Today:: Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 80s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent. Tonight: Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50 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.
Drought Index: 194
The OED’s Word of the Day: tod.
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
- 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.
In Court: Opening arguments at 9 a.m. in the first-degree murder trial of Dorothy Singer, accused of shooting her husband five times and burying him in the family’s backyard at its west-Flagler home in 2017. Singer is present, after refusing to appear in pre-trials. Her lawyer had made a motion to have Circuit Judge Dennis Craig disqualified, arguing that Craig has made statements prejudicial to the defense in pre-trials. Craig denied it Monday. In Courtroom 401 at the Flagler County courthouse. See: “Defense Calls For Judge Craig To Be Disqualified From Dorothy Singer Murder Trial Following String of Startling Statements.” [Case 2017 CF 000431]
The Palm Coast City Council meets at 9 a.m. at City Hall in Town Center.
The Flagler County School Board holds a 1 p.m. workshop and a 6 p.m. meeting. The workshop s in Training Room 3 on the third floor of the Government Services Building in Bunnell. Board member are expected to discuss giving palm Harbor a 90-day notice to terminate the troubled school’s charter. At the 6 o’click meeting in board chambers at the GSB, Board Chairman Trevor Tucker is expected to recognize Margaret O’Mahoney of Matanzas High and Jessica Middleton of Flagler Palm Coast High for their year of service as the student board members. The two seniors were especially engaged and unhesitant to raise questions and make students’ concerns known–not always the case with student board members. Board members are also expected to take action regarding the termination of Palm Harbor Academy, the charter school, and the approval of a negotiated contract for school resource deputies with the sheriff.
The Bunnell Planning Board meets at 7 p.m. at City City Hall to consider an application for the siting of a 170-foot Lattice-style cell, or communications, tower at 1769 E. Moody Blvd., part of the five new towers the county plans to erect as part of its emergency communications network upgrade.
Kids’ Town Hall Meeting with Flagler Beach Mayor Linda Provencher at Flagler Beach City Hall, 5:30 p.m., 105 South 2nd Street.
Food Truck Tuesday, 5-8 p.m. at Central Park in Town Center, 975 Central Ave, Palm Coast. Purchase and enjoy delicious cuisine available from food trucks situated along Park Street next to Central Park, and enjoy live entertainment. More info: www.palmcoast.gov.com/foodtruck or call 386-986-2323.
“Chicago,” the musical, is staged at the Times Union Center for the Performing Arts’s Moran Theatre on May 15, 17, 18, 19 and 20. at various times, depending on the day. Tickets and times here. 300 West Water Street, Jacksonville.
Blood Donations: The Big Red Bus will be at the following locations this week:
- Tuesday: Bealls, 9 Old Kings Road, Palm Coast, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Wednesday: The Windsor Assisted Living, 50 Town Court, palm Coast, from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.
- Saturday: At the Island Festival on the grounds of the Palm Coast Arts Foundation, 1185 Central Avenue, Palm Coast, from noon to 5 p.m.
- Sunday: Palm Coast United Methodist Church, 5200 Belle Terre Parkway, 9 a.m. to 1 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
Ferry Service Resumes at Fort Matanzas: The National Park Service is pleased to announce that our ferry to Fort Matanzas National Monument will officially resume service on May 14th at 9:30am. For the last two years our ferry service and dock system at Fort Matanzas were severely damaged, first by Hurricane Matthew in October 2016, and again in September 2017 by Hurricane Irma. Repairs to both ferry boats and dock system have recently been completed, inspected, and service to the fort is resuming. We appreciate the patience and good will we received from our visitors who often travel great distances to visit St. Augustine and Fort Matanzas National Monument. We look forward to your next visit with us.
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.
ELECTIONS COMMISSION MEETS: The Florida Elections Commission will meet. (Tuesday, 8:30 a.m., 412 Knott Building, the Capitol.)
TAXWATCH DISCUSSES BALLOT PROPOSAL: Florida TaxWatch will hold a news conference to discuss a proposed constitutional amendment that would make permanent a limit on increases in property-tax assessments for non-homestead property. The proposal, which was placed on the November ballot by the Legislature, will appear as Amendment 2. (Tuesday, 10 a.m., Florida Press Center, 336 East College St., Tallahassee.)
DUKE TRANSMISSION LINES DISCUSSED: Duke Energy Florida will hold a public meeting in Polk County about plans to build a new transmission substation at the utility’s Osprey Energy Center and two 230-kilovolt transmission lines. The transmission lines would extend from the Osprey power plant to the utility’s Kathleen substation and Haines City East substation. Duke said the routes of the lines have not been determined. (Tuesday, 4 p.m., Nora Mayo Hall, 500 Third St. N.W., Winter Haven.)
‘WOMEN IN BEER’ EVENT HELD: Susie Busch-Transou, co-owner of Tri-Eagle Sales, and Cathy Steen, chief operating officer of Grayton Beer Co., will speak during a “Women in Beer” event held as part of American Craft Beer Week. (Tuesday, 5 p.m., Hearth & Soul, 1410 Market St., D1, Tallahassee.)
CRAB FISHERIES AT ISSUE: The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission will hold one in a series of workshops about issues related to stone-crab and blue-crab fisheries and the commercial spiny lobster fishery. The agency is considering a requirement that crab traps be affixed with an FWC-issued tag number. (Tuesday, 6 p.m., Monroe County Gato Building, 1100 Simonton St., Key West.)
LOBBYIST COMPENSATION REPORTS DUE: State lobbyists face a Tuesday night deadline for filing reports outlining their compensation from Jan. 1 through March 31. The period included the annual legislative session.
—-Compiled by the News Service of Florida and FlaglerLive
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Telemann’s Fantasia No. 1 in A Major for solo flute, Performed by Kristen Stoner
Kristen Stoner is a flute professor at the University of Florida. She performed this Telemann piece during a guest recital at Florida State University on November 5, 2010.
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