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Wednesday Briefing: Pink Army Check, Inspired Mic, Spelling Bee Finals, TDC Cancelled (Again)

| January 17, 2018

It’s the Flagler district’s spelling bee finals, the Inspired Mic is all improvisations at Europa at European Village, the Tourist Development Council can’t seem to get a meeting going, and Philip Roth speaks.

Today’s Flagler Jail Bookings and Sheriff’s Crime and Incident Reports

| January 16, 2018

Palm Coast and Flagler County jail bookings, day and night shift commanders’ crime and incident reports investigated by Sheriff’s deputies and archive.

Tuesday Briefing: Mental Health Awareness, Moonrise Brewing, A Russian Rotarian, Dreamers

| January 16, 2018

Flagler County Rotary welcomes guest and Russian Rotarian Ildus Yanishev, who’s on a worldwide good will bike tour, Flagler Cares talks mental health to the school board and Palm Coast Council.

Rymfire Elementary’s Kate Sturman and District’s Ariana Perez Get Top School Honors

| January 12, 2018

Rymfire Elementary School Teacher Kate Sturman was named Flagler County Schools’ Teacher of the Year, Ariana Perez was named District Employee of the Year.

Weekend Briefing: CrimeStoppers’ Run, Flagler Film Festival, Erasing “Songs For a New World”

| January 12, 2018

The Flagler Film Festival shows some 50 films at the Hilton garden Inn, City Repertory Theater stages “Songs For a New World,” CrimeStoppers have their annual fund-raising run in Ormond.

Thursday Briefing: Teacher of the Year, Skywarn Class, Flagler Beach Golf, Why 65-Year-Olds Aren’t Old,

| January 11, 2018

The school district picks its teacher and employee of the year, the Flagler Beach City Commission talks settlement with its golf course managers, state pre-emption of home rule.

Wednesday Briefing: Phillip Haire Pre-Trial, Opioids in Flagler, Rejected License Plates, Vivaldi’s Winter

| January 10, 2018

Phillip Haire Jr., who faces multiple attempted murder charges, appears in court today in a pre-trial hearing, police, court and county officials discuss opioids.

Tuesday Briefing: Dorothy Singer In Court, Manager Search, Wireless Palm Coast, Session 2018

| January 9, 2018

Strap on those seat belts: the Florida Legislature gets started with Gov. Scotts State of the State, Dorothy Singer, accused of murdering her husband, is in court, Palm Coast council discusses wireless.

Virginia-Based Hoax Threat to “MHS” Unrelated to Matanzas High School

| January 8, 2018

A Snapchat threat to a school in Virginia with the same acronym as Matanzas High School in Palm Coast drew many calls to the sheriff’s office Sunday.

Monday Briefing: Coastal Protection, $1.2 Million for Dump Trucks, Flagler Beach Parking, Disney Princes As Sex Offenders

| January 8, 2018

A ribbon-cutting for Flagler Airport’s new runway, the future of parking in Flagler Beacch, contracting with dump trucks to start dumping dunes sand, why certain prices are sex offenders.

Weekend Briefing: Christmas Tree Recycling, Audubon Walk, GOP Annual Meeting, “One Night in Memphis”

| January 5, 2018

The annual Christmas tree recycling event takes place Saturday, “One Night in Memphis” at the Auditorium, a couple of 5K’s, assuming the weather doesn’t cancel them, and Knausgaard on wheelies.

Thursday Briefing: Bundle Up, Sleeping Beauty at the Auditorium, Copwatch, Audubon’s Post-Christmas

| January 4, 2018

“Copwatch” is shown free at the AACS in Palm Coast, Sleeping beauty, the ballet, reappears at the Flagler Auditorium, Audubon Society tells you what to do with all that gear you got at Christmas.

Wednesday Briefing: Winter Storm’s Cold Rains and Night Freeze, Code Enforcement, Debussy

| January 3, 2018

Cold but not freezing rain is expected in the morning, giving way to the coldest night of the year, with lows in the 20s, a new law office opens, schools closed all week.

Coffee Talk: Road Safety Focus of Inaugural Presentation in New Health Series

| December 28, 2017

Palm Coast and Florida Hospital Flagler are presenting a new talk series focused on health, starting Jan. 10 with a focus on pedestrian, bicyclist and driver safety.

Douglas C. Egan, 56, Takes His Own Life Near His Home in Seminole Woods

| December 27, 2017

Douglas Egan of 4 Seward Trail was found dead of a gunshot wound the afternoon of Christmas day. He had sent a text to his wife in New York the previous evening saying to call police.

