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Interim Beau Falgout Clear Favorite as Palm Coast Council Draws Up Manager Shortlist

| January 22, 2019

Palm Coast Interim Manager Beau Falgout garnered the most support from council members shortlisting 16 candidates out of more than 50, as their search for a manager continues.

Lisa McDevitt, a Force Behind Flagler Auditorium and Arts Education, Dies at 58

| January 22, 2019

Lisa McDevitt, the executive director of the Flagler Auditorium for the last 16 years and a fierce advocate for the arts in education, died Monday after a months-long struggle with cancer.

Flagler’s Davis Ecker, 27, in Apparent Suicide By Gunshot at Motel on A1A

| January 22, 2019

Davis Ecker, 27, died of a self-inflicted gunshot early Sunday morning (Jan. 20) at the Ocean Crest Motel in Ormond By the Sea.

With Carlos Muniz as 3rd Pick, DeSantis Touts ‘Newly Constituted’ Supreme Court

| January 22, 2019

The appointment of Muniz, 49, solidifies a conservative majority on the court after years of justices regularly thwarting the Republican-led Legislature and the GOP governor.

MLK’s Dream Of Economic Justice Deferred By Increasing Inequalities

| January 21, 2019

King foreshadowed that if we maintain our exploitative economic and political systems, then we’d get not only racial apartheid, but economic apartheid as well.

Faced With Millions in Misused Money, UCF President Acknowledges ‘Broken Culture’

| January 21, 2019

An investigation outlined $84.7 million in state operating funds that were used or slated to be used by UCF in direct violation of state policy.

Survey Time: Palm Coast Government Wants To Hear Your Views About the City

| January 21, 2019

Palm Coast residents have two more weeks to take the 2018-2019 Palm Coast Citizen Survey. The survey is ongoing now through Saturday, Feb. 2.

“We Cannot Walk Alone…
We Cannot Turn Back”

| January 21, 2019

A brief history of the origins and battles of the Martin Luther King federal holiday, and of the MLK monument at the Washington Mall, with full text and video of Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream Speech.”

Austin Chewning Named Flagler Deputy of the Year as Gala Raises $77,000 for Sheriff’s Employee Assistance

| January 20, 2019

Austin Chewning, Sheria Woods, Kerri Anderson and Angela Camit were among the year’s winners at a gala to raise money for sheriff’s employees facing unexpected hardships.

Motorcyclist Seriously Hurt in Crash With SUV at Belle Terre and SR100

| January 19, 2019

A Bunnell motorcyclist was seriously hurt in a crash with an SUV at the intersection of Belle Terre Parkway and State Road 100 shortly after 8 p.m. this evening.

Capping Weeks of Tension, DeSantis Scraps 46 Midnight Appointments by Rick Scott

| January 19, 2019

Gov. Ron DeSantis on Friday rescinded 46 of the last-minute appointments former Gov. Rick Scott, now a member of the U.S. Senate, made in his final days in office.

Thieves Break Into Tax Collector’s Office in Staples Shopping Center and Get Away

| January 19, 2019

Two thieves broke into the Flagler County Tax Collector’s satellite office in the Staples shopping center off Old Kings Road just after 3 this morning.

Sheriff’s Sick Building: How To Hire A Savior

| January 18, 2019

To break out of its leadership lethargy on the future of the Sheriff’s Operations Center, Flagler County government should find an obsessively independent project manager untainted by local politics or current administrations.

Suspect Identified and Charged in Armed Robbery at Palm Coast’s Kay Jewelers

| January 18, 2019

Tyrone Lamar Walker, 25, of Georgia, told investigator he targeted Kay Jewelers in Palm Coast because it was an obvious choice. The Flagler County Sheriff’s Office is seeking his extradition on several felony charges.

Rymfire’s Donelle Evensen and Matanzas’s Eugenia Moore Win District’s Top Honors for 2019

| January 18, 2019

Donelle Evensen a literacy coach Rymfire Elementary School, is the 2019 Flagler County Teacher of the year, and Eugenia Moore, the guidance clerk at Matanzas High School, is the support employee of the year.

