Today: Mostly sunny. Patchy dense fog in the morning. Highs in the mid 70s. Northwest winds 5 mph shifting to the northeast in the afternoon. Tonight: Mostly clear. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows in the lower 50s. East winds 5 mph in the evening becoming light.Details here.
Drought Index is at 388.
Today’s tides: at the beaches, at the Intracoastal Waterway.
Today’s document from the National Archives.
The OED’s Word of the Day: custos morum, n..
The Live Community Calendar
Today’s jail bookings.
Today’s Briefing: Quick Links
- First Light
- In Flagler and Palm Coast
- Flagler Jail Bookings and Sheriff’s Crime Reports
- In State Government
- In Coming Days in Flagler, Palm Coast and Beyond
- The Day’s Best Reads
- Fact-Checking the Knaves
- Palm Coast Construction and Development
- Local Road and Interstate Construction
- Cultural Coda
Note: all government meetings noticed below are free and open to the public unless otherwise indicated. Many can be heard or seen live through each agency’s website.
Daily incident reports and jail bookings are posted here.
Palm Coast holds a special Animal Control hearing at 10 a.m. in the Intracoastal Room at Palm Coast City Hall in Town Center. The agenda is here.
The All Flagler County Democratic Club meets at 7 p.m. at the African American Cultural Society at 4422 N US Highway 1 in Palm Coast, with Flagler Supervisor of Elections Kaiti Lenhart presenting.
The Flagler Audubon Society meets in rooms A & B at Florida Hospital Flagler on SR 100 at 6:30 p.m. In preparation for the Annual Shorebird Survey, the meeting features a class to help birders identify some of the most frustrating birds in the world – Shorebirds!
Mostly useless information: James Joyce was born on this day in 1882 he really was somewhere in Dublin claiming later that a man of genius makes no mistakes a debatable assertion if you ask us between a bloom and a Deadalus not that you would. Not nearly as consequential and nothing Joyce ever celebrated was Ayn Rand’s birth on the same date in 1904. It is also the 74th anniversary of the German army’s surrender at Stalingrad, a turning point in Hitler’s doomed campaign for the east. John Cronyn, the Republican senator from Texas whose recommendation letter ensured that Greg Hansen, a family relation, would be the next Flagler County Commissioner, is 65 today.
The Florida Chamber of Commerce will hold an insurance “summit,” with speakers expected to include state Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater, Insurance Commissioner David Altmaier, Division of Emergency Management Director Bryan Koon and Citizens Property Insurance CEO Barry Gilway. (8:30 a.m., JW Marriott Miami, 1109 Brickell Ave., Miami.)
The Florida Supreme Court is expected to release its weekly opinions. (11 a.m.)
Orlando attorney John Morgan, who led efforts to pass a constitutional amendment broadly legalizing medical marijuana and is a potential 2018 candidate for governor, will speak to the Capital Tiger Bay Club. (11:30 a.m., Donald L. Tucker Civic Center, 505 West Pensacola St., Tallahassee.)
–Compiled by the News Service of Florida and FlaglerLive
♦ Feb. 3: In the state’s felony case against former Elections Supervisor Kimberle Weeks, a motion to dismiss the case is scheduled for hearing before Circuit Judge Margaret Hudson at 9 a.m. in Courtroom 301 at the Flagler County Courthouse.
♦ Feb. 6: Ground Breaking for the relocation and extension of Runway 11-29 at the Flagler County Airport, 1:30 p.m. at the airport.
♦ Feb. 6: The great violinist Itzhak Perlman opens the 2017 season of the Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival with a 7:30 p.m. performance at First Baptist Church, 1600 South 8th Street in Fernandina Beach. Tickets here.
♦ Feb. 8: Jonathan Canales, the man accused of shooting his girlfriend in the neck and leaving her to bleed in a bathtub for hours in their Mondex trailer in Nov. 2014, is scheduled for a pre-trial at 1:30 p.m. in Courtroom 401 at the Flagler County Courthouse. Canales had been judged incompetent to stand trial previously.
♦ Feb. 8: Superwash Express, the car wash on 110 Cypress Point Parkway, marks its grand opening with a ribbon-cutting at 4 p.m. at the new business. The public is invited.
♦ Feb. 8: The National Marathon to Finish Breast Cancer is scheduled in St. Johns County
♦ Feb. 23: County Administrator Craig Coffey is the speaker at the Flagler Chamber’s Common Ground Breakfast Series at the Hilton Garden Inn, in Palm Coast. Registration begins at 7:45 a.m., breakfast is at 8 a.m. $20 for members in advance. Email [email protected] or go here for more information. Details here and here.
