Today: Warmer. Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then showers and chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 80s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 90 percent. Tonight: Showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Lows in the mid 60s. North winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.Details here.
Today’s document from the National Archives and the Astronomy Picture of the Day.
Today’s tides: at the beaches, at the Intracoastal Waterway.
The OED’s Word of the Day: biggin, n.1.
The Live Community Calendar
Today’s jail bookings.
Today’s Briefing: Quick Links
- First Light
- In Flagler and Palm Coast
- Flagler Jail Bookings and Last 24 Hours of Incident Reports
- Summer Camps
- In State Government
- Cats and Dogs Looking For Homes
- In Coming Days in Flagler, Palm Coast and Beyond
- Editor’s Tweets
- 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.
The Sheriff’s daily incident reports and jail bookings are posted here.
This is National Library Week. Visit your local library or see its schedule.
In Court: Circuit Judge Chris France takes over Family Court in Flagler County, starting today, replacing Circuit Judge R. Lee Smith, who has taken over Family Court in Putnam County. Circuit Judge Dennis Craig holds arraignments at 9 a.m.
The Bunnell City Commission meets in workshop at 6 p.m. to discuss public works and parks and recreations, and at 7 p.m. for a regular meeting at 201 West Moody Boulevard.
911 Dispatchers: To show his support of Flagler County Sheriff’s 911 Communications Specialists, Sheriff Rick Staly spends two hours–from 10 a.m. to noon–as a 911 dispatcher today as part of National Public Safety Telecommunications Week. Telecommunications Week is celebrated each year during the second week in April to show gratitude to the 9-1-1 call takers and communications specialists and other public safety communications staff who help others during emergencies. Sheriff Staly affectionately refers to the dispatchers as “the invisible heroes.” See last year’s story: “A Suicide By Gunshot Jolts 911 Call as Sheriff Observes Flagler’s Dispatch Center in Action.”
Birthdays: Bunnell City Commissioner Bill Baxley, born in 1939, is 79. Baxley is the senior-most elected official in Flagler County.
The Flagler County Library Board of Trustees meets at 4:30 p.m. at the Flagler County Library, 2500 Palm Coast Parkway NW, Palm Coast.
The Bunnell Elementary PTO meets at 5:30 p.m. at the school cafe.
Rogers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella, 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $40 to $55. At the Peabody Auditorium, 600 Auditorium Boulevard, Daytona Beach. Call 386/671-3462 or book tickets here. This lush production features an incredible orchestra, jaw-dropping transformations and all the moments you love—the pumpkin, the glass slipper, the masked ball and more—plus some surprising new twists! Be transported back to your childhood as you rediscover some of Rodgers + Hammerstein’s most beloved songs, including “In My Own Little Corner,” “Impossible/It’s Possible” and “Ten Minutes Ago,” in this hilarious and romantic Broadway experience for anyone who’s ever had a wish, a dream… or a really great pair of shoes.
Navy Bombing in the Ocala National Forest: Navy training schedules indicate that inert and live bombing will take place at the Pinecastle Range Complex located in the Ocala National Forest this week. Bombings at times can be heard in Flagler-Palm Coast. The bombings are scheduled as follows:
Tuesday: 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 4 to 6 p.m., inert.
Wednesday: 10 a.m. to noon and 2:30 to 4:30 p.m., inert.
Thursday: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., live.
During bombing periods wildlife may be temporarily displaced. Use extra caution when driving through the Ocala National forest and surrounding areas. Secure any items around your residence that could attract wildlife. Always be mindful of larger animals including black bears and practice bearwise
Blood Donations: The Big Red Bus will be at the following locations this week:
- Monday: CVS Pharmacy, 5151 Belle Terre Parkway, Palm Coast, from 2 to 6 p.m.
- Tuesday: Daytona State College Palm Coast Campus, 3000 Palm Coast Parkway, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
- Wednesday: Integra Woods Apartments, 1000 Integra Woods Boulevard, Palm Coast, from 1 to 6 p.m.
- Thursday: CareerSource, 20 Airport Road, Palm Coast, from noon to 5 p.m.
- Thursday: Epic Theaters, 1185 Central Ave., Palm Coast, from 1 to 6 p.m.
- Saturday: St. Elizabeth Enn Seton Church, 4600 Belle Terre Parkway, Palm Coast, from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
- Saturday: Panera Bread, 5880 State Road 100, Palm Coast, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Sunday: Epic Theaters, 1185 Central Ave., Palm Coast, from 1 to 6 p.m.
