Particularly dry conditions helped the afternoon fire in the Mondex run through brush. Some 15 firefighting units from various agencies, and Flagler County’s Fireflight, helped suppress the fire.
The most popular reason offered for the dearth of financial crisis prosecutions is that the banking system was hit by a systemic and unforeseeable disaster, which means that it’s unlikely that anyone committed any crimes. Is it?
On Point With Charlotte Martens reviews the week’s main events, including Flagler teachers’ new deal, the county commission’s new chairman, a string of wrecks, the Auditorium’s Holiday Extravaganza, and more.
Waiting for Superman, a documentary packed with exciting lies about charter schools, comes to Palm Coast, why no one cares about the jobless, suicide bombers, Beatles fans getting excited about Paul McCartney’s death, and more.
Close to 300 students in the Flagler Youth Orchestra take to the stage at the Flagler Auditorium for their 16th major concert in six years, their second under the direction of Caren Umbarger.
Palm Coast’s specialty for weird crimes carries on. The latest involves 18-year-old William Phillips, who saw an idling car, seized it, took off, and crashed into a garage before being arrested.
Such bans have failed repeatedly in previous years. Sen. Evelyn Lynn, the Ormond Beach Republican, hopes Florida will be the 31st state this year to ban texting and other such uses of cell phones while driving.
A Messiah performance by the Orlando Philharmonic, the 7th Annual Winter Park Holiday Boat Parade, Paperworks exhibit at the Eustis Museum of Art, Florida sculptor Barbara Sorensen at the Museum of Florida Art, a free holiday concert by the Maitland Symphony Orchestra, and more.
Flagler’s own Chief Petty Officer James Brazier Booe, son of former Flagler County Superintendent Zeb E. and Ida Coffing Booe, was among the 3,500 Americans killed or wounded at Pearl Harbor. Here’s his story.
Alan Peterson is the new chairman of the Flagler County Commission, remembering Frederick Robert Gleissner, the tax cuts few people want, clobbering the 4th amendment, Picasso at work, and more.