♦ March 7: Bunnell and Flagler Beach hold their municipal elections.
♦ March 22: The boy Scouts Council holds its Golden Eagle Dinner at 6 p.m. at Hammock Beach Resort, honoring Bob Cuff, now a Palm coast City council member.
— Julie Delegal (@julieinjax) January 31, 2017
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— The Conversation US (@ConversationUS) January 31, 2017
India may give billions of free money to its citizens. What would Gandhi think? https://t.co/cWgLDQK1Wf
— The Washington Post (@washingtonpost) January 31, 2017
The priesthood, with its hard calling of celibacy, is in freefall in many places https://t.co/LOD8VFT0DY
— The Economist (@TheEconomist) January 24, 2017
Fox News was quick to imply the Quebec City attacker was an Islamic terrorist. Actually, he was a white nationalist. https://t.co/8vKKP8ZgSS
— Mother Jones (@MotherJones) January 31, 2017
The following is an update of ongoing permitting, construction and development projects in Palm Coast, through Jan. 13 (the city administration’s full week in review is here):
David Letterman: The First Show, Feb. 1, 1982
- Roy Eldridge, 1957
- Art Blakey and The Jazz Messengers: A Night In Tunisia (1958)
- T. Paige: Put The God Things First (sic.)
- Dick Cavett Interviews Janis Joplin, Gloria Swanson, Margot Kidder, Dave Meggyesy
- Theodor Adorno and the Critique of Capitalism: An Introduction
- Narciso Yepes in Concert, 1979, 10-string Guitar
- Keith Jarrett: Solo Concert, Tokyo, 1984
- What Is Woman?
- Poem Op.41, No.4 by Zdenek Fibich
- Watch a Performance of a Scarlatti Sonata on the Oldest Surviving Piano
- Bach: Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248, John Eliot Gardiner and the Monteverdi Choir
- Thirty Minutes of Bud Powell
- The Exquisite Billy Evans Plays My Foolish Heart
- Buxtehude’s Toccata in D, BuxWV 155, Performed By (the Slightly Mannered) Nathan Laube
- What Will Humans Look Like in 100 Years? A Ted Talk
- Hillary Hahn Performs Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in E Minor
- J.S. Bach: Magnificat, BWV 243, Conducted by Nikolaus Harnoncourt
- Between The Lines: Speaking With Ta-Nehisi Coates
- Mendelssohn’s Violin Sonata in F Minor, Performed by Shunske Sato, violin, and Shuann Chai, piano
- Pinchas Zukerman Plays the Polonaise in D Major by Henryk Wieniawski
- Mendelssohn Piano Trio No 1, Lang Lang at the Piano
- Bohuslav Martinu: Symphony nº 4, Performed by the Spanish RTV Orchestra, Walter Weller, cond.
- Ferdinand David’s Concertino for Trombone, Performed by Joe Alessi
- Boris Berezovsky plays Medtner’s Piano Sonata No.1
- Medieval Music: Les Compagnons du Gras Jambon
- Robert Caro on Robert Moses
- Leonidas Kavakos Discusses the Beethoven Violin Sonatas
- Palestrina: Missa Brevis
- D.H. Lawrence: Coldness in Love
- S.L. Weiss: A Presto, Bernhard Hofstötter, lute
- Beethoven’s 4th Piano Concerto, Mitsuko Uchida, Piano
- Josquin des Prez: La déploration sur la mort de Johannes Ockeghem, Performed by Vox Luminis
- The Life and Times of Donald J. Trump: A Feature Film Set to Pink Floyd’s The Wall
- A Year By Year Animated History of Europe, in 10 minutes
- Bob Dylan: Don’t Think Twice‘
- Alexis Weissenberg Performs Mozart’s Piano Concerto in E flat, K 271, Second Mvt.
- Marshall McLuhan, W.H. Auden and Buckminster Fuller Debate Modern Technology and Media (1971)
- Christoph Graupner’s Entrata, GWV 453
- Bach and Vivaldi: Concertos for flute and strings, Anna Fusek & Capella Anna
- 1966 Junior Wells sings live the 1959 classic “What’d I Say”
- Vittorio Monti’s Czardas played by The Kanneh-Masons Children
- Paolo Restani plays Mendelssohn’s Capriccio Brillante op. 22 for piano and orchestra
- Pentatonix and Dolly Parton: Jolene
- J.S. Bach: St John Passion, BWV 245, Performed by Bach Collegium Japan, Masaaki Suzuki, dir.
- Martha Argerich Performs Bach’s Partita No 2, BWV 826
- Haydn’s Symphony Nr. 104, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
- Su Meng: Paganini’s Caprice no 24 on Guitar