Today: Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 80s. East winds 5 to 10 mph. Tonight: Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers in the evening, then mostly cloudy with chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the upper 60s. East winds 5 mph shifting to the west after midnight. Chance of rain 50 percent.
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Today’s tides: at the beaches, at the Intracoastal Waterway.
Drought Index: 108
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“There was no extravagance of the ancient Parliamentary debate which he did not repeat; nor was there any possible deviation from truth which he did not make, with so much of passion, I am glad to add, as to save him from the suspicion of intentional aberration. But the senator touches nothing which he does not disfigure — with error, sometimes of principles, sometimes of fact. He shows an incapacity of accuracy, whether in stating the Constitution or in stating the law, whether in the details of statistics or the diversions of scholarship. He cannot open his mouth, but out there flies a blunder.”
–From Sen. Charles Sumner, referring to Sen. Andrew Butler of South Carolina in his speech, “The Crime Against Kansas” (1856).
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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 Flagler County Chamber of Commerce hosts the 2019 Chamber Veterans Appreciation Breakfast, sponsored this year by Halifax Health Hospice, starting at 8:30 a.m. The breakfast, held to thank and honor those who have served our country, will be held at the VFW Post 8696 located at 47 Old Kings Rd. N., Palm Coast. Registration starts at 8:00 a.m. and the presentation begins at 8:30 a.m. Tickets to the event are $25 per person. Those interested in attending are asked to invite a veteran as their guest. Tables of six are also available for $130. There will be a special ceremony, recognition of veterans in attendance, and a presentation by special guest speakers. For additional questions, or to reserve seats, please call 386-437-0106 or register online at https://flaglerchamber.chambermaster.com/eventregistration/register/18502. The Flagler County Chamber of Commerce can be reached at 386-437-0106 or online at www.flaglerchamber.org. They are located at 20 Airport Rd., Palm Coast.
The Northeast Florida Area Health Education Center hosts a six-week free class on diabetes management every Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to noon, through Nov. 7 at the Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Parkway NE. You will learn practical ways to cope with stress, depression, anger, and frustration, ways to prevent or delay diabetes complications, strategies for sick days, nutrition and exercise tools, and how to talk about your health. The workshop provides the support you need to maintain or improve your quality of life. Participants receive a free book: “Living A Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions.” Registration: Northeast Florida AHEC, Phone: (904) 482-0189.
Sen. Marco Rubio’s staff holds mobile office hours, 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the Wickline Center, 800 S. Daytona Avenue, Flagler Beach, and will cover areas such as: Immigration Military/VA Medicare Social Security IRS/Banking Legislative Issues For more information, call the North Florida Regional Office at (904) 354-4300.
The Free Quit Smoking Now program meets from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at AdventHealth Palm Coast (in conference room C: enter main entrance, conference room to the right). The free class meets once a week through Nov. 21 in one-hour sessions. This class provides you with the skills to develop a quit plan and learn to overcome barriers, learn to manage triggers, cravings, withdrawals, and stress, understand the benefits of quitting, and relapse prevention. Each participant is given a workbook, quit bag, educational materials, and quit tools. Also, up to a free 4-week supply of Nicotine Replacement Therapy, (patch, lozenge, or gum). Call Northeast Florida Area Health Education Center (AHEC) at (904) 482-0189 for more information or to register.
Preserve Flagler Beach and Bulow Creek Community Meeting: After a summer of little activity, the controversial plan to build a 4,000-home development called The Gardens off John Anderson Highway near Flagler Beach is in the news since Flagler County management rejected the developer’s request. The local, vocal group organized to promote sensible development, Preserve Flagler Beach and Bulow Creek, holds a Community Meeting to update concerned citizens on the latest actions by county officials and developer SunBelt Land Management. A question and answer session will follow presentations by the organizers. 6 p.m., Flagler Beach United Methodist Church, 1520 S. Daytona Avenue, Flagler Beach. For more information email [email protected]
Through Sunday: “Over the River and Through the Woods” at the Daytona Playhouse, 100 Jessamine Blvd., Daytona Beach. Nick, a single guy from New Jersey, is stuck seeing all his grandparents every Sunday. Then his dream job comes along, except it’s in Seattle. He’s thrilled, but the grandparents, not so much. They decide young love just might keep Nick a Jersey boy. Family comedy at its best. All performances at 7:30 p.m. except for Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. Adults $20, Seniors 55 and up, $18, Youths 18 and under $8. Address: 100 Jessamine Blvd., Daytona Beach, or see directions here. Buy tickets online here. Box office: 386-255-2431.
