No Bull, No Fluff, No Smudges
Your news source for
Flagler, Florida and Beyond

Flagler pagesepsitename%%
Category archives for: Flagler

Flagler’s Unemployment Rate Falls To 3.9%, A 10-Year Low, Even As Hurricane Whacks State’s Jobs Figures

| October 20, 2017

Flagler’s sharp drop is even more remarkable for taking place during a month that saw Hurricane Irma cut across the region, severing power, work schedules and routines for almost 10 days.

Flagler Commissioners’ Legislative Priorities Unravel in Messy Amateur Hour

| October 17, 2017

Less than five days from presenting their legislative priorities to lawmakers, Flagler County commissioners’ priority list devolved into a chaotic process that could undermine its goals.

Flagler’s Domestic Violence Task Force Spurs Sheriff’s Action Ahead of Final Report’s Recommendations

| October 16, 2017

Flagler County now has its own “batterer-intervention program” and Sheriff Staly will devote a detective full-time to pursuing domestic violence cases as his task force prepares to submit its recommendations Friday.

Flagler Commissioners Approving $400,000 In Grants to Six Critical Social Service Agencies

| October 16, 2017

The grants subsidize free healthcare for the poor, a shelter for abused women, interventions for victims of rape, and help for addicts and individuals with mental health needs, among other services.

Flagler District’s Bombardments Battling Mosquito Surge Not Seen in 65 Years As County Seeks State Aid

| October 11, 2017

Stagnant waters left from two massive storms have led to record numbers of mosquitoes in Flagler, with aerial bombardments resuming Thursday and likely more coming.

Throngs of Residents Opposing Big A1A Development Fail to Stop Board’s Unanimous OK

| October 10, 2017

The Flagler County Planning Board Tuesday evening voted to recommend approval of a pair of developments totaling 190 homes that would bookend north and south side of Lakeside By the Sea.

Flagler Again Takes Vacation-Rental Case To Tallahassee as New Battle Lines Are Drawn

| October 10, 2017

Willing to deal and compromise, County Administrator Craig Coffey and County Attorney Al Hadeed addressed a Senate committee workshop today in Tallahassee, ahead of what’s expected to be another fierce battle over vacation-rental regulations.

Why Lakeside By The Sea Residents See a Pair of Proposed Developments Turning Their Properties Into “Little Lakes”

| October 9, 2017

A developer plans to build 185 homes at the north and south ends of Lakeside By The Sea, the subdivision in the Matanzas Shores area at the northern end of Flagler County, on the barrier island.

In Boost To Flagler, Committee Approves Bills Including $50 Million a Year For Beach Repair

| October 9, 2017

If the bills survive the coming legislative hurdles, there may be new money for Flagler County to tap into to repair its severely eroded beaches.

Stonework Company From Former Soviet Republic Opening 30-Job Distribution Hub in Palm Coast

| October 6, 2017

Kamara Stone USA is based in Georgia, the nation in Southwest Asia, and plans to create 30 jobs over the next four years, distributing granite, marble and mosaics from its Hargrove Grade location.

Judge’s Order Calls For Kim Weeks and Others To Pay Flagler Officials $312,000 Over Frivolous, Malicious Complaints

| October 5, 2017

The orders are a remarkable victory for county government and for County Attorney Al Hadeed, who led the charge to recoup fees from Weeks, Dennis McDonald and Mark Richter Jr.

Flagler’s Emergency Manager Resigns as Allegations Fly In Latest Shake-Up At Troubled County Division

| October 4, 2017

Steve Garten says he was pushed out after less than two years on the job, claiming micromanaging by County Administrator Craig Coffey, who defended his role in the shake-up.

Flagler Kills Pot Decriminalization Proposal, But Approves Medical Marijuana Zoning

| October 3, 2017

The end of the de-criminalization proposal is a reflection of a much harsher approach by the county commission and a new sheriff on marijuana matters.

FEMA Registrations Tuesday Through Thursday at Wickline in Flagler Beach, Friday at County Fairgrounds

| October 3, 2017

Flagler County continues to recover from flooding caused by the hurricane, especially in Flagler Beach and the rest of the barrier island, as well as in western Flagler County.

Up to 14 Inches of Rain Fall on Already Drenched Flagler, But Damage Is Limited

| October 2, 2017

Weekend rains dumped from 4 to 14 inches on already-saturated Flagler County, flooding streets, overcoming swales and ditches and soaking some areas more than others.

