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Palm Coast’s Holland Park Closing For Rest of the Year For Major Reconstruction

| January 26, 2015

the $4.28 million project will take 15 months and will result in better lit courts, a bigger playground, new restrooms, a refurbished dog park, a new loop road to exit the park and a perimeter trail, among other improvements.

18-Year-Old Woman Reports Being Shot With BB Pellet Near Holland Park

| May 30, 2014

A doctor at Prompt Care confirmed that a bb pellet had lodged itself in the left chin of an 18-year-old woman, who said she’d seen a young male with a bb gun just before realizing she’d been shot Thursday afternoon.

Long Creek Nature Preserve Groundbreaking Postponed to Jan. 14

| January 6, 2014

The Long Creek Nature Preserve project was made possible with money from Flagler County’s Environmentally Sensitive Lands program and Florida Forever dollars. Tuesday’s public groundbreaking ceremony planned for the $1.46 million construction is being postponed, due to cold weather, to Jan. 14 at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 14. Construction was originally due to begin in October.

Palm Coast’s Ambitions for More Parks Soar, But Development Tax to Fund Them Declines

| December 11, 2013

Palm Coast’s park impact fees levied on new construction are about to decline by a few hundred dollars, though the city’s ambitious plans for new parks and recreational facilities over the next few decades are unchanged.

6-Mile Tour de Palm Coast Highlights New Sculptures and Trail Riches

| July 18, 2013

A cycling tour, a discovery of the four new ‘Flight of Life’ sculptures of herons at Waterfront Park, and interactivity with the city’s new QR codes along its Waterfront trail highlight the annual Tour de Palm Coast Saturday from 8 to 11 a.m.

Growls Again Over Palm Coast’s Dog Park As the City Pleads Money and Other Woes

| April 3, 2013

For the third time in six years, Palm Coast users of the dog park at Holland Park are complaining to the city council of dusty, dirty, grass-less and unhealthy conditions at the park, only to hear that improvements may be on the way–but not just yet.

Discover Your Treasures: Washington Oaks Gardens State Park

| June 29, 2012

Washington Oaks Gardens State Park is the dean of Flagler County parks: a 476-acre spread on both sides of State Road A1A, rich in history and intimate paths for solitary walks or preludes to more than a kiss. A renewed look, with an image gallery, at a particular Flagler treasure.

Horseshoe Pitching at Flagler’s Old Dixie Park: An Out of the Way Sport Hooks In

| June 1, 2012

The 18 Horseshoe-pitching courts at Flagler County’s Old Dixie Park are part of the Flagler Palm Coast Horseshoe Club’s hopes of drawing some of Florida’s 70 horseshoe tournaments and tourism dollars to the Flagler-Palm Coast area.

Tranquility Settles on Palm Coast Standards for Children’s Memorial Garden

| January 31, 2012

Last July’s controversy over what families could and could not say to memorialize children they’ve lost yielded to a calmer compromise as Palm Coast will oversee the Children’s Memorial Garden’s messages near Waterfront Park.

Recoiling Over Park Fees, Little Leagues Shine a Light on Palm Coast’s Increasing Insularity

| October 6, 2011

A debate over new lighting fees at Palm Coast’s athletic fields reveals a city out of touch with its community organizations and contradicting its own claims about being kid- and sports-tournament friendly.

Jim Landon On Children’s Memorial Garden: “This Is Very, Very Personal For Some of Us”

| July 12, 2011

Palm Coast’s year-old Children’s Memorial Garden provoked rare emotions from the city manager Monday as the council wrestled with conflict over competing visions for the pastoral garden near Waterfront park.

Palm Coast Fence-Sitting Over Black and White Divide Around Ralph Carter Park

| May 31, 2011

The mostly white neighbors complain of mostly black users of the park want a fence installed, at considerable cost to taxpayers. The city council is weighing its choices and delaying a decision.

Heroes Park, Site of Monument Vandalism, Will Get a Motion-Activated Alert System

| February 22, 2011

The $5,000 laser-perimeter system is similar to security installations at other city properties. It connects directly to a security operator who then has the option of alerting police dispatch.

Landon and Council Say Palm Coast City Hall Is Not a Done Deal. Plans Say Otherwise.

| February 8, 2011

City Manager Jim Landon says he’s “not convinced the community is ready for it,” but he’s sticking by a timeline that would have city hall construction beginning in summer and occupancy in late 2012.

City Council in Dog House Over Holland Park

| January 19, 2011

Though it has $10 million to build a city hall, Palm Coast claims poverty when it comes to improving Holland Park, the city’s busiest. Residents aren’t happy.

Beyond the Wounds: Purple Heart Monument Dedication at Heroes Park Tuesday Morning

| September 27, 2010

Tuesday morning’s Heroes Park dedication of a monument dedicated to Purple Heart recipients was to feature veterans from World War II, Korea, Vietnam and both Gulf wars.

Palm Coast’s Waterfront Park, Carving Out Tranquility on the Intracoastal, Opens

| September 13, 2010

See a photo gallery of Palm Coast’s newest jewel, the 12th in its collection of parks. It opens Saturday with special booths and walking tours around the 20-some acres.

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