over age 18 who has suffered the loss of a child of any age. For more information, call John Brady at 610-428-3139. To learn more about Facing Grief Together, visit their national website at www.compassionatefriends.org.
July 25: common ground breakfastCarolyn Gosselin, Vice President of the Florida Chamber of Commerce, is the featured speaker at the Flagler Chamber's Common Ground breakfast, 8 a.m. at the Palm Coast Hilton Garden Inn, 50 Town Court. Registration is required by July 19. Members can preregister for $25, Guests and future members can attend for $35. No walk-ups.
July 27: Tour de Palm Coast: Ride along the scenic route of St. Joe Walkway on this free tour. The tour will begin leaving promptly at 8 a.m. from the Palm Coast Community Center. Riders are encouraged to bring water, and all riders must wear a helmet.
July 27: First Aid and CPR/AED, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Fire Station 25, 1250 Belle Terre Pkwy., Palm Coast. This class is a seven-hour course (one hour for lunch) designed to meet OSHA regulations and teach administering CPR to children and adults, using an Automated External Defibrillator (AED), using a mask or barrier device, assisting with bleeding, broken bones. $50/person with registration required by 9 a.m. June 27. Register at www.parksandrec.fun/adults. More info: 386-986-2300 and cprcertification@palmcoastgov.com.
July 27: The Flagler County Chamber of Commerce and the Palm Coast Area Council invites you to a small business development workshop. With Thaddeus Hammond, Economic Development Director of the SBA North Florida District, a leading expert in developing small businesses as guest speaker. 5 to 7 p.m., The Windsor of Palm Coast, 50 Town Ct, Palm Coast. Chamber Member: $15 per person, Guest and Future Chamber Member: $25 per person. Contact Melinda Rivera at 386-437-0106 or send her an email at melinda@flaglerchamber.org.
July 29-Aug. 2: Monday-Friday, July 29-Aug. 2, 8 a.m-5 p.m. at Palm Coast Aquatics Center, 339 Parkview Drive. Love art? Come enjoy a week where you can let your creative side take flight. Campers will spend their days creating, drawing, sketching, painting and more! Of course, we’ll go to the pool and play some games, too. Lunch is provided at no extra charge by the Flagler County School District. For grades 6-8 (grade just completed). $80/entire week. Registration required at www.parksandrec.fun/camps. More info: 386-986-2323.
July 29: Nar-Anon offers hope and help for families and friends of addicts. Every Monday, 6 p.m., St. Mark by the Sea Lutheran Church, 303 Palm Coast Pkwy NE, Palm Coast, Fellowship Hall Entrance. See the website, www.nar-anon.org, or call (800) 477-6291.
July 31: james mcdevittAn evidentiary hearing twice postponed is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. in the case of James McDevitt, who is serving a 40-year prison sentence in the 2015 rape of a woman in Flagler Beach, has been postponed to July 31. McDevitt pleaded guilty to the rape charge, but is now claiming ineffective counsel by two successive lawyers and is seeking to have the conviction and sentence vacated. The hearing is before Circuit Judge Terence Perkins in Courtroom 401 at the Flagler County courthouse. Perkins has reserved one hour for the hearing. The hearing had originally been scheduled for early April. McDevitt's lawyer asked for it to be rescheduled because of an emergency family issue (regarding the lawyer's family). It was again postponed to May 17. McDevitt has been at the Flagler County jail since April 4, awaiting the proceeding. He is normally incarcerated at Taylor prison in Perry, in Florida's Big Bend area. See details here.





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Cats and Dogs Looking For Homes

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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 Aug. 31, 2018, with a link to the full week in review here.

https://flaglerlive.com/wp-content/uploads/week-in-review-aug-31-20181.pdf

Road and Interstate Construction:

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Covering the New Wars: A Conversation with C.J. Chivers

From the Centre for International Policy Studies in Ottawa: “C. J. Chivers is a senior writer for the New York Times Magazine and the newspaper’s Investigative desk, and has covered conflict, politics, crime and human rights in Syria, Libya, Afghanistan, Iraq, Russia, Georgia, Turkey, the Palestinian territories, Chechnya and elsewhere on a wide range of assignments. From 1999 until 2001 he was a Metro reporter covering crime and law enforcement in New York City, where he covered the attacks on the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001. From 1988 until 1994, before becoming a journalist, Mr. Chivers was an infantry officer in the United States Marine Corps, serving in the Persian Gulf War and performing peacekeeping duties as an infantry company commander during the Los Angeles riots. He was honorably discharged as a captain in 1994. His book of history and conflict, “The Gun: The AK-47 and the Evolution of War” was published by Simon & Schuster in 2010.”

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2 Responses for “Weekend Briefing: Nesbitt in Court, Bunnell Bonanza, Basketball Registration, Puppy Pub Crawl, Branford Marsalis”

  1. Pogo says:

    @trump’s “best people” may not be the best – but they’re sure priced like they are

    The State Department reportedly spent a whopping $52,701 last year on customized curtains for the picture windows of U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley’s residence, despite the fact that the department was
    undergoing budget cuts and a hiring freeze at the time.

    By Chantal Da Silva On 9/14/18 at 7:40 AM

    “The New York Times has reported that the curtains were installed from March to August of 2017, with the curtains themselves costing $29,000 and the motors and hardware required to open and close them automatically costing another $22,801.

    Haley is the first ambassador to live in the residence, a nearly 6,000²ft penthouse located in a new building on First Avenue, which had reportedly been listed at $58,000 a month…”

    Link to full article
    https://www.newsweek.com/us-state-department-spent-52701-nikki-haleys-curtains-amid-budget-cuts-and-1121081

    Sounds like Nikki Haley would be right at home with the Republicans that run Flagler county, and Floriduh too. I wonder how Fox and Fools, and Drudge, missed this news about trump’s swamp Jet set royalty?

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