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Posted on: September 27, 2016

Flagler County’s public safety software upgrade complete

Flagler County’s public safety computer equipment and software upgrades are complete and the system is operating smoothly.
“This is a big sigh of relief for us,” said Jarrod Shupe, Flagler County’s director of information technology. “We redeveloped a...Read on...

Posted on: September 21, 2016

Scholarships for ‘Career Online High School’ program available through Flagler Library

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Flagler County is offering the Career Online High School program to adults, 19 and older, who want to earn a career certificate and a high school diploma.
“We are very excited about being able to offer this program here in Flagler County,” said Libra...Read on...

Posted on: September 13, 2016

Flagler Clerk of Courts offers discount for tickets, fines, fees

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The office of the Flagler County Clerk of the Circuit Court & Comptroller is prepared to give those who have overdue traffic tickets or court fines and fees a discount of at least 40 percent for two weeks.
“We are offering this program to help our...Read on...

Posted on: September 9, 2016

Flagler County’s petition for attorneys’ fees will be heard by a Florida administrative law judge

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The Florida Commission on Ethics voted unanimously Friday morning for the five petitions filed by Flagler County for attorneys’ fees to be heard before a Florida administrative law judge.
Chris Anderson, the General Counsel of the commission, testifi...Read on...

Posted on: September 6, 2016

Flagler librarian elected to Northeast Florida Library Information Network board

Holly Albanese

Flagler County Library Director Holly Albanese was recently elected to the board of directors of the Northeast Florida Library Information Network.
“I was notified today by Brad Ward, executive director of NEFLIN of my official capacity,” Albanese sai...Read on...

Posted on: August 29, 2016

Sign up for CodeRED, special needs evacuation shelter registry

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As weather in the tropics is being monitored, Flagler County officials are encouraging residents to sign up for the CodeRED weather warning notifications and for those requiring additional assistance to apply for the special needs evacuation shelter regis...Read on...

Posted on: August 26, 2016

Flagler County firefighter heads west to fight wildland fires

Ron Titus

Flagler County firefighter, Ron Titus, will fly to Virginia on Saturday – the first leg of a trip that will have him battling wildland fires in the western United States for three weeks.
Titus, 31, has been a firefighter in Flagler County for nearly s...Read on...

Posted on: August 25, 2016

Department of Economic Opportunity rolls out talent recruitment website for Flagler County

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Flagler County’s Department of Economic Opportunity rolled out a new talent recruitment website, www.youcaninflaglercounty.com, Wednesday during its regular committee meeting.
“Availability of a skilled workforce is one of the most critical factors t...Read on...

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Posted on: August 24, 2016

Flagler County’s petition for attorneys fees ‘sufficient’

Commission Chair Barbara Revels

The General Counsel of the Florida Commission on Ethics recommended that five petitions filed by Flagler County for attorneys’ fees are “sufficient” to be heard before an administrative law judge.
Flagler County is seeking to recoup resources used to...Read on...

Posted on: August 22, 2016

Flagler Executive Airport director appointed chair, vice-chair statewide committees

Roy Sieger

Flagler Executive Airport Director Roy Sieger has been appointed as chairman of the East Central Metropolitan Area committee and vice-chairman of the Statewide Steering Committee, both to address the Continuing Florida Aviation System Planning Process. Ad...Read on...

Posted on: August 17, 2016

County Board supports bringing Veterans Court program to Flagler

The Flagler County Board of County Commissioners on Monday listened to a presentation made by resident Ed Fuller during a workshop meeting about looking into what it would take to bring the program to Flagler.

The idea has been implemented in the neig...Read on...

Posted on: August 16, 2016

Firefighters offer encouragement to high school freshmen

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Six members of Flagler County’s Fire Rescue Department went back to high school on Friday, but this time they did it to encourage Flagler Palm Coast’s freshman class to embrace education through their 2020 graduation.
“It’s important for students to c...Read on...

Posted on: August 10, 2016

Flagler County: Has your flood zone changed?

Flagler County has added an interactive program to its website, which compares the current Flood Insurance Rating Map (FIRM) for any parcel in unincorporated Flagler County against its soon-to-be-released, updated FIRM. A change in flood zones can result...Read on...

Posted on: August 9, 2016

Florida’s only county with all ‘Advanced’ status commissioners: Flagler County

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Flagler County is the only Florida County where all of its commissioners are certified in the Advanced County Commissioner Program through the Florida Association of Counties.
“This is a wonderful accomplishment, but it is also bittersweet because we...Read on...

