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Flagler Government Spent $1 Million on 3 Websites Since 2010, Wants $300,000
More In Next 4 Years

| May 25, 2018

Flagler County government wants to spend $284,000 on a tourism website over the next four years. It has already spent $1 million on three websites in the past nine.

Daytona State Students Will See No Tuition Increase in 2018-19, Some Adjustments to Fees

| May 25, 2018

For the 2018-2019 academic year that begins in August, Daytona State College once again plans to hold the line on tuition, with a zero-tuition increase for its 27,000 students.

Sales Tax ‘Holiday’ For Disaster-Preparedness Supplies Set For June 1-7 Across Florida

| May 25, 2018

Expanded from three days last year, the tax holiday has drawn added attention after Florida experienced hurricanes in 2016 and 2017 after a decade’s calm.

Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison, F-Section Arsonist Leaves Judge Craig Puzzled By ‘Senselessness’

| May 24, 2018

Circuit Judge Dennis Craig spoke heartfully and at length of the senselessness of 29-year-old Vitaly Tsabak’s burning of a family home before sentencing him to what proved to be a remarkably lenient 20-year term.

Yet Another Storm Brews With Heavy Rains–and Hurricane Season on Horizon

| May 24, 2018

A massive storm over the Yucatan Peninsula may drench Florida over Memorial Day weekend, days before the start of another hurricane season.

Man Injured In Single-Vehicle Rollover on U.S. 1 Just South of White Eagle Lounge

| May 24, 2018

An older man was injured and entrapped shortly before noon today when his vehicle rolled over and ended on its roof on U.S. 1’s southbound lanes just sough of the White Eagle Lounge.

To Protect Public Use of Private Beachfronts, Flagler Calls on Memories of
Long-Timers’ Customs

| May 23, 2018

To ward off a new state law potentially allowing private property owners to fence off beach sands, the Flagler County Commission is enacting an ordinance to preserve public use and forbid fencing.

Adding To Recent Woes, Embry-Riddle Training Plane Loses a Door Over Flagler

| May 22, 2018

A Diamond DA-42, a twin-engine plane manufactured in 2016, was flying over the south end of the county when it lost the door in a near-repeat of a 2013 incident.

Brushing Aside 1st Amendment Claim, Appeals Court Uphold Florida Ban on a Prison Magazine

| May 22, 2018

Florida alone among 50 states bans Prison Legal News. Paul Wright, the publisher of the magazine, intends to appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Flagler Fire Services Get Boost and 8th Ambulance With Heritage-Preserving Transfer of Bunnell Fire Station

| May 22, 2018

Bunnell’s Fire Department no longer exists, but a Bunnell fire station lives on, improved, under county auspices, with better response times and expanded countywide services.

Palm Coast’s Opelka Wins Pro Tennis Title in France, 2nd on Circuit

| May 21, 2018

Opelka previously defeated former Top 10 player Ernests Gulbis in the semifinals, and now has a lot of momentum heading into French Open qualifying.

Flagler Government Wants $284,000 Contract For Tourism Website Revamp

| May 21, 2018

The proposal never went before the Tourist Development Council. The county administrator says the $284,000 cost will actually be less than the existing contract.

For Sheriff’s Detective Annie Conrad, Flagler Officer Of the Year, Grim Duty Defined By Compassion

| May 21, 2018

Flagler Sheriff’s Detective Annie Conrad, a 14-year veteran, played a central role in the conviction of Dorothy Singer in the killing of Singer’s husband.

FPL Will Reimburse Customers Modest Amount Following Overcharge For Matthew Recovery

| May 21, 2018

For a residential customer who uses 1,000 kilowatt hours of electricity a month, the credit would amount to $3.18, to be credited in a future bill.

Israel’s Mass Shootings

| May 20, 2018

You can always depend on Israel periodically to mass-murder bunches of Arabs in proportions as lopsided and unforgiving as our own mass shootings in the U.S., then scapegoat the bloodletting.

