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Thursday Briefing: New Guard Towers For Flagler Beach, Growing Costs of Pier Repairs, A Possible Marina Settlement

| April 27, 2017

The Flagler Beach City Commission may be on the verge of a settlement with Howard Sklar and the Marina, the pier will cost $45,000 and three more months to repair, the Palm Coast Beautification Committee remembers the U.S.S. Liberty.

Retirement of Two K-9s, Repo and Reno, Highlights Sheriff’s Award Ceremony

| April 26, 2017

The two K-9s had worked eight years and been deployed nearly 200 times, contributing to the arrests of some 40 individuals. Among the numerous awards, deputy Jeff Puritis was recognized for his control of a potential suicide-by-cop situation at the courthouse in March.

Wednesday Briefing: Economic Council’s Engagement, Buddy Taylor Spring Concert, Constitution Revision Hits Gainesville

| April 26, 2017

Buddy Taylor Middle School holds its Spring Concert, the Flagler Economic Opportunity Council talks community engagement, Constitution Revision Commission travels to Gainesville, and Brigitte Bardot.

Tuesday Briefing: Bathrooms for Indian Trail Sports Complex, Lighting Up Ball Fields, Bowling for FPS, Eudora Welty

| April 25, 2017

The Palm Coast City Council considers $500,000 sports fields lights (but not street lights), Bunnell Elementary’s Future Problem Solvers hold a fund-raising bowl, Eudora Welty speaks and reads.

As Flagler Considers Countywide Burn Ban, Fire Units On Stand-By to Help Elsewhere

| April 24, 2017

Twenty-one counties have a burn ban in effect, though for now that has not been declared in Flagler, where firefighters are on stand-by to assist battling forest fires in Southwest Florida if necessary.

Monday Briefing: Pier Cheers Again, France’s Trumpette, Bunnell’s State of the City, Carver Auction

| April 24, 2017

Bunnell Mayor Catherine Robinson delivers the annual State of the City Address, and the city commission awards a medal to one of its cops, the pier hops again, Marine Le Pen’s win in France.

Weekend Briefing: Funny Thing at Flagler Playhouse, More Superintendent Interviews, Cheer at the Pier

| April 21, 2017

The Flagler Playhouse opens “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum,” Cheer at the Pier celebrates the Centennial, the Chamber Players are in concert Sunday, and more.

Thursday Briefing: Superintendent Interviews, Senior Scholarships, Bill O’Reilly’s Karma

| April 20, 2017

The last three candidates for school superintendent still standing interview with the school board in successive slots, then attend the annual senior scholarship awards at the Flagler Auditorium.

Wednesday Briefing: Bernie Sanders in Miami, Tourist Development, Matanzas Rezoning | FlaglerLive

| April 19, 2017

Some 23 acres look to be rezoned for single family homes in Matanzas area, the Tourist Development Council meets for the first time in two months, Bernie Sanders in the “Come Together and Fight Back” tour in Miami.

Tuesday Briefing: Frieda Zamba, Food Truck Tuesday, Spring Band Concert, Taxes, Job Fair, Pool Opening

| April 18, 2017

The public pool in Palm Coast opens for the summer season, Food Truck Tuesday in Central Park, FPC’s band is in concert at the auditorium, the School Board and Palm Coast’s City Council meet.

Monday Briefing: Retiring K-9s, James Taylor Trial, Legal Clinics, Flagler History on TV

| April 17, 2017

James Taylor, a sexual offender again accused of molesting children, goes on trial after a mistrial earlier this month, Sheriff Staly recognizes two retiring K-9s, Flagler history on television: a preview.

Thursday Briefing: Protesting Home Rule Violations, G.W. Carver Auction, Wetlands in Flagler Beach, Taxes

| April 13, 2017

Hammock residents plan a protest of their own Senator (Travis Hutson’s) position on home rule, the Carver Center Foundation holds an arts auction at Hammock Dunes Creek Club.

Wednesday Briefing: Matanzas Construction Tech Program, Kids’ Town Hall With Provencher, Staly as a 911 Dispatcher

| April 12, 2017

The sheriff marks his 100 days in office by being a 911 dispatcher for four hours, Flagler Beach Mayor Linda Provencher holds a kids’ town hall, builders inaugurate a program at Matanzas.

Tuesday Briefing: Funnels Over Flagler, Bova Back in Court, Superintendent Search, Underground Railroad

| April 11, 2017

The school board draws up the list of those to be interviewed for superintendent, Joseph Bova, accused of murdering a woman at the Mobil station on SR100 in 2013, is back in court, Colson Whitehead wins the Pulitzer for “Underground Railroad.”

Monday Briefing: Rogers and Sowell Sworn-In, AARP Tax Help, Dan Rather on “Presidential” Trump, Cannibalism

| April 10, 2017

Bunnell City Commissioner John Rogers, no longer a rookie, and John Sowell, will be sworn-in, Dan Rather takes on journalists who think Trump was “presidential” for firing missiles, Elgra romances.

