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County Seeking Photo Contest Participants to Mark Flagler’s Centennial

| February 17, 2017

Prizes include $200 for Best of Show, as well as first-, second- and third place prizes by division of $150 – $100 – and $50, respectively. The deadline for submission is Monday, April 10.

Weekend Briefing: “Ms. Jackie’s Bus,” Movie Night at Veterans Park, Hot N’ Spicy Festival, Calypso Festival

| February 17, 2017

The Ag Museum’s 7th Hot ‘n Spicy Festival, Movie Night at Flagler Beach’s Veterans Park, “Ms. Jackie’s Bus,” a unique play about adolescent angst, at the Ormond Beach Performing Arts Center, Trump’s embarrassments.

Thursday Briefing: The Inspired Mic at Europa, Open-Records Exemption for Dismissed Injunctions, Democrats’ Conspiracies

| February 16, 2017

The Inspired Mic, Palm Coast’s most daring and unpredictable open mic event, is scheduled for its monthly edition at The New Europa, European Village, Democrats are now turning to conspiracy theories.

Wednesday Briefing: Hammock’s Bay Drive Park Plan, Superintendent Search, Trans Rabbi, Assisted Living on US1

| February 15, 2017

A Flagler County park for the Hammock talked about for decades may be reality: a community meeting is scheduled about it this evening, the school board holds a workshop to sharpen what it’s looking for in a superintendent, Palm Coast considers yet another assisted living development.

Tuesday Briefing: Community Center Re-Groundbreaking, Linda Cole Sings Valentine, Local Ethics

| February 14, 2017

The Palm Coast Community Center’s $7.8 million renovation begins with a groundbreaking, Linda Cole performs her Valentine’s Day songs at the public library, local government ethics get another look in Tallahassee.

Monday Briefing: Flagler Youth Orchestra’s World Concert, Gov. Scott in Flagler Beach, Tattoos Against Abuse

| February 13, 2017

The Flagler Youth Orchestra’s 350-some students in five ensembles perform music from around the world at the Auditorium, Gov. Scott stops in at a Flagler Beach sandwich shop, a tattoo artist uses her work to combat abuse.

Weekend Briefing: Love Letters at CRT, Bird Fest, Valentine Dances, and “Almost, Maine”

| February 10, 2017

The school board holds a special meeting to pick a superintendent, City Repertory Theatre features three different casts on three successive representations of “Love Letters,” Bird Fest all weekend in Palm Coast.

Thursday Briefing: Repairing the Pier, Regulating Drones in Flagler Beach, “Almost, Maine,” at FPC

| February 9, 2017

The Flagler Beach Commission will award a bid for pier repairs out of three submissions ranging from $900,000 to $1.2 million, and regulate drones in the city, William Henry Harrison is remembered for his 32 days.

Sheriff Seeking Public’s Help in Identifying 2 Alleged Shoplifters at Palm Coast’s Ulta Store

| February 8, 2017

Two suspects entered the Ulta cosmetics store at 5224 State Road 100 in Palm Coast Saturday (Feb. 4) and allegedly stole many bottles of nail polish, valued at more than $2,400.

Wednesday Briefing: Canales in Court, Palm Coast Strategies, Enterprise and Visit Florida, Jules Verne

| February 8, 2017

Jonathan Canales, the Mondex veteran accused of shooting his wife on the neck, is in court today, Superwash Express, the car wash on 110 Cypress Point Parkway, marks its grand opening, Palm Coast plans the budget year.

Kayaking Trips Planned For Flagler’s Centennial Celebration, on Haw Creek and Longs Landing

| February 7, 2017

Registrations, for $15, are needed in advance. Each person registering will get a competition style tee shirt commemorating the County’s Centennial.

Tuesday Briefing: Landon’s Raise, School Board’s Toil, Texting and Driving, Eubie Blake, Philip Roth on Death

| February 7, 2017

Palm Coast City Manager will seek a 4 percent raise even though a majority of the city council has never evaluated him, the school board holds its first all-workshop evening, the great Eubie Blake.

Monday Briefing: Revels v. DeLorenzo, New Runway at Airport, Death Sentences, Obamacare Repairs

| February 6, 2017

Barbara Revels and Jason DeLorenzo reemerge in a bid for a seat on the economic development council, the county breaks ground at its airport’s runway extension.

Weekend Briefing: Kimberle Weeks Wants Out, Men’s Futures Tennis, Medical Pot Summit, Sugar’s Evils

| February 3, 2017

The Men’s Futures tennis tournament heads into its finals weekend at the Palm Coast Tennis Center, Kim Weeks moves to have all charges against her dismissed, a children’s fair at Carver Gym.

