Today: Partly cloudy. Highs around 90. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Tonight: Partly cloudy in the evening then clearing. Areas of fog after midnight. Lows in the lower 70s. South winds 5 mph. 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: 262
The OED’s Word of the Day: oojah-cum-spiff, adj..
The Live Community Calendar
Today’s jail bookings.
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- Fact-Checking the Knaves
- Palm Coast Construction and Development
- Local Road and Interstate Construction
- Cultural Coda
““This world is a comedy to those who think, a tragedy to those who feel.”
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.
Today is a teacher work day in Flagler County schools. No school for students.
In Court: A jury trial enters its second day in the case of Jonathan Canales, who faces an attempted first-degree murder charge. He is accused of shooting his now-29-year-old ex-girlfriend in the neck in their Mondex trailer four years ago as the victim’s three children slept nearby. Canales has pleaded innocence, claiming Tiffany Norman shot herself. The trial begins with jury selection before Circuit Judge Terence Perkins in Courtroom 401 at 9 a.m. at the Flagler County courthouse. Assistant State Attorney Melissa Clark is prosecuting the case, Garry Wood is defending Canales. See background here. (2014CF000956)
The Palm Coast City Council meets at 9 a.m. at City Hall in Town Center. The council is expected to vote on a proposal that would establish a new public utility tax to be added to the power bills of residents and businesses. See background here, here and here.
The The Flagler County School Board meets in workshop at 1 p.m. in training room 3 on the third floor of the Government Services Building, Bunnell, and at 6 p.m. in a meeting in board chambers at the GSB. The board will discuss vocational education during the workshop, and will vote on a memorandum of understanding regarding school security and the so-called Sandy Hook Program–an item about which the district has not included background information on its web-posted agenda. The board will also discuss the potential sale of a property on A1A.
The Bunnell Planning Board meets at 6 p.m. at City Hall, 201 West Moody Boulevard, City Commission Chambers – Building 3, Bunnell.
University Women of Flagler Workshop: “Connecting with Family and Friends via Technology.” As a former Apple employee for over 20 years and now the founder of TechTalk Studios in Palm Coast, Andy Barr will happily lead a hands-on technology workshop for all types of technology. Bring your iPhones, Android, Samsung, tablets, laptops and all your burning questions – all are welcome! Topics: How to set/change your Settings on your phone, tablet, MAC/PC’s. 2 p.m., at the Hilton Garden Inn, 55 Town Center Blvd, Palm Coast, admission fee is $10 (to be donated to the Scholarship Fund). Friends, family and the entire community are invited to attend. Come join us for an educational and fun afternoon. Reserve your spot by sending an email to Donna Daly Boggs (and pay at the door).
The Flagler Education Foundation holds a ribbon-cutting for its new donor wall, recognizing big donors to the foundation over the years, in the lobby of the Government Services Building, Bunnell, at 4:30 p.m. refreshments on the second floor after the event.
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. This month’s beneficiary is the Family Life Center. More info: www.palmcoast.gov.com/foodtruck or call 386-986-2323.
Panhandle Hurricane relief: Please help us fill the hurricane relief truck today at Winn Dixie. To make a BIG difference Flagler Broadcasting’s stations and staff are adopting Wewahitchka, Fla., a small town of 2000 people that was obliterated by Hurricane Michael. The WNZF truck will be at Winn Dixie on Palm Coast Pkwy from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Food, sanitary, cleaning supplies, tarps, bug spray any old fm radios and batteries! FEMA has delivered bottled water, so that won’t be needed. These people need everything and anything is a big help. Please share so we can fill truck and hit the road Wednesday. See the background story here. UPDATE: THE TRUCK was filled by noon today and left for the Panhandle.
Blood Donations: The Big Red Bus will be at the following locations this week (schedule your donation by going to the website and entering a Palm Coast zip code, then locating one of the venues below):
- Wednesday: CVS Pharmacy, 5151 Belle Terre Parkway, Palm Coast, 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
- Wednesday: Fitness One, 250 Old Kings Road South, Flagler Beach, 2:30 to 5:30 p.m.
- Thursday: Chick Fil A, 1000 Palm Coast Parkway, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Friday: Rue & Ziffra, 4879 Palm Coast Parkway, #1, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
- Saturday: Epic Theaters, 1185 Central Avenue, Palm Coast, 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
In Florida and in State Government:
Note: Some proceedings below can be followed live on the Florida Channel. Most legislative proceedings can be followed through the Senate or House websites.
DESANTIS, GILLUM SQUARE OFF: Republican gubernatorial candidate Ron DeSantis and Democratic nominee Andrew Gillum will hold their first debate in Orlando. The debate will be hosted by Telemundo 31 in Orlando. (Tuesday, debate taped at noon, with air time and live stream at 7 p.m., Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, Alexis & Jim Pugh Theater, 445 South Magnolia Ave., Orlando. The debate will be broadcast on Telemundo stations and can be streamed at Telemundo31.com, Telemundo51.com and Telemundo49.com.)
—-Compiled by the News Service of Florida and FlaglerLive
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Palm Coast Construction and Development Progress Reports
Here’s a summary of the latest city developments as of Oct. 11, 2018, with a link to the full week in review here.
Click to access week-in-review-oct-12-2018-development.pdf
Road and Interstate Construction:
Händel: Keyboard Suite HWV 428, Daria van den Bercken, piano
- Aznavour: Full Concert from the Palais des Congrès de Paris, 1996
- Hilary Hahn Plays Brahms’s Violin Concerto, Cond. Paavo Jarvi
- Hilary Hahn Plays the Presto from Bach’s Violin Sonata Nr. 1
- LP: Lost On You
- Final Fantasy X: To Zanarkand
- 2 Cellos: Thunderstruck
- Igor Stravinsky : Le Sacre du Printemps, Orchestre philharmonique de Radio France, Mikko Franck
- Giuseppe Tartini: Violin concerto in D minor
- Víkingur Ólafsson: Philip Glass, Étude No. 5
- Ignaz Brüll: Sonata for Pianoforte, op. 73, 1st Mvt.
- Mozart: Clarinet Concerto in A major, K.622, Iceland Symphony Orchestra
- Couperin, Second Concert from ‘Concerts Royaux’
- Covering the New Wars: A Conversation with C.J. Chivers
- Erroll Garner: Where or When (1962)
- Joaquín Rodrigo’s Concierto de Aranjuez, Performed by Pepe Romero
- Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade, Vienna Philharmonic (Salzburg Festival 2005)
- Barenboim & Argerich : Mozart Sonata for Two Pianos, K.448
““This world is a comedy to those who think, a tragedy to those who feel.”
He also said:
The whole secret of life is to be interested in one thing profoundly and in a thousand things well.
Justice is rather the activity of truth, than a virtue in itself. Truth tells us what is due to others, and justice renders that due. Injustice is acting a lie.
Horace Walpole: An 18th century British Conservative aristocrat and public intellectual who would be right at home with those (today’s Conservative aristocrats) who long for the return of the18th century.