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Flagler County Parks and Rec Hosts Save the Gopher Tortoises at Betty Steflik

Flagler County Parks and Rec Hosts Save the Gopher Tortoises at Betty Steflik

What better way to celebrate Earth Day than spending time at Betty Steflik Preserve with Flagler County Parks and Recreation, the City of Flagler Beach, the local University of Florida IFAS Extension office, the Florida Master Gardner Volunteers, and Flagler Volunteer Services. “There will be opportunities to learn about the vegetation in the preserve, and opportunities to get your hands dirty,” said Parks and Recreation Manager Frank Barbuti. “One of our endeavors will be to remove invasive Brazilian Pepper from the hiking trail.” Plans for the day also include planting a forage garden for the preserve’s gopher tortoise population. Those…
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Officials advise FDOT scheduled to begin buried seawall construction near South Central Avenue the week of March 11

Officials advise FDOT scheduled to begin buried seawall construction near South Central Avenue the week of March 11

Flagler County officials advise residents that the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has scheduled buried seawall construction near South Central Avenue in Flagler Beach beginning the week of March 11. It is the first of two such projects FDOT is undertaking along State Road A1A in Flagler and Volusia Counties. “This is not one of our projects but because it will impact Flagler County residents and visitors, we want to help get the word out to our community,” said County Administrator Heidi Petito. “There are some expected lane closures as the work progresses, and we ask for your patience during…
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NautiPets Announces Grand Opening of Second Location in Flagler Beach

NautiPets Announces Grand Opening of Second Location in Flagler Beach

Randy Fernandez and Sean Amorginos, owners of Nauti Pets, are pleased to announce they have opened a second location of their pet grooming and pet supply store in Flagler Beach. They launched their Ormond Beach location in 2020. The new store is located at 919 North Ocean Shore Blvd. The building was formerly occupied by Wolcott Realty and went on the market in Sept., 2022. They closed on the sale in Aug. of 2023, and Hank Richard with HR Contracting Service started on the renovations that month. "We are incredibly excited to extend our family-oriented pet care services to the…
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Flagler Beach Hosting New Years Celebrations at the Pier for 2023

Flagler Beach Hosting New Years Celebrations at the Pier for 2023

The Flagler Beach Mayor and City Commissioners invite residents and visitors to celebrate the start of 2024. The night’s events will begin at 8:00 PM at Veterans Park (corner of Moody Boulevard/State Route 100 and Oceanshore Boulevard (State Route A1A) at 8:00 PM, with music and entertainment provided by “The Sound of the Surf- 97.3 FM.” An oversized illuminated surfboard (fabricated by Tango) will be lowered to mark the stroke of midnight, followed immediately by a fireworks display (My Three Sons Fireworks Company) launched from the Flagler Beach Pier. Thank you to Rogers Towing and Recovery for additional technical support…
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Flooded in Flagler Beach; Residents Battling Storm Water Issues on the Barrier Island

Flooded in Flagler Beach; Residents Battling Storm Water Issues on the Barrier Island

Palm Coast isn't the only area seeing a flooding issue. Flagler Beach residents are suffering from many of the same issues that Palm Coast residents are facing. The addition of new homes being developed is causing older and existing homes to see flooding issues on their property's. One Flagler Beach resident, Kristina Joy Proto, sat down with us to discuss the progression of the flooding issues she has at her residence in Flagler Beach.  Her home was built in 1992, and she bought the residence in 2017. Many of the lots when she purchased were undeveloped when she purchased her…
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Flagler County Land Management supports FDEP, Marineland ‘International Coastal Cleanup’

Flagler County Land Management supports FDEP, Marineland ‘International Coastal Cleanup’

Flagler County Land Management will be supporting an International Coastal Cleanup event being held from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday (September 16) at the River-to-Sea Preserve in the Town of Marineland and encourages the community to support the effort. The event is hosted by the University of Florida in cooperation with the Guana-Tolomato-Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve. “I am happy to be participating and picking up trash,” said Public Lands & Natural Resource Manager Michael Lagasse. “The International Coastal Cleanup engages people from around the world to remove trash from the world’s beaches and waterways and it’s great to…
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Cajun Beach Boil and Sushi Holds Grand Opening Event Over Weekend

Cajun Beach Boil and Sushi Holds Grand Opening Event Over Weekend

This weekend starting tonight, September 14th and lasting through September 17th, the Cajun Beach Boil and Sushi will be hosting their Grand Opening Weekend event. There will be a new theme every day during the event. Today staff will be adorned in Masquerade attire for their Masquerade party, while tomorrow is a Krewes Party, with a Mardi Gras Party and an All White Party closing out the weekend of festivities. Staff is excited for the weekend event, for sushi and they can't wait to serve the community with unique food and a welcoming atmosphere. Owner Lisa McDonald told us, "This…
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Surfers For Autism Holds 12th Annual Surf Event in Flagler Beach

Surfers For Autism Holds 12th Annual Surf Event in Flagler Beach

Today, August 12th, 2023, Surfers For Autism held their 12th annual surf event in Flagler Beach.  With 140 kids registered to surf, there was fun to be had by all the participants. Surfers for Autism holds events like this one all over the state of Florida, with many events reaching max capacity at 200 registered participants. Surfers for Autism not only holds these surfing events all over the state of Florida, but they offer surf lessons for children and adults with autism and related developmental delays. This years Flagler Beach event drew large crowds of participants and family members to…
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Flagler Sheriff Seizes Large Amounts of Fentanyl During Two Drug House Raids

Flagler Sheriff Seizes Large Amounts of Fentanyl During Two Drug House Raids

The Flagler Sheriff's Office served two narcotics related warrants on Tuesday, July 25th, 2023 for a house at 25 Wood Ash Lane in Palm Coast and 500 N. Central Ave. in Flagler Beach, simultaneously. These warrants were the result of undercover operations conducted by the Special Investigations Unit (SIU). A search of the 25 Wood Ash Lane home, led deputies to seize methamphetamines and drug paraphernalia. Jason Rowe was arrested and taken into custody for Possession of Methamphetamine with Intent to Sell and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. The search at 500 N. Central Ave in Flagler Beach led detectives to…
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Flagler County officials share details of upcoming FDOT public meeting for State Road A1A resurfacing from South 8th Street to North 18th Street

Flagler County officials share details of upcoming FDOT public meeting for State Road A1A resurfacing from South 8th Street to North 18th Street

July 13, 2023 – Flagler County officials are advising residents that the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is to hold a public meeting at 5:30 p.m. July 20 (Tuesday) about the resurfacing project plans for State Road A1A from South 8th Street to North 18th Street in Flagler Beach. The purpose of the public meeting is to provide project details and receive community feedback about this project, which is intended to extend the life of the roadway by resurfacing the existing pavement while providing operational and safety improvements. “There are number of beachside projects in the works, and we want to make…
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