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Listen Up Soon-To-Be High School Graduates: Your Chance For a $10,000 Presidential Excellence Scholarship

| April 21, 2019

Daytona State College is offering a new scholarship opportunity for high schools students. Starting this fall, the college will award five Presidential Excellence Scholarships totaling $10,000 each to qualified 2019 high school graduates. The application deadline is April 30, 2019.

Free Housing Fair Rich in Financial, Mortgage and Other Tips, This Saturday April 27

| April 21, 2019

The 2019 Housing Fair – hosted by Flagler County, the City of Palm Coast, Flagler County Association of Realtors, and the Mid-Florida Housing Partnership – will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 27 at the Flagler County Association of Realtors building, 4101 E. Moody Blvd., Bunnell.

In Coming Days in Palm Coast, Flagler and Nearbys: Complete Calendar (Updated April 21)

| April 21, 2019

Palm Coast Flagler and the region’s most comprehensive calendar of political, cultural, civic, social and entertainment events for coming days, near and far.

Easter Weekend Briefing: Stormy Friday, Easter Egg Hunts, Unemployment Numbers, St. John Passion

| April 19, 2019

Easter egg hunts in Palm Coast, Bunnell and Flagler Beach, March unemployment numbers, Barnett Newman, an uneventful weekend across Flagler, a full new version of Bach’s St. John Passion.

Thursday Briefing: Det. Fiona Ebrill, Officer of the Year, ‘Addressing Crime Together,’ Scholarship Awards Ceremony

| April 18, 2019

The Sheriff’s Detective Fiona Ebrill is the 2019 Law Enforcement Officer of the Year, the school district’s scholarship awards at the Auditorium, the sheriff delivers a crime-fighting update.

Wednesday Briefing: Walk-Ins at Eight Schools, Jason Altmire at Tiger Bay, Lukasik’s TDC, Parental Consent

| April 17, 2019

Teacher and support personnel unions hold “walk-ins” at eight schools in early morning, the county’s tourism council meets for the first time with Amy Lukasik as interim director rather than Matt Dunn, lawmakers talk parental consent.

Teacher and Support Personnel Unions Set to Stage ‘Walk-Ins’ at 8 Flagler Schools Wednesday

| April 16, 2019

The teacher and support personnel unions (FECA and FESPA) are part of a statewide walk-in effort designed to focus awareness on the erosion of public dollars for public schools.

Tuesday Briefing: Yo-Yo Ma At the Border, Talent Show Auditions, Food Truck Tuesday, Notre Dame

| April 16, 2019

FPC’s spring concert, auditions for “Spotlight on Flagler,” the annual youth talent show, Food Truck Tuesday in Palm Coast’s Central Park, Stetson Guitar on the Rocks.

Today’s Flagler Jail Bookings, Crime and Incident Reports for Palm Coast, Flagler Beach and Bunnell

| April 15, 2019

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

Monday Briefing: Considering a New HQ For Sheriff, Carver Gym Auction, Church on the Rock In Court

| April 15, 2019

The Flagler County Commission discusses picking a new home for the Sheriff’s Operations Center, Bunnell’s Church on the Rock is in court on a negligence suit, Amy Lukasik’s appointment at the tourism office is confirmed.

Old Dixie Roundabout Contractor Halts Work For Being ‘Considerably’ Ahead of Schedule, and of Utility Shifts

| April 12, 2019

P & S Paving of Daytona Beach has halted work on the $4.1 million roundabout project at Old Dixie Highway and U.S. 1 because it is “considerably” ahead of schedule and utility companies have not caught up to move some utilities.

Weekend Briefing: ‘Tick Tick Boom,’ Microplastics, Bing’s Landing, Safety Expo, FCAL Poetry, Picnics and Pops

| April 12, 2019

An incredibly busy weekend with plenty of live theater, art and poetry openings, the annual Picnics and Pops concert with the Jacksonville Symphony in Town Center, a sheriff’s safety expo, and plenty more.

Thursday Briefing: Volunteer Awards, Rock Walk, Degas, Flagler Beach Golf, African American Student Association

| April 11, 2019

The Flagler Beach City Commission considers another amendment to its Ocean Palms Golf Club lease, sheriff’s volunteers are honored in an award ceremony, Degas at the Lightner Museum, the Florida African American Student Association at BCU.

AAA-Plus: Road Rangers Patrols Begin on I-95 in Flagler, Assisting Break-Downs, Free

| April 10, 2019

Road Rangers assist motorists whose vehicles have become disabled, and provide assistance during traffic incidents with their flashing lights and other visual-lighted signage that urges drivers to give first responders safe space.

Wednesday Briefing: Domestic Violence Update, Vacation Rentals, Carver Gym Online Auction, Horseshoe Pitching

| April 10, 2019

The annual Carver Gym online auction kicks off, the sheriff’s domestic violence task force meets, a horseshoe pitching tournament in Flagler, a senate panel takes up vacation rentals.

Weekend Briefing: Culture Club, State of the City, County Fair and Rockin Rib Fest, Turtlefest, Cheer at the Pier

| April 5, 2019

The Flagler County Fair all weekend, Rockin Ribfest on Friday, Mayor Holland delivers Palm Coast’s State of the City, “Tick Tick Boom” at City Repertory Theatre, Turtlefest and Cheer at the Pier in Flagler Beach, and plenty more.