At Flagler’s Pink Army Flag-Raising, Eloquence of Grief and Hope No Matter the Gender

| October 2, 2017

Florida Hospital Flagler’s Pink Army launch of Breast-Cancer Awareness Month with the County Commission was a mostly male production, but no less moving in message and aims.

Sheriff and Bunnell Police Team Up With ATF In Illegal-Guns Sting: Half a Dozen Arrested

| September 29, 2017

Drive-by shootings spurred the Flagler Sheriff’s Office to instigate a four-month federal-state-local operation connecting drugs to illegal guns.

Palm Coast Will Buy Property From Troubled Mosquito Control; $317,000 Cost Rises By $24,000

| September 27, 2017

Palm Coast government had sought to buy the old headquarters for the financially troubled Mosquito Control district for $293,000 just a few months ago, before the district sought a re-appraisal.

West Flagler Event Turns Into Big Post-Hurricane Relief Effort For Hundreds of Households

| September 26, 2017

Food and pantry items were provided to 167 households, 200 backpacks were filled with toiletries, the Red Cross served 300 meals last Saturday.

Historically Low School Tax Will Diminish Effects of Tax Increases in Palm Coast and County

| September 25, 2017

Even though county government, Palm Coast, Flagler Beach and Bunnell are all increasing taxes, homeowners’ bills will not see a steep increase thanks to a lower school tax.

The Bombing Begins Friday: 2 Planes Will Spray Entirety of Flagler To Kill Billions Of Post-Irma Mosquitoes

| September 22, 2017

A pair of King Air planes will be sweeping and spraying over the entire county over the next two nights to kill an already rising swarm of mosquitoes bred from standing water left by Hurricane Irma.

Flagler County Appeals Dangerous Dog Ruling, Challenging Judge DuPont’s Interpretation of Law

| September 20, 2017

Circuit Judge Scott DuPont in August quashed the Flagler County Commission’s order declaring a dog dangerous, saying the commission acted improperly. Flagler is appealing.

Irma’s Death Toll in Florida at 34 and Rising

| September 18, 2017

Irma is credited with five deaths by drowning and four deaths involving carbon monoxide, including the carbon-monoxide deaths of a mother and two teenage children in Orange County.

You Cannot Be Serious: Hurricane Maria Sniffs Around Irma’s Wake

| September 17, 2017

Hurricane Maria is expected to become a major hurricane, with a global forecast seeing it veer away from Florida, but the more accurate European forecast seeing it come closer to the coast.

FPL Lies

| September 15, 2017

FPL’s response to Hurricane Irma in Flagler has been disgraceful and secretive, both at the expense of local emergency responses and at the expense of residents.

In Boggy West Flagler, Power Kicks Back On, Home Goes Up In Flames, Cat, Called Smokey, Is Killed

| September 15, 2017

Deep in the woods off CR 305 the home John Martin and his 90-year-old mother Grace shared blazed the moment power went back on this afternoon, leaving them with nothing.

Humanitarian Needs Overtake Emergency Response in Flagler as Power Issues Compound Pain

| September 15, 2017

Continued power outages affecting a quarter of Flagler County’s population are shifting needs to food and other basic necessities as county and other governments assess damages.

At Surfside Estates and Marineland Acres, Two Flagler Communities Feel Singled Out For Storms’ Wrath

| September 14, 2017

Surfside Estates, the mobile home community in beverly Beach, and Marineland Acres north of the Hammock were both whacked by Hurricane Matthew and again by Hurricane Irma.

With a Third of Flagler Still Without Power, FPL Offers Little More Than Scripted Answers

| September 14, 2017

Florida Power and Light is not telling customers when their power will be reconnected nor giving an idea of where the work is taking place next.

Post-Irma Daily Digest: Flagler Beach Crossovers and Pier Update, FEMA Registrations, Senior Games

| September 14, 2017

Local governments’ drizzle of information releases related to post-Hurricane Irma recovery are distilled for their essentials and published in a running tally.

Loading

ADVERTISEMENTS

suppert flaglerlive flagler live palm coast flagler county news pierre tristam florida
news service of florida

Subscribe to FlaglerLive

Get immediate notification of new stories.

Advertisement
Log in | FlaglerLive, P.O. Box 354263, Palm Coast, FL 32135-4263 | 386/586-0257

FlaglerLive.com