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David Dalecki, 49, Dies In 2-Vehicle Crash On I-95 Near Palm Coast’s Weigh Station

| March 22, 2017

Dalecki is the husband of Cindy Dalecki, the owner of Marketing 2 Go in Palm Coast, the president of the Flagler Beach Rotary, and one of Flagler County’s most prominent and dynamic personalities.

Wednesday Briefing: Bob Cuff, Scout’s Hero, Guns in the Courthouse, Kasparov on Trump, McCarthyism

| March 22, 2017

Palm Coast City Councilman Bob Cuff is honored by the Boy Scout Council, the Legislature takes up a bill that would allow carrying guns in courthouses, McCarthyism explained.

Tuesday Briefing: Vacation Rentals, Superintendent Search, Food Truck Tuesday, Patriot Award, Philip Roth

| March 21, 2017

Palm Coast Fire Chief Mike Beadle, Deputy Chief Jerry Forte, and Battalion Chief Ron Petrillo get a Patriot Award, the school board looks over applicants for superintendent, vacation rentals are up for another Senate hearing.

Monday Briefing: County Commission Triple-Header on Land-Swap and Tourism Tax, Unspoken STDs, Kolyma

| March 20, 2017

The Flagler County Commission meets three times to discuss an increase in the tourism sales tax, a land swap to benefit building a new library, and numerous other issues, the trial of James Taylor, accused of molesting an 11-year-old girl, Henrik Ibsen’s birthday.

Weekend Briefing: Down Syndrome’s Buddy Walk, NCAA Sports Clinic, Art Show At Veterans Park, Judi Wormeck

| March 17, 2017

It’s Down Syndrome Buddy Walk time, an NCAA Youth Sports Clinic at Indian Trails Sports Complex, Artist of the Year Judi Wormeck’s show opens in Flagler Beach, remembering John Updike and Rabbit Angstrom.

Thursday Briefing: St. Patrick’s Day, Cynical Lawyers, Picnics and Pops Tickets, the Great Yale Snowball Fight

| March 16, 2017

A relatively quiet official day locally but not a quiet St. Patrick’s drinking day, the Palm Coast Arts Foundation’s tickets for the Picnics and Pops concert on sale, the story of the great Yale snowball fight.

A Jazz Centennial Celebration: Linda Cole and Orlando Jazz Orchestra at Flagler Auditorium

| March 15, 2017

The great jazz vocalist Linda Cole will celebrate the centennial of Ella Fitzgerald’s birth (and that of many other jazz greats) in a double-bill concert scheduled for April 2 at 3 p.m. at the Flagler Auditorium.

Stetson University Hosting Immigration Forum on April 1

| March 15, 2017

In light of many recent convulsions in immigration law, Stetson University is hosting an open forum discussion with St. Petersburg immigration attorney Arturo R. Rios on recent changes in immigration actions and law.

Wednesday Briefing: Cue Democratic Social, Changing State Colleges, Islamophobes in Europe

| March 15, 2017

Flagler Democrats gather for ma social with new leader Mike Cocchiola at Cue Note Billiards, pushing financial literacy in Tallahassee, Islamophobia’s comebacks, Beethoven’s genius through deafness.

Tuesday Briefing: Recovery Centers, A Night In The 30s, Palm Coast Survey Results, Willoughby Brothers

| March 14, 2017

The Palm Coast City Council hears the results of its citizens’ survey, involving thousands, the Willoughby Brothers are at the Flagler Auditorium, it’ll be in the 30s again tonight.

Monday Briefing: Flagler Budget Crunch, Ron Bolser, Bunnell’s Fire Chief, Josh Crews Writing Project

| March 13, 2017

The Flagler County Commission gathers to take stock of its Hurricane Matthew-whacked budget situation, Bunnell set to appoint Ron Bolser fire chief, Josh Crews Writing Project at Princess Place.

Weekend Briefing: Matanzas Band Plays On, Bike Week, Flagler Reads, Food Giveaway, Seafood Festival

| March 10, 2017

The Matanzas High School Band takes the stage again after the loss of one of its own, the Blessing of the Fleet on Sunday, the Seafood Festival returns to Central Park, Ron DeSantis town halls.

Lawmakers Back Secrecy for Murder Witnesses

| March 9, 2017

Witnesses’ identifying information would remain secret for two years after the date of the incidents, except to prosecutors and police.

Thursday Briefing: Flagler Beach Swears-In Shupe and Carney, Tolerance, Islamic Prayer and Back Pain

| March 9, 2017

The Flagler Beach City Commission swears-in its two winning incumbents, Marshall Shupe and Kim Carney, explaining the consequences of self-harm, amusing ourselves to death.

Palm Coast Deputy Fire Chief Jerry Forte Earns Chief Fire Officer Designation

| March 8, 2017

Deputy Chief Forte was recognized Tuesday by the Palm Coast City Council, with the Chief Fire Officer designation presented by Fire Chief Mike Beadle.

