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Eagles Golf Club in Flagler gearing up for inter-club event

Eagles Golf Club in Flagler gearing up for inter-club event

Golfers came competing, challenging their skills at River Bend Golf Club, nestled in natural beauty along the Tomoka River for a golf outing in Ormond Beach. They played as part of the Palm Coast-based Eagles Golf Club, taking advantage of the par 72, 18-hole championship golf course, and making a great day for a recent […]

Forum focuses on current, future economic trends

Forum focuses on current, future economic trends

Flagler County Commissioner Nate McLaughlin addressed JAXUSA Partnership at its recent quarterly forum. The forum met to discuss both the current trends and future needs for economic development. In accordance with a release, “We are fortunate to be located in a strong economic corridor; the assets that the region offers are too numerous to name,” […]

‘Toney the Barber’ has spent 25 years locally shaping heads, lives

‘Toney the Barber’ has spent 25 years locally shaping heads, lives

Ernest Robinson Sr. is living a happily ever after, consistent with opening his own shop 25 years ago for cutting, styling and grooming men’s, ladies’ and children’s hair. Toney’s Barber Shop debuted 25 years ago after closing Robinson’s Brooklyn, N.Y., barbershop, and relocating his wife, Joan, and son, Ernest Robinson Jr., to Palm Coast. Straightaway, […]

Palm Coast releases 2015 progress report

Palm Coast releases 2015 progress report

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES The City of Palm Coast has released its Annual Progress Report for 2015, an overview of accomplishments, achievements and progress based on the goals set by the Palm Coast City Council. The report is now available online at www.palmcoastgov.com/progress-report, or members of the public may now request a printed copy. […]

NAACP former VP among new Flagler deputies

NAACP former VP among new Flagler deputies

Many of us from the Flagler NAACP Executive Committee turned out at a sheriff’s deputy swearing-in ceremony, which included the hard-working, former first vice president of the branch. The ceremony was performed by Flagler County Sheriff James Manfre. It also was bittersweet because Eric Josey, the former NAACP vice president, has stepped down to embrace […]

An update on actress with local ties

An update on actress with local ties

Here’s a take on actress Wendy Davis, who stepped onto the soundstage as Lt. Col. Joan Burton until the season seven finale ended the role of a dedicated soldier in the Lifetime TV series. In 2007 to 2013, “Army Wives’’ was the network’s highest-rated series in a 23-year history. Wendy occasionally appears in this column, […]

Flagler’s Native American Festival  is Feb. 27, 28

Flagler’s Native American Festival is Feb. 27, 28

Flagler County is hosting its second annual Native American Festival at Princess Place complete with dancing, weapons demonstrations, wildlife exhibits, encampments and displays. The festival will run Saturday, Feb. 27 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and again on Sunday, Feb. 28 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event is organized by the Flagler […]

NAACP questions lack of access to video challenging suspension

NAACP questions lack of access to video challenging suspension

To get where she needed to be, Flagler NAACP President Linda Sharpe Matthews sent a six-page candid letter dated Feb. 15 via email. The written message was addressed to Jacob Oliva, superintendent of Flagler County Schools evoking concern with “the increasing number of recent out-of-school suspensions of Black students from school campuses and school bus […]

Locals feast on jazz, grits, eggs and more at annual AACS event

Locals feast on jazz, grits, eggs and more at annual AACS event

Upon the jazz lovers entering the Cultural Center on Saturday, Rob’s JazzExpress already was revved up rockin’ a signature song! And, that will mean that you tell somebody that Robert Whiting was on guitar, Robert Banks on drums, and Michael Scott, on bass. They would momentarily showcase a jazz medley – joined by versatile vocalist […]

Pastor urges return to the basics to help children understand history

Pastor urges return to the basics to help children understand history

“It’s such an incredible privilege to be standing here on this morning. For I understand that this is a major endeavor for the people of Flagler County,” the Rev. Dr. Danita Wofford Blow said as keynote speaker for the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) celebration, presented last month at the Palm Coast United […]