Today: Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 60s. North winds 5 to 10 mph. Tonight: Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 40s. North winds 5 mph in the evening becoming light. 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: 252
The OED’s Word of the day: quagswagging, n.
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Today’s jail bookings.
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- Local Road and Interstate Construction
- Cultural Coda
“Then she ran her finger up to the edge of the bandage and looked at his eyes again, and seeing that they saw nothing, her finger leapt from the bandage’s edge onto the bare skin of his chest. It was burnt and smoked, bloodless, but not lifeless. This surprised her. The little piece of flesh she touched had more struggle in it than her whole body. Beneath her finger was survival, it was what a body could and would be when battered just to the edge. It was man suffering into the anlage of whatever came next, the amphibian crawling onto land, the first primate standing upright. It was that grotesque and purest form of adaptation: life.”
–From Elliot Ackerman’s “Waiting for Eden” (2018).
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.
Thursday, Friday: Flagler Beach Aviation Days at the Flagler Beach Museum, 207 S. Central Ave, Flagler Beach, three days of free aviation-related events: November 28th is the anniversary date of Charles Lindbergh’s forced landing at the Flagler Beach Airport in 1931. This momentous event, along with the story of Okey & Martha Bevins, famous aviators who operated the beach airport flying school, and the importance of the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) Coastal Patrol Base 5 in Flagler Beach during 1942-43, will be celebrated during the three-day event. Displays will be set up at the museum and the free events will include: November 28, Charles Lindbergh Day. There will be a walking tour to the site of the airport beacon, now the south lot of the Flagler Beach Community Church, and to Betty Steflick Preserve to view the remains of the runways. November 29, Okey and Martha Bevin’s Day. Becky Moses, cousin of Okey, has offered to share memorabilia for display, and will be available to share some family history and talk with attendees. November 30, CAP Day. Tom Duncan will present and discuss a power point presentation of his book, “Forgotten Flyers and Airfields” in the Commission Chambers at City Hall.
In Court: Sentencing: Jonathan Canales, who was found guilty of attempted first degree murder by a Flagler County jury in October, is sentenced at 1:30 p.m. by Circuit Judge Terence Perkins in Courtroom 401 at the Flagler County courthouse. The judge has no discretion: Canales is to be sentenced to mandatory life without parole.
Common Ground Breakfast: Jerry Parrish, Chief Economist and director for research for the Florida Chamber Foundation, is the Common Grounds breakfast speaker at 8 a.m. He will be providing an update on the Florida 2030 research project of the Florida Chamber Foundation, including how the demographics of Florida are changing the state and how that will affect Florida and Flagler County, and on the state’s business climate and how to keep the positive momentum. Hilton Garden Inn, 55 Town Center Dr., Palm Coast. Registration required by Nov. 26. Members can preregister for $25, Guests and future members can attend for $35.
Thursday, Friday, Saturday: Matanzas High School Fall Play: “A Charlie Brown Christmas,” 7 p.m. at Pirates Theater, with an additional 2 p.m. performance on Saturday, Dec. 1.
2018 Sunshine Seminar Series presented by the First Amendment Foundation, with overviews on the Sunshine Law, discussions of open government and First Amendment and media law, 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., $20 for foundation members, $35 for non-members, click here to register, at the The Florida Times-Union, 1 Riverside Avenue, Jacksonville.
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):
- Friday: Walmart, 174 Cypress Point Parkway, Palm Coast, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Saturday: Walmart, 174 Cypress Point Parkway, Palm Coast, 10 a.m. 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
The City of Flagler Beach needs volunteers to serve on the following government advisory boards:
Investment Committee 1 Vacancy for an Attorney
This Committee meets quarterly, is required by Statutes, and provides recommendations to the City Commission regrading the investment policies and strategies.
Personnel Advisory Review Board 1 Vacancy
This Committee rarely meets but is required by our Code of Ordinance in the event an employee has a grievance and wishes to appeal disciplinary action.
Economic Development Task Force 1 Vacancy
This Committee meets monthly and provides recommendations to the Commission related to goals and assignments established by the City Commission.
If you’re interested, contact City Clerk Penny Overstreet, (386)-517-2000 EXT 233.
The Rotary Club of Flagler County is looking for bands and musical groups to perform seasonal music at the Fantasy Lights in Central Park, Palm Coast. The free event featuring lighted displays around the lake, Santa’s Village, Train rides for the kids also has a nightly live performance of seasonal music at 7 p.m. each night for the month of December. The music is carried throughout the park and Rotary provides some sound equipment and lights. If your band is interested in performing please contact Carl Laundrie at [email protected] or call 386-283-8386.
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.
JUDICIAL CANDIDATES INTERVIEWED: The 7th Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission will interview applicants to fill a vacancy caused by the death of Circuit Judge Clyde Wolfe. The 7th Judicial Circuit is made up of St. Johns, Putnam, Flagler and Volusia counties. The applicants expected to be interviewed are Joan Anthony, Milan (Bo) Samargya, Mark Johnson, Mitchell Novas, P.D. Sabourin Goldstein, Suzanne Green, Thomas Pycraft, Bryan Robert Rendzio, Alicia Washington, Garry Wood, Sabrina Slack, Susan Giacoletto, Zachary Miller, MaryEllen Osterndorf, Bernard Tebo, Daniel Hilbert, Ryan Will and Alexander Alvarez. (Thursday, 9 a.m., St. Johns County Courthouse Annex, 4010 Lewis Speedway, St. Augustine.)
SUPREME COURT RELEASES OPINIONS: The Florida Supreme Court is scheduled to release its regular weekly opinions. (Thursday, 11 a.m.)
COMMUNICATIONS TAX ON TABLE: The state Revenue Estimating Conference will analyze issues related to the communications-services tax and the gross-receipts tax. (Thursday, 1:30 p.m., 117 Knott Building, the Capitol.)
BUSH AT INSURANCE EVENT: Former Gov. Jeb Bush is slated to give the keynote address at the Florida Association for Insurance Reform’s annual awards gala and benefit. (Thursday, 5:30 p.m., JW Marriott Miami, 1109 Brickell Ave., Miami.)
—-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 Nov. 11, 2018, with a link to the full week in review here.
Click to access developments-nov-11-20181.pdf
Road and Interstate Construction:
Ferdinand Ries: Quartet in D minor
- Rossini: Sonata Nr. 1 in G Major
- Copland’s 3rd Symphony
- Zdenek Fibich: Poem Op. 41, No.4 from “At Twilight”
- Kuhlau: Sonatine No.1 in C Major, Op. 20
- Beethoven 33 Variations on a Waltz by Anton Diabelli Op 120, Gavin Arturo Gamboa, piano
- Philip Glass: American Four Seasons with violinist Robert McDuffie
- Elgar’s “Nimrod”: Daniel Barenboim with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, 1997
- Valentina Lisitsa plays Liszt’s Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2
- Ravel : Piano Concerto in G major (Martha Argerich : Orchestre national de France)
- Schubert: Piano Sonata No.20 D.959 / Paul Badura-Skoda (1993)
- Antonio Vivaldi’s “Vedro con mio diletto” from Il Giustino by Jakub Józef Orliński
- Bill Evans Trio: Some Day My Prince Will Come (1965)
- Beethoven: Piano Concerto Nr. 5, “Emperor,” Op. 73, Daniele and Maurizio Pollini, Sinfónica de Galicia
- Beethoven: Symphony No. 7, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Iván Fischer, cond.
- Beethoven Concerto for Violin and Orchestra, Hilary Hahn, violin
- 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
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