Michelle Coolican and Lynn Mellow were named the 2020 Teacher and Support Employee of the Year for Flagler Schools at the district’s annual gala celebration at Flagler Auditorium Thursday evening.
Palm Coast’s Tech Beach Hackathon Friday, , Flagler’s version of the Women Rising March sets off from Wadsworth park Saturday at 11, Neil Simon’s “They’re Playing Our Song” at City Rep for a final weekend, MLK and ecumenical ceremonies.
Tommy LeGault, running for a Flagler County Commission seat as a small-business advocate, owes WNZF nearly $5,000 for infomercials he aired, owes FPC’s cheerleaders $1,000, and twice faced eviction in the last three years.
The numbers of road fatalities in Palm Coast and Flagler County plummeted to 12 in 2019 compared to previous years, by some measures reaching or approaching a 20-year low despite the population doubling in that time span.
Though David Snelgrove was finally sentenced to life in prison rather than death this week, his trial shows how the 20-year ordeal in court could have been avoided with the same result two decades ago, had capital punishment not been on the table.
The proposal (SB 7028) would close the gun-show “loophole,” create a record-keeping system for private gun sales and set aside $5 million to establish a “statewide strategy for violence prevention,” among other things.
The school district’s annual celebration of its top teacher and service employee is at the Flagler Auditorium, the Inspired Mic at Hidden Treasures, Sheriff Rick Staly is named vice president of the Florida Deputy Sheriff’s Association.
The Palm Coast City Council is supporting the city’s next-largest utility expansion–a $20 million project that will add 2 million gallons a day of capacity to its second sewer plant on U.S. 1. The expansion will be financed through a loan and is not expected to affect customers’ rates.
Convicted murderer Cornelius Ryan is in a pre-trial ahead of his re-sentencing trial in February, Paws to Read at the county library, the tourism board and the planning board meet.
DeSantis used his annual State of the State address to tout taking a “bold step” by setting a minimum salary of $47,500 for teachers, a $602 million proposal that will be a key issue during the 60-day session.