Cops Out in Force on I-95 Over the Weekend as Part of Drive to Save Lives Campaign

| April 8, 2017

Be warned: cops from Florida to Maine are out in force this weekend (April 8 and 9), pulling over, warning and ticketing speeders, careless, reckless and distracted drivers.

Daytona State College’s Center for Women and Men Kicks Off 41st Year and Fund-Raiser Challenge

| April 8, 2017

For decades the center’s focus was on helping displaced homemakers with little-to-no work experience, women who because of divorce, widowhood or other circumstances would come to learn new life skills, gain self-confidence and train for employment.

Weekend Briefing: County Fair, Bird Walk, Turtle Fest, Plant Sale, Barrels for Boobs, Easter Bunny, Elgar’s Salut

| April 7, 2017

Another busy weekend with the county fair, surfers raising money for breast cancer, turtle fest in Flagler beach, plant sales, a bird walk at Princess Place, breakfast with the Easter Bunny.

Thursday Briefing: The Fair, Classroom to Careers, Holocaust Memorial Lecture, Brigham Young’s Last Marriage

| April 6, 2017

A classroom-to-careers symposium featuring local business at FPC, Democrats’ meeting at AACS, the county fair continues, a Holocaust memorial lecture at Statson.

Burglar Surprises Woman in Home on Palm Coast’s Boston Lane, Prompts Air Search

| April 5, 2017

A woman came out of her bathroom at her home on Boston Lane Tuesday evening to find a man standing in her house. The alleged burglary triggered a search, but the man was not found.

Wednesday Briefing: Near-Record Breaking Heat, County Fair, Musical Menopause, O’Reilly’s Fall

| April 5, 2017

The county fair begins today and for the rest of the week, “Menopause: the Musical,” is at the Auditorium, a history of sexual harassment spells Bill O’Reilly’s fall, Matt Taibi on Trump.

Tuesday Briefing: Palm Coast Street Lights and Policing, Assisted Living on US1, Superintendent Search

| April 4, 2017

The Palm Coast City Council will get an update on policing in Palm Coast and hear a presentation on street lights and street safety in the city, the school board talks about its five short-listed candidates for superintendent.

Monday Briefing: State of the Library, Return of Industrial Hemp, Teddy Bear Picnic, 2001 Odyssey

| April 3, 2017

The Flagler County Public Library Board of Trustees makes a presentation to the county commission, the Legislature talks industrial hemp, Stanley Kubrick’s great movie premiered 49 years ago.

Weekend Briefing: Last Waltz With Toreadors, Housing Fair, Green City Hall, Immigration Forum, Linda Cole, Relay for Life

| March 31, 2017

A busy weekend with theater (Waltz of the Torreadors at CRT), singing (Linda Cole at the Auditorium), a cancer fundraiser in Town Center, a housing fair at the Realtors building, and more.

Marvin Franklin Seagraves, 1925-2017

| March 30, 2017

Marvin Franklin Seagraves, 91, of Emmett, MI, died Tuesday morning March 28, 2017, at McLaren Port Huron Hospital.

Thursday Briefing: Another Media Panel, Summer Camps Expo, Judi Wormek, Handel’s Keyboard

| March 30, 2017

The summer’s camps and recreation expo is at the Buddy Taylor Middle School cafeteria this evening, editors of local media appear in a panel discussion at a Chamber of Commerce breakfast.

Wednesday Briefing: Embezzler Wesley Brown’s Sentence, Ayala’s Fight, Hutson’s Shark Fins, Transgender Firings, Huckabee Prays

| March 29, 2017

Today: Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 80s inland…in the lower 80s coast. Northwest winds 5 mph shifting to the east in the afternoon. Tonight:Mostly clear in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 60s. East winds 5 mph. Details here.
Drought Index is at 383.
Today’s tides: at the beaches, at the Intracoastal Waterway.
Today’s […]

Tuesday Briefing: Rethinking Palm Coast Golf Course, Vacation Rentals Round 3, Flagler Forum Media Panel

| March 28, 2017

The Flagler Forum hosts a media panel with representatives from all local media, the Palm Coast council changes course on golf and ends red-light cameras, the superintendent search advisory committee meets.

Monday Briefing: Computer Coding as Foreign Language, Undocumented Criminals, Trump’s Russian Affinities

| March 27, 2017

Bringing county commissioners up to speed on the budget, harshing up penalties against undocumented immigrant criminals, Trump’s 30 years of dalliances with and affinities for Russia, a Haydn trio.

Abnormally Dry Conditions Prompt Call for More Water Conservation in Palm Coast and Flagler

| March 25, 2017

Because of the new Water Shortage Warning Order, the city reminds citizens of some water restrictions, as well as offer tips for reducing water use during this time of potential prolonged drought.

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