Jail Bookings and Last 24 Hours' Incidents in Flagler, Palm Coast, Flagler Beach, Bunnell
|Jail Bookings, June 19-22|
Sheriff's night shift incident reports, June 21
Sheriff's day shift incident reports, June 21
Flagler Beach's night shift incident reports, June 21
Flagler Beach's day shift incident reports, June 21
Bunnell police's night shift incident reports, June 21
Bunnell police's day shift incident reports, June 21
Florida Department of Law Enforcement Unveils New Sex Offender Registry: FDLE unveiled Florida’s updated Sex Offender Registry improving ease of use for citizens and making the webpage mobile friendly. The new look makes it easier for citizens to search for offenders by name, living in neighborhoods, and on college campuses. Reporters and citizens can also access Florida sex offender laws, safety tips and other state registries. The link to the newly designed registry is here.
Dune Walkovers Update in Flagler Beach: The estimated timeline below reflects the schedule of work necessary for replacement of Dune Walkovers at the following specific locations: 13th Street South, 15th Street South, 17th Street South, North 20th Street and North 22nd Street. Please remember the estimated timeline is dynamic and may be subject to change: Permits for replacement of the aforementioned Dune Crossovers have provided to the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) and are currently being reviewed. South of SR100: Pile driving operations for the three (3) replacement Dune Walkovers South of SR100, (13th, 15th and 17th Streets South) is scheduled to occur between April 12th and April 21st. Above ground construction (deck, bracing, railings, steps, etc.) of the Dune Walkovers is scheduled for April 23rd through May 25th . North of SR100: Pile driving operations for the two (2) replacement Dune Walkovers North of SR100, (North 20th and North 22nd Streets) is scheduled to occur between April 23rd and April 30th. Above ground construction (deck, bracing, railings, steps, etc.) of the Dune Walkovers is scheduled for May 29th through June 15th . “As a City, the replacement of Dune Walkovers that were destroyed by Hurricanes Matthew and Irma has been a priority and a lot of hard work has been put in to make this a reality” said City Manager, Larry Newsom. Mr. Newsom concluded by stating “I’m proud of the work that’s been done so far and we’re looking forward to these five (5) Dune Walkovers being replaced and re-opened to the public in mid-June”. If there’s any updated information with regards to the estimated timeline, a Public Service Announcement will be released.
At the Florida Agricultural Museum: Our two new Fantastic Summer Camp Programs with Cathy Tallacksen, Instructor. Pioneer Life Ways, and Native American Traditions. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday, four sessions available, $200 per week. Sibling discount, $175. Hurry and sign your child up HERE: https://form.jotform.com/80727305907964 and click here to see the full poster.
SCOTT MAKES ‘BIG’ ANNOUNCEMENT: Gov. Rick Scott is expected to announce that he will run this year against U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla. Scott tweeted recently that he will make a “big announcement” Monday, though he did not provide details.
—-Compiled by the News Service of Florida and FlaglerLive
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Jorge Bolet: Master Class On Rachmaninoff’s Piano Conceto No. 3
- Friedrich Gulda: So What, A Portrait (2002, with English subtitles)
- Dvořák’s Serenade for Strings: Netherlands Chamber Orchestra
- Kabalevsky Piano Concerto Nr. 3, Eric Lin, piano MusicaNova Warren Cohen
- Bach’s St. Matthew Passion, the Herreweghe Interpretation
- Bach’s Magnificat: The Monteverdi Choir
- András Schiff explains Bach
- Glenn Gould talks about J S Bach
- Bach revisited – John Eliot Gardiner in Saxony and Thuringia
- Ton Koopman in the footsteps of J.S. Bach in Leipzig
- A Buxtehude Fugue
- Andras Schiff Plays Bach’s Complete Well Tempered Clavier, Book One
- Andras Schiff Plays Bach’s Complete English Suites
- Keith Jarrett, Late Solo
- Jacqueline du Pré Perform’s Dvořák Cello Concerto With the LSO and Daniel Barenboim
- Beethoven’s Triple Concerto, with Yo-Yo Ma, Itzhak Perlman and Daniel Barenboim
- Albert Camus’ “The Human Crisis”
- Swinging Bach
- Keith Jarrett Standards Trio
- Anoushka Shankar Ensemble
- Jacques Loussier Play Bach Trio: a 2007 Concert
- Abdel Rahman el Bacha Plays Two Nocturnes by Chopin
- Edith Mathis’s Creations
- Sheku Kanneh-Mason: No Woman No Cry, Cello Version