Flagler County Newswire

Flagler County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Flagler County, FL.

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  1. Bunnell man accused of attacking woman with baseball batRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A Bunnell man backhanded his brother's live-in girlfriend then swung a baseball bat at her late Monday night, according to a Flagler County deputy's report. Luther Thomas, 58, of Hickory Street, was charged with battery and aggravated assault in connection with the incident.

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  2. FCSO kicks off Click It or Ticket campaignRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Flagler County sheriff's deputies are joining a state and national traffic safety campaign and are watching to make sure everyone is wearing a seat belt, especially during the "Click It or Ticket" campaign, according to a media release from the Sheriff's Office. Click It or Ticket began Monday and continues through Sunday.

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  3. Grand Living Realty Welcomes Three Real Estate Agents to Their Palm Coast Real Estate OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | PR Log

    ... just the beginning of our plan to greatly grow our agents as we continue to expand our services across all of Flagler County," he added. Doris started in the real estate industry as a licensed realtor in 1994, and has been a licensed broker since ...

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  4. Memorial Day 2016Mon, 30 May 2016 17:08:00 EDTRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Joe Licata rings the bell during the Last Roll Call at Flagler County's Memorial Day observance. NEWS-TRIBUNE/AARON LONDON Elected officials and representatives of local service groups prepare to place bouquets in Heroes Memorial Park during Memorial Day ceremonies in Palm Coast.

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  5. New Florida Hospital CEO tackles cost, care challengesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Five months into the job of overseeing Florida Hospital's facilities in Volusia and Flagler counties, the mission before regional CEO Rob Fulbright has become clearer. Health care delivery is in the middle of a transformation, he said, and Florida Hospital wants to be a part of the solution for a "broken" system.

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  6. Survey: Floridians expecting economic slowdownRead the original story

    Sunday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Floridians believe the economy is likely to keep growing in the coming months, but at a slower pace, in part because of uncertainty over the upcoming presidential election, a new survey has found. The University of Florida reported that its Consumer Sentiment index inched lower in May to 89.4, down from 91 in April.

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  7. Memorial Day Closures for Monday, May 30, 2016Read the original story

    Sunday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... and administrative offices. Call your local trash and recycling service for complete holiday schedule. The Flagler County Tax Collector's office. Check the holiday schedule for changes in any Votran route or call 386-761-7700 (Daytona Beach); ...

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  8. Commercial, industrial growth 'critical part' of local economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    News that sales of new single-family homes rose nearly 17 percent in April - the highest level since January 2008 - is as welcome in Flagler County as any place across the nation. With the county's population growing, a recovery in the housing market is another positive sign that the economy is on the mend.

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  9. Holiday events scheduled in Flagler County: May 28Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... program will be moved to Palm Coast Fire Station 21, 9 Corporate Drive. For information, call 386-986-3708. n Flagler County: The county will hold a Memorial Day ceremony starting at 10 a.m. May 30 at the Government Services Building, 1769 E. Moody ...

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  10. Flagler land developer charged with DUI, criminal mischiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Charles Richard Faulkner, president of Faulkner & Associates, a land development firm, was arrested and charged with DUI and criminal mischief Thursday night, according to a Flagler County Sheriff's Office report. Deputies said the arrest came after they saw the 63-year-old Flagler Beach resident toss a blue "Chris Yates for sheriff" campaign sign into a wooded area near State Road 100 and Landing Boulevard.

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  11. Flagler official unveils sea turtle protection brochuresRead the original story

    Friday May 27 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Flagler County Commissioner Frank Meeker this week unveiled sea turtle protection guideline brochures that will be distributed along the county's coast, according to a county media release. The Hammock Beach Resort was the site for a meeting on the lawn overlooking the ocean so Meeker could provide representatives of Matanzas Shores, Sea Colony, Ocean Hammock, Hammock Dunes, the Audubon Society, the town of Beverly Beach and the city of Flagler Beach, in addition to the resort, with the brochures that outline suggested protective measures.

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  12. Flagler economic board briefed on real estate, constructionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 26 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    When the housing market bubble burst, leading to the Great Recession, Flagler County was among the hardest hit areas in the country. In response to the downturn, local elected officials, community leaders and concerned residents met in a series of economic development summits that resulted in the creation of the Flagler County Economic Opportunity Advisory Council.

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  13. Flagler commissioners clash over travel expensesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 25 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Flagler County commissioners would nearly triple their budget next year for traveling to conferences, training seminars and other events across the state according to a proposed spending plan that became a point of contention between commissioners during a recent budget workshop. County Administrator Craig Coffey presented a preliminary budget plan to commissioners during the workshop last week.

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  14. Sunny Wednesday ahead, rain possible for Memorial Day weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 25 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... r 125. Westbound is backing up and eastbound traffic in the area is sluggish. No traffic problems reported in Flagler County as of 7 a.m.

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  15. Claude Varn 'instrumental' in NE Florida developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 24 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... degree in the class of 1914, according to a biographical sketch prepared by Sisco Deen, archivist with the Flagler County Historical Society. That same year, Varn was admitted to the state bar and became associated with the law firm of Landis, Fish ...

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  16. Palm Coast garden club awards scholarshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 24 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... The Garden Club at Palm Coast meets the second Monday of the month from September through May, usually at the Flagler County Extension Service, 150 Sawgrass Road, Bunnell. The next meeting is set for 1 p.m. Sept. 12. More information is available ...

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  17. Judge appointed to Seventh Judicial CircuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 24 | St. Augustine Record

    Circuit Judge Lee Smith recently began his work in the Seventh Judicial Circuit at the Kim C. Hammond Justice Center in Bunnell. He was recently appointed by Gov. Rick Scott and assigned to the Flagler County center, according to a news release from the circuit.

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  18. Officials: Paying attention can stave off boating fatalities, crashesRead the original story

    Tuesday May 24 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    With more than 32,000 registered boats in Volusia and Flagler counties, a warm holiday weekend like Memorial Day can make it seem like every single one of them is out on the water, driving up the risk for accidents and other mishaps. Most of the problems can be avoided through simple vigilance, according to officials with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, which is responsible for compiling and analyzing boating accident data in the state.

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  19. 3 Things to do WednesdayRead the original story

    Tuesday May 24 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Go to a book release party, listen to live music, dance to the Blue Notes ... 1. Book release party for "A Night Like This," an anthology of short stories by Flagler County authors, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the New Europa in the European Village, 101 Palm Harbor Parkway, unit 101, Palm Coast. Ten percent of food and drink sales and 100 percent of book proceeds go to the Christmas Come True, a non profit.

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  20. Red, white and ... blue crabRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 24 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    With Memorial Day weekend a few days away, the stars and stripes are flying at our little house on the beachside. We like to keep the flag up from about now through at least Sept.

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