Thursday Briefing: Classroom to Careers Symposium, Social Media Marketing, Daytona Tortugas Opener

| April 4, 2019

The Flagler County school district hosts the 5th annual Classroom to Careers symposium at Flagler Palm Coast High School, Indivisible Flagler has a protest scheduled on Palm Coast Parkway in case the Mueller report isn’t released, the Daytona Tortugas open their season.

Wednesday Briefing: Captain’s at Bing’s Landing, Flagler County Fair, Alonzo Bush Appeal

| April 3, 2019

A much-anticipated workshop on a proposed expansion of Captain’s BBQ at Bing’s Landing is scheduled at 8 a.m., the Flagler County Fair kicks off, a St. Johns murderer appeals his case.

Tuesday Briefing: Equal Pay Day, Homelessness Task Force, Free STD/HIV Testing, Chess and Cigars, Red-Light Cameras

| April 2, 2019

Today is Equal Pay Day, Flagler’s homelessness and housing task force meets, the Health Department is providing free HIV and STD testing, yet another attempt to ban red-light cameras is heard in legislative committee.

Monday Briefing: Steven Edwin Jones, Sheriff’s Evidence Storage, Beverly Beach Swearing In, Vacation Rentals Debated

| April 1, 2019

Frieda Zamba Pool opens for the season, the Flagler County Commission reconsiders a request for storage for the sheriff, remembering Steven Edwin Jones, a swearing-in at beverly Beach Town Hall.

Flagler Health Department Issues Caution After Emu Tests Positive For Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus

| March 31, 2019

Last week, an emu kept as a pet in Flagler County tested positive for Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) virus, a mosquito-borne alphavirus, first recognized in humans in 1938.

Flagler Sportfishing Club to Host 23rd Annual Spring Classic Fishing Tournament Fundraiser

| March 31, 2019

Flagler Sportfishing Club will host its 23rdAnnual Spring Classic Tournament on April 26 and 27. Over 120 anglers will be vying for over $8,000 in cash prizes and merchandise to catch Redfish, Trout and Flounder. Proceeds from the Annual Tournament benefit the local chapter of the Disabled American Veterans (DAV), Chapter 86.

Weekend Briefing: Masonic Cemetery Clean-Up, Library Book Sale, Daytona Solisti Concert Series, Vietnam Vets Casino Night

| March 29, 2019

A community clean-up at the Masonic Cemetery off Old Kings Road, a big book sale at the library in Palm Coast, an all Mozart program by Daytona Solisti, Vietnam Veterans Day ‘Welcome Home’ Casino Night.

Thursday Briefing: Flagler Beach Rotary’s Gift to Open Doors, Education Common Ground, Debating Murals, Drug Court

| March 28, 2019

The Chamber’s Common Ground Breakfast focuses on education, the Flagler Beach Rotary donates $6,250 to Open Door Re-Entry and Recovery Ministries of Bunnell, Bunnell’s Alvin Jackson is the keynote speaker at Drug Court graduation.

Australian Singer-Songwriter Kylie Sackley Will Perform at Palm Coast Songwriters Festival in May

| March 27, 2019

Tickets are on sale now to the Palm Coast Songwriters Festival. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Daytona State College Foundation and the Palm Coast Arts Foundation. Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at the Palm Coast Arts Foundation stage.

Wednesday Briefing: Flagler Reads Together on Apollo 11, Humane Society Fundraiser, DSC Spring Job Fair, FCAL Poetry Call

| March 27, 2019

The Flagler Humane Society holds a fund-raiser, Apollo 11’s 50th anniversary is the focus of a Flagler Reads Together discussion, Daytona State hosts its spring job fair in Daytona Beach.

Nearly $300,000 in Grants Help Continue Sheriff’s Domestic Violence Initiative and Victim Advocacy

| March 26, 2019

The grant renewals, just secured, underwrite the cost of an investigator, an analyst dedicated to domestic violence investigations and almost three victim advocates, and additional grants will pay for SWAT members’ helmets.

Tuesday Briefing: Free Clinic Fund-Raiser, Internet Safety, Entrepreneur Night, Ndaba Mandela, FlaglerCares

| March 26, 2019

A fund-raiser for the Free Clinic in the Hammock, a seminar on internet safety for parents, entrepreneur night at European Village, the Great Organists series and Mandela’s grandson at Stetson.

Monday Briefing: Michael Stavris in Court, Turtle Trail, Stamp and Coin, Poetry Show Entries, Renner’s ‘Shared Savings’ Accounts

| March 25, 2019

Rep. Paul Renner’s bill on health-cost savings is discussed, ex-cop Michael Stavris is arraigned on a probation violation, the Palm Coast Arts Foundation dedicates the third turtle in its Turtle Trail.

Weekend Briefing: Economic Development Town Hall, Motown Madness, Fire Rescue and Extension Open Houses, Strawberry Fest

| March 22, 2019

City and county government leaders talk economic development, Motown Madness to raise money for Carver Gym, open houses at Salvo Art House, Flagler Fire Rescue and UF Extension, and so much more.

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