Thursday Briefing: Animal Control, Flagler Audubon, All Flagler Democratic Club, Re-Joyce

| February 2, 2017

The emerging All Flagler Democratic Club meets, the Flagler Audubon Society gets ready for the annual Shorebird Survey, James Joyce and Ayn Rand improbably share a birthday.

Wednesday Briefing: Superintendent Search, Tax Collector’s New Branch, Buddy Taylor Agronomy Lab, Gorusch

| February 1, 2017

Tax Collector Suzanne Johnston opens a new branch office in the old Food Lion shopping center in Flagler Beach, the Flagler County School Board this evening begins the process of replacing Superintendent Jacob Oliva.

Tuesday Briefing: Jim Landon’s Raise, Meeker’s Late Goal, Vienna Boys’ Choir at Peabody, Hugo Chavez Redux

| January 31, 2017

Palm Coast Manager Jim Landon makes yet another pitch for a raise, the soccer fields at Wadsworth Park were dedicated to the late Frank Meeker, David Altmaier in Daytona.

Trump’s Middle Finger to Muslims, and Law

| January 29, 2017

The executive order Trump signed on Friday does the opposite of what it aims for: it belittles American law, projects a nation in cowardly fear, alienates its own Muslim communities and endangers our security.

Sheriff’s Chief Cole Places 1st in Crimestoppers’ 5K

| January 16, 2017

The Flagler County Sheriff’s Chief Steve Cole, an avid runner and bicyclist, represented the Sheriff’s Office in Crimestoppers’ seventh Run to Stop Crime 5K race Saturday (Jan. 14) in Ormond Beach and placed first in his age group, 45-49.

Attorney General Pam Bondi Downplays Speculation of Job in Trump Administration

| January 10, 2017

Bondi has been rumored as a possible candidate to head the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, a position informally known as the drug czar.

Palm Coast’s 2017 Birds of a Feather Fest and Art Show in February

| January 10, 2017

The three-day birding and nature festival invites everyone to enjoy a weekend of birding, photography, workshops, nature art show, social events, and family activities.

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Worldwide Ranked 1st For Online Education By U.S. News

| January 10, 2017

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Worldwide has been ranked No. 1 in U.S. News & World Report’s 2017 list for best online bachelor’s degrees in the nation.

Tuesday Briefing: Rebuilding Palm Coast Community Center, Flagler Auditorium Update, What Is Woman

| January 10, 2017

The Palm Coast City Council is about to undergo a makeover, the Flagler County School Board holds another workshop with the Flagler Auditorium board, John Paul Stevens on Citizens United.

Weekend Briefing: Top Stories of 2016, First Friday in Flagler Beach, DSC Enrollment Saturday, Orwell

| January 6, 2017

WNZF’s Free For All Friday takes on the top stories of 2016, it’s the year’s First Fridays in Flagler Beach, easy enrollment at Daytona State College, George Orwell on political writing.

Thursday Briefing: Police Fire Pipes & Drums Go to Washington, Salvo Art, Anchor’s Choice, Cinderella

| January 5, 2017

The the Police and Fire Pipes and Drums band is heading to Washington to perform in Donald Trump’s presidential inauguration, Salvo Art gallery holds its final fund-raiser at its current location, Cinderella at the Flagler Auditorium.

Wednesday Briefing: Judge Craig Returns, Takes Over Criminal Court, YPG at Cork & Pint, Optimism v. Pessimism

| January 4, 2017

Circuit Judge Dennis Craig takes over the criminal docket in Flagler, the Young professional Group of Flagler takes its networking social to Cork & Pint, how not to be either an optimist nor a pessimist.

Tuesday Briefing: Inaugurating a New Sheriff, Flagler Beach and County Talk A1A, Crist Goes to Washington

| January 3, 2017

Charlie Crist becomes a Congressman, Flagler Beach and Flagler County talk A1A futures, Rick Staly is inaugurated Flagler County Sheriff, Trumpism as ideology, the world’s oldest surviving piano.

Year-End Briefing: Buy Less, Live More, Merry Christmas

| December 23, 2016

This is the last Daily briefing of the year, so the Briefing will be off until Jan. 3. Happy Hanukkah, Fabulous Festivus, Merry Christmas and Happy New Year, in that order.

Thursday Briefing: Losing Democrats Look Back, Ernest Guagliata Trial, Journalism in Age of Trump, Bud Powell

| December 22, 2016

Flagler’s Democrats gather to hear from three of their candidates who lost in November and talk about the future, a man who assaulted police in Flagler Beach goes on trial, how journalists should cover Trump and Trumpism.

Wednesday Briefing: Legislative Delegation Wish List, Beach Restoration Dollars, National Geographic’s Trans Cover

| December 21, 2016

Paul Renner and Travis Hutson hear the county’s wish lists in the annual legislative meeting, seeking tourism dollars to fix beaches, National Geographic breaks ground, belatedly, with a 9-year-old transgender girl on its cover.



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