Krys DeWind

Krys DeWind has been a Flagler County resident since 2016. She is active in her community and is always looking for ways to better it. She has a community first attitude which is one of the central founding ideals of the Flagler County Buzz.
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Palm Coast City Council Approves Next Steps for Town Center Development Across from School; Shops for New Lawyer for Planning and Land Development Board

Palm Coast City Council Approves Next Steps for Town Center Development Across from School; Shops for New Lawyer for Planning and Land Development Board

May 21st at 9am, Palm Coast City Council held their morning business meeting, with a rare short agenda, having only two resolutions to vote on, and the consent agenda. Public comment included residents who voiced their grievances with many different aspects of the city, including the flooding, better accessibility at local parks for children with disabilities, to name a few. The council moved forward to discuss the first of the two resolutions on the agenda. The first resolution revolved around a new development in Town Center; this development is multi-family, meaning apartments. The building staff and the applicant were all…
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Local Church Hosts Two Events; Celebrate Recovery and Vacation Bible Program in Palm Coast

Local Church Hosts Two Events; Celebrate Recovery and Vacation Bible Program in Palm Coast

First Baptist Church of Palm Coast is hosting two events in the upcoming months. They are hosting a recovery program, as well as a vacation bible school this summer. Recovery Program: Are you looking for a Christ-centered, 12-step recovery program to help you with your struggles? Look no further than Celebrate Recovery (CR)! Join us at the First Baptist Church of Palm Coast as we celebrate the 1st anniversary of CR. This program offers support to anyone struggling with hurt, hang-ups, and habits of any kind. We invite you to come and enjoy FOOD, FUN & FELLOWSHIP from 4-7 PM.…
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13-Year-Old Arrested Following Friday-Morning Bomb Threat Made to Buddy Taylor Middle School

13-Year-Old Arrested Following Friday-Morning Bomb Threat Made to Buddy Taylor Middle School

The Flagler County Sheriff’s Office (FCSO) has made an arrest following an investigation into a bomb threat made towards Buddy Taylor Middle School (BTMS) on Friday, May 17. At approximately 10:47 a.m., a front desk attendant at BTMS received a phone call from a male stating that, “the school will be blown up at 11.” A school lockdown was initiated at 10:48 a.m. and 19 FCSO deputies responded. Following a sweep of the building, including the use of FCSO’s Explosives Detection K-9, the school was cleared to resume normal activities at 11:42 a.m. Through investigative means and working with the…
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‘See Something, Say Something’ Leads to Two-Month Long Undercover Investigation and Arrest of Convicted Felon on Multiple Drug Charges

‘See Something, Say Something’ Leads to Two-Month Long Undercover Investigation and Arrest of Convicted Felon on Multiple Drug Charges

This morning, May 17, the Flagler County Sheriff's Office Special Investigations Unit (SIU), along with the Problem Area Crime Enforcement (PACE) team and the SWAT team, served a search warrant at 24-A Pine Hurst Lane in Palm Coast. This search warrant was the culmination of a more than two-month-long investigation into Rondal Gibson, 35, resulting from complaints of possible drug dealing at his residence. During the search, detectives located and seized the following items: 634.79 grams of cannabis 40 THC vapor cartridges 6 MDMA tablets A quantity of cocaine A quantity of drug paraphernalia $2,951 in U.S. currency seized Gibson…
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Palm Coast Emergency Lane Closure on Belle Terre Pkwy at Pine Lakes Pkwy

Palm Coast Emergency Lane Closure on Belle Terre Pkwy at Pine Lakes Pkwy

An emergency lane closure on Belle Terre Parkway is scheduled for Monday, May 20, 2024. This closure is necessary to perform critical repairs to a manhole. The construction will take place on Belle Terre Parkway at the northern intersection of Pine Lakes Parkway, just before the left turning lane on Belle Terre Parkway northbound. This is in the “B” section of Palm Coast near the Pine Lakes Apartments. Proper Maintenance of Traffic (MOT) will be set up starting at 8:00 a.m. The lane is expected to be reopened by the evening of the same day. The construction zone will be…
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City of Palm Coast Invites Community to Memorial Day Ceremony

City of Palm Coast Invites Community to Memorial Day Ceremony

The City of Palm Coast proudly invites all residents to the 2024 Memorial Day Ceremony on May 27th, at 8:00 AM, at the Palm Coast Heroes Memorial Park, located at 2860 Palm Coast Parkway. This event is dedicated to remembering and honoring the men and women who have sacrificed their lives in service to our country.   The ceremony will feature several presentations commemorating this important day. Mayor David Alfin will open the event with remarks that underscore the significance of Memorial Day and the importance of honoring our military heroes. The Palm Coast Fire Department Honor Guard, Matanzas High…
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City of Palm Coast Announces $229 Million Investment in Road Infrastructure Over Next Three Years

City of Palm Coast Announces $229 Million Investment in Road Infrastructure Over Next Three Years

The City of Palm Coast recently provided an update to the City Council and residents on the comprehensive road projects planned over the next three years. Recent traffic counts conducted across the city have offered valuable insights into road utilization, ensuring that infrastructure planning aligns with current and future needs. Despite the city's growing population, the report shows that most roads remain within capacity limits, with a few exceptions. To maintain a balance between traffic flow and road capacity, Palm Coast has adopted a Level of Service D, consistent with the standards of most jurisdictions within the state. The analysis…
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City Council Member Klufas Talks Campaign for County Commission Seat as Election Season Kicks Off

City Council Member Klufas Talks Campaign for County Commission Seat as Election Season Kicks Off

Current City Council member Nicholas Klufas sat down with us to discuss his decision and plans for his County Commission Campaign. With the May 13th deadline passed, it's official that Klufas is going to be one of the names on the ballot for County Commissioner. We asked him his stance on a variety of issues pertinent to the quality of life for residents in Flagler County. What initiated you to decide to run for county office? The biggest factor for me to run for county is being term limited at the city; so eight years now, dedicated services. Today, we've accomplished…
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Stormi Named Pup of the Month by SMART Animal Rescue; Making Headway with Her Recovery

Stormi Named Pup of the Month by SMART Animal Rescue; Making Headway with Her Recovery

Stormi is a newer addition to the SMART family, one who has suffered terribly with medical issues due to being dumped in a rural area and left to fend for herself. Stormi was diagnosed with demodectic mange, secondary skin infections, ear infections, open bleeding wounds from itching, roundworms, hookworms, and fluid in her abdomen and lungs. Despite these horrible conditions and being dumped, this pup is incredibly full of love. East Coast Animal Hospital is taking care of Stormi's treatments, but the road to recovery is long and expensive. Stormi was left on the side of the road in terrible…
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Seniors Helping Seniors: How One Organization is Bringing Compassionate Care to Seniors in Flagler County

Seniors Helping Seniors: How One Organization is Bringing Compassionate Care to Seniors in Flagler County

Seniors Helping Seniors is an organization that spans the globe, and has 260 locations. The organization hires able bodied mature adults to take the role of care giver for seniors who need assistance. We met with Mike Walters, with Seniors Helping Seniors, and one of his clients, Charles and Betty Duckworth to see what kind of impact this organization is making in Flagler County. Betty spoke, sharing how Seniors Helping Seniors has improved their quality of life, "Well, it has made my life a lot better. First we was with Sandcastle, that's another agency, and some days they would call…
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