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Today’s Flagler Jail Bookings and Sheriff’s Crime and Incident Reports

| June 27, 2017

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

Tuesday Briefing: Heat Index Up to 102, Habitat for Humanity, Health Care Rally, Entrepreneur Night, Martin Eden, Malarkey

| June 27, 2017

Local supporters of the Affordable Care Act hold a rally near Florida Hospital Flagler, Habitat for Humanity hands off a house for a family of eight in Palm Coast’s R-Section. lots of heat, the OED Word of the Day is “malarkey.”

Monday Briefing: Bunnell’s Old Brick Road, Palm Harbor Bids, Command and Control, Trump Snubs Ramadan, Teen Suicide

| June 26, 2017

Palm Coast studies bids for management and concessions operations at Palm Harbor Golf Club, the Bunnell commission considers protecting a historic road, Trump refuses to uphold a Ramadan tradition.

First Cast, In Full Glory

| June 24, 2017

Flagler Beach photographer and attorney Scott Spradley was by the Pier at dawn this morning to capture images of fishermen’s first cast. He did, superbly, and tells the story of the picture.

It’s Field Day for Ham Radio Operators at Flagler Beach’s Fire Station This Weekend

| June 23, 2017

Ham radio operators join thousands of other amateur radio operators nationally to show their emergency communications skills for 24 hours beginning at 2 p.m. Saturday.

Weekend Briefing: Pier Reopening, Golf Croquet, Ham Radio Field Day, What NASA Wants Aliens To See, GOP Unhealth

| June 23, 2017

The pier reopens in Flagler Beach, the Senate GOP unleashes its demolition of Obamacare, Miami attorney Michael Higer is sworn in as president of The Florida Bar, Voyager’s payload to aliens.

Thursday Briefing: Breakfast With Flagler’s 3 Judges, Heat Index 101-105, Live Bombing, Sean Monti Sentencing, Sklar

| June 22, 2017

Flagler County’s three judges appear before a Chamber of Commerce audience, the Flagler Beach Commission again considers a settlement with Howard Sklar’s marina, Sean Monti is sentenced, Varlam Shalamov on supervisors’ power.

Wednesday Briefing: Contractor Review Board, Bohemian Rhapsody, Wildfires, Summer Solstice

| June 21, 2017

A quiet summer solstice day in Flagler as the county’s technical review committee and its contractor review board meet, it’s Greenland Day (before it melts), and Bohemian Rhapsofy as you’ve never heard it.

Tuesday Briefing: Education Funding Fallout, FPL Footpath Rethink, Women in Politics, World Refugee Day

| June 20, 2017

Palm Coast council members may rethink the FPL footpath through the F Section, the Bunnell Planning Board considers transitional housing for women and children, 60 million refugees in 2017.

Monday Briefing: Teddy Bears Against Violence, Voting Precincts, Medical Pot Moratorium, Down in the River to Pray

| June 19, 2017

The County Commission is expected to extend the medical pot moratorium on new businesses through mid-September, teddy bears donated to fight domestic violence, Vidal-Buckley ’68.

Weekend Briefing: PCAF Art Collection, Holland Park’s Belated Re-Opening, Fitness Challenges, A-Bomb

| June 16, 2017

Holland Park finally reopens Friday evening, the Sheriff talks domestic violence on WNZF, the fire chief and a council member offer a fitness challenge, the Palm Coast Arts Foundation does arts.

Thursday Briefing: Weeks Back in Court, Magna Carta’s Birthday, Aaron Bean in Jacksonville, Kenzaburo Oe on Suicide

| June 15, 2017

Former Elections Supervisor Kimberle Weeks is due in court for her latest pre-trial, this time with a new set of attorneys, Magna Carta was chartered 802 years ago, Neil Patrick Harris 44 years ago.

Wednesday Briefing: Sessions Time-Out, National Guard Progress, Ivanka and Marco’s Family Leave, Mohsin Hamid

| June 14, 2017

The Florida Chamber’s education summit in Orlando, Marco Rubio and Ivanka Trump may have family leave in common, Sigmund Freud on our self-destructive selves, Mohsin Hamid.

Tuesday Briefing: Chamber Education Summit, Property Taxes in Palm Coast, Game Day Guns, Ted Talk on Lies

| June 13, 2017

The Palm Coast Council talks property taxes, a court reviews the Florida State case about guns on game day, the Bunnell City Commission discusses a pay study, Reagan talks about The Day After.