Florida Senate Backs Fracking Ban

| March 8, 2017

The Senate Environmental Preservation and Conservation Committee on Tuesday unanimously approved a measure that would ban hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” for oil and natural gas in Florida.

Wednesday Briefing: Flagler Beach v. Sklar Marina, Teacher Pay, Pynchon on Balance, Kiwanis Grants

| March 8, 2017

The Flagler Beach City Commission holds a closed-door meeting to discuss its legal case against Howard Skalr’s marina on the Intracoastal, Thomas Pynchon on balance in media, the Public Safety Coordinating Council meets for the first time in two months.

Tuesday Briefing: Elections in Flagler Beach and Bunnell, Palm Coast “Radio,” State of the State, Driverless Cars

| March 7, 2017

Two seats in Flagler Beach, two seats in Bunell up in this election featuring three candidates in each contest, Palm Coast will re-discuss the Milissa Holland radio show with a new proposal, Rick Scott does State of the State, the school board holds an epic workshop.

Monday Briefing: Tourism Tax Increase, Short-Term Vacation Rental Regulation, Felon Voting Rights, Dred Scott at 160

| March 6, 2017

The county commission considers raising the county’s tourism tax from 4 to 5 percent, the Supreme Court reviews the proposed ballot wording of a constitutional amendment that would restore voting rights to felons who complete their sentence,

Palm Coast’s 2017 Photo Contest
Inviting Entries Through May 31

| March 4, 2017

The photographs will be used by the city for marketing, promotional and public relations purposes such as publications, videos and websites, and at city facilities, to promote the city.

Weekend Briefing: Job Fair, 1st Amendment Vigil, Flagler Reads History, Haw Creek Paddle, Walk for Food

| March 3, 2017

FPC’s Walk for Food on Saturday, First Amendment Vigil in Daytona Saturday evening, Flagler Centennial events from Sisco Deen on the county’s history to a kayaking trip, Florida’s anniversary, much more.

Thursday Briefing: Flagler’s New Website, Thai By Thai Returns, Dr. Seuss Night, Lambert Avenue Drainage, King Kong

| March 2, 2017

It’s Dr. Seuss Night at Rymfire and Wadsworth Elementaries, on Dr. Seuss’s 113th anniversary, Thai by Thai welcomes the diners’ club, Flagler Beach’s Lambert Avenue residents get a drainage presentation.

Florida Hospital Flagler, County’s Largest Private Employer, In Network Named Great Place to Work

| March 1, 2017

The “150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare” distinction recognizes organizations for their commitment to fulfilling missions, creating outstanding cultures and offering competitive benefits to their employees.

Wednesday Briefing: Thrive, Beer Day, Facts, Ethics, Maya Angelou, Disney’s “Exclusively Gay Moment”

| March 1, 2017

A relatively quiet day in Flagler but it’s Beer Day in Iceland, the trouble dogmatic beliefs, and how Disney’s new version of Beauty and the Beast explores sexuality.

Tuesday Briefing: Education Foundation Mardi Gras Gala, Palm Coast Progress, Old Kings Musical, Tooth Fairy Day

| February 28, 2017

The Flagler County Education Foundation’s 14th annual Mardi Gras gala at Halifax Plantation, the Palm Coast Council hears Progress Report 2016, Montaigne’s birthday, Cinema Paradiso themes it up.

Flagler Beach Police Department Now Permanent Site To Get Rid of Unwanted Prescription Drugs

| February 27, 2017

No questions asked: You don’t have to wait for drug take-back days to drop off your unwanted prescription drugs anymore. The department’s new Drug Collection Unit is accessible daily from 8 to 5.

Watch Out: Sheriff Staly Is Tonight’s Watch Commander on Flagler Streets

| February 27, 2017

Sheriff Rick Staly has asked all his command staff to put in stints as shift commanders–including himself, so as to better understand the challenges of deputies and get a pulse of the streets.

Monday Briefing: Holland Park Closed Until May, Bunnell’s Transparency Policies, Stamp and Coin Club, Jarhead

| February 27, 2017

Palm Coast’s weird concept of private property, Bunnell updates its public records and media policies, the Stamp and Coin Club meets, before fake news, there were the tea parties, and recalling the Gulf War.

I Am An Enemy Combatant

| February 25, 2017

The media has been the enemy since the earliest days of the Republic. But to be an enemy in America is what all of us at one point or another have been or will be. It is an American responsibility. It’s proof of our beloved American citizenship.

Weekend Briefing: Sheltering Tree Fund-Raiser, Family Fun Day, Native American Festival, Holland v. Renner II

| February 24, 2017

The annual Native American Festival returns to Princess Place, a fund-raiser for the homeless shelter, the Bridge Building Program hosts a Family Fun Day, plus Mexico Flag Day.



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