Today:: Partly cloudy in the morning then clearing. Highs around 60. North winds 10 to 15 mph. Tonight: Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. Northeast winds 5 mph shifting to the southwest after midnight. 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: 93
The OED’s Word of the day: rabbit hole, 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
- Flagler Beach A1A Construction Updates
- In State Government
- 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.
The Bunnell City Commission meets at City Hall, 201 West Moody Boulevard, at 7 p.m. Commissioners will consider designating a portion of South Pine Street between East Court Street and East Moody Boulevard as One Way, and will vote on an ordinance creating “a permitting process for motion picture photography production within the City,” a measure attempting to tamp down or regulate large public gatherings in predominantly black South Bunnell focused on music and music videos. “This permit process has been developed to provide for an orderly process to address the impacts of such productions on city services,” the administration’s memo on the proposed measure states, “and address lifesafety concerns, while preserving the free speech rights of the producers thereof.”
The 26th Annual Family Life Center Golf Tournament at Grand Haven Golf Club starts with registration at 9 a.m., shotgun start at 10 a.m. Registration is $99 per golfer, includes Raffle Tickets, Green Fee, Cart Fee, Goody Bag & Post Tournament Dinner. The tournament will be played in a 4 Person Scramble format. Golfers 70 years+ may use Forward/Senior tees. Men & Lady golfers are welcome. See the website: http://www.familylifecenterflagler.org/golf.html
The Flagler Palm Coast High School Advisory Council meets at 6 p.m. at the school.
The Buddy Taylor Middle School Advisory Council meets at 5 p.m. at the school’s media center, its PTO meets at 6 p.m.
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.
Palm Coast Residents’ Survey: Palm Coast residents have until Feb. 2 to take the 2018-2019 Palm Coast Citizen Survey, which may be taken online here. The city is conducting the survey as part of its annual goal-setting process. The survey covers a variety of topics related to quality of life; city services such as stormwater drainage, street maintenance, garbage, recycling and streetlights; recreational programs and events; amenities such as parks, trails; economic growth and development; traffic flow; and crime prevention and public safety. It also allows residents to provide comments on any subject they’d like to share with the city. For more background, go here.
Blood 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):
- Tuesday: Moe’s Southwest Grill, 250 Palm Coast Parkway, noon to 6 p.m.
- Thursday: Walmart, 174 Cypress Point Parkway, Palm Coast, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Saturday: Walmart, 174 Cypress Point Parkway, Palm Coast, 10 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.
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
FlaglerLive is providing weekly updates to year-long construction on and near State Road A1A in Flagler Beach as the Florida Department of Transportation rebuilds a 1.5-mile segment from South 9th Street to South 22nd Street, and builds a sea wall at the north end of town. These updates are provided through DOT or local officials. If you have any relevant information or images, you’re welcome to email them to the editor here.
January 24 update: The project team had anticipated beginning construction this week on S.R. A1A. However, the work is pending some utility relocations, which have not yet been completed. The project is now delayed to February. According to a city official, “February 4th is the new start date when the 300 day clock starts. Road work(no detours) will start sooner at the north end beginning approximately the second week of February with detours on the southern stretch starting in late February/early March.”
The contractor has 300 days to complete the work.
- In Flagler Beach, A1A Shops and Restaurants Hope Their ‘Open For Business’ Signs Are Louder Than Road Construction
- $22.4 Million A1A Rebuilding and Sea Wall Construction in Flagler Beach Starts in January
- A New, Not Much Improved A1A in Flagler Beach: Median, 30MPH, Drainage, But No Added Protection
- Council Endorses Raising Flagler’s Tourism Tax to 5% to Pay For Beach Repairs
Scholarship Applicants Wanted: The Flagler Woman’s Club will award multiple $2000 scholarships to male and female graduating seniors in all areas of study including Theatre, Art, Music, and Trade Schools. Applicants must be a U.S. Citizen; a resident of Flagler County for a minimum of one year; have a financial need and qualify for acceptance to a college or a trade school. Printed applications are now available at the Flagler Palm Coast and Matanzas High Schools’ Guidance Departments; the Flagler County Library in Palm Coast and the Flagler Beach Library. The application is also available on our Face Book page at The Flagler Woman’s Club. The application deadline is February 8, 2019. For more information call Kay Johnson at (386)439-3960 or (386)405-8518.
HURRICANE DAMAGE DISCUSSED: Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried, Sen. George Gainer, R-Panama City, Rep. Brad Drake, R-Eucheeanna, and Florida Forest Service Director Jim Karels will hold a media availability after meeting with forest service foresters and rangers and farmers who sustained damage in Hurricane Michael. The Oct. 10 storm in Northwest Florida is estimated to have damaged 2.8 million acres of forest land. (Monday, 10:40 a.m. Central time, Chipola College, Student Center Cafeteria, 3094 Indian Circle, Marianna.)
BOEHNER SPEAKS IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA: Former U.S. House Speaker John Boehner is scheduled to speak to the Caxambas Republican Club of Southwest Florida. (Monday, 5:30 p.m., Marco Island Yacht Club, 1400 North Collier Blvd., Marco Island.)
LEWANDOWSKI, BOSSIE IN PALM BEACH: Corey Lewandowski and David Bossie, who helped lead President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign, will speak during an event hosted by the Palm Beach Republican Club. (Monday, 6:15 p.m., The Colony Hotel Pavilion, 155 Hammon Ave., Palm Beach.)
—-Compiled by the News Service of Florida and FlaglerLive
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Leonora Spangenberger (13) plays Heitor Villa Lobos’s Etude No 9
- Leonora Spangenberger (13) plays Heitor Villa Lobos’s Etude No 9
- Michel Sardou: Le France
- Smetana: Má Vlast / Kubelík Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
- Leontyne Price: the Interview
- Florence Price’s Fantaisie Negre, Performed by Elijah Stevens
- Jean Sibelius, Tapiola: Schlosstheater Schönbrunn, Orchestra of the Slovak Philharmony
- Ciaccona in E flat major by Silvius Leopold Weiss, performed by Nigel North
- Brahms’s Requiem
- Schubert’s Piano Quintet in A major, D.667 (“Trout”)
- Charpentier: Messe de Minuit pour Noel (Midnight Mass for Christmas)
- Mozart – Violin Concerto No.3, Hillary Hahn
- Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 20 in D minor, Ivan Klansky, piano
- Victor Herbert’s Irish Rhapsody
- Malcolm Arnold: Serenade for Guitar and Strings
- Claude Bolling – Suite for Chamber Orchestra and Jazz Piano Trio: Gracieuse (Carlo Pari)
- Aldo Ciccolini Performs Brahms’s Intermezzo n.2 op.118
- Erik Bosgraaf in performance at Wilton’s Music Hall
- Erik Bosgraaf & the Stradivarius of the recorder
- Medtner : Sonata for Piano in A Minor Op. 38 n°1 “Reminiscenza” (Evgeny Svetlanov)
- Ferdinand Ries: Quartet in D minor