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Posted on: August 8, 2016

Veteran-of-the-Year nominees sought

Flagler County’s Veterans Services Office is asking for nominations for its Veteran of the year award, which will be presented on Veterans Day.
The award will be presented to a living Flagler County veteran who has not only served his or her country ...Read on...

Posted on: August 8, 2016

Don’t pick palmetto berries on Flagler County property

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Palmetto berries on Flagler County land might be tempting to pick, but county ordinance forbids it.

“It’s palmetto berry season, which means it is the time of year when we see people on the side of roadways and in our parks to pick the berries,” Flagl...Read on...

Posted on: August 5, 2016

Carla Traister accepts award

Carla Traister

The Sheltering Tree’s director and founder, Carla Traister, was presented with the “Outstanding Community Leadership Award” on Thursday at the Northeast Florida Community Action Agency Luncheon in Jacksonville.
Traister was nominated by Flagler Coun...Read on...

Posted on: August 2, 2016

Flagler Meals on Wheels expands to include pets

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Flagler County Meals on Wheels program recently received a grant intended to help keep seniors together with their pets.
“The funding will be used to provide food, supplies and care for Flagler clients who have pets, all of which can be financially an...Read on...

Posted on: July 28, 2016

Sheltering Tree’s Carla Traister named ‘Outstanding Community Leadership Award’ winner

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The Sheltering Tree’s director and founder, Carla Traister, has been named the 2016 Northeast Florida Community Action Agency’s “Outstanding Community Leadership Award” winner.
Flagler County Human Resources Director Joe Mayer is a board member of the...Read on...

Posted on: July 11, 2016

Bunnell Branch Library expands hours

Flagler County’s Bunnell Branch Library will expand its hours of operation to 40 hours per week beginning August 1.
“I am so excited that we are able to increase the hours,” said Library Director Holly Albanese. “We will be better able to meet the ne...Read on...

Posted on: July 11, 2016

‘Data Busters’ visit Flagler County Fire Rescue

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Local high school students participating in the Northeast Florida Community Action Agency’s “Data Busters” program visited Flagler County Fire Rescue to learn about the department, and were treated to a demonstration of its firefighting helicopter.
A...Read on...

Posted on: July 8, 2016

Flagler County’s financial rating improves

Flagler County’s financial rating continues to improve, which is reflective of an improving economic climate and a stronger financial position in the county. The improved rating stands to save taxpayers money the next time a bond issuance is required to f...Read on...

Posted on: July 8, 2016

All 5 Flagler Commissioners achieve ‘Advanced’ status

Flagler County Board of County Commissioners

All five Flagler County commissioners are now certified in the Advanced County Commissioner Program through the Florida Association of Counties.
“We are one of the few counties to have all of its commissioners certified to this level,” said County Co...Read on...

Posted on: June 3, 2016

Now’s the time to create emergency kits

Flagler County officials are urging residents to build emergency supply kits before any tropical storms are forecast to hit the area.
“These are things to think about well in advance,” said Flagler County Public Safety Emergency Manager Steve Garten....Read on...

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Posted on: May 24, 2016

Meeker unveils Sea Turtle Protection Guideline brochures

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Commissioner Frank Meeker on Monday unveiled Sea Turtle Protection Guideline brochures that will be distributed up and down the Atlantic coastline in Flagler County.
The Hammock Beach Resort hosted a meeting on its lawn overlooking the ocean...Read on...

Posted on: May 24, 2016

Flagler County approves Manatee Protection Plan

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The Flagler County Board of County Commissioners at its latest regular meeting approved a manatee protection plan to address the concerns of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
“The Flagler Count...Read on...

Posted on: March 31, 2016

Flagler County program helps keep seniors cool during hot Summer months

Flagler County has a program available to help keep seniors cool during the heat of the Summer.
Eligible households may receive a one-time benefit of up to $600 from April 1 through September 30. These funds are available to assist with a home cooling ...Read on...


Library News

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Posted on: September 15, 2016

CHECK OUT OUR NEW CAREER ONLINE HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA PROGRAM!

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The Career Online High School program (COHS) is available to our library through a partnership with Gale, a part of Cengage Learning. The Career Online High School project is brought to you by the State of Florida and is administered by Smart Horizons Car...Read on...

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