Flagler County’s 911 System Getting a $270,000 Upgrade, Adding Voice and Text Messaging

| December 26, 2017

Texting abilities to 911 should be operational in Flagler County by the end of 2018. The grant was awarded by the state, with funding generated from a 40-cent statewide surcharge on phone lines.

Christmas Briefing, Last of the Year: Holiday Events, Holiday Trash Pick-Up, Holiday Hours, Bach’s Christmas Oratorio

| December 22, 2017

A relatively quiet week ahead with its share of holiday events and scaled back schedules for everyone, including the Briefing, plus a full performance of Bach’s Christmas Oratorio under Gardiner.

Thursday Briefing: Redneck Tenors at the Auditorium, Last Day of School, Guns and Abusers, The Spoon Lady

| December 21, 2017

As activities wind down toward the Christmas break the Redneck Tenors bring their act to the Auditorium, the Spoon Lady shows her stuff, and it’s time to take guns away from domestic abusers.

Wednesday Briefing: Maria Howell Sounding, TDC Absenteeism, Taxing Painters Hill, Home Builders’ Next Paradise

| December 20, 2017

The Tourist Development Council cancels yet another meeting, the Flagler Home Builders Association breaks ground on a new design, the County Commission holds a special meeting on taxing the Painters Hill area for hurricane recovery.

Tuesday Briefing: Micayla Cronk, FPC Football, Monitoring Children’s Devices, Generators at City Facilities

| December 19, 2017

The school board recognizes the FPC football team’s undefeated season and state champ Cara Cronk, Palm Coast government buys 32 generators, Hemingway takes on value-added words.

Monday Briefing: Pot Dispensaries Ban, Surfview Development Delayed Again, Skip a Week, Lazo Sentencing

| December 18, 2017

The Flagler County Commission is scheduled to take up an ordinance that would outright ban medical pot dispensaries in unincorporated Flagler, Ricardo Lazo is sentenced in a case involving threatening his wife with a machete.

Weekend Briefing: Pier Open Again, Christmas With a Deputy, Soccer Tryouts, Nutcracker, Boat Parade, Dvorak

| December 15, 2017

Performances of Nutcracker and Messiah, a record number of boats in the holiday boat parade, Breakfast with Santa at Matanzas, soccer tryouts, and a Dvorak anniversary.

Thursday Briefing: Inspired Mic at Europa, Model Yacht Club, Celtic Angels, School Concerts

| December 14, 2017

It’s Inspired Mic night again at the New Europa in European Village, Celtic Angels perform their Christmas show at the Auditorium, Indian Trails and Belle Terre students perform.

Christmas With a Deputy Marks 10th Year By Increasing Shopping-Spree Sleighs to 125 Children

| December 13, 2017

This Friday 125 children will get to go on a Christmas shopping spree with a cop and a gift card at Target, getting there in a long convoy of cop cars, lights and sirens blaring.

Wednesday Briefing: FPC Band and Chorus, Palm Coast Arts Foundation’s Latest, Scalia on Textualism

| December 13, 2017

Nancy Crouch of the Palm Coast Arts Foundation speaks to the county’s economic development board, the FPC Band and Chorus are in concert at the Auditorium.

Tuesday Briefing: Hammock Restaurant and Brewery, City Manager Head-Hunting, SpaceX Launch

| December 12, 2017

A second brewery is cooking up in the Hammock, SpaceX launch just before noon, a fund-raiser tea at the Flagler Auditorium, a murderer returns to court.

Monday Briefing: Mary Ann Clark’s 90th, Bunnell Booze Hours, Diapers Tax Exemption, Lodge Supremacy

| December 11, 2017

The Flagler Historical Society’s Mary Ann Clark celebrates her 90th birthday, Bunnell realigns its alcohol sale hours, Henry Cabot Lodge on American supremacy, the Legislature wants to exempt diapers from sales taxes.

Weekend Briefing: Kitten Adoption, Home For the Holidays, Ethics Commission, Starlight Parade, Circus

| December 8, 2017

Repeat felon George Wood goes on trial for armed burglary on Palm Coast’s Utility Drive during the Hurricane Matthew emergency, Palm Coast’s Christ,mas parade, holiday shows everywhere, a wine and art shuttle and a lot more.

Thursday Briefing: Mosquito Control Audit, DSC Board, Cool Days, Schools’ Winter Concerts, Nutcracker

| December 7, 2017

Dance Alive performs Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker at the Auditorium, a legislative committee considers auditing Mosquito Control, numerous elementary schools’ winter concerts.

Lighting and Sign Improvements Coming to 3 Flagler Interchanges on I-95

| December 6, 2017

Interchanges at Palm Coast Parkway, State Road 100 and Old Dixie Highway will see improvements between 2018 and 2019 in a $5.6 million project.



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