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Beyond Coffey: Alternate Locations Emerge for Sheriff’s Operations Center as Calls to Abandon Troubled Building Mount

| January 10, 2019

A 20,000 square-foot building built to attract new business and industry is one of the options for the sheriff’s operations center as the sheriff, employees and at least two county commissioners don’t see a path back into the troubled Operations Center anymore.

Thursday Briefing: Parking Study in Flagler Beach, Odessa Ballet at Auditorium, Covering McCarthy

| January 10, 2019

The Flagler Beach City Commission hears the results of a much-anticipated parking study, The Odessa National Ballet brings its dancers to the Flagler Auditorium, Halberstam on Joe McCarthy.

Flagler Commission in 3-2 Vote Accepts Craig Coffey’s Resignation, Effective Friday

| January 9, 2019

Th commission’s decision means Flagler County Administrator Craig Coffey’s last day is Friday, ending an 11-year tenure that soured precipitously in the past year.

DeSantis Names Barbara Lagoa, a Conservative Cuban-American, to Supreme Court

| January 9, 2019

DeSantis’ selection of Lagoa, the daughter of Cuban émigrés, was the first of three Supreme Court appointments the new governor will make, following the mandatory retirement of three justices who comprised what had been the court’s more liberal-leaning bloc.

11-Year-Old Rymfire Elementary Student Faces Felony Over Knife Possession and “Murder” Threat

| January 9, 2019

The 11-year-old student is alleged to have brought a 12.5 inch knife to school and thrown it over the fence after threatening a 13-year-old with “murder.”

Resignations of Key Loyalists Give Administrator Coffey ‘Pause’ About His Plan to Resign

| January 9, 2019

County Administrator Craig Coffey’s announcement that he was resigning was followed by that of Sally Sherman, his deputy, and Joe Meyer, HR director, and changed Coffey’s own course.

Wednesday Briefing: Coffey Klatsch, Night in the 30s, A Different Bing’s Victory, Playboy Generation

| January 9, 2019

A special meeting this evening where the County Commission will decide how to accept manager Craig Coffey’s resignation, a meeting of Flagler Beach businesses to contend with coming construction.

Flagler Administrator Craig Coffey Offers to Resign; Special Meeting Set for Wednesday

| January 8, 2019

County Administrator Craig Coffee is seeking to resign in exchange for severance and six months’ health benefits. The commission will decide whether to accept at a 5:30 p.m. meeting Wednesday.

Flagler District’s Graduation Rate Soars to 88%, Vindicating Big Push and Tager’s “Bunker”

| January 8, 2019

The district’s graduation rate’s improvements were powered by gains among black and at-risk students, and by Superintendent Jim Tager’s “bunker,” a system that focuses on students who think they can;t make it.

Was Elections Supervisor Brenda Snipes Treated Unfairly? Federal Judge Weighs Due Process

| January 8, 2019

Brenda Snipes’ lawyers accused Gov. Rick Scott of trying to embarrass and humiliate the long-serving elections official. U.S. District Judge Mark Walker is hearing her lawsuit.

Tuesday Briefing: Sportsfield Reservations, Palm Coast Fibernet, School Advisory Councils, DeSantis Sworn In

| January 8, 2019

The Palm Coast council talks of expanding its broadband network and scheduling matters at its sports fields, school advisory councils at Matanzas and Rymfire meet, the school board amends policies.

Changing Position, Key Commissioner Says Sheriff’s Building is Not Repairable and Calls For New HQ Elsewhere

| January 7, 2019

Flagler County Commissioner Dave Sullivan says he won’t spend another nickel on the sick Sheriff’s Operations Center and calls for building a new structure somewhere else.

Deputies Rescue 2 Women, One Blind, Entrapped in Car Driven Into Pond at Waterfront Park

| January 7, 2019

Nancy Burns of Palm Coast misjudged a small road for Colbert Lane and, in heavy rain, drove into a pond at Waterfront Park, with her blind daughter and a service dog. They were rescued and were uninjured.

At Bing’s Landing, an Alternate, Compromise Location Emerges For Captain’s BBQ

| January 7, 2019

The County Commission today heard new options on the expansion of Captain’s BBQ at Bing’s Landing in the Hammock, a plan that drew some support from the public, though rancor and controversy still simmers.

Monday Briefing: Bing’s and Captain’s BBQ, Scouts For Dunes, Inauguration, Community Health Fair

| January 7, 2019

The Flagler County Commission meets in workshop to discuss its controversial lease with Captain’s BBQ at Bing’s Landing, paramedics and others host a health fair in Espanola, it’s inauguration day in Tallahassee.