Dorothy Singer Found Guilty of Murdering Her Husband Charles; She Is Immediately Sentenced To Life In Prison

| May 18, 2018

The jury did not buy Dorothy Singer’s claim of self-defense when contrasted with the huge web of lies she fabricated after killing her husband Charles in West Flagler.

Kimberle Weeks, Ex-Elections Supervisor Who ‘Decimated This Community,’ Sentenced to 1 Month in Jail and 18 Months’ Probation

| May 18, 2018

The felony conviction of Kimberle Weeks is the culmination of a three-year case that ended the political career of the most divisive constitutional officer in Flagler County in recent memory.

Construction Brisk in Flagler and Palm Coast, Prompting Glimmers of Steady Boomlet

| May 18, 2018

Brisk construction activity in Palm Coast and Flagler is sending building inspections soaring, reflecting healthy but not boom-like activity in the sector.

Dorothy Singer Murder Trial Day 3: Unearthing Details of a Killing and Its Elaborate Cover-Up

| May 17, 2018

The prosecution today focused on the five shots that killed Charles Singer and the three months of cover-ups his wife Dorothy concocted until her arrest.

In Latest Victory For Dog Owners, Court Rejects Flagler’s Appeal on ‘Dangerous’ Ruling

| May 17, 2018

The labrador that bit an 8-year-old Flagler County boy in the face three years ago will not have to be termed dangerous, and the long legal case appears closed.

In Lawsuit, Pam Bondi Accuses Pill Manufacturers of Causing Opioid Crisis

| May 17, 2018

Bondi filed a civil suit accusing five of the nation’s largest opioid manufacturers and four distributors of causing the opioid crisis that is killing an average 15 Floridians daily.

Lucille Horton Acquitted In Death of Husband In Grand Haven Vehicular Homicide Case

| May 16, 2018

Lucille Horton was accused of throwing off her husband Richard Resnicoff, who’d sat on her car’s trunk, during a domestic dispute in 2013, leading to Resnicoff’s death after he hit the pavement.

Matanzas Golf Group Files for Bankruptcy, But Palm Coast Ownership Faces Numerous Hurdles

| May 16, 2018

Palm Coast government does not control the Matanzas golf course property, which is now tied up in bankruptcy court. The city is not assured of controlling the property once hurdles are cleared.

Flagler School Board Unanimously Approves 13 Deputies in Schools, Ending Tiff With Sheriff

| May 15, 2018

The $1.8 million agreement almost splits costs between the sheriff and the school board and doubles the number of deputies in schools in the first post-Parkland massacre contract.

On Trial For Husband’s Murder, Dorothy Singer’s Own Words and Fabrications Dig Deep Grave

| May 15, 2018

Dorothy Singer, accused of murdering and burying her husband in their west-Flagler backyard, wove a web of lies to detectives and friends to explain her husband’s disappearance, as the jury heard today.

At Flagler Sheriff’s Ceremony For Fallen Officers, Feeling Pain Of ‘Loss Across the Nation’

| May 15, 2018

Fagler County’s five fallen deputies over the years were recognized Monday evening, and the sheriff’s tactical center was renamed after Sheriff Homer Brooks.

Court Upholds Shifting Burden of Proof to Prosecution in Stand Your Ground Cases

| May 15, 2018

With backing from the NRA the Legislature in 2017 shifted the burden from defendants to prosecutors to prove whether self-defense claims are justified.

Flagler Beach Cool To Contributing Money, Palm Coast-Style, For Schools’ Resource Deputies

| May 14, 2018

Palm Coast pays for an extra school resource deputy to defray the school board’s and sheriff’s costs, but Flagler Beach is reluctant to do likewise for now.

Dorothy Singer Murder Trial Starts Against Sharp Defense Objections Over Rules of Evidence

| May 14, 2018

The lawyer for Dorothy Singer filed a motion for an emergency stay with an appeals court after losing attempts to delay the trial over evidence being provided late.

After Worst Harvest in 8 Decades, Florida Citrus Industry Is Losing Its Iconic Status

| May 14, 2018

Florida’s overall citrus production for the current season to 49.65 million boxes, the lowest cumulative mark since the 1937-38 season, when 40.87 million boxes were filled.

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