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Local cities use a reliably hard-working labor force for a low cost - and all of them go home to the same big house each day after work. Tomoka Correctional Institution, a state prison west of Daytona Beach, dispatches inmates to handle mowing and landscaping throughout that city as well as three other municipalities - Palm Coast, DeLand and Holly Hill.
Fall is traditionally the season for high school seniors and juniors to start making their college selections. It's also a time, as the new year approaches, for anyone to consider a college education, ways to advance a career or re-tool for a new job.
Gov. Rick Scott and U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis each paid a visit to Flagler County in the past week in an effort to solidify support for their respective campaigns. Scott's campaign bus rolled into Palm Coast early Tuesday and stopped at Grace's Place deli on Palm Coast Parkway where he was greeted by a throng of supporters chanting "four more years" and "let's keeping working."
Bolts of brightly colored cloth and an abundance of sewing notions may be the first thing to catch the eye at Cut Up and Sew, but there is more to the art and science of sewing then meets the eye. These days, co-owners Pat Verhagen and Susan Josey are busy rearranging furniture in the shop in the City Marketplace complex on Cypress Point Parkway to make way for a new line of sewing machines.
The intention was to achieve a peaceful agreement and an end to the bickering and accusations. The chairwoman of the Flagler County Canvassing Board said she wanted the city of Palm Coast and the county's elections supervisor to work together, smooth out their differences and share the city's community center during early voting without further conflict.
Flagler County detectives are seeking the public's help in identifying two men responsible for several thefts of activated prepaid Visa credit cards Wednesday in Palm Coast. Deputies said the men entered various Kangaroo Express stores and requested to purchase a $500 prepaid Visa credit card at each location.
By Eileen Zaffiro-Kean and Tony Holt email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org 11.09.14 EST Firefighters, local officials and residents paying respect to the tragedy's victims gathered in front of the Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort Thursday morning to commemorate the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks in New York City.
Aida Hedson, 104, didn't get a credit card until two years ago. Her son, 79, gave it to her.
Hundreds of people braved the brutal sun Thursday to attend a 9/11 remembrance at Heroes Memorial Park. Wreaths were presented, speeches were given, bagpipes played and various moments of silence were requested for the nearly 3,000 people who lost their lives the morning four hijacked planes crashed into the World Trade Center in New York; the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia; and a rural field in Shanksville, Pennsylvania.
Moving Minds, a global strategic marketing and web consultancy, is expanding in Flagler County and plans to hire more than 50 qualified, local employees over the next three to five years. Company owners Lou and Kathryn Hughes briefed members of the Flagler County Economic Opportunity Advisory Council Wednesday about their plans.
Supervisor of Elections Kimberle Weeks hopes a special meeting of the Flagler County Canvassing Board on Friday will resolve a number of matters before the general election in November. “During previous canvassing board meetings, I raised the concern that I felt parking provisions were not being provided to accommodate disabled voters at the Palm Coast Community Center during early voting,” Weeks said Wednesday in an email response to questions.
Winners for the News-Tribune Readers Choice Awards received their awards from The News-Journal's advertising director, Bob Geiger, and had their photo taken with the newspaper's publisher, Bill Offill. at a reception Tuesday, Sept.
Every year for the last 10 years, members of the Palm Coast Decorative Painters have painted boxes to give to children being served by the state's 7th Circuit Court Guardian ad Litem Program for Flagler County. The Guardian ad Litem program represents children who are being removed from their homes and placed into foster homes or other alternate living arrangements due to safety concerns.
City Council members Tuesday adopted a tentative property tax rate for next year that's lower than this year's tax rate, but because values have increased, the city is still expected to collect more revenue. The City Council voted 5-0 to approve a tentative tax rate of $4.25 per $1,000 of taxable value for fiscal year 2014-2015.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 04:18 pm
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