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):
- Saturday: Winn-Dixie, 1260 West palm Coast Parkway, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Sunday: Santa Maria del Mar Church, 915 North Central Avenue, Flagler Beach, 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
Flagler Beach Is Open For Business: A1A Construction Update:
FlaglerLive is providing weekly updates to year-long construction on and near State Road A1A in Flagler Beach as the Florida Department of Transportation rebuilds a 1.5-mile segment from South 9th Street to South 22nd Street, and builds a sea wall at the north end of town. These updates are provided through DOT or local officials. If you have any relevant information or images, you’re welcome to email them to the editor here.
Last Updated: Oct. 28
Segments 1 and 3 are complete.
Segment 2 (South 22nd Street to South 9th Street):
The drainage installation is complete, and work on the new median curbs and flumes is continuing and approximately 70% complete. Work on the southbound roadway continues as the contractor has placed limerock base to 18th street and will continue moving north. The traffic separator is taking shape and is over 50% complete.
Segment 3 (North 18th Street to Osprey Drive):
Wall construction is complete, and walkover construction will begin once Hurricane Season is over.
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.
LAWMAKERS AT INTERNET & TELEVISION CONFERENCE: The organization Florida Internet & Television will start a two-day conference. Speakers during the conference are expected to include Sen. Jeff Brandes, R-St. Petersburg; Rep. Jason Fischer, R-Jacksonville; Rep. Shevrin Jones, D-West Park; Rep. Jackie Toledo, R-Tampa; and Enterprise Florida President and CEO Jamal Sowell. (Thursday, events start at 8:30 a.m., Loews Sapphire Falls Resort at Universal Orlando, 6601 Adventure Way, Orlando.)
GUARDIANSHIP GETS ATTENTION: The House Children, Families & Seniors Subcommittee will receive a presentation about guardianship from the Department Elder Affairs and the Clerks’ Statewide Investigations Alliance. (Thursday, 9 a.m., 12 House Office Building, the Capitol.)
EVERGLADES, WATER PRJOECTS EYED: The Senate Appropriations Committee will receive a presentation from the Department of Environmental Protection about Everglades restoration and protection of water resources. (Thursday, 10 a.m., 412 Knott Building, the Capitol.)
BROWARD MURDER CASE HEARD: The Florida Supreme Court will hear arguments in three cases, including an appeal by Eric Kurt Patrick, who was convicted of first-degree murder in the 2005 beating death of Steven Schumacher in Broward County. (Thursday, 9 a.m., Florida Supreme Court, 500 South Duval St., Tallahassee.)
SUPREME COURT RELEASES OPINIONS: The Florida Supreme Court is expected to issue its weekly opinions. (Thursday, 11 a.m.)
–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. 1, 2019:
Click to access City-of-Palm-Coast-Week-in-Review-Issue-01-Oct.-28-20191.pdf
Wenzeslaus Thomas Matiegka: Sonata Op. 23, Elliot Simpson, guitar
And be sure to check out the latest performances at the Netherlands Bach Society.
- Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach – Symphony in C major, Wq 182, third movement
- Ana Vidovic plays ‘La Catedral’ by Agustín Barrios Mangoré
- Julliard School Concert: Couperin
- A Tribute to BB King on His 94th
- Antal Dorati: Five Pieces for oboe solo (1980)
- Louis Armstrong, Live in Berlin, 1965
- Mompou, from Musica Callada, Jean-François Heisser
- André Isoir in concert at Nimes, 2001
- Dussek’s Piano Sonata in F minor, Op. 77 “L’invocation”
- Hélène Grimaud, Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 5, Paavo Järvi and the Frankfort Symphony
- Hélène Grimaud Plays Busoni’s Transcription of Bach’s Chaconne in D minor BWV 1004
- Baldassare Galuppi’s Sonata Nr. 5 in C major, Vadim Chaimovich
- Corelli: Concerto in D Major Op. 6 No. 4, complete. Voices of Music; original instruments
- Ana Vidovic: “La Catedral,” by Agustín Barrios Mangoré
- J. S. Bach’s Organ Concerto After Johann Ernst, BWV 592
- Spohr String Quartet Op. 82. no. 2 First Movement: Allegro
- Willie Nelson’s 4th of July picnic 1974
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