Preserve Flagler Beach, the grass-roots group opposing The Gardens development on John Anderson highway, had sued the county commission and the developer, charging that the commission’s Nov. 16 decision clearing the way for the development was illegal. Circuit Judge Terence Perkins disagreed.
At least two school districts — Volusia and Lee — that previously adopted strict mask mandates have decided to allow parents to opt their students out of the policy for any reason, while a third, Indian River, now requires masks only at certain times when Covid-19 surges in isolated schools.
Florida universities on Monday heralded their advancement in a national ranking of public universities, but none celebrated harder than the University of Florida after cracking the top five on U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges” for the first time.
The expanded child tax credit is on track to lift half of all kids living in poverty out of it. That will help them lead safer, happier lives well into adulthood. If we have the political will, we can make more smart economic choices like these to give all children a safe and secure childhood, writes the author.
A pair of plays showcasing Flagler’s dramatic talent: “Godspell” at the Daytona Playhouse, filled with talent from FPC and Matanzas, and Neil Simon’s “Rumors” at the Flagler Playhouse, plus a farewell to Norm MacDonald and words of endings by Edith Wharton.
A rally in Washington, slated for Sept. 18, 2021, is being billed as an effort to support people who face criminal charges for their involvement in the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.
A Flagler Beach resident going to work this morning saw a 4-year-old child catapulted out of the back seat of a car that was making a U-turn on State Road 100 and Old Kings Road. The car kept going. The child suffered minor scratches. The child’s mother and his uncle face felony child neglect charges and drug charges.
What screening of applicants for Palm Coast City Manager will take place in the formal process may be undermined by individual council members’ decisions to circumvent it to champion their own choices regardless, whether those candidates match minimum requirements or not.
GameStop, the store along the Target shopping center adjacent to Kay Jewelers, was the target of a robbery by a student in an alternative program on the campus of Flagler Palm Coast High School. He’d left campus–and was returning there immediately after stealing over $300. A School Resource Officer apprehended him.
The Palm Coast Planning Board hears various applications, among them one that could save the city the need to build an extra fire station, and a Tarot Card, Psychic, and Palm Readings business wants to set-up shop in the St. Joe shopping plaza.