Monday Briefing: Remembering the Pulse Victims, Drought Index Down to 151, Flagler Budget, Reza Aslan’s Firing

| June 12, 2017

A large commemoration ceremony at Lake Eola Park to remember the victims of the Pulse shooting in Orlando, with SunRail providing extra service. Flagler commissioners talk budget.

Weekend Briefing: Portugal Day, Jiggleman Reading, Sportsfishing Tournament, Fantastic Beasts, Ali on Being Muslim

| June 9, 2017

Celebrating Portugal Day at City Hall, a free movie in the park at dusk, Jiggleman kicks off a summer of reading at the public library, the special session concludes, maybe, Muhammad Ali speaks.

Thursday Briefing: Traveling Zoo on World Oceans Day, Comey’s Intellectual History, Heroin, Special Session

| June 8, 2017

Celebrate World Oceans Day at the agricultural extension offices at the Flagler County Fairgrounds, James Comey’s path to center stage, Flagler Beach reroofs, a call for coexistence from 500 years ago.

Wednesday Briefing: Bike and Pedestrian Safety Improvements, FTI Graduation, Special Session Starts

| June 7, 2017

Matanzas High students present their findings on pedestrian and bike paths to improve safety, the Legislature begins a 3-day special session on the budget, FTI holds its graduation ceremony.

Flagler County’s Burn Ban Will Be Rescinded Monday, Thanks to Steady Rainfall

| June 6, 2017

Recent rainfall and the prediction for more in coming days mean that Flagler County’s burn ban will expire on Monday, though restrictions have already eased. The burn ban has been in place since May 1.

Tuesday Briefing: Pleasures of Dunking Top Cops, Thunderstorms, Tager’s 1st Workshop, Flagler Sportsfishing

| June 6, 2017

Dunking cops, Superintendent James Tager handles his first school board workshop, Flagler Sportfishing Club meets, Palm Coast council talks streetlights.

1st Shake-Up of New Superintendent’s Tenure Elevates Matanzas Principal to District Leadership Job

| June 5, 2017

Matanzas High’s Earl Johnson moves to a top leadership position at the district office, Wadsworth Principal John Fanelli takes over Buddy Taylor Middle School, and Nathan Lovelette takes over the virtual academy.

Monday Briefing: Drought Index Dips to 399, Replacing the 800MHz System, AIDS, Sean Monti Trial

| June 5, 2017

Repeat offender and felon Sean Monti goes on trial, the County Commission hires a $175,000 consultant to study the future of the emergency radio system, and it talks library expansion.

Weekend Briefing: Dunk a Chief in Flagler Beach, Volleyball at Hammock Beach, Road to Success at Carver, Tax Holiday

| June 2, 2017

Road to Success open house at Carver Center, the fallout from Trump’s Paris pullout, child molester James Taylor is sentenced, Anderson Cooper at 50, volleyball tournament.

“Trump’s Stupid and Reckless Climate Decision”

| June 1, 2017

Two critical and one favorable view of Donald Trump’s decision to pull out of the Paris climate accords to combat global warming, as Trump calls it a reinstitution of American sovereignty.

Thursday Briefing: Hurricane Preparedness, Junior Lifeguard Camp Registration, Oliva’s Last Bowl, A 10-Year-Old Sings the Blues

| June 1, 2017

Superintendent Jacob Oliva wanted to cap his last day with a bowling outing with FPC students, hurricane preparedness talks and kits at the Hilton, junior lifeguard camp registration in Flagler Beach.

Journal of the Plague Year

| May 31, 2017

In the assisted-living Neverland that’s become our White House, all pretense of reality is giving way to the sort of sycophant fawning previously associated with the yes-men around North Korea’s or Egypt’s dictators.

Wednesday Briefing: More 90s, Get Set for Basketball League, Eastwood at 87, Whitman at 198

| May 31, 2017

A relatively quiet day in the region aside from a busy court docket and a still-rising drought index, with Walt Whitman’s advice on disobedience and Clint Eastwood Unforgiven.

Tuesday Briefing: Mid-90s Today, Charter Review (Again), Street Lighting, Power, Education and Religion, Last Day for Teachers

| May 30, 2017

The Palm Coast Council again talks charter review and finally takes on street-lighting in earnest, it’s the last day for schoolteachers, temperatures will rise to the mid-90s, Robert Caro on power.

Florida Hospital Flagler Honors County’s First Responders

| May 25, 2017

This week, May21-27, is the 43rd Annual National EMS (Emergency Medical Services) Week.

Home Rule: Palm Beach District Challenges Constitutionality of Charter School Law

| May 25, 2017

It’s a first step in asking the Florida Supreme Court to declare unconstitutional a law that allows the State Board of Education to overturn local denials of charter-school applications.



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