Today: Cooler. Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers in the morning. Highs in the mid 60s. North winds 10 to 15 mph. Tonight: Partly cloudy in the evening, then mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the upper 50s. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
Today’s document from the National Archives and the Astronomy Picture of the Day.
Today’s National Commemorations.
Today’s tides: at the beaches, at the Intracoastal Waterway.
Drought Index: 112
Merriam-Webster’s Word of the Day: bruit.
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
- Flagler Beach A1A Construction Updates
- In State Government
- In Coming Days in Flagler, Palm Coast and Beyond
- Fact-Checking the Knaves
- Palm Coast Construction and Development
- 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.
In court: Joseph Colon, the man accused of first degree murder in the death of Savannah DeAangelis, for having allegedly provided her the heroin that ended her life in an overdose in November 2017, is scheduled for a pre-trial before Circuit Judge Terence Perkins at the Flagler County courthouse, Courtroom 401, 1:30 p.m. See: “In a First, Palm Coast Drug Dealer Is Indicted on 1st Degree Murder in Overdose Death of Savannah Deangelis.”
The Public Safety Coordinating Council, which gathers law enforcement, judicial, social service and government agencies, meets at 8:45 a.m. at the Emergency Operations Center in Bunnell. The meeting will feature a speaker on human trafficking and recap the year’s discussions. See agendas, when they’re posted (also a rarity), here.
The Flagler County Chamber of Commerce hosts a Women in Leadership luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn at 5 Town Center Blvd., Palm Coast. The panel will consist of women in leadership roles in government and economic development, with Linda Provencher, Mayor of Flagler Beach, Catherine Robinson, Mayor of Bunnell, Robin King, Chair, President & CEO, CareerSource Flagler Volusia, and Helga van Eckert, who heads Flagler County’s economic development department.
The Blue Power 2020 Action Forum, 12:30 p.m. at the African American Cultural Society, 4422 N. US HWY 1, Palm Coast (just north of Whiteview Parkway). Come and join other progressive Democrats to discuss local, state and national issues, and propose actions to influence elected leaders. The Forum is open and informal and all opinions and ideas are welcomed. This is your opportunity to meet and lend your voice and knowledge to people who share your values. For more information, contact Mike Cocchiola, [email protected]. The Blue Power forum meets every Wednesday. Republicans, Independents and Whigs welcome.
Comedian Kevin James is live at 7:30 p.m. at the Peabody Auditorium, 600 Auditorium Boulevard, Daytona Beach. Tickets here. James began his career as a stand-up on the Long Island comedy scene. After being discovered at the 1996 Montreal Comedy Festival, he signed a network development deal to create his own sitcom. The King of Queens, which premiered in 1998, ran for nine seasons on CBS with James starring and executive producing, and it garnered him an Emmy nomination in 2006 for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series. James also starred in and executive produced the sitcom Kevin Can Wait for Sony Television and CBS. In 2001, James brought his stand-up act to TV with Sweat the Small Stuff, a one-hour special for Comedy Central. His second comedy special Never Don’t Give Up premiered on Netflix in April 2018.
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):
- Tuesday: Epic Theaters, 1185 Central Avenue, Palm Coast, 1 to 6 p.m.
- Wednesday: Palm Coast Data Building 3, 2 Commerce Boulevard, Palm Coast, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
- Wednesday: Palm Coast Data Building 1, 11 Commerce Boulevard, Palm Coast, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.
- Saturday: Chick Fil A, 1000 Palm Coast Parkway, 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
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:
PHARMACY FLU TESTS CONSIDERED: The House Health Quality Subcommittee will consider a proposal (HB 389), filed by Rep. Tyler Sirois, R-Merritt Island, that would allow pharmacists to test and treat patients for influenza and streptococcus. Pharmacists would have to enter into what is known as a written “protocol” with supervising physicians. (Wednesday, 9:30 a.m., 306 House Office Building, the Capitol.)
HOUSING PROGRAMS DISCUSSED: The House Transportation & Tourism Appropriations Subcommittee will receive a presentation from the Florida Housing Finance Corp. about federal funding and associated programs and housing-recovery assistance after hurricanes. (Wednesday, 9:30 a.m., Reed Hall, House Office Building, the Capitol.)
ATHLETE PAY ADDRESSED: Sen. Randolph Bracy, D-Orlando, and House Minority Leader Kionne McGhee, D-Miami, will hold a news conference about their proposals (SB 582 and HB 251) to allow college athletes to receive endorsement money. (Wednesday, 10 a.m., fourth floor, the Capitol.)
BEAR HUNTING PENALTIES ON TABLE: The House Agriculture & Natural Resources Subcommittee will consider a bill (HB 327), filed by Rep. David Smith, R-Winter Springs, that would increase penalties for people who kill bears or possess freshly killed bears outside of designated hunting seasons. Bear hunting has long been a controversial issue, with the last hunt held in 2015. That hunt resulted in killing 304 bears. (Wednesday, 1 p.m., 12 House Office Building, the Capitol.)
‘PURPLE HEART HIGHWAY’ PROPOSED: The House Transportation & Infrastructure Subcommittee will take up a bill (HB 433), filed by Rep. Elizabeth Fetterhoff, R-DeLand, that would designate Interstate 95 in Florida as “Purple Heart Memorial Highway.” (Wednesday, 1 p.m., Reed Hall, House Office Building, the Capitol.)
BLUE-GREEN ALGAE EYED: The Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee will receive a presentation about recommendations from the state’s Blue Green Algae Task Force, which was created to help address problems with toxic algae in waterways in Southeast Florida and Southwest Florida. (Wednesday, 4 p.m., 37 Senate Office Building, the Capitol.)
PANEL HOLDS CONFIRMATION HEARINGS: The Senate Ethics and Elections Committee will hold confirmation hearings on appointees to the Florida Building Commission, the Florida Commission on Ethics, four state colleges and the Jacksonville Transportation Authority. (Wednesday, 4 p.m., 412 Knott Building, the Capitol.)
FEA CONTINUES BUS TOUR: The Florida Education Association will continue a bus tour focused on calling for increased education funding. (Wednesday, 9 a.m., Okeechobee High School, 2800 U.S. 441, Okeechobee. Also, 12:30 p.m., Fort Pierce Westwood Academy: The WEST Prep Magnet, 1801 Panther Lane, Fort Pierce. Also, 5:30 p.m., Palm Beach County Classroom Teachers Association, 715 Spencer Dr., West Palm Beach.)
–Compiled by the News Service of Florida and FlaglerLive
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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