In Contrast With Scott, DeSantis Expected To Make Easier Access to Medical Pot a Priority

| January 6, 2019

A new administration headed by DeSantis, who takes over as governor Tuesday, seemingly presents a friendlier stance toward medical pot than the administration of outgoing Gov. Rick Scott.

Cuts Into Sheriff Building’s Structure Point to Alarming Issues, Including Bat Droppings and “Substantial Moisture”

| January 4, 2019

Two days of testing and cuts into walls and floors at the troubled Sheriff’s Operations Center are adding to a tally of concerns, with revelations of old wood and insulation, bat droppings and widespread floor moisture.

Mother Faces Felony for Leaving 13-Day-Old Child and 2 Other Toddlers Unsecured in Car

| January 4, 2019

Mercedes McCaster, 29, was driving on Palm Coast’s Belle Terre Parkway with four children, all of them improperly or not at all secured. Her arrests brings attention to a common safety problem.

Rue and Ziffra Personal Injury Attorneys
Palm Coast, Flagler, Volusia
1(800)JUSTICE

| January 4, 2019

At Rue & Ziffra P.A., our personal injury attorneys in Palm Coast, Daytona, Volusia and Flagler counties handle 18 practice areas including automobile and motorcycle accidents, medical malpractice, worker’s compensation claims, and social security disability.

Economy Adds 312,000 Jobs in 99th Consecutive Month of Growth, But Unemployment Rate Up

| January 4, 2019

The December jobs report suggests that despite big drops in the stock market and a slowing housing sector, fears of a recession may be premature.

Transgender Inmate Spurs Appeal as Florida Prisons Seek to Deny Her Gender Identity

| January 3, 2019

Inmate Reiyn Keohane contends that her rights have been violated at least in part because she has not been allowed to wear women’s undergarments and groom as a woman.

Belle Terre Elementary Community Mourns Loss of Palm Coast 3rd Grader in an Accident

| January 3, 2019

Connor R. Allen, 8, of Palm Coast, a student at Belle Terre Elementary, was with his grandfather, Roland J. Robidoux, 73, in Edgewater, when he was pinned in a storage unit by a car his grandfather was storing.

Two Teens, 14 and 15, Face Charges After Setting Off Fireworks Inside Palm Coast Target

| January 3, 2019

Two teens, ages 14 and 15, face criminal mischief charges after they set off fireworks inside the Target store two days after Christmas, damaging some property and requiring paramedics’ intervention for a woman who had recently had a heart attack.

It’s Now AdventHealth Palm Coast: Florida Hospital Flagler Changes Name, and Signs

| January 3, 2019

Florida Hospital Flagler officially became AdventHealth Palm Coast this morning, with some 15 signs changed over to reflect the company’s re-branding across nearly 50 hospitals in nine states.

Mark Carman, Affable Face of Policing in Palm Coast For 20 Years, Is Leaving To Be Crescent City Chief

| January 2, 2019

Mark Carman, 57, spent 31 years at the Flagler Sheriff’s Office and 20 heading the Palm Coast precinct and as liaison. He’ll be taking the Crescent City Police Chief’s job come February.

Parkland Massacre Report Calls for More Armed Teachers, More Money for School Cops

| January 2, 2019

“Personal and system failures” culminated in the mass shooting that left 14 students and three faculty members dead and 17 people wounded at a Broward County high school, according to a report by a state panel that spent months investigating the Valentine’s Day massacre.

On Pritchard Drive, a Man Takes His Life on New Year’s After His Wife Dies at Christmas

| January 2, 2019

Daniel P. Kennedy of Palm Coast had called a friend moments earlier to say his wife had died around Christmas and he could not go on living. He was still breathing when deputies found him.

New Year Raises Florida’s Minimum Wage To $8.46 and Lowers Workers Comp Rates

| January 1, 2019

Minimum-wage workers will start earning $8.46 an hour Tuesday, up from $8.25 an hour in 2018 — and more than a dollar above the $7.25 federal minimum wage.

27-Year-Old Manager at Captain’s BBQ Arrested on Charges of Sex With a Minor

| December 31, 2018

Brandin Michael Deoliveira, 27, a resident of Palm Coast, was arrested this afternoon and is alleged to have threatened to kill the girl and her family if she revealed anything.

Flagler Firefighters’ Union Members Vote For Firing Their Boss, Administrator Craig Coffey

| December 31, 2018

The firefighters’ union’s vote was expected but significant in that its membership’s contract is dependent on negotiations with Coffey’s management team, and vulnerable to retaliation.

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