Flagler Unemployment Ends Year at 3.9%, Florida at 3.6% As Tourism Spurs Jobs

| January 18, 2019

Leisure and hospitality job gains led the way in 2018, with an increase of 45,800 jobs statewide, while Flagler’s labor force and number of people with jobs set new records.

Two Incumbents and Two Challengers Running in Flagler Beach’s March Election

| January 17, 2019

The Flagler Beach March 5 election has drawn two incumbents, Jane Mealy and Rick Belhumeur, second-time challenger Paul Eik, and newcomer Deborah Phillips, a business owner in town.

DeSantis Poised To Liberalize State’s Approach to Medical Marijuana, Ending ‘Foot-Dragging’

| January 17, 2019

DeSantis said his medical-marijuana announcement will deal not only with “the litigation” but also with “legislation that I think is needed to implement the people’s will.”

Old Kings Elementary’s Addison Davis Survives Being ‘Eviscerated’ and Wins County Spelling Bee on a Pretzel

| January 17, 2019

Addison Davis, 11, a fifth grader at Old Kings Elementary, won the county-wide spelling bee Wednesday and goes on to the regional bee in Jacksonville on Feb. 19.

Palm Coast Is Concerned: Not Enough Sports Fields For Tournaments, Local Teams and Growth

| January 16, 2019

Palm Coast Mayor Milissa Holland wants broader planning for additional sports fields in the city that ensure local sports organizations and residents aren’t sidelined by money-generating tournaments.

FPL Plans Vast Expansion of Solar Power Fields by 2030, Adding 11,000 MW of Capacity

| January 16, 2019

FPL over the years has shifted away from using coal and oil to fuel power plants and relies heavily on natural gas, nuclear and, increasingly, solar.

Ex-Dr. Florence Fruehan Arrested on 2 Felony Charges of Battery on Older Women

| January 16, 2019

Florence Fruehan, the Palm Coast doctor who lost his license in November over allegations of inappropriate sexual contact with patients, faces two new felony counts of battery on persons 65 or older.

Reilly Opelka Loses In Five-Set Australian Open Thriller, But Ranking Soars

| January 16, 2019

Former Palm Coast resident Reilly Opelka lost a five-set heartbreaker in the second round of the Australian Open tennis tournament Tuesday night into Wednesday morning in Melbourne.

In Flagler Beach, A1A Shops and Restaurants Hope Their ‘Open For Business’ Signs Are Louder Than Road Construction

| January 15, 2019

A1A businesses in Flagler Beach worry that year-long construction on the road will once again hurt business even as they prepare a campaign to remind patrons that doors are very much open.

FPC’s Shaunti Stafford, 17, Takes Her Life, Flagler’s Third Teen Suicide in 18 Months

| January 15, 2019

Shauntiana Autrice Stafford, a 17-year-old student at Flagler Palm Coast High School, took her life Monday evening at her home at Madison Green Apartments.

Democrats Are Afraid Of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Too. That’s A Good Thing.

| January 15, 2019

Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is upsetting fellow Democrats over her support for progressive primary challenges against centrist Democrats. But it’s a sound idea for the party of alleged change.

New Florida Doctors Won’t Have To Disclose Their Own Drug or Mental Health Histories

| January 15, 2019

State regulations will eliminate a question about past treatment of mental health and substance abuse for doctors applying for licenses, replacing it with a question about current conditions.

Audubon Society’s David Ringer Is Keynote Speaker at Palm Coast’s Birds of a Feather Fest

| January 15, 2019

National Audubon Society executive David Ringer, Audubon’s point man during the 2010 BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, speaks at Birds of a Feather Fest on Feb. 8.

Sharon Diane “Dee” Likins, 1943-2019

| January 14, 2019

Sharon Diane “Dee” Likins, age 75, passed to her Lord’s hands peacefully surrounded by family on Thursday, January 10th, 2019 at The Stuart F Meyer Hospice House in Palm Coast, Florida.

County Commission Steps Back From Creating Sheriff’s Building ‘Task Force,’ Opting
For More Workshops

| January 14, 2019

The Flagler County Commission today took no more decisive action on the Sheriff’s Operations Center than to hold more workshop sometime in the future, though none was scheduled.

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