This is the last Daily briefing of the year, so the Briefing will be off until Jan. 3. Happy Hanukkah, Fabulous Festivus, Merry Christmas and Happy New Year, in that order.
The Live Wire
Flagler’s Democrats gather to hear from three of their candidates who lost in November and talk about the future, a man who assaulted police in Flagler Beach goes on trial, how journalists should cover Trump and Trumpism.
Paul Renner and Travis Hutson hear the county’s wish lists in the annual legislative meeting, seeking tourism dollars to fix beaches, National Geographic breaks ground, belatedly, with a 9-year-old transgender girl on its cover.
State of law enforcement in Palm Coast, pot-bsiness moratorium in Palm Coast, undercounting transgender homicides, “a fabulous” boat parade, the exquisite Billy Evans and his foolish heart.
Florida electors meet today to cast their vote for Donald Trump, Holly Norris, accused of aggravated manslaughter in her uncle’s death 3 years ago, may plea, the county commission says goodbye to Barbara Revels, Gary Kasparov writes.
Flagler County Clerk of Court Gail Wadsworth’s farewell on the courthouse steps, the Palm Coast Boat Parade, Christmas With a Deputy blares its sirens, The Nation marks the Obama years.
The public gets a first look at options for permanent repairs of State Road A1A in Flagler Beach, Rebecca Lawless, accused of DUI manslaughter in the death of Diane Upton on SR100 last year, has a docket sounding in court.
The Flagler Beach City Commission meets behind closed doors to figure out whether, and how, to address a judge’s decision on the Howard Sklar marina, Politifacts looks back at a year of lies.
Improv at the Flagler Auditorium, a potential new business is discussed at Economic Development council, Palm Coast’s medical pot moratorium, humanism as the way out.
The Bunnell City Commission sunsets its short-lived parks advisory committee, the Buddy Taylor Middle School band performs, Aasif Mandvi on Trump, the age of outrage.